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Bereavement Program

The Bereavement Team at Good Samaritan Hospice would like the families, caregivers and friends of our patients to know that we are here to help support you as you grieve. Our program provides connection and service for up to 13 months after the death of your loved one. Grief can be an experience that feels very lonely, but with our assistance it is a journey that you do not have to walk alone.

Our program includes the follow services:

• Mailings related to grief and loss
• Phone calls from the bereavement team
• Grief groups – different locations in the communities that we serve throughout the year
• Supportive visits from the Bereavement Coordinator
• Walking Through Grief program at North Park
• Referral information for counseling and support services in the community
Camp Erin Pittsburgh - grief camp for children
• Butterfly Release celebration of life
• Workshops
• Memorial Services (take place in the spring)

Current and Upcoming Program Offerings:

Cabot Grief Support Group
Dates: Every Thursday from April 25 - May 30
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Meeting location: Concordia at Cabot Haven II Education Room, second floor, 148 Marwod Rd., Cabot, PA 16023
To register (deadline is April 22) or for more info, call Bereavement Coordinator Nikki Rosswog, MSW, at  1-800-720-2557 ext. 4423.

Beaver Grief Support Group
Dates: Every Wednesday from March 6 - April 17
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Meeting location: Hope Lutheran Church, 45 Maple Drive, Beaver, PA, 15009
To register (deadline is March 1) or for more info, call Spiritual Care Counselor Janice Campbell, OSF at 1-800-720-2557.

Registration is required for the grief support groups. Each session builds on the one before it, so it’s not recommended to “drop in” to a meeting without being at the previous ones.There is no fee to participate in our bereavement programs.

GSH Memorial Service (Cabot)
Date: Sunday, March 24
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: St. Luke Lutheran Church, Cabot
Click here to learn more.

GSH Memorial Service (Freedom)
Date: Sunday, March 31
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Freedom
Click here to learn more.

For more information on the Good Samaritan Hospice Bereavement Program, contact Bereavement Coordinator Nikki Rosswog, MSW at 1-800-720-2557, ext. 4423 or by e-mail at: NRosswog@good-samaritanhospice.org.

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