Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville


How to Help a Grieving Parent: A Daughter’s Guide

When my father died my mother found herself alone for the first time in nearly 60 years. Since meeting at 18 they had done everything together, from college to first jobs to big moves, all underscored by a mutual thirst for adventure that took them around the world and back.…...

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Helping a Sister Through Grief – A Sister’s Guide

“Life changes fast. Life changes in an instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.” So begins author Joan Didion’s memoir “The Year of Magical Thinking” in which she shares what life and grieving was like after her husband, fellow writer John Gregory Dunne, died suddenly…...

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5 Things to Say to Someone Who’s Grieving

Though we’re all well acquainted with how to celebrate happy occasions with people, sad ones are more fraught with worry. It’s sad, it’s awkward, and it’s hard to know what exactly to say when someone you know experiences a loss....

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10 Things You Can Do When Someone You Know Suffers a Loss

After a lifetime of helping families with final arrangements, we can tell you that the most frequent questions we get aren’t about headstones, caskets, memorial services, or burials....

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