Join us March 5 to talk about death

Posted on February 25th, 2020 by under Uncategorized
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We are honored to participate Detroit Death Talk, a series of on-going discussions about death and dying. Our co-owner, Mike Lope, will speak at the first event in the series at our facility in Royal Oak on March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This first Detroit Death Talk event will focus on the practical and personal details in preparing for death, how to discuss death with your loved ones, and the importance of personal legacy. Other speakers include Detroit Death Talk founder Petra Lina Orloff, who is also president and CEO of Beloved and John Fusik, senior gerontologist at Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices, PLLC.

You can RSVP online for the Detroit Death Talk in Royal Oak or by calling 248-541-7000. Reservations are not required, but they are appreciated. We are located at 705 W. 11 Mile Rd. in Royal Oak.

These discussions have a big goal: inspiring the launch of a new era in which speaking about death will be natural, comfortable and even enjoyable. Wm. Sullivan and Son Funeral Directors is breaking into new territory by hosting open, sincere, honest conversations about the end of life process, encouraging public discussion, and creating a natural, relaxed environment.

Michael Lope

Co-Owner, Funeral Director Michael J. Lope is a licensed funeral director and co-owner of the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home. Mike attended American Academy McAllister Institute for mortuary school in New York City. Mike was licensed in 2006 and began working with his family at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home. He currently works at both family funeral homes in Utica and Royal Oak. In his time off Michael enjoys golfing, skiing, hiking and camping. He is a parishioner at Holy Name Catholic Church with his wife Christine and his two children Andrew and Ashlyn. He and his family are committed to maintaining a family owned and operated funeral home that is a progressive and innovative leader in burial and cremation services.

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