Obituaries

Norris Bear
B: 1963-09-29
D: 2020-07-02
View Details
Bear, Norris
Florence Harper
B: 1948-05-20
D: 2020-07-01
View Details
Harper, Florence
Florence Mercredi
B: 1940-04-12
D: 2020-06-29
View Details
Mercredi, Florence
Theresa Bigeye
B: 1975-06-10
D: 2020-06-27
View Details
Bigeye, Theresa
Santana Benjamin
B: 1985-01-25
D: 2020-06-27
View Details
Benjamin, Santana
Rhonda Carriere
B: 1964-01-24
D: 2020-06-23
View Details
Carriere, Rhonda
Ellen Hodgson
B: 1929-03-04
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Hodgson, Ellen
Merle Simpson
B: 1939-08-13
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Simpson, Merle
Andrew Sha'Oulle
B: 1932-01-09
D: 2020-06-21
View Details
Sha'Oulle, Andrew
Hollis Ouellette
B: 1933-07-07
D: 2020-06-21
View Details
Ouellette, Hollis
Barry Gale
B: 1944-07-25
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Gale, Barry
Edna Gunderson
B: 1927-06-28
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Gunderson, Edna
Bernice Waditaka
B: 1941-08-19
D: 2020-06-15
View Details
Waditaka, Bernice
Russell Medwid
B: 1944-02-19
D: 2020-06-12
View Details
Medwid, Russell
Karl Fekete
B: 1945-04-19
D: 2020-06-11
View Details
Fekete, Karl
Eugene Spilak
B: 1938-12-04
D: 2020-05-31
View Details
Spilak, Eugene
Curtis Bigeye-Danttouze
B: 1992-07-22
D: 2020-05-18
View Details
Bigeye-Danttouze, Curtis
Anne Kot
D: 2020-05-15
View Details
Kot, Anne
Alvin MacDonald
D: 2020-05-15
View Details
MacDonald, Alvin
Albert Cochet
B: 1955-12-02
D: 2020-05-15
View Details
Cochet, Albert
Trisha Noey (Larivier)
B: 1986-12-14
D: 2020-05-12
View Details
Noey (Larivier), Trisha

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
130 9th Street East
Prince Albert, SK S6V 0X5
Phone: 306.763.8488
Fax: 306.763.0800

The Nature and Purpose of Grief

Someone once said, "Grief is reaching out for someone who's always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they're gone." We think there is a lot of truth in those words.

The death of a loved one is life's most painful event. People's reactions to death remain one of society's least understood and most "off-limits" topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers feel totally alone in dealing with their pain, loneliness, and isolation.

Grief is a natural emotion that follows death of someone dear to you; and to one degree or another, it hurts. It is like an open wound which must heal.

At times, it can seem as if this healing will never happen. But, sometimes the healing process can take much less time than we have been led to believe. Grieving is purely an individual experience.

But It Does Have a Purpose

The ultimate goal of grief and mourning is to take you beyond your initial reactions to the loss. The therapeutic purpose of grief and mourning is to get you to the place where you can live with the loss in a healthy way. To do this, you have to make some necessary changes in your life, including:

1. Changing your relationship with your loved one—recognizing he or she is now gone and developing new ways of relating to him or her. Take comfort in knowing your relationship will continue - it will just be different.

2. Developing a new sense of yourself to reflect the many changes that occurred when you lost your loved one.

3. Taking on physically and mentally healthy new ways of being in the world without your loved one.

4. Finding new people, objects or pursuits in which to put the emotional investment that you once placed in your relationship with the deceased.

The bottom line of this active work of grief and mourning is to help you recognize that your loved one is gone. Then you must make the necessary internal, psychological changes, as well as the necessary external, social changes, to accommodate this reality. And it all takes time.

If you would like additional grief support, please call us. We are here to help you through all the moments after loss.
 

Top

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.