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.
A Date and and time has been set for the Former Alaska Senators Funeral. The Funeral Will take place Wednesday August 18th, at 6pm in Anchorage Alaska at the Anchorage Baptist Temple.
On Aug. 17th, Sen. Ted Stevens will be lying in repose at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 545 w. 8th Ave.. Members of the public are invited to pay their respects.
Visitation between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m..
The public is invited Anchorage Baptist Temple on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. local time for Stevens’ funeral.
These are the Funeral Arrangements tat have been made public at this time.
The late Ted Stevens of Alaska, the longest serving Republican senator who was killed Monday night in a plane crash outside Dillingham, AK, will be remembered in a ceremony next Wednesday in Anchorage at the Anchorage Baptist Temple.
A notice was sent to senators, who are currently out for a month-long summer recess, informing them of the time, 6pm ET.
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The Family of Senator Robert Byrd has requested that no there be no camera,video coverage of his “closed casket” Visitation in the US Senate Chamber today, July1st 2010.
Senator Robert Byrd Died Early Monday Morning at age 92. One of his wishes was that was upon his death that he would lie in State on the Senate.
The longest-serving member of Congress, Robert Byrd, who died at the age of 92 early Monday morning, will lie in repose in the Senate chamber today. The last time a Senator was granted this honor took place in 1959, the year Byrd joined the Senate. Byrd served in Congress for 57 years and was the Senator from West Virginia for 51 years.
Byrd’s casket will be placed on the Lincoln Catafalque, a wooden platform that originally supported President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, and has supported Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ronald Reagan and others.
Due to the wishes of the family, there will be no coverage of his casket in the Senate chamber.
President Obama and vice President Obama are due to attend the Robert Byrd memorial service on Friday Morning.
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Some of the Funeral plans for Senator Robert Byrd have been revealed. This a partial list of funeral arrangements.(updated Tuesday June 29th at 4:30pm)
Thursday, July 1st 2010
Visitation,Viewing, Lie in State ” US Senate Floor” Time 10 AM to 4pm
Chaplain Prayer in the Senate Chamber Time 10:30 AM
Closed casket with honor guard
Public allowed in the Galleries of the Senate Chamber.
Thursday Evening Senator Byrd’s Body will Be taken to the West Virginia Capitol Rotunda where he will lie in State.
Friday July 2nd, 2010
Memorial Funeral Service In West Virginia, Friday
Time: 11:00 AM just after 12noon at West Virginia Capitol Rotunda
Tuesday July 6th 2010
Funeral in Arlington, VA open to the public
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Congressman John Myrtha’s funeral arrangements are bare bones at this time. The basic arrangements are available.
Visitation and Local Services in Johnstown, PA.| Date and Time TBA
Memorial Services at the US Capitol, in Washington DC | DATE and Time TBA
Burial At Arlington National Cemetery | DATE and Time TBA
Donations in lieu of flowers- the Murtha family suggests contributions to UPMC John P. Murtha Cancer Pavilion in Johnstown or Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber. no other details of the fun
Memorial Services For Congressman John Myrtha will be held in Washington DC
That is all the Funeral arrangements that are known now.
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No other details on the Funeral Arrangements are available at this time.
The delay of the funeral is due to the DC snowstorm.
Chris Henry Funeral Held Dec 22nd 2009-He will never return to the football field
Chris Henry’s Fiancee Spoke at his Funeral Today and the NFL showed their support. The Cincinnati Bengals were present along with the NFL Commissioner.
Head coach Marvin Lewis Cincinnati quarterback Carson Palmer gave eulogies. There was no live video feed on the internet of the memorial service.
“Can’t nobody feel what I’m feeling right now. … We loved each other very much. People say I helped change his life. No. He changed mine,” …. I’m going to wait until I see him again.”….The Bengals wore round lapels with Henry’s No. 15. Many others wore red ribbons with a small photo of Henry that read: “In loving memory” and “Chris ‘Slim’ Henry.”
Henry was killed in a domestic dispute when he fell off the back of a pickup truck.
Some images of the Funeral Are posted here including Chris Henry in his casket.
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The Michael Jackson Funeral will NOT be held at Neverland Ranch
The one thing that frustrates a funeral director when making funeral arrangements is a family that keeps changing its mind on the funeral. This appears to be what is happening in the Michael Jackson Funeral.
It is clear that some of the Michael Jackson Family wanted the public Funeral at The Neverland Ranch.
A Visitation will not occur there. A Memorial Service for the public will not happen at Neverland.
Although the family had somehow gotten the Santa Barbara Sheriff, CHP and other law enforcement officials to cooperate, the Funeral will not take place at the Neverland Ranch.
NEW FUNERAL INFORMATION
– it won’t be until next week– it will not be at Neverland– it will be in the L.A. area, and the Staples Center…. hasn’t been decided.
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Neverland Ranch Pic from Flickr undr the Creative Commons license from TunnelBug’s photostream
Jackson Art Work from flickr under the Creative Commons license from