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How Far is Heaven by Kitty Well

How far is heaven? Let’s go tonight, I want my daddy to hold me tight. A little girl was waiting for her daddy one day It was time to meet him, when she heard her mommy say Come to mommy darling, please do not cry Daddy’s gone to heaven, way up in the sky

How Does Grief Affect a Child

Just like adults, children react to death in various ways. This could be influenced by a myriad of factors such as their age, gender, relationship with the one who died, family circumstances, personality, development stage, amount of support given to them, earlier experiences, and how the others around them are grieving.  Always remember that grief […]

St. Aubin, John Lee

June 12, 1952 – March 30, 2020 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Lee St. Aubin at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton. With his family by his side and listening to his favorite country tunes, Lee gained his entry into heaven.Lee will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his children, […]

Things To Include In Your Condolence Card

It is a common practice to send a condolence card with funeral flowers during memorial services or even after the proceedings are over. Usually, people just buy a nice card and put in the standard words like: “You have my deepest sympathies,” “I am sorry for your loss,” or “Our deepest condolences.” All are comforting […]

How to Diffuse Tense Situations in Funerals

A funeral is already an emotionally tough situation right from the start. This scenario is totally understandable because it is very painful to lose a loved one. Most people believe that memorial and funeral services are solemn affairs with people shedding a tear or two. However, many funeral directors digress and share that gut-wrenching cries, […]

Cheryl Marlene Gallant

“On the day I took my last breath I leaped into Heaven” Peacefully, surrounded by her family at her home, Cheryl Gallant passed away at the age of 68 on February 29th, 2020. Loving mother of Jennifer Gallant (husband Richard Theriault) and Bronson Gallant. Cheryl was a proud grandmother to Austin Fitzgerald and Carson Theriault. […]

What Should You Not Do at a Funeral? Top 10 Don’ts

It is important to remember proper funeral etiquette because good manners make a world of difference to someone who is grieving. Unfortunately, funeral directors share that there are instances where fights have erupted in front of the casket while toppling over the funeral flowers. Please do your best to refrain from disorderly conduct because a […]

How Do I Prepare For a Funeral?

This question is a tough subject that most of us do not want to think about at all. No one wants to take the initiative to discuss his or her own death, and it is also painful to think about planning the funeral of a loved one. Most who do make advance arrangements are usually […]