Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
August 31, 2013
by William Spear

Pet Loss: Unexpected Heartache

Chami was a classic ‘one person’ cat. She loved my Mom and hated visitors. Workman and noise (like vacuuming or thunderstorms) made her bolt to the basement to hide. Yet […]

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July 10, 2013
by William Spear

Pet Loss: The End of the Journey

As a pet parent you watch your new addition grow and mature. Maybe you lose a couple shoes to teething or you wear out a vacuum because of their shedding. […]

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February 3, 2013
by Hansen-Spear

But…Fluffy was like one of the family.

Coping with the loss of a pet.   When we bring a family pet into our homes, we make a lifelong commitment to love and care for them. In exchange […]

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July 2, 2012
by William Spear

It’s Not Just a Pet!

One of the most insensitive remarks I hear on a regular basis is “it was just a dog” or “it was just a cat.”  For those of you who are […]

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..make you feel like you were the only one they were taking care of.

— L.H.

From the time I entered Hansen-Spear, I was greeted by the staff and they were very nice and considerate. I really felt touched by love and warmth. Hansen-Spear is rated […]

— K. H.

I got to be with Will, who will always be one of my favorites. Seeing him work now as a capable and intelligent adult was so gratifying. Having him orchestrate […]

— M.