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Coping With Grief When You Have A Chronic Illness

When diagnosed with a chronic illness, there are a lot of things you have to give up. In some cases, you may even feel like a different person, compounding this sense of grief and making it even mo...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Monday, May 29, 2017

Grief Support Resources

During a period of loss or mourning, coping can be difficult. The emotions that we experience can be incredibly overwhelming at times and we often don't know how to begin the healing process. This ...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Is Live-Streaming The Future Of Funeral Services

Livestreaming funeral services is a growing trend, with around one in five funeral homes offering it as a service. While many people in their 40s and above are still unsure about whether or not liv...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

How Does Compounded Grief Affect Our Coping Abilities?

Over a lifetime, everyone must experience several different types of grief. With each event, if we did not properly move on from it continues to pile up, which is what we refer to as compounded gri...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

How a Celebrant Helps a Family Heal

The loss of a loved one is an overwhelming and stressful time for a family. It is a time filled with sadness and grief, which can make it difficult to remember the good times that were shared with ...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Importance of Honoring your Loved One’s Funeral Wishes

The passing of a loved one can be a difficult and overwhelming time for every party involved. However, when it comes to planning the funeral, sometimes our own expectations and the desires of the d...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Choosing the Perfect Songs for the Funeral Service

It’s important to remember that a funeral service is a celebration of life and a final moment to celebrate the deceased. When it comes to music selection at the service and memorial, it can sometim...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Previous Posts

Trust the Feeling of Moving On, Even if your Heart Doesn’t Feel Ready

The passing of a loved one can be one of the most dificult events that we experience. The majority of the popoulation will experiences some sort of lose at one point or another. Everyone experience...

How Do You Say Goodbye?

The initial feeling of shock and pain that you experience when you first learn of the passing of a loved one is part of the grieving process. As you go through this process you will start to feel a...

Should I Attend the Funeral or Not?

Should I Go to the Funeral? A funeral is a difficult event to attend for everyone present. However, sometimes, one of the challenges may be whether to attend the funeral or not. Its important to r...

Do Women Serve as Pall Bearers at a Funeral?

At Wagg Funeral Home, we specialise in providing a wide array of services for the funeral of your loved ones. From the start to the finish, you can expect that we will be there to handle everything...

The Importance of a Funeral Procession

The question on whether a funeral procession has been heavily discussed, however, what most people fail to understand is that this is the last time you are spending with the deceased, therefore a p...

Does The Catholic Church Forbid Cremation at The Time of Death?

Today, cremation is becoming a more popular option in funeral service. However, a cremation service is comparatively new to the Catholic funeral service, because it was banned by the church until 1...

Cremation vs. Burial… How to Decide Which is Best

One of the questions that people ask the staff of Wagg Funeral Home is whether they should opt for a cremation or burial service for their loved one. People often choose cremation over burial becau...