- About Us
- Bereavement Services
Formerly of 607 S. Harrison Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
Only a few funeral homes offer comprehensive bereavement programs and services. This is one of the many distinctions of John F. Yasik Funereal Services. When a loved one dies and you need help making sense of your grief experience; we are here for you.
We are here to extend a helping hand to you and your family after you have suffered a loss. We are here to help you through your grief experience beyond the day of the funeral. We Are Here For You, now and in the future, should you have need for:
Our Bereavement Programs and Services are coordinated by Ralph P. Plumley, ThM., CT. Ralph is a Certified Thanatologist by The Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). He is also ordained, with a Master of Theology degree in Pastoral Ministries from Dallas Theological Seminary. For more than seven years, Ralph served as a hospital chaplain, assisting grieving families in their time of need. He is the author of several CareNotes, a series of booklets published by Abbey Press.
Ralph is a popular guest speaker with audiences of children and adults on various topics related to loss and grief. He has been invited to speak with churches, nursing homes, and annually at several area schools. As a part of our staff since 1992, Ralph can be reached at Doherty Funeral Homes by calling (302) 999-8277 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Dear Ralph, Thank you for taking the time to come and calm me down to help me realize...that grief can not be rushed and everyone experiences it differently."