Funeral Homes Balance Needs Of Grieving Loved Ones And COVID-19 Protection MeasuresFuneral directors comforting grieving families, keeping services small and now facing shortages of the supplies they need to stay safe as they prepare the bodies of the deceased.
Conducting A Virtual Funeral During The Coronavirus CrisisStrict gathering guidelines will be in place for some time. So how do you balance holding a funeral under such circumstances?
Chicago Funerals Face Threats Of Gang ViolenceIn some Chicago neighborhoods, violence, often gang retaliations, plague sacred moments such as mourning a loved one.
Unclaimed Cremains Of Three Veterans To Be Buried At Lincoln National CemeteryA suburban funeral home has made arrangements for committal services for three veterans whose cremated remains have gone unclaimed for several years.
State Blames Mistake For Scare Over Burial FundingA letter stating that the state would no longer pay for burial services for the indigent set off a wave of panic among Illinois social workers, but it turns out the letter was a huge mistake.
Final Goodbyes Coming For Fallen FirefightersFamily and friends are set to begin saying their final goodbyes to the two Chicago firefighters killed in the line of duty last week.
Firefighters Preparing For 2 FuneralsIt’s a somber way to spend the Christmas holiday. Chicago firefighters have been preparing to bury two fallen colleagues – Edward Stringer and Corey Ankum.