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Tu me manques . . .

Posted on November 30th, 2018
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Here are a few quotations gathered from the Internet that in various ways speak to the matter of missing someone you loved who has passed on and is no longer with us. Acquainting one’s self with what others have said about such grief can remind you that you are not alone in your grief. For […]

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St. Augustine – On the Care of the Dead

Posted on August 29th, 2018
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From a Treatise on Caring for the Dead Blessed Augustine of Hippo (Cap. 2, 3) ALL such things as embalming the body, selecting a fitting place for burial, and bearing the corpse thereto with due dignity, are comfort for the living, rather than help for the dead. Nevertheless, it doth not follow that the bodies […]

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Victorian Mourning Customs: Hair Jewelry and Art

Posted on August 25th, 2018
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Flesh decomposes to bone, taking our faces and figures with it. But clip a lock of hair, and it will keep its color for decades, even centuries. Thus, art crafted from hair—a 19th-century tradition in which tresses were braided into jewelry, looped to resemble flower petals, even ground up for use in pigments—remains frozen in […]

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Want to Become a Mortician?

Posted on May 20th, 2018
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Have you ever considered a career in funeral services? If so, the following link may help you start on your way.   https://www.dcc.edu/academics/allied-health/funeral-service.aspx

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Most Popular and Well-known Mortician Perhaps? Meet Thomas Lynch

Posted on April 29th, 2018
Posted by Glenn J. Bergeron II under Books & Literature, Uncategorized
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Most funeral service personnel have probably, at some time in their career, heard of Thomas Lynch even if they have not actually read his work. Mr. Lynch is a poet and writer. He is also a funeral director and family funeral home owner in his town of Milford, Michigan. Not only has he become a […]

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