“Christos Anesti!” “Christ is Risen!” Most people know that the Spear family heartily embraces our Greek heritage. Since my grandfather Spear (Spyropoulos) emigrated to the United States in the early […]
Dear Friends: A number of friends I have made over the past years here in Quincy said that after their parents died they looked around at their social circle and […]
Have you seen the commercials with the theme “And is Better”? Would you rather go to a “bed OR breakfast” or a “bed AND breakfast”? Is it better to have […]
“Dad, I noticed you did not cry at Mom’s funeral.” “You know, it’s time you got over your loss and moved on with your life.” “Why are you still so […]
No one has actually asked me that question. But many have expressed the feeling behind it. A friend called me on the way home from his sister’s funeral. “James, I […]
As I was thinking about Holiday Grief and what might be a helpful topic at Christmas, I was listening to one of my favorite, non-traditional Christmas songs, “I Believe in […]
I found this reflection on the 23rd Psalm a few months ago and found that it spoke to me. It was very appropriate for the time as I shared […]
This was one of the anonymous items I received in my email. I like it so much because it really does speak to the issue of death and how we, […]
After we experience a loss and are in the midst of our grief, we often neglect to take care of ourselves. We sometimes find we need to be reminded to […]
Jeff and Will Spear were wonderful. Very caring and compassionate.
The staff was very caring and patient with us in our time of sorrow.
..make you feel like you were the only one they were taking care of.