Obituaries

Cora Cornish
D: 2018-09-14
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Cornish, Cora
Mary Beligotti
B: 1926-12-18
D: 2018-09-11
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Beligotti, Mary
Richard Bradley
B: 1941-10-12
D: 2018-09-04
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Bradley, Richard
Elizabeth H. “Bette” Gibbons
B: 1929-05-04
D: 2018-08-25
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Gibbons, Elizabeth H. “Bette”
Timothy Kamanga
B: 1987-12-18
D: 2018-08-11
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Kamanga, Timothy
Emma Beach
B: 1940-08-12
D: 2018-07-30
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Beach, Emma
Roy J. "Jack" Terry
B: 1934-05-27
D: 2018-07-26
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Terry, Roy J. "Jack"
Lillian Johnson
B: 1930-04-15
D: 2018-06-19
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Johnson, Lillian
Frank Pastore
B: 1935-09-20
D: 2018-06-16
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Pastore, Frank
David Heath
B: 1950-01-19
D: 2018-06-14
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Heath, David
Robert Kunzmann
B: 1940-08-05
D: 2018-06-05
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Kunzmann, Robert
Jay Robert Kelchner
B: 1935-11-21
D: 2018-06-04
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Kelchner, Jay Robert
Michael Chilson
D: 2018-05-28
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Chilson, Michael
Peggy Rogers
B: 1939-02-06
D: 2018-05-23
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Rogers, Peggy
Dano Hutnik
B: 1948-07-05
D: 2018-05-18
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Hutnik, Dano
Virginia Eaton
B: 1923-05-03
D: 2018-05-02
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Eaton, Virginia
James "Hank" Bond
B: 1939-01-20
D: 2018-04-24
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Bond, James "Hank"
Douglas Voorheis
B: 1943-01-28
D: 2018-04-06
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Voorheis, Douglas
Barbara Osborn
B: 1947-07-25
D: 2018-04-06
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Osborn, Barbara
James Munroe
D: 2018-04-04
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Munroe, James
Maxine Allen
B: 1919-07-05
D: 2018-04-03
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Allen, Maxine

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
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