Obituaries

Menno Landis
B: 1928-04-22
D: 2018-06-20
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Landis, Menno
Edna Mackey
B: 1922-09-29
D: 2018-06-19
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Mackey, Edna
Mardelle Overcash
B: 1930-03-06
D: 2018-06-19
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Overcash, Mardelle
Barbara Fickes
B: 1958-03-26
D: 2018-06-19
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Fickes, Barbara
Marva Spell
B: 1931-01-13
D: 2018-06-16
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Spell, Marva
John Snyder
B: 1949-02-27
D: 2018-06-13
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Snyder, John
Kyle Simpson
B: 1989-04-27
D: 2018-06-13
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Simpson, Kyle
Patricia Hare
B: 1929-12-04
D: 2018-06-10
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Hare, Patricia
Bess Archibald
B: 1939-10-11
D: 2018-06-09
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Archibald, Bess
Frank (Francesco) Clemente
B: 1975-06-23
D: 2018-06-07
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Clemente, Frank (Francesco)
Betty Boyer
B: 1920-06-02
D: 2018-06-07
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Boyer, Betty
Winifred Agett
B: 1923-09-09
D: 2018-06-03
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Agett, Winifred
Joanne Gilliland
B: 1933-01-23
D: 2018-06-02
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Gilliland, Joanne
Margaret Gilbert
B: 1937-12-12
D: 2018-06-01
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Gilbert, Margaret
Selma Thomson
B: 1917-10-03
D: 2018-05-31
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Thomson, Selma
Eric Payne
B: 1931-05-27
D: 2018-05-30
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Payne, Eric
Joan DeFonzo
B: 1931-04-10
D: 2018-05-27
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DeFonzo, Joan
Arlene Overcash
B: 1923-04-07
D: 2018-05-26
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Overcash, Arlene
Charles Schroeder
B: 1943-06-10
D: 2018-05-25
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Schroeder, Charles
Thelma Nuschke
B: 1928-03-08
D: 2018-05-25
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Nuschke, Thelma
Donald Fogelsanger
B: 1934-01-16
D: 2018-05-24
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Fogelsanger, Donald

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Preparing for the Funeral Service

service planningIf you are attending an upcoming funeral service, it’s important to make sure you are prepared for it. This is especially true if you have an active role during the service such as delivering the eulogy or a reading. Rest assured that your funeral director will do their best to make sure you are prepared for the service and can say a meaningful goodbye to your loved one.

Whether you are an immediate family member, relative, or friend, you must get yourself physically, mentally and emotionally prepared for the service. Depending on your relationship to the deceased, the level of preparation will be different for each individual. In this section of our website you will learn what goes into preparing yourself for a funeral. This includes dressing for the occasion, being too able deal with all the emotions friends and family will be going through, how to reach out to your support network and more.

To help you have a better understanding of funeral preparations and what you can expect, we have compiled several useful resources. The sections below each provide detailed information on different aspects of funeral preparations including service planning and funeral etiquette. It is quite common to have questions about the service and how to best prepare for it. In our frequently asked questions section, you will find answers to many of the questions you most likely have.

Should you have any additional questions or would like to learn more about preparing for a funeral service, please do not hesitate to contact us. One of our funeral directors would be happy to speak with you and answer any questions you still have and provide further guidance to ensure you are prepared for the funeral service.

Writing Down a Life: Crafting the Obituary
An obituary serves as notification that an individual has died and provides service details. But it can be for more than that. Our guidelines will help you in writing a well-crafted obituary.
Writing and Delivering a Eulogy
Writing and delivering a eulogy is a way of paying tribute to a loved one’s memory. But it can be a challenge to write and to deliver. Our tips can help.
Social Expectations: a Primer on Funeral Etiquette
Unless you’ve been to many funerals, we’re sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We’ve got the experience, and can give you the right information.
Frequently-Asked-Questions
Do you have questions? We’ve listed the most common ones we’ve heard here, and provided honest answers to each. If yours isn’t listed here, we invite you to call us.