Community members are invited to remember their loved ones who have passed away at the Family Hospice and Palliative Care Interfaith Memorial Service. Family Hospice has conducted memorial services 1988 to offer families, friends, hospice staff and volunteers a unique way to remember those who have dies. As memorial candles are lit, the names of those who have died will be read aloud during the service. The service lasts approximately one hour, followed by a brief reception. Family members are invited to bring a framed photo of their loved ones to be displayed throughout the service and returned afterward. Clergy and lay people from different faith communities will lead the service. Please register by Mon., Oct. 3. Register by accessing the Memorial Service response form online at http://www.familyhospicepa.org/patients-caregivers/bereavement-support-groups. Community members can also contact Toni Martinez, Family Hospice bereavement senior administrative assistant, at 412-572-8829, for registration information. Attendees should plan to arrive by 2:45 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 16 to check in. Free parking is available at the Oakland Catholic High School (144 N. Craig St., Pittsburgh) and the Central Catholic High School (4720 5th Ave., Pittsburgh).
About Family Hospice: Family Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing compassionate care throughout Western Pennsylvania since 1980. As the Commonwealth’s largest nonprofit hospice provider, Family Hospice serves 20 counties in the region, helping patients make choices about their care, supporting family and friends who are grieving and educating both professionals and the community about end-of-life issues. Through a commitment to quality services, Family Hospice provides a complete continuum of care to patients and families. For more information, visit FamilyHospicePA.org, www.Facebook.com/FamilyHospicePA or Twitter.com/Family Hospice.