The following is a growing list of friends who can help you with the many tasks involved with home funerals and green burials:
Karen Palcho is an herbalist as well as a ceramic sculptor. She offers her ceramic bird baths which can be used as grave decorations for burials at home, as well as her funeral urns for the ashes of one's loved one, each urn crafted to the individual tastes of the deceased. These can be kept by the loved ones' family or buried. Please visit Karen, and see her work, at: http://www.karensbotanicals.com/art_galleries/index.html
Please go to our "More Photos" page to see examples of Karen's Bird Baths and Funeral Urns.
Master Carpenter David Campbell follows the wisdom of each piece of his wood and creates beautifully crafted and sculpted wooden coffins and funeral urns, with input from the dying or deceased's family during every stage of his process. Please visit David's website, filled with photographs of his work, at: http://www.TheWoodsMyth.com/
Chef du Jour Michael Griffin is a Personal Chef who can come into your home and respectfully and quietly cook for family and guests during a home funeral vigil or after a funeral ceremony. 610-286-9676 Michael serves the areas of Lower Berks County, Chester County and Lower Montgomery County.
Pride & Joy Landscaping offers their help for burials on your own land: a special tree planted, a small and intimate environment created over your loved one's grave. Pride & Joy serves Northern Chester County and is owned by Dennis Kelley. 610-495-5684 or cell# 610-952-1167.