Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home Kansas City

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14275 Black Bob Rd
Olathe, KS 66062
913-768-6777
5695 W. 95th St
Overland Park, KS 66207
913-232-7334
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When someone we love has experienced a loss, we may struggle with what to say. Statements such as, “I didn’t know what to say to help,” or “I had such a hard time finding the right words” are common statements. When we extend expressions of empathy to someone who is grieving, it is best to speak honestly and from the heart. Here are a few tips based on the teachings of Sara Murphy, PhD, CT, on expressing empathy to a grieving loved one.
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When you choose cremation, you have many options to honor your loved one. Here we will explain the possibilities so you can make the best choices for your family.
When we encourage our loved ones to remember their past and talk about their memories and feelings, it allows us to share in their life’s experiences. Here are 21 questions to help get the conversation started.