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Kelly’s Story

On Thursday September 20, 2018, Isaiah was texting his mom Kelly about trying to find and open a new bank account that had no fees. As Kelly scrolls through the […]

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Wendy’s Story

Every day, Wendy looked forward to the 9 pm phone call from her son Collin. They would talk about their days and what was going on in their lives. Collin […]

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What’s Happening at BFO-MR?

Pulling together our quarterly update of happenings at Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region is always so much fun. We get to reflect back on the last four months, […]

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Kevin’s Story

On October 6, 2017, Liam reminded his dad that he didn’t have to work in the morning, so he didn’t need his usual 5 a.m. wake-up call. He said goodnight […]

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Barbara’s Story

Empty space, empty place, empty time These are the words that echo in Barbara’s life after her 29-year-old son died of an accidental overdose in 2017.  That year everything changed […]

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What’s happening at BFO-MR?

Where to start?! It has truly been a whirlwind four months at Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region. We started off the New Year with a bang and have […]

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What’s happening at BFO-MR

Nothing creates an opportunity for reflection quite like the start of a brand new year. And what a year 2018 was at Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region. Through […]

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Kathy’s Story

Al and Kathy lived in the same area growing up and their parents knew each other so there was already a connection when they started dating as young adults. Very […]

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Lori’s Story

Lori McDonald wears a necklace with a ring of diamonds. The design of the necklace is known as the Circle of Life and it symbolizes eternal love. So, it’s fitting […]

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Ken’s Story

Flashbacks. Loneliness. Hard times around holidays, especially Christmas. These are the symptoms of grief that Ken Usher knows all too well. In less than two years, he lost a loved […]

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Aria & Paul’s Story

In the photo, the little girl with the halo of curly hair looks intently at the orange butterfly perched on her hand. The photo was taken during Bereaved Families of […]

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Jane’s Story

They say it takes a village to raise a child or build anything worthwhile. But who brings the villagers together? For that, you need a very special person. Someone who […]

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