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TCF Chatham, NJ invites our member families 

to join us

on Sunday, December 8, 2024, 

as The Compassionate Friends create a wave of light across the globe 

with our Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony. 

This non-denominational, non-holiday event is fee-free.

We will come together to honor and remember 

our children, grandchildren, brothers, and sisters,

in a tender and heartfelt ceremony.


6:30 pm 

Halldorson Hall 

Presbyterian Church of Chatham  

240 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ.  07928


Everyone is invited to bring:

1. a framed photograph and memorabilia

for the Memory Tables

2. a beverage or a sweet or savory snack. 


We look forward to sharing a meaningful evening with you. 

As part of the event, a slideshow of our children will be presented.  (Details below)



Mandatory RSVP 

by Friday, December 6, 2024, to

Do it now before you forget.


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Please note: If your child was included in last year’s show, 

no need to send photos. However:

 you must email Laura that you plan to come, 


or your child will not be included in this year’s slide show.


1. Create an email to Laura at 

with subject line “TCF Candlelighting 2023”


2. Attach 1-3 digital photograph(s).

Photos may be color or b&w.


3. In the email please include:

    * Your child’s full name as you would like it to appear.

     * Date of birth & date of death: month / day / year.

    (example: Eli Levy Utterback, 12/29/88 – 5/11/11)


4. If you cannot send digital images, 

you may overnight the actual photograph(s)

along with a stamped self-addressed envelope:

     Laura Lou Levy,  75 Beech Terrace, Wayne, NJ 07470


If you prefer to hand-deliver the photographs,

to my home, or to my studio is in East Orange, NJ,

contact me to arrange.    



       Midnight, Sunday, December 1, 2024

    Any questions, please contact Laura:

*If you are not a member and would like to join,

membership is free and open to all bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings.  Contact us.

©TCF Chatham 2024

Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting
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