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Helpful Guidance

Every attempt has been made to make the Resource Centre intuitive and user friendly. Daily updates provide the information you need. Select the relevant area that you are seeking information on, click on that topic and you will be served a list of expanded topic selections.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, feel free to use the e-mail feature or call us direct. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and include the information on the site for future reference.

Signs of Approaching Death
When the death of a family member or friend is imminent, emotions are strong; confused and disorganized thinking can be the order the day. Our guidelines and helpful hints can help bring a sense of order.
Choosing Clothing
This section will help answer how to choose the clothing for your loved one.
Who to Call First?
No one is fully prepared for the death of a loved one. Even when anticipated due to illness, when the moment comes, who should you call? Our guidelines will help.
Family Emergency
The phrase "family emergency" can send chills down your spine. After all, we're rarely prepared for one, are we? This is especially true when a loved one dies; what should you know in order to survive this trying time? Our candid answers can help.
Writing an Obituary
An obituary serves as notification that an individual has died and provides service details. But it can be for more than that. Our guidelines will help you in writing a well-crafted obituary.
Eulogy's
Writing and delivering a eulogy is a way of paying tribute to a loved one's memory. But it can be a challenge to write and to deliver. Our tips can help.
Funeral Etiquette
Unless you've been to many funerals, we're sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We've got the experience, and can give you the right information.
Funeral Issues
This section of our web site will deal with an ever-evolving content of funeral and related issues.
Frequently Asked
Do you have questions? We've listed the most common ones we've heard here, and provided honest answers to each. If yours isn?t listed here, we invite you to call us.

365 Days of Healing

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52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.

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