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Being Dead Is No Excuse

By Martha Fontaine LaValla
By Martha Fontaine LaValla

This is one of my favorite book titles. It has many extension possibilities. One my father might have liked is "Being Dead Is No Excuse for Not Planning One's Own Funeral." When we went through his neatly entitled "Death" folder, it was no surprise to find his obituary as well as a personalized, pre-printed bulletin for the Requiem Eucharist he wanted, complete with chosen psalms and favorite hymns.

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