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Support Group Schedule

Bereavement group for those who have experienced loss every other Thursday beginning on 

September 21, 2023.  Sponsored by Koller Funeral Home, Inc. and facilitated by Carmela S. McDowell, M.S.W., L.S.W.


Location: Koller Funeral Home 

Ridge Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19128

Time: 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM


                                                             Or email



September 21, 2023        Your Grief, Your Journey- "What can I expect?"

October 5, 2023               The Grieving Person's Bill of Rights- "How do I care for myself?

October 19, 2023             Understanding Grief -  "How long will my grief last?" 

November 2, 2023           Exploring the emotions of grief and more- "Will I ever feel normal again?"

 November 16, 2023        Grief on Special Days- "How can I prepare for the holidays?"

November 30, 2023        Reconciliation and Renewal- "Who am I now?"

The above outline is not meant to limit the focus of the support group. It is merely offered as a

starting place. The needs of the participants, both as individuals and a group, will determine

the course of our journey and time together.

Facilitated by Carmela S. McDowell, MSW, LSW

For over 25 years Ms. McDowell has provided bereavement support to hospice families and the

community who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

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