Those who have lost a loved one will hear many words offered as comfort and used to describe what they’re experiencing. Bereavement, grief and mourning are sometimes used interchangeably, but in reality, they are different things. Grief is the pain experienced with a loss. Mourning is the process of adapting to that loss. And bereavementRead More >>
Until the need arises, many people never give any thought to choosing a funeral home. It’s a task that’s easy to ignore, but waiting until a death has occurred to make this decision can be a mistake. After all, the funeral home you choose will be tasked with helping your family through an extremely personalRead More >>
Every person who suffers the loss of a loved one grieves, but each person’s grief is unique. When you’re helping someone find their own path to healing, it’s important to be sensitive to this fact rather than expecting bereavement to fit a certain pattern. This is especially critical to remember when the person is aRead More >>
Chapel of the Chimes Hayward has been a pillar of the community since 1872 when we began providing care and comfort to families in East Bay. Over the years, we’ve learned so much about how to plan a life-honoring memorial ceremony that truly celebrates each unique person and respects their family traditions. To make itRead More >>
A funeral service should be an end-of-life celebration that honors the life lived and reflects the person’s unique personality. Funeral homes offer many special features and options for a truly unique memorial service. One popular tribute is a white dove release, an interactive part of the ceremony that allows the family to say a finalRead More >>
African Americans in Times of War Join us during Black History Month for a conversation about the important role that African Americans have played in times of war. We will celebrate their achievements and dedication to the country with a special ceremony that includes keynote speaker David O. Cunningham, who currently serves as the chapter
“Words cannot express our gratitude for all the kindness and assistance you have extended to our family.” — E.O.
“We wish to extend our deepest gratitude for your help, all your support and the respect you showed us.” — The B. Family
“Our family wants to thank you. Everything went very smooth all because of you. The service was beautiful and the songs you provided were perfect.” — M. and D.H.
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