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Issue 10 • Summer 2009
Crossings - Spring 2009
IN THIS ISSUE

Issue 10: Summer 2009

The Horse-Drawn Hearse

The Grief Journey

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe Year Round

Respectfully Retire Your American Flag

Honor Our Military

Upcoming Events

Crossing Archives

Anderson McQueen. Life. Love. Legacy. We are dedicated to the
art of helping and providing personal and professional services in a caring, sensitive manner.

Since our inception in
1952, we have been a
family-owned and
operated funeral home
serving our community.

Northeast St. Petersburg
2201 Dr. Martin Luther King
Street North
727-822-2059

Tyrone
7820 38th Avenue North
727-347-6636

Cremation Tribute Center
7820 38th Avenue North
727-347-6636

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5300 19th Street North
727-822-7879

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The Horse-Drawn Hearse

When Anderson-McQueen discovered an antique funeral coach for sale in West Palm Beach, they decided to make it part of their family. “We’ve built our business helping families preserve their legacies,” said COO, Director and owner John McQueen. “It was important to preserve a piece of our own industry’s legacy.”

Funeral coaches, now called hearses, played an important role in American history. From President Lincoln to Roy Rogers, horse-drawn carriages have been used in funeral processions as a way to express the importance and value of the life being honored.

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The Grief Journey

When a loved one has died, you begin your grief journey. This process is painful, disturbing and sometimes confusing. In order to heal you need to become an active participant in your healing process (your grief journey). Understanding your grief, how and why you are feeling the way you do can encourage you through this journey.

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Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe Year Round

While living in paradise provides a year-round playground, we often spend more time with our pets playing outdoors and traveling during the summer. Here are a few tips to keep your furry friends safe in the car, at the park or on the beach.

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Respectfully Retire Your American Flag

Summer is flag-flying season, so we have compiled a list of things to remember as you proudly fly your flag.

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Honor Our Military


On May 16th, we hosted a barbeque to honor the memory of our veterans, celebrate the service of our retired military, and to thank those on active duty.

The event featured activities for children, a memorial ceremony, and guests had the opportunity to post a card for their loved ones on the Wall of Honor.

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Upcoming Events

October 25
SPCA Petwalk - Sponsored by Pet Passages. Bring a photo of your pet to post to our memory wall. North Shore Park from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Visit SPCA for more information
Nov 13-15
Ribfest – Presented by the Northeast Exchange Club of St. Petersburg. Visit Reflections - The American Funeral Tour, a mobile exhibit dedicated to the American Funeral, mourning customs, funerary art and practices.

 

 

Anderson-McQueen Funeral and Cremation Centers
2201 Dr. Martin Luther King St. N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 822-2059