Carmon Community Funeral Homes




Free Estate-Planning Seminars

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
2:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
2:00 p.m. ONLY

Seminars will be held at
The Lodge, a Community Chapel and Gathering Place
130 Deerfield Road, Windsor, CT

Carmon Community Funeral Homes is hosting a free estate-planning seminar and we invite you to attend one of the three sessions. Come and learn about the benefits of advance planning.

  • Nicole Paquette, CFSP, CPC, Funeral Director, will explain the benefits of planning for your funeral or cremation.
  • Attorney Stephen C. Brown and Attorney Kristen S. Barbarotta, partners in the Windsor law firm of Johnson, Dowe, Brown and Barbarotta, LLC will discuss how to protect your future with proper estate planning, wills, and Medicaid issues. Their law firm has served the needs of clients in the areas of estate planning and probate, real estate, and Title XIX planning, among others for almost forty years.

Preregistration is required as seating is limited. Please register before October 23, 2015 by Registering Online by calling us at 888-688-8475. Everyone who attends will receive a free Planning Guide as our gift to you.

You are also cordially invited to arrive ONE HOUR PRIOR to the start of each of the seminars to partake in light refreshments at The Lodge, a Community Chapel and Gathering Place. Thank you for your continued trust and confidence. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Grace Before Dying


The Clare Gallery is honored to present the exhibition, Grace Before Dying. An extraordinary traveling exhibition featuring both Lori Waselchuk's photography and Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola Prison) hospice quilts. Showcasing both creative processes, the exhibition highlights the nationally recognized hospice program, which was started in 1998 by a staff nurse and a team of inmate volunteers. Their efforts were influential in changing the tone of the prison from "dismissive dishonor" to humane dignity and reverence towards terminally ill inmates.

Photography by award-winning artist, Lori Waselchuk and quilts by incarcerated hospice volunteers reveal a culture of caring and compassion. Both mediums convey a level of intimacy that is not usually seen. The works also challenge stereotypes of the incarcerated and help viewers better understand what life is like "on the inside" for terminally ill inmates, as well as those serving long-term and life sentences.

The Clare Gallery is honored to host Grace Before Dying from September 9 - November 1, 2015. The exhibition and its events are being made possible thanks to generous underwriting from Carmon Community Funeral Homes in Greater Hartford. We wish to thank them and encourage everyone to visit our Gallery during this exhibition. The exhibition and an artist's reception will be free and open to the public. Free parking is available directly across from the church in the Saints Lot, and the facility is handicapped accessible. For more information, please visit



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