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3rd Annual Pet Memorial Event

Posted on September 8, 2020 in Community Events

Please, join us in our annual ceremony honoring and celebrating the loving animal companions that have touched our lives over the years. This event will take place on Sunday, September 13th, from 10 am to 12 pm. We will have an official ceremony led by Life Celebrant Mary Jo Honiotes beginning at 10:30 am. Please, feel free to bring a …Read the Full Article


What’s Happening in Our Bee Hives?

Posted on June 1, 2020 in Bee Keeping

  A guest blog by Andrew Henckler, one of our Seven Stones’ Master Beekeepers   Summer is the peak season for honeybees. The hives are at their largest size of the year, up to 80,000 bees per hive. All of these bees are hard at work taking advantage of the bounty of the season. As each successive bloom of flowers …Read the Full Article


Doing Our Part / COVID-19

Posted on April 8, 2020 in Community Events Seven Stones

      Dear Seven Stones Families and Friends, We have been monitoring our industry very closely over the past two weeks.  After reviewing many different protocols at a variety of cemeteries across the nation, we have settled on an approach that will adhere to State & Federal mandates and serve and protect both our clients and employees.  -> Until …Read the Full Article


A Winter Blog About Hibernating, Awakening and Transitioning

Posted on February 5, 2020 in About Grief

A guest blog by Rev. Mary Jo Honiotes, Life Celebrant   Hibernate “There’s a warm winter sun, in the window of your car, now do you know where you are?”  Colorado by Singer/Poet Chuck Pyle.   https://youtu.be/-GaMBE7XEEo And, this is how it is with grief, sometimes we feel warmth and clarity and strength for the day.  However, when the sun goes away …Read the Full Article


Blue Christmas

Posted on December 9, 2019 in Seven Stones

Letter to the Bereaved from Rev. Mary Jo Honiotes   When we are grieving the loss of our loved one, we can hardly escape the messages during this time of year of holiday happiness, perfect presents, problem free family gatherings and a joy incomparable to any other time of year. Pile a few of these messages onto one another and before …Read the Full Article


In the Focus: Talk of a Lifetime

Posted on November 13, 2019 in End of Life Planning Grief Resources Seven Stones

November is Talk of a Lifetime month. What does it mean really? Why is this talk important? What are parts of the talk? Who should have this talk? The main reason this talk is helpful is because you’ll gain insight of what truly matters to your loved one. It can be anyone that you feel especially close to. It can …Read the Full Article