Obituaries

Thomas Townsend
B: 1953-07-12
D: 2020-01-12
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Townsend, Thomas
Heather Burnell
B: 1946-04-18
D: 2020-01-05
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Burnell, Heather
Frederick Brown
B: 1932-07-21
D: 2020-01-05
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Brown, Frederick
Albert Kelly
B: 1934-11-14
D: 2020-01-03
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Kelly, Albert
Lois Steele
B: 1924-10-06
D: 2020-01-01
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Steele, Lois
James Burke
B: 1994-03-18
D: 2019-12-27
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Burke, James
Kenneth Edwards
B: 1929-08-24
D: 2019-12-26
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Edwards, Kenneth
Gale Hannah
B: 1949-03-23
D: 2019-12-23
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Hannah, Gale
Donald Lee
B: 1935-12-19
D: 2019-12-21
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Lee, Donald
Sophie Hurtubise
B: 1970-01-21
D: 2019-12-16
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Hurtubise, Sophie
Cheryl Manning
B: 1953-03-10
D: 2019-12-13
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Manning, Cheryl
Anthonius Schrama
B: 1921-08-10
D: 2019-12-06
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Schrama, Anthonius
John Winegard Sr.
B: 1929-05-11
D: 2019-12-06
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Winegard Sr., John
Phyllis Smith
B: 1921-01-03
D: 2019-12-04
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Smith, Phyllis
Peter Tuffner
B: 1923-09-13
D: 2019-12-02
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Tuffner, Peter
Doris Virtue
B: 1933-06-04
D: 2019-12-02
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Virtue, Doris
Mary Bernhardt
B: 1942-09-26
D: 2019-11-25
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Bernhardt, Mary
Leopold Liegler
B: 1932-07-04
D: 2019-11-25
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Liegler, Leopold
Donald Brown
B: 1949-01-25
D: 2019-11-24
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Brown, Donald
Linda McClinchey
B: 1951-12-30
D: 2019-11-21
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McClinchey, Linda
Donald Long
B: 1964-03-16
D: 2019-11-21
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Long, Donald

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Seeking Guidance: Grief Counselling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest. This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counsellor can help.

We are pleased to provide bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have many community-based resources we can recommend to you. For more information, please feel free to ask us at the funeral home, or contact us here.