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At Bocchinfuso Funeral Home, we understand grief. We see it on a daily basis.We know that grief has a way of entering and settling inside your body; not just your mind. Grief can be painful; sometimes it can feel like an actual weight that bogs you down.
We want to help you move through it. So starting this October 19, 2019, we are offering free Mindfulness for Grief sessions, to help lift that heavy burden from your heart. Mindfulness is a holistic and ancient practice that creates skills to move through painful emotions with privacy, safety and compassion. The techniques can be woven into everyday life and can be adapted to suit all bodies, of any age.
No previous experience is necessary.
Our four-week program will be facilitated by a senior instructor who has 20 years experience.
Many of you know Cheryl Gordon, founder, former owner, and current instructor at the Yoga Centre of Niagara. Kind and compassionate, Cheryl is dedicated to enhancing health and wellness, and has walked the path of grief as a young widow. We invite you to come find relief and healing, during four consecutive Saturday mornings in October and November at the Bocchinfuso Funeral Home, 2 Regent Street in Thorold.
We welcome you to attend these Mindfulness sessions free of charge. We ask only that you pre-register, by emailing Kelly@bocchinfusofh.com, or by calling 905-227-0161.



Nicole Foster

Bocchinfuso Funeral Home is pleased and proud to announce our new resident officiant, Nicole Foster. Many of you have already seen and heard her in action, singing and making beautiful music during services in our funeral home chapel. In addition to being a qualified musical director, performer, and instructor, Nicole is now a certified chaplain as well, providing dignified, personal memorials and funeral services to people of all faiths, as well as non-denominational types of services. She completed her Theological Education and Certification with the International Federation of Christian Chaplains, Inc., and she is also available to offer specialized grief counselling for the bereaved. A happily married mother of two, Nicole is the Music Minister, Choir Director, Organist, Pianist, Soloist and Children’s Bible Teacher at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, and the Resident Chaplain at Cobblestone Retirement Residence in Thorold.



Samira Saes
We are happy to welcome Samira Saes to Bocchinfuso Funeral Home full-time. Friendly and empathetic, Samira enjoys helping families and making an impact “at such a deep time in
people’s lives.“I have a genuine interest in the funeral industry,” said Samira, a former Brock
University psychology student, who is currently studying in her final year of the Funeral
Services program at Humber College in Toronto.


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