An Exemplary Funeral Director, Bruce Conley from Elburn, Illinois has died. The way Bruce Conley Handled his funeral service was far ahead of his time. His after care programs are legendary. We have had several posts here about Mr.Conley.
Conley Outreach is a shining example to all who are involved in Death Care. We have made several blog posts about Bruce Conley.
Details of his funeral are below.
Visitation will be held at the Orchard Community Church, 101 S. Barnes Road, Aurora on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 8 p.m. A service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday morning, Sept. 17, at the Orchard Community Church. Pastor Kathy Lawes, a longtime family friend, will officiate and interment will follow in Blackberry Cemetery, Elburn. A memorial has been established in his name to benefit Conley Outreach. Checks may be made to Conley Outreach or the Bruce Conley Memorial and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes and memories may be forwarded to the family at the same address or through the web at http://www.conleycare.com.
Bruce always told us that the funeral service was just a Band-Aid on the grief, and that everything else we do is what helps the family,” Kainz said. “I was part of the crisis teams that Bruce would take into the schools (to address a tragedy) and it was one of the most difficult things we did, yet it was the most rewarding.”
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Elburn, a great rural midwest town has lost an excellent leader.