Fitzgerald Funeral Home hosts 2nd annual luminaria

Fitzgerald Funeral Home hosts 2nd annual luminaria


On Wednesday, Dec. 4, and again on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., Fitzgerald Funeral Home will host a luminaria program for area residents who have experienced the death of a loved one. On Dec. 4, the event will be at the Riverside/Rockton Chapel, 3910 N. Rockton Ave., and on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road.

Families are encouraged to stop by the funeral home anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, or Saturday, Dec. 7, to personalize and decorate their loved one’s luminaria bag with photographs, poems, letters or artistic decoration. The funeral home will provide the bags, candle, markers and glue.

Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on those days, the luminaries will be placed outside, and the candle lighting will begin. Anyone wishing to participate in lighting their loved one’s candle themselves should be at the funeral home at 4:30 that evening. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Please call Fitzgerald Funeral Home at 226-2273 for more information.

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