the loss of a loved one, the holiday season can be a very difficult time of
year. We try to embrace the joy of the season, though we are struggling to move
forward in the absence of our loved one. This is a difficult journey. The staff
at Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes understands this and would like to reach
out to you and your family during this holiday season. Our hope is that you will join us in a
service of remembrance, to help you along this journey and reflect on a loved
one not in our midst. When we gather with those who are making this same
transition, we try and foster our own healing. In memory of those we have lost
this past year, we invite you to our second Holiday Memorial Service and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
will be held at the St. Luke's Episcopal
Church, 40 McBride Road, Mechanicville and will begin promptly at 6:30pm.
We ask that you arrive a few minutes before to be seated. Speakers will include
local clergy from within the communities of Mechanicville, Stillwater and
the service, everyone will be encouraged to gather at the tree lighting
ceremony, which will allow you and your family an opportunity to place an
ornament on the tree in memory of your loved one. These ornaments will be provided upon arrival,
and light refreshments will be offered following the ceremony.
are with you this upcoming season and we wish you and your family our warmest holiday greetings.
Transportation to and from the service may also be arranged, if needed, by
contacting our office by Monday, December 2.