Obituaries

Anson Taber
B: 1928-04-02
D: 2018-05-16
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Taber, Anson
Donald Pelkey
D: 2018-05-11
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Pelkey , Donald
Margaret Qualey
B: 1919-11-06
D: 2018-05-01
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Qualey , Margaret
Andrew Lane
B: 1973-06-13
D: 2018-04-30
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Lane , Andrew
William Walton
B: 1943-07-01
D: 2018-04-28
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Walton , William
Jason Monarca
B: 1979-03-13
D: 2018-04-25
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Monarca, Jason
Anthony Gillotti
B: 1922-04-19
D: 2018-04-20
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Gillotti, Anthony
June Gantnier
B: 1928-04-25
D: 2018-04-17
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Gantnier , June
Roger Flewelling
B: 1955-01-06
D: 2018-04-17
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Flewelling , Roger
E. Mitchell
B: 1921-05-22
D: 2018-04-17
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Mitchell , E.
Delbert Botting
B: 1931-07-14
D: 2018-04-14
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Botting , Delbert
James Duncklee
B: 1957-11-22
D: 2018-04-14
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Duncklee, James
Leo Marquis
B: 1936-03-26
D: 2018-04-13
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Marquis, Leo
Peter McGary
B: 1964-02-06
D: 2018-04-12
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McGary, Peter
Dana Foster
B: 1943-09-16
D: 2018-04-10
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Foster, Dana
Paul Bailey
B: 1937-05-13
D: 2018-04-10
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Bailey, Paul
John Berry
B: 1944-12-10
D: 2018-04-08
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Berry , John
Arnold Ballard
B: 1950-07-29
D: 2018-04-08
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Ballard , Arnold
Mary McLain
B: 1926-07-19
D: 2018-04-04
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McLain, Mary
Leigh Nason
B: 1959-05-07
D: 2018-04-03
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Nason , Leigh
Lawrence Dube
B: 1930-12-26
D: 2018-03-20
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Dube, Lawrence

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The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

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There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

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We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013

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