Obituaries

Verna Bridgen
B: 1942-12-26
D: 2018-07-16
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Bridgen, Verna
Anita Grisonich
B: 1952-09-17
D: 2018-07-14
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Grisonich, Anita
Robert Saunders
B: 1925-07-25
D: 2018-07-14
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Saunders, Robert
Richard Chiarandini
B: 1944-04-26
D: 2018-07-11
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Chiarandini, Richard
Richard Biggley
B: 1939-02-12
D: 2018-07-09
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Biggley, Richard
Helen Koehler
B: 1933-09-02
D: 2018-07-06
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Koehler, Helen
Lucille Bradshaw
D: 2018-07-05
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Bradshaw, Lucille
Richard Maracle
B: 1990-09-03
D: 2018-07-03
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Maracle, Richard
Robert Downey
B: 1967-04-18
D: 2018-07-03
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Downey, Robert
Suzette Mayling
B: 1948-05-29
D: 2018-07-02
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Mayling, Suzette
Manuel Labutong
B: 1942-05-09
D: 2018-07-01
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Labutong, Manuel
Anna Rooks-Crain
B: 1950-11-13
D: 2018-06-29
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Rooks-Crain, Anna
Margrethe Scourse
B: 1932-11-20
D: 2018-06-27
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Scourse, Margrethe
Victor Reed
B: 1931-12-05
D: 2018-06-25
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Reed, Victor
Marilyn Asselstine
B: 1945-02-06
D: 2018-06-24
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Asselstine, Marilyn
Richard MacKinnon
B: 1937-07-31
D: 2018-06-23
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MacKinnon, Richard
Robert Savage
B: 1972-08-22
D: 2018-06-23
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Savage, Robert
Michael Malloy
B: 1955-10-06
D: 2018-06-22
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Malloy, Michael
June Mullen
B: 1955-06-12
D: 2018-06-20
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Mullen, June
Bruno Pepin
B: 1954-04-11
D: 2018-06-16
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Pepin, Bruno
Ralph Porter
B: 1934-06-06
D: 2018-06-15
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Porter, Ralph

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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 celebrations 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 (613) 634-3722 to begin.

Online Sources:

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