Home Funerals - A One Day Intensive

November 12 2018 10AM-5PM


at the Philadelphia Airport

7890 Penrose Avenue , Philadelphia, PA





No matter what our beliefs death, our final rite of passage is sacred. It is the moment we cease to be a human being, A Home Funeral allows the family to choose how best to honor their beloved dead.  Caring for the body of our beloved dead, can be a powerful experience. It is now legal in all but eight states to care for one’s own after death. In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to create sacred space for ceremony
  • How to move the body
  • How to bathe, dress and prepare for visitation
  • Last Rites
  • How to make bathing and anointing an intimate ritual
  • Body Blessings
  • How to shroud
  • How to preserve the body
  • How to create ambiance in the room
  • How to include children and other family members in the process
  • How to conduct a funeral, or plan a memorial service
  • How to write an obituary
  • How to write a eulogy
  • How to move from funeral to final disposition
  • How to fill out and file paperwork