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Discussing Death With Children...

Experiencing the death of the loved one is painful enough on its own. But having to explain to a child that Daddy or Grandma won’t be here to do fun things with anymore makes the experience all the more difficult. As a parent or significant adult in a child’s life, they will look to you for support, answers and advice while they work their way through their grief and develop an understanding of death. The following information is a guide to help you discuss death with a child.

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Source: National Funeral Directors Association

Scheduled Services


Jason Paul Lutz, 40, of Bedford, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Lighthouse Free Will Baptist Church, 924 Burks Hill Road, Bedford, VA. A visitation will be held 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the church.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here For You

Often in times of grief, life can be very confusing. Burch-Messier is here for you. Ask us questions, ask our advice and lean on us. It is our job to assist, console, answer requests and help you though a difficult time in life. Just ask any of our staff...

Memorial Tributes

Memorial tributes can be made in a number of ways; donations to charities, floral arrangements, cards, food and visits. We also offer online condolences for individuals who cannot attend the service or visitation.

Long After

From the initial consultation and long after everything is there, you can count on help from Burch-Messier to help you with any final estate matters as well as help with grief counseling.

Pre-Planning

Save your family and loved ones by prearranging your services. Grief is difficult for everyone, so it makes sense to remove the burden by preparing information such as final requests, names and other final details. It it also possible to prepay and lock in at today's prices. Click here for MyPlanner to pre-plan a funeral for yourself or a loved one and begin the pre-arrangement process.