When The Death Of A Child Occurs
When the death of a child occurs, the loss, whether it's sudden or expected, is a deeply a profound event. Amidst overwhelming emotions, even the simplest decisions can seem challenging. This section is dedicated to providing guidance in the immediate hours and days following the passing of a child.
What Happens Next
We want you to know that you are not alone, and we are here to assist.
At McInnis & Holloway, we are here to support you at every step. Planning a burial or cremation will be just one of many necessary steps, but we have the resources and dedicated funeral staff to assist you throughout this journey.
The following provided supporting materials are tailored to help you cope with your specific loss, whether it's related to stillbirths, infants, or the loss of a youth.
Click on the above image to view the digital version of these meaningful and helpful booklets. The "When a Child Dies" resources are readily available here on our website (digitally) or in person at any of our 11 locations at no cost for families.
When You Are Ready
During this difficult time, we're committed to helping you navigate the funeral planning process with care and understanding.
Our dedicated staff is available at our multiple locations, both in person, online and over the phone, providing convenient access across our 11 locations throughout the city and surrounding areas whenever you are ready to begin the process of saying goodbye.
Sources of additional help
Websites: A website recommended by both a perinatal professional and parents grieving miscarriage or later child loss is www.silentgrief.com. Other sites: SHRE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc., www.nationalshareoffice.com. And the National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved, www.grifwork.org