CHH To Hold Service of Remembrance June 15

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) Supportive Care Committee is inviting members of the public to attend its annual Service of Remembrance on Thursday, June 15th at 5 p.m. in the Hospital’s front circle, 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington. The Service is open to everyone and provides an opportunity for grieving loved ones and caregivers to memorialize those who passed away in the past year at CHH.

The event features prayer, reflective readings, music and the recitation of the names of those people who have passed at CHH from March 2016 to March 2017. It will conclude with the gathered family and friends releasing a butterfly in tribute to their loved one, to express by sight what the soul and heart feel.  The butterflies will be distributed at the ceremony.  Light refreshments will be served.

Rev. M. John Arens, Pastoral Care Coordinator and Chair of the Bereavement Committee at CHH, said. “The Service of Remembrance is a wonderful opportunity for family and friends of those who spent their final hours at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital to join our employees in celebration and remembrance of their loved ones’ lives.”

If you plan to attend, please R.S.V.P. with the number of guests at 860-496-6349.

The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, serving a twelve-town primary service area comprised of approximately 100,000 persons. The Hospital also serves as a regional health care resource for the residents of Litchfield County, situated in Northwestern Connecticut. Visit

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