ABOUT THIS SERIES
Along with provoking a pandemic, COVID-19 triggered a grief epidemic. It robbed families of final goodbyes, left loved ones to die with strangers, postponed wakes and funerals. And it overwhelmed Maine’s “Last Responders” — priests, chaplains, funeral directors and hospice workers — who had to work around restrictions aimed at diminishing virus infections. Go on an emotional journey into the lives of families who lost loved ones and the Last Responders forced to find new ways to console and comfort.
The coronavirus pandemic’s last responders – Maine’s priests, chaplains, funeral directors and hospice workers − say the highly infectious virus has upended how they do their jobs.
Together, to the compassionate end
A valiant father, husband and cancer fighter loses the battle to COVID-19
Zooming a final goodbye
Saying goodbye to Dad
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