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Category Archives: Home 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 »

Join us at Poppy’s Funerals in London

In the Presence of Death How to Create DIY Funerals & Bespoke Ceremonies What is a DIY or ‘Family’ funeral? Why would this be appealing and how would that work in your family or with someone you know? Join us for this fascinating talk about caring for your own after death. Home Funeral Guides and  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 »

Remembering Baby Burton

Baby Burton died a year ago. Kateyanne Unullisi, a home funeral guide and funeral celebrant, tells the story of how his parents chose to use ceremony before and after his death, and to care for their son after he died, in their home.

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.

How to Become a Young Widow

“The story of my husband’s death is something people ask about a lot. I can’t tell it all of one blog, so we’ll take it in bits. Here, the story of how life turns course in a few hours.”

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.”