Saturday, June 27, 2015

Green burial talk in Heath

Dr. Carol Coan 


Thursday, July 2, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

at Heath Community Hall 

This talk addresses what green burial is, how it differs from conventional burial, and where and how it may be carried out.  Dr. Coan will also talk about the legal situation in Massachusetts, with particular attention to Heath.

Dr. Carol Coan is an anthropologist with a special interest in what we do with our bodies after death. She is a former president of Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Massachusetts, and she regularly teaches classes on end of life planning.  She is a founding member of Green Burial Massachusetts , whose mission is to start Massachusetts’ first conservation cemetery, open to all.

This event is free and open to the public. Heath Community Hall is an accessible building located at the intersection of South Road and West Main Street in Heath, Massachusetts.

Donations to the Friends of the Heath Free Public Library will be accepted at the door.

For more information please email or call the library during library hours at 413-337-4934 ext. 7.

This program is offered by the Heath Free Public Library The Friends of the Heath Free Public Library are sponsoring the event, and assisting with event planning.