Home funerals and casual services with a greener or natural outlook have begun to pepper the scenery at traditional funeral homes. Families are making choices that celebrate the lives of the
Home funerals and casual services with a greener or natural outlook have begun to pepper the scenery at traditional funeral homes. Families are making choices that celebrate the lives of the deceased and don’t follow traditional protocol. Don Morris will walk us through a mini home funeral practicum, as well as discuss the importance of tradition, love and connectiveness between family and funeral professionals. We will discuss home funerals, green burials and alternative types of services that are available. Special guest ??? the Death Doula with open the workshop with a scared ceremony.
Where: Riverside Funeral Home 401 Albert Street, Brussels, ON 519 887 6336
When: Sunday April 28th from 1-5 pm (light refreshments will be served)
Cost: $80 seat reserved by etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
$40 webinar option, live streamed by Alive Learning
Funeral Professionals can count these hours for their continuing education for 2019
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Why: Funeral service is changing, as funeral professionals, healthcare workers or just supportive family members we need to be educated on all the options that our family might chose.
Don Morris is a retired embalmer and funeral director with a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts. He is a pioneer in death education bringing The Green Burial Council to Canada, jumpstarting Canada’s first Death Café, co-creating the Home Funeral Practicum as well as Community Deathcare Canada. He is an active member of the Chevra Kadisha, sacred Jewish Burial Society and lives with his wife in Victoria, BC.
(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Riverside Funeral Home
401 Albert Street
519 887 6336