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Defining Grief Vs. Mourning

Post by: Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Staff

The words grief and mourning are often used interchangeably even though they have different definitions. However, these words do not mean the same thing and knowing the difference can be very important to moving on from the loss of a loved one.  READ ARTICLE



What is a Flag Detail, and What Does One Look Like?

Post by: Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Staff

At a military funeral service, the flag detail plays a number of important functional and ceremonial roles.  READ ARTICLE



Differences in Grief and Depression

Post by: Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Staff

When you lose a loved one, there are a series of emotions that can go through your head and it may seem like those negative feelings may last forever. For many, their season of grief ends and they can return to normal life in time.  READ ARTICLE