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Holiday Memorial Doves

All of us at Family Hospice wish you and your loved ones a season of peace and love.  Please consider joining us in a long-standing tradition of remembering them through our dove ornament program.  Proceeds from the holiday dove program benefit patient services, fund programs, and educate the community about the advantages of hospice care. If you wish to receive a donation acknowledgement letter for tax purposes, please email Helen Stickney at stickneyhe@upmc.edu

To order online, click hereTo print and mail an order form, click here.


Holiday Dove Trees
Have your loved one’s name inscribed and hung on a white dove ornament                                                              

displayed on a tree of your choice. For community locations, see the attached order form.                                     

Trees will be on display mid-November - end of December (dates vary based on mall lease terms). 

$35 each or 3 for $100.





NEW! Remembrance Dove
Select your loved one’s favorite clothing item and we will lovingly create a 5” x 5” stuffed dove ornament for you to cherish forever. Ideal fabrics include: Fleece, flannel, cotton, or denim.  Please allow 2 weeks for production. Orders should be placed by December 10 for December 25 delivery.  Please send clothing with your order.  Minimum of 15" square.

$35 each or 3 for $100.


Silver Metal Dove
Have your loved one’s name engraved on a 3.5” x 4” silver dove ornament from Wendell August Forge.  This will be shipped directly to your home for display or to be given as a gift.  Please allow 3 weeks for production. 

$150 each.


Thank you to our Holiday Dove Program Sponsor:



Thank you to our tree sponsors:









How to Start the Discussion About End-of-Life Care 

Just Talk About It: view these :60-second videos, which serve as perfect conversation starters on various end-of-life care topics.




Family Hospice provides speakers to clubs, organizations, faith groups, senior communities, health professionals, and students, at no cost.  This program is made possible through a generous grant from the McElhattan Foundation.  Click here for a brochure. 

To schedule a speaker or for more information, please call Chrissy Meduho at 412-398-1395. 

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • "Conversation Ready": How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider About Complex Medical Issues
  • Financial Planning
  • Aging In Place
  • Ethics, Medical Marijuana and Serious Illness
  • Living And Aging Well
  • Fact or Fiction: Dispelling the Myths of Hospice
  • "Ask The Expert" Panel