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Category Archives: Green Funeral

A Natural Death in Yellow Springs 6/19/16

A Natural Death Family-led body care (home funeral/vigil) and green burial Join Home Funeral Guide Kateyanne Unullisi for a talk about caring for our own after death and green burial  – including Yellow Springs’ own green burial cemetery – on Sunday, June 19 from 1 – 3 p.m. at The Rockford Chapel. Learn why family-led home  Continue Reading »

Remembering My First Home Funeral

This is a guest post by my friend and fellow National Home Funeral Alliance board member, Sara Williams. Sara speaks with a delicious North Carolina drawl and can be at my home funeral any day. What I love about this story is how nervous I knew she was, before she had ever personally helped a  Continue Reading »

Funeral for a Child

What does a funeral for a child look like? Phoebe’s birthday is today, and we remember her by showing others how to come together to support family and friends through the unimaginable.

A Modern Home Funeral vs. a Traditional Funeral Home

Two men, one of them my husband, died at the same time in an accident. One was buried and all arrangements handled by a solid, decent, typical local funeral home. The other man was cremated in a simple cremation using greener approaches, after a family-directed funeral. This is one reason why I am passionate about a family’s choice to keep their loved one at home after a death, if that is right for them.

The What of What I Do

“I help families and loved ones cross a bridge that has always been pretty darn scary, when someone is dying or dies.”