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Creating New Family Traditions After A Loss

The loss of a loved one can destabilize a family’s structure and a person’s support system. Losing parents, grandparents, siblings, or even children can be traumatic, even when you expect it. At Ch...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

What to Expect During a Funeral

Attending a funeral and offering condolences shouldn’t be a difficult task, but it can be unnerving to most. People don’t want to cause any disruption or pain to grieving family members or unintent...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, June 11, 2020

How To Help Someone Who Lost A Pet

Losing a pet is like losing a family member. Owners and pets often develop strong bonds of companionship that people who have never had pets struggle to understand. You experience genuine grief at ...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

What To Expect Before The Funeral?

Funeral planning is a fairly complex process so it is common for people to be intimidated by it. Fortunately, a trained funeral director can handle all aspects of the event and provide straightforw...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Top Tips On Staying Safe In Public During The Pandemic

We live in a time where it is imperative to maintain social distancing. Many people are now working from home and limiting the amount of time that they spend in any public place. Some Tips Howeve...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Grief Amid The Pandemic: How To Show Love And Support Through Social Distancing

A global pandemic is a trying time for everyone. People are struggling to remain healthy and active while being cooped up inside their homes. At Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Home, we are concerned abo...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Importance of Writing a Eulogy

A eulogy is a display of gratitude, sorrow, and final farewell to the memory of the deceased. For those people attending the event, speaking isn't straightforward, specifically because you haven't ...
By Louis Bruno
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Choosing the Perfect Songs for the Funeral Service

Choosing funeral music can be challenging. You need to find something meaningful but ensure it isn’t likely to upset attendees or family members. At Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Home, we have seen sev...

How Does A Funeral Help In The Grieving Process?

Funerals as a tradition have existed for literally thousands of years. There are many burial sites throughout the world that indicate this was the way people managed the disposal of a body after a ...

How Long It Takes To Receive The Ashes After Cremation

Cremation is fast becoming a preferred choice for disposing of the mortal remains. It is environmentally-friendly, affordable, and respectful. At Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Home, we conduct several ...

When Does Grief Become Depression?

Grief and depression may seem similar, but they are two different things. Grief is a sense of loss and sadness you experience after a loss. It is natural for people to feel depressed and listless a...

How to Plan a Meaningful Memorial Service

Family members come together to remember their deceased loved one during memorial services. It is an event that celebrates life, helping people find some solace and comfort. At Charles J. O’Shea Fu...

5 Ideas For Creating New Holiday Traditions After A Death

When the holidays come around, celebrations and festivities add a very cheery atmosphere all around you. This is the time to spend relaxed moments with your family and friends and enjoy special mea...

Top Reasons To Preplan Before You Need It

Death is inescapable. Despite this, we rarely ever like to talk about it or discuss what it means. However, today many people are showing and interest in pre-planning their funerals.  You can...