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Wages and Sons Welcomes a New Director of Post Care Services

Wages and Sons is excited to announce the addition of R. Tony Price to our team. Price is coming aboard as the Director of Post Care Services, bringing with him over 25 years of funeral care experience. In his new position, he’ll have the opportunity to continue to support families served by Wages and Sons(…)

Facing Thanksgiving When Someone You Love Has Died

Thanksgiving is traditionally a family holiday when loved ones gather from far and near to count their blessings and spend quality time together. For someone who has suffered a loss, though, this holiday can feel very different. When you’re grieving, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit, and even worse if you(…)

Make this Veterans Day Meaningful by Respecting and Honoring Veterans

On Veterans Day, we honor our heroes. We celebrate the brave men and women who have given so much to ensure our freedom and protect our way of life. Unlike Memorial Day, which was created to memorialize those who died in service, Veterans Day honors the living veterans, those who have served and those who(…)

Grief on Grandparents Day: Grieving a Grandchild

Grandparents Day is a wonderful holiday, meant to honor grandparents and help to strengthen intergenerational bonds. For some, though, it’s a reminder of loss, and a time of sadness. It’s not unusual for a child to lose a grandparent, but what about when the loss goes the other way? Grieving grandparents are often overlooked, but(…)

Overdose Awareness Day Shines Light on a Dark Subject

International Overdose Awareness Day, established in Australia in 2001, is coming up on August 31st. Are you aware of this annual commemoration? It originated as a local event, conceived by Sally J. Finn and Peter Streker as a day in which members of their community could wear ribbons to commemorate a loved one who had(…)

4 Tips for Memory Making on the 4th of July

What do you think of when you think of 4th of July? There are fireworks and parades, patriotic songs and speeches, parties and picnics, but what’s the underlying element in all of it? For most people, it’s family. Maybe your favorite Independence Day memory is that time your uncles were shooting off fireworks, and one(…)

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