Grief

Loneliness in Winter

Winter comes with a harsh beauty and uncompromising finality. When daylight seems to disappear so quickly into the cold night, it’s not surprising to experience feelings of sadness or loneliness. And if you are grieving the loss of a loved one, getting through the winter season can be especially difficult. 5 Ways to Combat Loneliness …

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Grieving the End of Summer

The end of summer always brings a mix of emotions. It seems like vacations, the weather, ice cream, and lazy Saturdays are all a bit sweeter in the summer. Letting go of this and embracing what’s to come is often hard any year, but especially during a pandemic. For parents and children, the first day …

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Grieving from a Distance

Losing a loved one and having to start the grieving process while practicing social distancing, unable to meet with family or close friends, can create unique stresses. If a loss is not properly acknowledged, it can prolong and complicate the grief process. When a funeral service is not feasible, it is still so important to …

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What is Grief?

“Grief is reaching out for someone who’s always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they’re gone.” The death of a loved one is life’s most painful event. People’s reactions to death remain one of society’s least understood and most off-limits topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers are left totally alone in dealing with …

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Jewish Sympathy Gifts

When you think of funerals, many people automatically think of flowers. However, this imagery does not really apply to a traditional Jewish funeral. So what should you bring to a Jewish family instead of funeral flowers? A Home-Cooked Meal In Judaism, the 7 days after burial is known as “shiva.” During shiva, the family of the deceased must …

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Deanna Clingerman

LOCATION MANAGER/FUNERAL DIRECTOR

Deanna Clingerman, MSSA, LSW is an aspiring funeral director/embalmer with a lifelong interest in funeral service. She holds degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Youngstown State University and Masters of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University. After a rewarding career in Social Work, she attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science to realize her dream of becoming an embalmer and funeral director. She has worked in the Akron-Canton area for most of her funeral service career. She is the location manager and a funeral director for Cleveland Jewish Funerals.