ObitTree Blog

When a death occurs in a family, some of the most frequent questions that come up relate to children and how to address the topic of death. To address this issue, Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services developed the idea for Hannah Bear, a coloring book dedicated to providing children with advice, explanations, and tips to help them cope with the loss of a loved one.

East Brunswick, NJ – Community outreach and volunteering is very important to the staff at Brunswick Memorial Home in East Brunswick, Jersey. They are constantly on the lookout throughout the year for events they can get involved with and help give back to their community.

Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center Pineville KY. Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center is located in Pineville, Kentucky.  In this area, coal mines are a major employer in the community of Pineville.  Unfortunately, the closure of many of these mines has seen the majority of workers laid off and relying

Newark NJ – For many people a cemetery is a place of sadness. The Catholic Cemeteries Archdiocese of Newark wanted to change this perception and used the help of high school students to achieve this. The archdiocesan initiative is a summer volunteer program that sees students travelling around to places and volunteering their time. The

Enid, OK – Being a parent and caring for a child is no easy task. Even more difficult is when you have to care for a foster child. In many cases, these children have been removed from their homes and come to yours with very little or sometimes nothing. The hardest part, establishing a relationship

  Elizabethton, TN. – Hospice workers have arguably one of the most emotionally difficult jobs in the healthcare industry. The job requires them to work in a high stress, demanding, and sometimes thankless environment. The staff at Tetrick Funeral Home recognized this and developed a remarkable program to address it and let know local hospice

Austin, MN – Worlein Funeral Home is home to a grief support resource that has brought their community together to help offer others support during times of need. The Little Library is unique offering their funeral home has to help people in their community. It is a miniature library that is situated outside of the

Fairgrove, Grand Blanc, Mt. Morris, and Vassar, MI.- Losing a child is one of the most difficult experiences a family can go through. Often, traditional grief counselling isn’t enough. In order to help a family that has suffered such a loss, it is sometimes required to go above and beyond the call of duty.

Bolivar, MO. – When a loved one is buried, you want them to look their best. In many cases, men are buried in their best suit and a lady in her nicest dress. Once the suit or dress is selected though, a family is left with all of the other clothes the deceased owned.