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This infamous quote from Forrest Gump has made us think of the ways life is truly like a box of chocolates, and how we don’t always know what we’re going to get, and that’s perfectly okay.

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Top Five Grief Myths & Realities
Posted: Jun 29, 2017

There are many myths associated with the grieving process, and it can be frustrating for those who are grieving to hear false information during such an emotional time.

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As a fourth-generation funeral director and owner and president of Newcomer Family Service Group, Ren Newcomer has learned plenty of lessons from his father who he describes as “a world-class people person.”

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What are you doing to truly honor the meaning of Memorial Day? Before firing up the grill, shopping great deals on appliances and enjoying the day off from work, consider these ideas of simple things you can do to make a difference on Memorial Day—or any day—for the more than 23 million American veterans.

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Mother’s Day without Mom
Posted: May 11, 2017

Mother’s Day is commercialized to be a glorious time we shower the woman who brought us into this world with gifts to show our gratitude. A day to celebrate their sacrifices and unconditional love. Unfortunately, Mother’s Day can be a very painful day to get through if you have lost your mother.

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As a fourth-generation funeral director and owner and president of Newcomer Family Service Group, Ren Newcomer has learned plenty of lessons from his father who he describes as “a world-class people person.”

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For many people, the end of the holiday season brings a new resolve to make the new calendar year rich with life changes and prosperity.

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As you go through your grief journey, self-care can often take a back seat. However, this is an essential time to make your health a priority and take care of yourself the best you can. We have gathered a few tips to help you put yourself first.

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No simple guidelines exist that will take away the hurt and feelings of grief, but we wanted to share a few tips to help blend mourning your loved one and celebrating during the holiday season.

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Grief is not easy, and it comes in waves. Sometimes those waves wash onto the shore high and sometimes low. What I have learned is with a little love, faith and hope you can get through grief together as a family.

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