Obituaries

Constance Schutter
B: 1930-04-25
D: 2018-11-11
View Details
Schutter, Constance
Peter Craig
B: 1948-02-14
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Craig, Peter
George Robbins
B: 1959-07-13
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Robbins, George
Andrew Petrahai
B: 1959-03-21
D: 2018-11-03
View Details
Petrahai, Andrew
Nancy Valley
B: 1931-01-08
D: 2018-11-01
View Details
Valley, Nancy
Joan DeLuca
B: 1934-03-06
D: 2018-10-26
View Details
DeLuca, Joan
James Ramos
B: 1932-10-22
D: 2018-10-24
View Details
Ramos, James
Leon Kloeppner
B: 1946-09-27
D: 2018-10-23
View Details
Kloeppner, Leon
John Boboc
B: 1922-06-06
D: 2018-10-16
View Details
Boboc, John
Gloria DeCarli
B: 1932-08-27
D: 2018-10-09
View Details
DeCarli, Gloria
Adaline Kuser
B: 1927-01-27
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Kuser, Adaline
Allen Schoenster
B: 1939-02-13
D: 2018-10-02
View Details
Schoenster, Allen
Henry France
B: 1921-03-23
D: 2018-09-26
View Details
France, Henry
Goldie Washburn
B: 1926-07-07
D: 2018-09-21
View Details
Washburn, Goldie
Frank Johnson
B: 1947-01-30
D: 2018-09-17
View Details
Johnson, Frank
Robert Iulo
B: 1952-07-09
D: 2018-09-17
View Details
Iulo, Robert
Matthew Hofmiller
B: 1951-10-22
D: 2018-09-10
View Details
Hofmiller, Matthew
Jeanette Rush
B: 1948-01-22
D: 2018-08-30
View Details
Rush, Jeanette
Jacqueline Wellner
B: 1928-03-18
D: 2018-08-17
View Details
Wellner, Jacqueline
Audrey Boxwell
B: 1932-06-14
D: 2018-08-16
View Details
Boxwell, Audrey
Marilyn Mintell
B: 1944-06-03
D: 2018-08-11
View Details
Mintell, Marilyn

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
135 North Broad St
Milford, CT 06460
Phone: (203) 874-2588
Fax: (203) 878-6446

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counselor can help.

We are pleased to provide bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have many community-based resources we can recommend to you. For more information, please feel free to ask us at the funeral home, or contact us here.