Tree of Memories
Covid-19 has brought significant change and challenge to all of our lives. We have had to make changes to almost every aspect of our daily routines and lifestyle for the safety of others and ourselves. Sadly, we at Brockie Donovan also had to make changes to our 23rd Annual Tree of Memories, as we cannot safely gather as a community this year. We will however prepare and place on our Tree of Memories a memorial ornament bearing the name of your loved one, on your behalf. Please call (204) 724-2682 to order your 2020 Memorial Ornament.
The holiday season, traditionally a time of celebration, can magnify the grief and sorrow we feel in the absence of our loved ones. It is our hope that by honouring their memory in this way will provide you with some peace as you face Christmas without your loved one.
There is often pressure on grieving individuals (either internally, or from others) to put aside their sadness and hurt and be full of joy and thanksgiving. However, memories of their loved one resurface during events where their loved one would have been. It is our hope this article written by leading grief psychologist, Dr. Alan Wolfelt, will help you understand how to help yourself heal during the holiday season, or how to support someone you know who is grieving over the holidays.