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2017

Annual Coat Drive Happening Now: Gently Used Coats Needed to Provide Warmth for the Winter!

Help us provide warmth to the needy during our sixth annual coat drive, underway now through the end of November. Because of your generosity, we have already provided more than 1,500 gently used coats to our neighbors in need – let’s keep the tradition going!

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2017

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write an Obituary?

The obituary page of a newspaper is one of the most well-read sections of the paper because the obituaries feature people that the readers knew and loved or were important to the community. An obituary is a significant record not only for the death and funeral notice but as documentation of a life lived. It is a vital historical record as well, especially when researching family genealogy.

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2017

Five Tips for Seniors to Guard Against Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in America, and it’s on the rise especially for the senior population. Although anyone can be a victim of identity theft, scammers tend to prey on senior citizens who are often more trusting of strangers and may have accumulated more income over the years than the younger population.

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2017

Plant.Grow.Share. Needs You! Bring Your Fresh Produce to Your Local Food Pantry

Plant.Grow.Share. is an initiative to provide fresh and healthy food to our local food pantries and to encourage local gardeners to help feed the hungry in our community. It is a collaboration between Keohane Funeral Homes, the Weymouth Food Pantry and Interfaith Social Services.

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2017

Flowers Help Personalize a Funeral

Sending flowers is a tangible way of expressing sympathy to the family of a deceased loved one. Flowers can help celebrate the life of the deceased, provide comfort, and lift the spirits. They are a touching tribute, showing the bereaved in full color how much their loved one meant to others. Whether sent to the funeral home for the service or directly to the bereaved, flowers are a reminder that you are thinking of them in their time of sorrow.

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2017

Make Summer Memories with the Whole Family

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy – the perfect time to get extended family together, spend time with multiple generations and make memories that last a lifetime. Get everyone involved – from Grandma Mary to the new baby!

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2017

Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs Help People with Disabilities and Special Needs

Whether it’s alerting a diabetic owner to a drop in blood sugar; assisting with daily tasks for a physically disabled person; or bringing joy to the residents of a hospital or nursing home, service dogs and therapy dogs are bundles of unconditional love that are trained for a variety of tasks.

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2017

The Sky is No Longer the Limit for Dispersing Cremated Remains

There are many creative ways to disperse cremated remains but none so far reaching as a rocket into space – whether orbiting the earth, landing on the moon or launched into deep space. Within Earth’s atmosphere, a loved one’s cremains can be carried into the clouds and dispersed by balloon, fireworks or airplane.

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2017

Weymouth Student Wins McDonald Keohane Funeral Home Scholarship

A Weymouth High School senior, Victoria Nash, was the recipient of the 2017 McDonald Keohane Funeral Home Scholarship through the Town of Weymouth Scholarship Fund. Her willingness to help others made her a stand-out candidate in the annual application process.

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2017

Plant. Grow. Share.: Bringing Fresh Produce to Local Food Pantries

Plant.Grow.Share. is a collaborative effort of Keohane Funeral Homes, the Weymouth Food Pantry and Interfaith Social Services, bringing fresh food to local food pantries. During the upcoming growing season the Plant.Grow.Share. program offers free Container Gardening workshops along with free seedlings to local gardeners to plant in their own gardens.

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