When a Loved One Dies: Preparing a Dignified & Meaningful Goodbye. Copyright 2011 by Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems without prior written permission by the publisher. Inquiries should be addressed to Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan at Katherine_Mariaca@gmail.com.
Cover design by Katherine Mariaca-Sullivan
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This book is dedicated to my father, Peter Edward Mariaca,
who gave us laughter,
and to my niece, Jahmila Kyla Bertie-Mariaca,
who spread joy upon the world.