Tag Archives: Life at Legacy.com

5 condolences: Unforgettable memories

People often write in our Guest Books about things they’ll never forget about the deceased – a warm smile, a welcoming hug, a twinkle in her eye, the smell of his cologne.  And sometimes they share some unexpected memories that … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thankgiving is a time when traditions really drive what we do – we try to make the stuffing exactly like Mom made it; we say a special blessing at the table; we sack out in front of the game after dinner. … Continue reading

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Celebrating life through condolences

I joined Legacy.com as a part-time content screener nearly 10 years ago.  Though I’ve since moved to another position and no longer review condolences as part of my daily job, I reviewed more than one million condolence messages in my … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: Tribute to a veteran

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5 condolences: Veterans

With Veterans Day approaching, we pause to honor all veterans as we share condolence messages for veterans from five of America’s wars:

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Photo of the week: A beloved caretaker

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5 condolences: Caretakers

A caretaker can be so much more than someone who helps with baths and medicines. As the name implies, they care – and they bestow attention and, often, affection as a life comes to its close. Whether the caretaker is a family member … Continue reading

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Charitable giving via obituaries

Approximately half of all obituaries published by Legacy.com’s newspaper affiliates include a request to donate to charity in lieu of sending flowers to the family.  Sometimes the family selects a charity related to a particular disease or health issue, and … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: Pumpkin family

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5 condolences: Halloween

When I was a kid, I thought Halloween was one of the greatest holidays ever invented – you get to dress up in funny clothes and everyone hands you candy. What’s not to love about that? I have fond memories … Continue reading

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