Obituaries

Mary Koch
B: 1940-06-13
D: 2021-04-09
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Koch, Mary
Vincenzo Bottaro
B: 1953-07-01
D: 2021-04-09
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Bottaro, Vincenzo
Gerald Costello
B: 1940-06-28
D: 2021-04-06
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Costello, Gerald
Helen Smith
B: 1935-09-28
D: 2021-04-04
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Smith, Helen
Theresa DeBrita
B: 1930-01-12
D: 2021-03-30
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DeBrita, Theresa
Vencenza Anderson
B: 1938-03-06
D: 2021-03-29
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Anderson, Vencenza
Anthony Russo
B: 1947-02-14
D: 2021-03-23
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Russo, Anthony
Ethel Butler
B: 1943-11-23
D: 2021-03-18
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Butler, Ethel
Christopher Kucan
B: 1996-08-14
D: 2021-03-15
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Kucan, Christopher
Stefano Cocco
B: 1961-08-08
D: 2021-03-14
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Cocco, Stefano
Rosalie Manzo
B: 1931-02-13
D: 2021-03-14
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Manzo, Rosalie
Anthony Pasquale
B: 1931-06-17
D: 2021-03-12
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Pasquale, Anthony
Donna Wann
B: 1955-07-21
D: 2021-03-10
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Wann, Donna
Dianne Mercurio
B: 1955-04-19
D: 2021-03-08
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Mercurio, Dianne
Joseph Sclafane
B: 1934-10-03
D: 2021-03-04
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Sclafane, Joseph
Jeffrey Shelly
B: 1959-01-17
D: 2021-03-03
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Shelly, Jeffrey
Eric Guglielmotti
B: 1982-10-19
D: 2021-03-03
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Guglielmotti, Eric
Hilda Jimenez
B: 1927-06-06
D: 2021-03-01
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Jimenez, Hilda
Edwin Biedermann
B: 1941-06-22
D: 2021-03-01
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Biedermann, Edwin
Aliceann Luciano-Corallo
B: 1944-06-12
D: 2021-02-25
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Luciano-Corallo, Aliceann
Roseann Barnes
B: 1936-07-19
D: 2021-02-19
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Barnes, Roseann

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Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

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 counselor 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.