Family to Family: The Charles F. Snyder Funeral Blog
February 3, 2022
First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing. Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a few words. Here are a few simple ideas to keep in mind to be sure you …
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August 6, 2021
Writing thank you notes is usually one of the very first “after the funeral” tasks you will undertake. Anyone who made a donation or sent flowers should get a thank you note from a family member.
July 9, 2021
If you know someone who has experienced a loss or is going through a difficult life change, give them a journal. If you receive a journal use it.
March 19, 2021
Human contact is vital to your new normal. If your friends and family aren’t calling you, then call them.
January 8, 2021
The pet who passed isn’t forgotten. People who have had multiple pets have a whole string of memories and stories. Those memories stay. They are with them always.
November 27, 2020
The days before a funeral, the time during the arranging of the funeral and weeks following a funeral are not easy. You and your family can come out of it broken or stronger.
November 13, 2020
If you have lost someone dear, and you miss them more at the holidays, consider opening the conversation, using their name, and talking about them in a positive way.
September 4, 2020
Even months after the funeral it’s not uncommon to feel just not exactly right. We all lose our way from time to time. Things happen and we can’t find our JOY.