The Steve L. Elkas Funeral Home offers a variety of free documents to assist you in dealing with the hardships surrounding the death of a loved one.
Funeral planning and support booklet
These brochures are designed to guide and support families through every stage following the death of a loved one. They also allow you to not only plan but register your final wishes to ensure that they are respected, thus making your life easier as well as that of your loved ones during difficult times.
Psychological support pamphlets
These documents aim to provide practical information to help you cope with bereavement and the subsequent healing. Please contact the Home directly to obtain them.
- Coping with the Death of a Parent
- Coping with the Death of a Friend
- Coping with Grief During the Holidays
- Your Grief: The First Painful Days
- The Funeral: Its Meaning and Purpose
- Death from a Male Perspective
- Coping with the Death of a Teenager
- Coping with the Death of a Spouse
- Coping with the Death of a Sibling
- Trauma in the Community
- Coping with the Death of a Child
Information from the Quebec Government
The death of a loved one is a difficult ordeal that requires you to quickly complete a number of administrative steps. The Quebec Government has created a Web site that provides an overview of the information on the programs and services available in the event of a death: