"Eva (left), Klara and Chuck presenting a one-day home funeral workshop."
Eva Thompson, of Camden, is an ordained interfaith minister willing to officiate at memorial services. She considers giving educational talks about burial options part of her "community ministry." A trained hospice and bereavement volunteer, she's about to start doing Pastoral Care at Pen-Bay Medical Center. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Funeral Consumers' Alliance of Maine, and is a sustaining member of the newly-formed National Home Funeral Alliance. Eva is best reached via email: Eva@MaineCelebrant.com
(Eva, second from left, listens to Jerigrace Lyons talk at the National Home Funeral Alliance Conference in Boulder, CO last October. Photo: NHFA)
Chuck is a woodworker and home funeral educator. His experience when his father died has led him to offer people the information they need to have the personal experience he wanted with his father. Chuck lives and makes coffins in Waterville.
Phone Credit: Sheryl Senter