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Posted on October 30, 2020 by jhcadm

Giving Back to the Community During Covid

The James H. Cole Legacy Foundation has been working hard over the past several months to give back to the essential healthcare workers who have been bravely manning the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have donated more than 500 meals to hospitals, fire houses of the Detroit Fire Department, and police precincts of the […]

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Posted on September 17, 2020 by jhcadm

COVID-19 and Funeral Services: What You Should Expect

With COVID-19 and social distancing still a prevalent issue in today’s society, companies and industries around the world are taking steps to protect employees and clients alike. The funeral industry is no exception. The difference is, for most people, funerals are not something you think about on a regular basis. Rather, the need for a […]

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Posted in Funeral Industry, General Topics

Posted on August 13, 2020 by jhcadm

How to Write a Meaningful Obituary

An obituary serves multiple purposes; it’s not only a celebration of your loved one’s memory that is shared with the wider public, but it also informs others in the community about their passing as well as the time and date for the funeral or memorial service(s) taking place. Writing an obituary may seem intimidating initially. […]

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Posted in Funeral Industry, General Topics

Posted on July 22, 2020 by jhcadm

How to Give When You Can’t Attend a Funeral

We’re currently living in a world where social distancing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still vitally important to the health and safety of ourselves and our communities. However, when it comes to attending funerals, this can make for a difficult choice. All funeral homes are required to limit the number of people who are […]

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Posted on June 17, 2020 by jhcadm

How to Help Someone Who Is Grieving

“Throughout the 100+ year legacy of our firm, we have found that everyone grieves differently. Our experience has taught us that most bereaved individuals just want to feel that they are cared for and supported through their grieving process. The level of support or what exactly “support” is to that person will vary, but just […]

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