Obituaries

Ethel Rezendes
B: 1932-07-25
D: 2017-10-10
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Rezendes, Ethel
Gertrude Canfield
B: 1928-10-16
D: 2017-10-09
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Canfield, Gertrude
James Morrison
B: 1940-09-01
D: 2017-10-08
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Morrison, James
Anthony Ciaravino
B: 1922-09-08
D: 2017-10-06
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Ciaravino, Anthony
Roberta Rezendes
B: 1949-10-04
D: 2017-10-04
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Rezendes, Roberta
Arthur Steeves
B: 1932-06-22
D: 2017-10-04
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Steeves, Arthur
William Widdecombe
B: 1949-06-24
D: 2017-10-04
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Widdecombe, William
Edward Mazurek
B: 1938-12-21
D: 2017-10-04
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Mazurek, Edward
Jarrod Criscoe
B: 1983-05-14
D: 2017-10-02
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Criscoe, Jarrod
Shauna Landre
B: 1978-08-08
D: 2017-10-02
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Landre, Shauna
Verona Curtis
B: 1930-08-02
D: 2017-09-29
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Curtis, Verona
Ronald Moore
B: 1953-01-31
D: 2017-09-28
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Moore, Ronald
Elaine Foster
B: 1926-06-10
D: 2017-09-27
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Foster, Elaine
Edith Eutsler
B: 1933-08-16
D: 2017-09-26
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Eutsler, Edith
Mary Matson
B: 1942-08-12
D: 2017-09-26
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Matson, Mary
Clifford Burkett
B: 1928-10-22
D: 2017-09-25
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Burkett, Clifford
Warren Dorr
B: 1932-10-03
D: 2017-09-24
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Dorr, Warren
Robert Scott
B: 1931-12-21
D: 2017-09-22
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Scott, Robert
Mildred Pease
B: 1925-12-02
D: 2017-09-15
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Pease, Mildred
Terrence Economy
B: 1935-01-31
D: 2017-09-14
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Economy, Terrence
Mary Ellen Wilson
B: 1933-08-13
D: 2017-09-14
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Wilson, Mary Ellen

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 207-594-4212 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014