Giuseppe Di Palermo
B: 1935-11-18
D: 2016-10-28
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Di Palermo, Giuseppe
Annette Rapczynski
B: 1923-06-12
D: 2016-10-20
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Rapczynski, Annette
Judith Malaney
B: 1934-07-07
D: 2016-10-17
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Malaney, Judith
Gerard Gillis
B: 1957-05-07
D: 2016-10-16
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Gillis, Gerard
James DiBacco
B: 1934-07-19
D: 2016-10-16
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DiBacco, James
James Dunn
D: 2016-10-14
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Dunn, James
Joyce Sweeney
B: 1931-05-16
D: 2016-10-12
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Sweeney, Joyce
George Awiszus
B: 1926-07-01
D: 2016-10-10
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Awiszus, George
Craig Leach
B: 1961-09-01
D: 2016-10-10
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Leach, Craig
Edward Walsh
B: 1968-04-26
D: 2016-10-10
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Walsh, Edward
David Khoubesserian
B: 1954-05-28
D: 2016-10-07
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Khoubesserian, David
Berj Donabedian
B: 1938-02-22
D: 2016-10-06
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Donabedian, Berj
Julia Palazzolo
B: 1918-09-06
D: 2016-10-01
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Palazzolo, Julia
Valentino Paglieroni
B: 1925-03-07
D: 2016-09-30
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Paglieroni, Valentino
Ruby MacDonald
B: 1921-07-14
D: 2016-09-28
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MacDonald, Ruby
Claire Costabile
B: 1930-11-20
D: 2016-09-26
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Costabile, Claire
Phyllis Roth
B: 1919-12-11
D: 2016-09-26
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Roth, Phyllis
Frank Cristello
B: 1924-06-28
D: 2016-09-18
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Cristello, Frank
Phillip Hagar
B: 1947-06-10
D: 2016-09-17
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Hagar, Phillip
Marie Iannelli
B: 1923-05-11
D: 2016-09-11
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Iannelli, Marie
Bernice Nigro
B: 1925-09-29
D: 2016-09-10
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Nigro, Bernice


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Recommended Reading on Grief and Loss

When you are grieving, or helping another cope with a loss, often the words of others who have experienced similar losses can be comforting. Certainly there is no shortage of information on the topics of grief and loss.


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The following books are a few you may find helpful:

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart
By Alan Wolfelt

Being a Widow
By Lynn Caine

You Can Help Someone Who’s Grieving: A How-To Healing Handbook
By Victoria Frigo

Mom Minus Dad: The Essential Resource Guide for Busy Adults with a Newly Widowed Parent
By Jamieson Haverkampf

The Needs of the Dying: A Guide to Bringing Hope, Comfort and Love to Life’s Final Chapter
By David Kessler

A Grief Observed
by C.S. Lewis

When Bad Things Happen to Good People
By Rabbi Harold Kushner

On Grief and Grieving
By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

How Can I Help? How to Support Someone Who Is Grieving
By June Cerza Kolf

What to Do When a Loved One Dies: A Practical and Compassionate Guide to Dealing with Death on Life’s Terms
By Eva Shaw

I Know Just How You Feel: Avoiding the Clichés of Grief
By Erin Linn

Understanding Your Suicide Grief Trilogy
By Alan Wolfelt

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
By Pamela D. Blair and Brook Noel

How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
By Therese A. Rando

Companioning the Dying: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers
By Alan Wolfelt

Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies: A Guide for Families
By Alan Wolfelt

For Children and Adolescents

How I Feel: A Coloring Book for Grieving Children
By Alan Wolfelt

When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
By Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Where is Grandpa?
By T.A. Barron and Chris Soentpiet

Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death the Children
By Bryan Mellonie

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