Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
December 27, 2016
by Deb Brandt-Buehler

Be Gentle With Yourself

The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve can be challenging for those who mourn. Whether it is your very first holiday season without your loved one, or your 5th, […]

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June 29, 2015
by Sandy Ayre

SUPPORT PEOPLE: BE CHOOSY

I was struck by something so simple, and so obvious the other day, I hadn’t actually consciously noticed it before. Of course, I had felt it before, but hadn’t made it […]

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March 26, 2015
by Sandy Ayre

Radical Self-Care

I had a crash course in self-care after a personal loss I had in my life. Radical self-care, I now call it, looking back on those insular years after Cam’s […]

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January 14, 2015
by William Spear

Choosing to Actively Grieve in the New Year

Dear Friends, We hope that by actively taking part in the gift of grieving it will lead to the intention of self-growth and enrichment. I shared with my support group […]

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August 6, 2014
by William Spear

Celebrating Her Memory

My Aunt Jean was a loving, intelligent, and articulate lady. She was a wonderful example of the beauty and character a woman can impart to her family, friends, and community. […]

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December 31, 2013
by William Spear

Gentle New Year’s Resolutions for the Grieving

I resolve…. …that I will grieve as much, and for as long, as I feel like grieving, and that I will not let others put a time table on my […]

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When both of my children were unexpectedly born still (just two years and two days apart) I was devastated. I didn’t know where to begin the process of laying my […]

— M.M.

I want to say that Will Spear and Hansen-Spear Funeral Home are awesome. The Give Back program has helped so many smaller Organizations in and around the Quincy area. I […]

— D. U.

The staff was very helpful concerning the service.  Will helped me immensely in planning the service.

— S. I.