Soul Sitter (sohl-sit-er) noun
1. A caring individual who is present to provide comfort or service to a person who is passing from this life.
2. A member of a caring team; family, clergy, medical professionals and others who console a person facing imminent death.
3. Anyone who comforts and offers support to another facing an end of life event: death, divorce, lost job, tragedy, acts of God or any other event that dramatically affects the flow of that person’s day to day life.