Grief & Healing | Bogner Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services

You're Not Alone

With our online grief support you’re assured of our commitment to helping you through this difficult time. It doesn’t matter what time of day, or what day of the week you need support, we're here for you.


Cornerstone of Hope

The Bogner Family Funeral Home is proud to be a community partner with Cornerstone of Hope to provide bereavement services.  We recognize the need to provide compassionate and personal help for the families we serve.  With Cornerstone of Hope, we are able to help children, teens and adults who seek additional support after the loss of a loved one.  For more information, please visit.

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Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends is a continuing care program provided by our funeral home.  A time of loss is a difficult and emotional experience, and we want to be here for you not only for the funeral service, but for your healing process as well.

Every month, we will send out an email containing encouraging newsletters and helpful tools and resources to help you cope with grief.  All we need to get started is your email address and your permission.  The newsletters and Circle of Friends information will then be sent to you automatically.

Click Here to Receive our Circle of Friends Newsletter


Tim Fenske is a certified Counselor and a professor at a neighboring university teaching a course in "Death and Dying".  He has worked extensively with grief and bereavement.  He is available to you for personal session grief counseling at  the Bogner Family Funeral Home, and can be reached at 440-327-2955.  The cost is $30.00 per 1 hour session.
Tim is a certified counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, and holds Master degrees in Divinity, Education and Human Services.


Dr. Virgina Simpson
Meet Dr. Virginia Simpson

Executive Counseling Director

I bring both personal and professional experience with death and grieving to every counseling situation, which includes the creation of this set of grief counseling resources. I know them to be the best available online today. Whether your loss has been sudden or expected, I'll help you learn to cope with the depth of emotions and experiences that are part of healthy grieving.

  • Interactive Aftercare

    These interactive videos explore the dimensions of grief, as well as the dynamic cycle of experience. There's never been anything like this online before. These videos teach with both style and substance.

    Launch Interactive Aftercare
  • Grief Support Resources

    Grief Support Resources

    Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms. The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

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  • 365 Days of Grief Support

    365 Days of Grief Support

    These messages of hope, healing and affirmation are delivered to your email inbox every day. Subscribe easily, and unsubscribe when you're ready. Such small doses of comfort will help you move through the cycle of grief, and work wonders for your outlook.

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