9800 South Campbell
Evergreen Park 60805
Other Chicago and suburban
locations for your local family needs.

Phone: (708) 897-6109

Illinois Funeral Directors Association

http://ifda.org/

Funeral Directors Services Association of Greater Chicago (FDSA)

http://www.fdsachicago.com/

Illinois Cemetery and Funeral Home Association

http://www.icfha.org

National Funeral Directors Association

http://nfda.org/

Chicago Memorial Association

Exclusive Price List for CMA Members

Cathtolic Cemeteries

http://www.catholiccemeterieschicago.org/

Catholic Charities

http://www.catholiccharities.net/

Saint Sabina Family

Exclusive Price List for Saint Sabina Family

Purpose Over Pain Family

Exclusive Price List for Purpose Over Pain Family

Grief Support

One of the fundamental objectives of a funeral is for a grieving family to have
closure upon the death of a loved one.  Below is a list of online resources available
to help facilitate the grieving process.

www.griefnet.org
Griefnet offers two websites and over 50 e-mail support groups for those
experiences all different kinds of loss. Operating as a non-profit organization,
Griefnet is directed by a certified traumatologist, a clinical psychologist, and a
dedicated team of volunteers.

www.onlinegriefsupport.com
Onlinegriefsupport.com is a community of people in mourning who don’t want to
grieve alone.  One can utilize chat rooms, forums, and blogs as various media for
catharsis.  There are groups to join and even a section to add photos and videos to
pay tribute to a loved one.

www.griefjourney.com
Griefjourney.com exists to help those grieving understand the why and the how of
the grieving process.  There are sections specifically tailored for those grieving,
including videos and seminars by Dr. Bill Webster as well as a forum to ask him
more personalized questions regarding death.

Final Exit Network

http://www.finalexitnetwork.org

Florists

http://www.ashaddflorist.com/?source=adwordxpress
www.flowesrsbycathe.com

Headstones, Monuments, and Grave Markers

http://www.mauricemoorememorials.com/
http://monumentalartworks.com/about-us/

Illinois Law Regarding Scattering of Ashes

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=041000180K40

Memorial Service / Scattering of ashes on Water

www.windycitycruise.com

Green Burial Council

http://www.greenburialcouncil.com

http://wgntv.com/2013/06/19/respecting-the-earth-even-in-death-natural-burials-
gaining-popularity/

 

Organ Donation

Organ donation is the donation of an organ or body tissue from a deceased donor
to a live recipient. First, a determination has to be made based on the deceased’s
medical history as to whether the organs or tissue at hand are usable for
transplantation. If they are, and if it is legally feasible, we can arrange and
facilitate the donation of organs.

                                    

 http://www.giftofhope.org

Donation for Scientific Study

Human bodies are used to teach students, doctors and other healthcare professionals
about the workings of the human body.  The decision to donate one’s body to science
must be done prior to death by the person wishing to donate.  In the state of Illinois,
one must choose the institution that will be receiving his or her body, such as
Northern Illinois University or the Anatomical Gift Association, and fill out the
required paperwork. Then, one must notify the next of kin, as they are responsible
for arranging with us to have your remains shipped to the organization of his or her
choice.

http://www.agaillinois.org/donate.htm

http://www.bios.niu.edu/graduate_studies/anatomy/bodydonor/index.shtml

http://fac.utk.edu/donation.html

Helpful Links

 

Irish/Home Wake:
https://mysendoff.com/2013/03/how-to-have-an-irish-wake/

http://www.creative-funeral-ideas.com/irish-wake-memorial-service.html

http://blog.cremationsolutions.com/we-can-all-learn-something-from-irish-
funerals/2013/03/

Social Security:
http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10008.html

Veteran’s Benefits:
http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/burial_benefits/
http://www.veteransburial.info/


Media:
Celebration of Life:
http://ezinearticles.com/?How-to-Have-Celebration-of-Life-Event-Instead-of-a-
Funeral&id=1310352

WRITINGS BY MARY E ADAMS:
http://www.maryeadams.com/page/page/2078731.htm

LIFE MATTERS/CHICAGO:
http://www.lifemattersmedia.org/tag/chicago-end-of-life-care-coalition/


Dying isn’t Cheap:
www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8882912.htm


Potter’s Field Documentary:
http://vimeo.com/66920898


How to give a Eulogy:
http://www.eulogyspeech.net/sample-eulogy/


Flameless Cremation:
www.aquagreendispositions.com

 

Funeral Music A-Z:
http://funeralhelper.org/funeral-music/music-directory-a-to-z.html

 

Funeral Planning Guide:
http://estate.findlaw.com/planning-an-estate/funeral-planning-guide-
faq.html?DCMP=ADC-EST_GeneralBoardModifier-
Funeral&HBX_PK=+funerals++policy

 

Passages Green Funeral Products
http://www.passagesinternational.com/

 

Artco Caskets
http://www.artcocasket.com/read.asp?docid=551


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