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Taking time out to bury the dead

In today’s fast-moving world, everything is focused on instant satisfaction — fast food, mobile banking, microwaves and instantaneous communication. Gone are the times when one would take the time to

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Respect for the dead extends to cremated remains

Recently I saw a news report regarding a local woman who came home from her grandmother’s funeral to find her home was broken into. Among the many treasures that she

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Gate of Heaven Cemetery: Our past, present and future

By Marianne Linka A beautiful day! The sun was shining, breakfast with my daughters, and heading to the shore. On the way we stopped to photograph the progress happening at