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Desperately Seeking the Funeral Director With a Matinee Idol Name
By Alana Gautreau
Four years after my grandmother’s death, I was determined to track down — and thank — the mortuary staffer whose kindness (and name) I will never forget.
In Mourning, with Broadway and Carne Guisada
By Christopher Gonzalez
How musicals like "In the Heights" helped after losing my abuela.
Why I Like Funerals More Than Weddings
By Rachel Amondson
"Four Weddings and a Funeral"? I'd rather watch "Four Funerals and a Wedding."
Executive Producing Your Own Goodbye
By Jane Condon
My father-in-law was a planner his entire life. The end was no exception.
Fiction: I Am the Widow
By Leslie Pietrzyk
Modern Loss' first foray into fiction is from a new book of short stories from the trenches of young widowhood.
It’s Your Funeral: 10 Ways to Hack the Planning
By Caleb Wilde
A funeral director guides you through what you can control about the process (hint: a lot more than you think!) and what you can’t.
By Meg Tansey
I have a terrible relationship with sister. How do I get through my dad’s memorial service without creating a scene? Our advice columnist weighs in.
Across the Pond, a Lesson in British Mourning
By Judy Batalion
A North American transplant, I'd spent years trying unsuccessfully to master British restraint. Never did I feel more at home as an expat than at my first British funeral.
Selfies at Funerals: SRSLY?
By Rebecca Soffer
What's behind the funeral photos populating the web? Modern Loss explores the brave new world of grieving.
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