Marguerite O'Connor

Marguerite O'Connor, LFD, M.Ed., is passionate about helping bereaved families and friends celebrate the life of loved ones. Marguerite writes and delivers the eulogy, and coaches family members and friends who wish to speak or pay tribute in some way. Marguerite has earned the respect of colleagues and families served and thus receives referrals to expand the funeral celebrant concept. Having invested years as a Mortuary College Instructor, Marguerite is comfortable and happy when presenting programs and interacting with students. Marguerite has co-authored two books, Griefstruck: When a Death Changes Your Life, and Leading Change and Navigating Success: Bridging the Gap. Reach her through her website, Listen to Marguerite on Open to Hope Radio


Holiday Grief: Personal and Professional Lessons, 10 Dec 2016

Finding Hope Among the Global Losses, 11 Aug 2016

Hope for the Holidays: Grief Guidance, 15 Nov 2015

Inspiring Attitudes and Holiday Help, 03 Nov 2015

Gone Too Soon: A Father’s Day Remembrance, 08 Jun 2015

Love, Loss, Planning and Valentine’s Day, 15 Jan 2015

Holiday Grief and Nutrition, 18 Dec 2014

Maya Angelou’s Death: Navigating the Loss of a Favorite Writer, 29 May 2014