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Dignity, Security, and Peace at Life's End


The Honor My Wishes (HMW) guidebook is written with Washington State law in mind, and is not intended to substitute for professional medical, legal or financial advice. The HMW guidebook suggests recording information regarding personal identity. It is important that you store this guidebook in an accessible, but secure location.


My husband died suddenly in 2001. Fortunately I knew bill-paying and where all of our paperwork was kept. We had also prepared wills and a community property agreement. The prepared paperwork was very effective. But as I was grieving, I realized that I had to prepare new documents. And since we’d had no children, I needed to find someone trustworthy to take care of my affairs. About that time I began working with Honor My Wishes. We were preparing a Guidebook with three sections – Dignity (making sure official documents are in place), Security (having all the financial paperwork in order) and

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Mary O’Connor