http://gayandciha.com It’s not about selling, a casket, or an urn. It's about the life that you wish to remember. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:01:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Funeral pre-planning? http://gayandciha.com/help-with-funeral-preplanning/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=help-with-funeral-preplanning http://gayandciha.com/help-with-funeral-preplanning/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:56:01 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5763 Question:  I’m confused. Do you help families with pre-planning? Answer:  Yes, we do. In fact one of our funeral directors will sit down with families when they want to talk about their wishes, explaining the many options and facts about funeral services for the future. Please feel free to call 319-338-1132 or stop in to […]

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Catholic church forbids cremation? http://gayandciha.com/catholic-church-forbid-cremation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=catholic-church-forbid-cremation http://gayandciha.com/catholic-church-forbid-cremation/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:23:21 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5766 Question:  Does the Catholic Church forbid cremation at the time of a death? Answer: No it does not. In years past, as it was throughout this country, the practice of cremation was not generally regarded as a choice at the time of a death. In our society today this has changed, along with the many […]

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March of Dimes Walk 2014 – Iowa City http://gayandciha.com/march-dimes-walk-2014-iowa-city/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=march-dimes-walk-2014-iowa-city http://gayandciha.com/march-dimes-walk-2014-iowa-city/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:38:19 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5729 March to Help Babies Walk – April 12, 2014 Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Start time: 9:00 AM Registration time: 8:00 AM Brown Deer Golf & Country Club 1900 Country Club Drive Coralville, IA 52241 (319) 247-5643 IA347@marchofdimes.com Why we walk When you walk in March for Babies, you give hope to nearly half a million babies born […]

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NAMI Walks – Iowa City 2014 http://gayandciha.com/nami-walks-iowa-city-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nami-walks-iowa-city-2014 http://gayandciha.com/nami-walks-iowa-city-2014/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 02:28:19 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5723 Welcome to 2014 NAMI Walk Johnson County Get involved with helping us meet our goals for next year–raising awareness, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and raising money for all our programs and projects. Either sign up now to walk on someone’s team or organize your own WALK team! Location: Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, 4213 SE Sand […]

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Iowa City Hospice 2014 Walk for Dignity http://gayandciha.com/iowa-city-hospice-2014-walk-dignity/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=iowa-city-hospice-2014-walk-dignity http://gayandciha.com/iowa-city-hospice-2014-walk-dignity/#comments Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:42:46 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5717   Paying Tribute. The Iowa City Hospice Walk for Dignity 2014. All are invited to join us at our 15th Annual Walk for Dignity and the special debut of the Tribute Walls, recognizing our most generous donors for the past 30 years. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm Willow Creek Park in Iowa City Donation […]

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What can we do with old glasses? http://gayandciha.com/can-old-glasses/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=can-old-glasses http://gayandciha.com/can-old-glasses/#comments Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:26:54 +0000 http://www.gayandciha.com/?p=5368 Question: After my mother died, we had all her pairs of old glasses she had worn throughout her lifetime. What can we do with them now? Answer: Many families allow us to donate these glasses to the Iowa Lions Eye Bank, who in turn give them to those in need of glasses in our country […]

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Festival of Carols 2013 at the Englert Theatre http://gayandciha.com/festival-carols-2013-englert-theatre/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=festival-carols-2013-englert-theatre http://gayandciha.com/festival-carols-2013-englert-theatre/#comments Sat, 07 Dec 2013 04:20:25 +0000 http://www.gayandciha.com/?p=5344 Please join us for the Festival of Carols on Wed, Dec. 11, 2013 – 7PM at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City. Tickets are FREE and open to the public – NO TICKETS REQUIRED. This FREE family event returns for another year! Get into the holiday spirit with this festive cornucopia of carols, cocoa, and […]

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Reviews http://gayandciha.com//reviews/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=reviews http://gayandciha.com//reviews/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 05:38:58 +0000 http://gayandciha.com//?p=2295 Gay and Ciha Funeral home takes you into their home. With passion and patience every aspect of arranging, preparing is all taken care of by them. When you walk in the door you are greeted with a sincere kindness. Life can go by so fast sometimes. It is such a blessing to have them be a part of […]

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2013 Angel of Hope Candlelight Vigil – Iowa City http://gayandciha.com/2013-angel-hope-candlelight-vigil-iowa-city/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2013-angel-hope-candlelight-vigil-iowa-city http://gayandciha.com/2013-angel-hope-candlelight-vigil-iowa-city/#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:14:11 +0000 http://www.gayandciha.com/?p=5341 Please join us for the 8th Annual Angel of Hope Candlelight Vigil. For all who are grieving the loss of a child. Friday, December 6, 2013, 7 pm. in Iowa City’s Lower City Park, Shelter #8/Warming House. This indoor location is across the parking lot from the Angel of Hope Statue. Questions – call: 319-936-0745. […]

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The Impact of Grief During the Holiday Season http://tributes.enterthemeeting.com/m/FTHQCXGR?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=5299 http://tributes.enterthemeeting.com/m/FTHQCXGR#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:14:08 +0000 http://www.gayandciha.com/?p=5299 Most of us don’t know what to say or not say when the emotions connected to a death or a divorce emerge, as they often do with the stimulus of family-based events in the Holiday Season. This webinar will be valuable for those of you who will be at holiday gatherings with grieving people, and want […]

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