The Home Funeral Experience: Caring for our own after death

Please join the Friends of the Jackson Public Library as they host Julie Lanoie and her program Caring for our own after death: a local family’s home funeral experience on Sunday October 19th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Jackson Public Library, located at 52 Main Street in Jackson, NH.

Holocaust survivor, Philip Peper, who was born in Amsterdam in 1914 and lived the last years of his life in Conway, N.H. was honored with a home funeral in his living room in January 2013. View a short documentary about his family’s healing experience while you explore the emotional and environmental benefits of family-directed funerals. Learn more about caring for your loved ones after death, the legal rights and responsibilities of after-death care, green cemeteries and natural burial options, and the integration of home funeral practices with your religious or spiritual beliefs.

Julie Lanoie is a nurse, mental health counselor, eldercare consultant and founding member of New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education, and Advocacy, (nhfuneral.org) a non-profit organization with the mission of supporting informed funeral consumer choice. Her family shares their story through film in hopes of empowering others.

The presentation is free and open to the public although a $5.00 donation is welcome to offset speaker expenses. For more information, please contact the Jackson Public Library at 603-383-9731homefuneral

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