Category: News

2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service

2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service Our 2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service was held on Wednesday evening, December 12th.  Many bereaved joined us to remember their lost loved ones and to share their grief, their tears and their smiles. As each person lit their candle, its light shone bright. And all of these lights shining together gave us […]

BFO-Cornwall’s 18th Annual Gala

BFO-Cornwall’s 18th Annual Gala September 15th, 2018 This annual Gala has been the “Signature Event” for Bereaved Families since 2001. Its goal has always been to support our Children & Youth Bereavement Services.It was a packed house at the Best Western Parkway Inn last evening and the energy was uplifting! Our guests were treated to […]

Book of the Month: Grief Works – Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

Book of the Month: Grief Works – Stories of Life, Death and Surviving Death is the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood. So many of us feel awkward and uncertain around death, and shy away from talking honestly with family and friends. Grief Works is a compassionate guide that will […]

Testimonial Series: Denise

Denise lost her husband, companion and best friend after a prolonged illness. The emptiness and loneliness she felt were overwhelming. She came to Bereaved Families for support. Now, a few years later, Denise has trained to become a Facilitator and Co-Facilitates the Closed Groups for “Loss of a Spouse”. She admits that helping others who […]