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5/17/2019

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Memorial Services set for June 3 and 4


hare of Western Wisconsin, a pregnancy and infant loss support group recently started by HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, is hosting memorial and burial services for families who have experienced a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, early infant death or SIDS. Families throughout western Wisconsin are welcome to attend.

A service will be held in Eau Claire Monday, June 3, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1906 Omaha St. A second service will be held in Chippewa Falls Tuesday, June 4, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hope Cemetery, 418 N State St.

Each program will consist of a memorial service with a burial ceremony following for miscarried babies under 20 weeks of gestation. Poems or special readings are welcomed and may be shared with others during the service. Extended family and friends are also welcome.

For more information about the programs, please contact Spiritual Care Services at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals at 715-717-6174.

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