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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I felt we were able to really celebrate her life so nicely with all your help.

— N. & J.A.

Mr. Durante at Hansen-Spear was understanding, knowledgeable and very comfortable to work with when I was planning the prearrangement for my mother. At the time she passed away, Mr. Durante […]

— M. J.

Hansen-Spear has always had an excellent reputation in Quincy due to the managing of details, from start to finish. They anticipate the families needs before they are asked, which relives the strain of the situation greatly.

— R. H.