Guest performers join Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for 42nd season

Professionals who work at funeral homes make it their mission to help guide families through painful and high-stress situations. 

According to two local funeral directors, the coronavirus epidemic has amplified the need for sensitivity, and one said the virus has strained resources.

At Leak and Sons Funeral Homes, vice president Spencer Leak noticed an increase in business late in 2019. He thought perhaps the 86-year-old company was succeeding in its marketing campaigns. 

“We were busier than normal and I didn’t think anything of it,” Leak said. “Now . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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