In light of the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, many questions have been asked about how to talk with children about these events, and the information they may have seen or heard.

Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory is pleased to share with you an article written by renowned grief expert Dr. Alan Wolfelt about last week’s tragic events. The article provides advice to parents and other caregivers of children and teens about how to help them communicate and cope with an event that has perhaps left them with feelings of sadness, fear or uncertainty. To access the article, please click the link below:

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We hope our website will assist you with your needs and answer questions you may have. Our experienced, licensed staff is ready to assist you with planning and carring out your final wishes. If you would like to speak to a funeral director, please call us at 931-647-1562.