Obituaries

James Middlesworth
D: 2017-03-21
View Details
Middlesworth, James
Jack Cole
B: 1942-09-06
D: 2017-03-17
View Details
Cole, Jack
Robert Graves
B: 1942-02-24
D: 2017-03-16
View Details
Graves, Robert
Chester Rogers
B: 1925-12-28
D: 2017-03-13
View Details
Rogers, Chester
Sarah Leibold
B: 1952-06-28
D: 2017-03-13
View Details
Leibold, Sarah
Matthew Zwiesler
B: 1981-03-03
D: 2017-03-11
View Details
Zwiesler, Matthew
David Woods
B: 1947-02-22
D: 2017-03-10
View Details
Woods, David
Marsha Easter
B: 1948-07-19
D: 2017-03-08
View Details
Easter, Marsha
Doris Strader
B: 1922-07-19
D: 2017-03-04
View Details
Strader, Doris
Michael White
B: 1951-05-29
D: 2017-03-04
View Details
White, Michael
William Feeman
B: 1925-06-21
D: 2017-02-27
View Details
Feeman, William
Alice Lockrem
B: 1947-08-13
D: 2017-02-26
View Details
Lockrem, Alice
Robert Durning
B: 1923-09-06
D: 2017-02-25
View Details
Durning, Robert
Czeslaw Makiewicz
B: 1919-05-12
D: 2017-02-24
View Details
Makiewicz, Czeslaw
Sheri Smith
B: 1957-04-27
D: 2017-02-20
View Details
Smith, Sheri
Sister Mary Oen
B: 1912-12-25
D: 2017-02-19
View Details
Oen, Sister Mary
Liberata DePillo
B: 1922-05-02
D: 2017-02-13
View Details
DePillo, Liberata
Joseph Olesh
B: 1932-11-16
D: 2017-02-11
View Details
Olesh, Joseph
Lawrence Schroeder
D: 2017-02-10
View Details
Schroeder, Lawrence
Richard Welch
B: 1928-10-09
D: 2017-02-06
View Details
Welch, Richard
Barbara Richison
B: 1940-09-19
D: 2017-02-04
View Details
Richison, Barbara

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
5555 Philadelphia Drive
DAYTON, OH 45415
Phone: (937) 274-1151
Fax: (937) 277-8542

What is Grief?

"Grief is reaching out for someone who's always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they're gone."

The death of a loved one is life's most painful event. People's reactions to death remain one of society's least understood and most off-limits topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers are left totally alone in dealing with their pain, loneliness, and isolation.

Grief is a natural emotion that follows death. It hurts. Sadness, denial, guilt, physical discomfort, and sleeplessness are some of the symptoms of grief. It is like an open wound which must become healed. At times, it seems as if this healing will never happen. While some of life's spontaneity begins to return, it never seems to get back to the way it was. It is still incomplete. We know, however, that these feelings of being incomplete can disappear.

Healing is a process of allowing ourselves to feel, experience, and accept the pain. In other words, we give ourselves permission to heal. Allowing ourselves to accept these feelings is the beginning of that process.

The healing process can take much less time than we have been led to believe. There are two missing parts. One is a safe, loving, professionally guided atmosphere in which to express our feelings; the other is knowing how and what to communicate.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.