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Memorial Service

Thousands Gather At A Ceremony For Victims Of Srebrenica Massacre

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.11.2016 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Thousands of Muslim Bosniaks paid respect to 127 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre buried in individual graves on...

Neighbors Give Heartwarming Send-Off To WWII Vet Who Died With No Family

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.12.2016 | Good News

When World War II veteran Andrew Moore died of heart failure at age 89 in December, his body was left unclaimed inside a morgue. He had no family or f...

How to Plan the Perfect Funeral

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

As a hospice medical director I've been to a lot of funerals, but only one of them has been labeled "perfect" in my memory. Over the years I have made...

Funeral Pre-Planning: Your Final Act of Love

Nancy Cronk | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Cronk

Have we done what we need to do to protect the people closest to us who will be left behind? Are our spouses, our children, or are partners prepared to make important decisions on our behalf, and have we given them clear instructions for doing so? I

The Tragedy Behind My 30th Reunion

Grown And Flown | Posted 12.19.2012 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

When someone you believe you know, and think well of, is at the center of the most horrible act you can imagine, the pieces don't come together. There is no making sense of an incomprehensible action.

'Cougar Town': The Death of Big Carl

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

ABC treated fans of "Cougar Town" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on ABC) to back-to-back installments of the under-rated show. With the good news already in that th...

Former Congressman Howard Wolpe Memorialized by Friends and Former Constituents

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 02.18.2012 | Detroit
Olga Bonfiglio

Friends of former Rep. Howard Wolpe gathered at Western Michigan University (WMU) on Tuesday to remember the man they had loved, admired and worked for in countless campaigns.

I Don't Care if You Send Locusts, Sweetheart. You're Still Having a Memorial Service.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Susan McCorkindale

"Susan, did you hear me? No service." "Yes, sweetheart," I said, going to him. "I heard you." And then I bent down, kissed him, and lied straight to his still so handsome face. "No service."

Remembering Betty Ford

Palm Desert, CA Patch | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

At the heart of a memorial service honoring former first lady Betty Ford sits a vibrant Palm Desert church, where past presidents and first ladies wil...

Honoring The Memory Of A Deceased Loved One

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Bearing witness to a deceased loved one is about doing whatever it takes for you to feel that you have done your part to preserve and honor his or her memory.

My Funeral and Memorial Service

Jill Sobule | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jill Sobule

Michael Jackson's memorial made me realize that not only do I need to write up a will, but I also need to plan my own memorial service and tribute for when that inevitable time comes.

Death Makes Life Clear

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Death, whether we like it or not, makes life exceedingly clear. I just returned to Boston from New York City where I officiated a memorial service for a precious woman who died too young.