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Welch Funeral Home 
1032 4th Ave 
Ford City, Pennsylvania 16226
Tel: (724) 763-9041

Grieving A Loss

Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead,

and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.


Welcome To The Grief Support Web Portal-


There are seven books available for you and your family to easily access 24 hours a day 7 days a week. There are four books in The Family Care Series plus the Holiday Book, the Pet Loss Book and a Planning Guide. It is not uncommon for family members who have lost a loved one to need additional support in dealing with their grief. You are welcome and encouraged to share these books with anyone you feel may benefit from them.


Access to all seven books are provided at no cost to you. When you click a book, you can view, read, print or download the book. You are welcome to share the pdf's through email and they will be viewable on all digital platforms. You have the option of saving, printing, and sharing all of the books. Begin by clicking any book below to view.













Open to Hope Foundation® is a non-profit foundation with a mission of helping people find hope after loss. We invite you to read, listen and share your stories of hope and compassion.

You will have unlimited access to a wealth of grief support resources including, grief support web sites, online and community based support groups, grief chats, video blogs, books and so much more.  

The links provided will go to the individual websites that are managed and maintained independently of Mourning Discoveries and Open To Hope. Although we include access to all of the resources, free of charge, there may be opportunities to purchase products and services from the individual websites.  

Listing of a resource does not imply an endorsement

by Open to Hope or Mourning Discoveries;

we are only providing useful information sources for the bereaved

The Family Care Series

5 Book Set

Free to Read or Download


Free Access to Grief Support Resource Provided by

Open To Hope


The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Family

Completing a Planning Guide can help support your loved ones at a time when they need it most. Knowing and following your wishes can alleviate the decision-making stress, and allow your survivors to focus on their emotional needs and on other family matters that may arise during difficult times.

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Disclaimer: The books available on this website are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of physicians. The reader should regularly consult a physician in matters relating to his/her health and particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention.

Welch Funeral Home 
1032 4th Ave 
Ford City, Pennsylvania 16226
Tel: (724) 763-9041

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