WESLACO The Aurora House, a home for the terminally ill, is having its third annual Celebration of Life Service in memory of the residents who have passed away since June of 2010. The service is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

The annual service will be held outside on the grounds of the home next to the beautiful garden and under the pergola so guests can further enjoy the beauty of event.

Aurora House Board president Patty Dittburner has been involved with the home for several years and is pleased to provide this event to the families of those who have passed away in the home. "Many of our board members and volunteers have been getting the gardens ready for the event and it is

looking beautiful," she said. In the yard, visitors will find many tranquil areas to pray, meditate and enjoy. Dittburner adds, "the brick pavers are such a beautiful addition and we have seen quite a bit of interest in folks wanting to buy one in memory of their loved ones. I get such a feeling of peace inside when I am there."

The Celebration of Life - this year called a Legacy of Love -- will begin with an invocation by Dr. Steven K. Parker with music by Nina Torkelson M.D. Kathy Scheuerman, the Director of the Aurora House, said the program this year is going to be a beautiful tribute to the residents who have gone but are not forgotten. "Our theme is Legacy of Love, knowing that our loved ones have left us but are certainly not forgotten," Scheuerman said. Aurora House is not affiliated with or related to any hospital, hospice care service, or religious organization. Aurora House does not receive money from Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance or any other governmental resources.

Instead, it relies on the support of its residents and their families, the community and charitable organizations for economic support.

For more information about the Aurora House call 956-973-9690.