Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital to Host Ceremony of Remembrance

Sayre, Pa. – Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital will host a “Ceremony of Remembrance” on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital’s Sumner Lobby located at One Guthrie Square in Sayre, Pa. The event is free and open to individuals and families who have experienced the loss of a child during pregnancy or shortly after birth. 

The ceremony will include words of inspiration and hope, music, and the lighting of candles. Families are encouraged to attend and, if they wish, to share stories and memories of the child(ren) they have lost. To share a personal story, contact Sue Selker, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Director of Obstetrics, at 570-887-5036.

Refreshments will be served. No RSVP necessary.

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Guthrie Health is a community-based, not-for-profit health care system jointly formed by Guthrie Healthcare System (GHS) and Guthrie Clinic, also not-for-profit health care organizations. GHS provides inpatient, outpatient and home-based services through Corning Hospital, Troy Community Hospital, Robert Packer Hospital, and Guthrie Home Care and Guthrie Hospice. Guthrie Clinic provides primary and specialty physician services at 25 regional clinics. Guthrie Health provides care for 200,000 patients annually within its eleven-county service area across the northern tier of Pennsylvania and the southern tier of New York.