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Free Placement of Ashes – January 19-28, 2018

Posted on December 13, 2017 in Community Cremation End of Life Planning Events Memorials Seven Stones

Seven Stones is pleased to provide free communal placement of ashes in one of our garden commons January 19-28, 2018. We’ve found that establishing a space to go to remember a loved one that’s easily visited by all members of the family is highly appealing to many who have urns on a shelf. Often they feel a sense of peace after …Read the Full Article


Help for the Holidays

Posted on in Community Seven Stones

“Merry,” “happy” and “joy” are in heavy rotation at this time of year, but the sentiment isn’t shared by everyone. During the holidays, those who have experienced loss might feel everything from a twinge of sadness to gut-wrenching grief…sometimes all on the same day. What do you do when missing someone special changes family dynamics and beloved traditions? How do …Read the Full Article


The Tree of Remembrance Is Alight!

Posted on in Community Events Seven Stones

We hope that you’ll visit and enjoy our beautiful Tree of Remembrance! And we encourage you to make an ornament in honor of your loved one–stop by our Welcome Center between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We’ve provided the ornaments and decorative pens. Hang your creation on our special tree; we’ll keep the ornaments through the month …Read the Full Article


Begin 2018 with Seasons of Letting Go

Posted on in Community Events Seven Stones

Letting Go Workshop at Seven Stones

Join Rev. Mary Jo Honiotes at Seven Stones Chatfield Botanical Gardens Cemetery for one or all of “The Seasons of Letting Go” workshops. Seven Stones is a perfect spot to gather to nurture ourselves after loss. If you are grieving a loss–loss of a loved one, loss of routine, loss of job, or loss of a full house–this program is …Read the Full Article


Recipes to Remember: Judy’s Butter Nut Balls

Posted on in Family Recipes Seven Stones

Judy shares a family favorite with us this week: a cookie recipe she received from one of her mom’s dear friends, Dorothy, in 1965 as a part of her wedding gift. These are best served with a mug of milk! Butter Nut Balls 1 cup softened butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 cups all-purpose …Read the Full Article


Art at Seven Stones: Eco-friendly Paper Urns

Posted on in Cremation Seven Stones

What do you picture when you imagine a cremation urn? Today’s choices are likely to surprise you! There are eco-friendly paper urns in various colors and patterns, with themes honoring a loved one’s favorite cause or activity. Or there are ornate traditional urns in various metals and masonry. Just as with a funeral or burial ceremony, cremation memorialization is intensely …Read the Full Article