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6653-75 Chew Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
 
 
 
 
Pursuit of Excellence - Eight Time Award Winner!
 
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First independently owned-and-operated funeral home owned by an African-American woman in Philadelphia, to receive the Eagle Award
 
 
 
 
 
 

Resources

Grief Psychologist, Sonya Lott, Ph.D. www.drsonyalott.com
 
 
 
 
 

BEYOND SYMPATHY: WHAT TO SAY AND DO FOR SOMEONE SUFFERING AN INJURY, ILLNESS OR LOSS BY JANICE HARRIS LORD

It hurts to lose someone close to you. While the exact kind of hurt depends on many things, most losses involve indescribable emotional and physical pain. it takes a long time for broken bodies to heal, it takes even longer for broken spirits. Beyond Sympathy offers practical suggestions and examples of how to help those who are hurting physically and emotionally.
 
BEYOND SYMPATHY - Funeral Services in Philadelphia, PA
 
 
STARTING OVER - Funeral Services in Philadelphia, PA
 
 

STARTING OVER: HELP FOR YOUNG WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS BY ADELE RICE NUDEL

A book of expert advice that will help through the time of grieving and coping with loneliness, as you progress from helplessness to hopefulness. It answers questions and gives workable options for coping with anger, hurt and depression, handling family and friends and over-protective parents, dealing with many other social problems and more
 
 
 

I KNOW JUST HOW YOU FEEL: AVOIDING THE CLICHES OF GRIEF BY ERIN LINN

How to approach the bereaved is something that people have agonized over since the beginning of time. How often have we wondered what to say or do for someone dealing with such great loss? How often has the bereaved been misunderstood or even offended by actions seemingly with good intent? The answers to those questions, along with a list of national support organizations can be found here.
 
I know just how you feel - Funeral Services in Philadelphia, PA
 
 
Don't Take My Grief Away From Me - Funeral Services in Philadelphia, PA
 
 

DONT TAKE MY GRIEF AWAY FROM ME: HOW TO WALK THROUGH GRIEF AND LEARN TO LIVE AGAIN BY DOUG MANNING

Doug Manning's warm, conversational style takes the reader through all the emotions and experiences that accompany the death of a loved one. From planning the funeral to surrounding yourself with good company to finding your own purpose in life, this read is especially helpful at what you may feel is your darkest hour.
 
 
 

EXPLAINING DEATH TO CHILDREN BY EARL A. GROLLMAN

Death is hard for anybody especially explaining it to children. Here is a collection of essays on how to breach this difficult subject.
 
EXPLAINING DEATH - Funeral Services in Philadelphia, PA