Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

The staff members of Memorial Funeral Homes will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.

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Our Community Events

  • Grief Recovery Method
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    On September 23 we will be introducing a new course to our grief support and education program. This is a serious workshop for those who want to move beyond their grief. Additional details to follow. Space will be limited. Please call to register, 401-846-0698. Read more

  • Building Bridges
    Thursday, October 2, 2014

    If you have lost a loved one, you know how hard grief can be. The confusion and strong emotions can make you feel out of step with the rest of the world. Join us for our 6-week foundation group with Hospice at VNS of Newport and Bristol Counties to share stories and strategies for coping with others who truly understand. Read more

  • Re-imagining Life After Loss
    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Facilitated by Transition Coach Paula Avena, this workshop aims to provide tips and practical ideas for living through loss. In three parts, on Mondays, October 20, 27 and November 3. Scheduled time to be determined. Please RSVP to Mary, 401-846-0698. Read more

  • Hope for the Holidays
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    If you have experienced a loss this year, thoughts of the approaching holiday season can cause anxiety and apprehension. Join us for a free workshop and discover ways of reducing stress and finding peace this season. Please contact Mary at 846-0350 to sign up. At Hambly Brick House, 30 Red Cross Ave, Newport Read more

  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    Held at Newport Hospital, 11 Friendship Street, (entrance on Powel Avenue), Newport, RI 02840 For more information, contact: Brenda Bachman, MSW,, or 401-846-1192 Includes a screening of the movie "The Journey", discussion groups and a closing ceremony. learn more at Read more

  • Open Door Grief Support
    Monday, June 8, 2015

    Our Community Education Director Lark d'Helen is available to discuss grief, and help identify the available resources that may best suit each situation. Mondays from 10am to Noon at the Hambly Brick House, 30 Red Cross Ave. Read more

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