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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Hansen-Spear made every decision personal.  Special consideration for private viewing and concern for the family dog – this was both invaluable and memorable.  They followed up with on-going information and […]

— R. N.

Our family would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being so thoughtful, and helpful with our needs during our time of sorrow.  The entire staff […]

— S. S.

Jeff, Theresa and their staff did everything they could to make this difficult time easier for all of us.

— T.D.