Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

Current Obituaries

Ersel Bogan, Sr

Ersel “Papa” Bogan, Sr., age 89, transitioned to his...

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Lubertha Nelson Craig

Lubertha Nelson Craig of New Orleans, LA passed away...

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Tyris Dontrell James

Tyris Dontrell James the beloved son of Michelle James...

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Welcome

The staff of Blessing Funeral Home takes this concept seriously – a funeral is a time to honor the life of the deceased and celebrate the heritage of their family. We strive to make each funeral a respectful, fulfilling experience that meets the unique needs of each family.

Family owned and operated by Barbara Rausch and Bill Gross, our three locations in Owings, Port Republic and Lusby enable Rausch Funeral Home to provide comfort to families in a facility convenient to their home.

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Our Services

What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose.
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Helen Keller

HELPING WITH GRIEF

Grief & Healing

Coping with Grief & Loss

Coping with Grief & Loss

Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. Often, the pain of loss can feel overwhelming. You may experience all kinds of difficult and unexpected emotions, from shock or anger to disbelief, guilt, and profound sadness. The pain of grief can also disrupt your physical health, making

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Love and Grief

Love and Grief

People we love greatly impact our lives because we include them in so much of what we do, and what we think and feel. We develop expectations of ourselves as well as our loved ones and the world that are shaped by our relationships. Their death creates a painful discrepancy between these expectations and what

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Why Should I Plan Ahead

Why Should I Plan Ahead

Funeral directors across the country have seen bereaved children struggling with critical decisions when they are ill-equipped to do so. Burial or cremation? Service in your hometown or where you raised your family? A final resting place next to your first husband or second—or neither?  Unless you’ve talked about your wishes, your loved ones are making their

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