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Humbly, we believe Cress has a unique responsibility to honor the dignity of the deceased, to aid and counsel the family in time of grief, to encourage remembrance with each family within its own traditions, culture and financial means.

As a family owned company with a long legacy of helping and supporting family and friends experiencing bereavement, we understand that a family needs someone to turn to in a moment’s notice. Someone who truly cares and has the ability and resources to offer exemplary services. Many things have changed since our beginning in 1869, but what hasn’t changed is our commitment to being here every step of the way for the bereaved in our communities when they need us most.

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Grief Through the Holidays

November 15, 2014

Grief Through the Holidays  ~ Join Home Health United at the Madison Senior Center

Date & Time:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 10:00am to 11:30am


Madison Senior Center
330 West Mifflin Street
 Madison, WI 53703
The Unique Challenge of the Holidays!  Holidays are filled with memories and traditions. When the person with whom we shared those memories and traditions is gone, the loss leaves a vast emptiness in our hearts. Home Health United offers a drop-in group that helps you embrace the up-coming holidays and introduces you to rituals and traditions that honor the memory of your loved one. Join Ridley Underwood at Madison Senior Center on Wednesday, November 19 from 10 – 11:30.  Call 266-6581 to register.
Cost: Free
Registration Details: Please call 266-6581 to reserve a spot.
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Contact Name: Pat Guttenberg
Contact Phone: 608-266-6581
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Thank you for all your idea’s and making our wants come true for George’s memorial service. I will be sure and let others know of the kindness of you & Cress Funeral Home.

From the moment you extended your hand and lovely smile to our grieving mom and sister until the final hug after Jeff’s funeral we knew you were special.

You made our time somehow manageable, with efficiency, professionalism, and a deep sense of ethics. I keep telling people that I have a funeral director to recommend.

We are having difficulty expressing our gratitude but please know we are so overwhelmed with the service you provided us in this time of need.

Thank you so much for the excellent care you took in handling the funeral arrangements for Earl. Your attention to every detail was so personal to us.

David’s passing was a shock to all of us. In a state of confusion you helped us bring peace, honor and respect to David.