Obituaries

Dorothy McKerns
B: 1923-05-03
D: 2017-12-08
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McKerns, Dorothy
Carleton Mitchell
B: 1954-07-09
D: 2017-12-06
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Mitchell, Carleton
Mary Jordan
B: 1934-03-31
D: 2017-11-30
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Jordan, Mary
Margaret Thornbury
B: 1922-11-07
D: 2017-11-28
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Thornbury, Margaret
Florence Meister
B: 1925-05-31
D: 2017-11-27
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Meister, Florence
John Danielson
B: 1923-03-23
D: 2017-11-27
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Danielson, John
Jeannine Sargent
B: 1929-07-19
D: 2017-11-24
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Sargent, Jeannine
Abby Ryan
D: 2017-11-22
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Ryan, Abby
David Graves
B: 1934-07-12
D: 2017-11-22
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Graves, David
Gregory Jordan
B: 1954-11-11
D: 2017-11-21
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Jordan, Gregory
James Card
B: 1971-11-21
D: 2017-11-20
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Card, James
Mollie Frost
B: 1931-07-07
D: 2017-11-20
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Frost, Mollie
Ida Howie
B: 1928-07-11
D: 2017-11-20
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Howie, Ida
Harriet Burnham
B: 1928-10-09
D: 2017-11-13
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Burnham, Harriet
Gertrude Fowler
B: 1925-04-22
D: 2017-11-12
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Fowler, Gertrude
Dorothy Connor
B: 1917-06-13
D: 2017-11-11
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Connor, Dorothy
Pauline Astbury
B: 1928-08-05
D: 2017-11-07
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Astbury, Pauline
David McGraw
B: 1940-06-06
D: 2017-10-30
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McGraw, David
Irving Wilbur
B: 1937-11-15
D: 2017-10-29
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Wilbur, Irving
Lois MacGregor
B: 1920-08-20
D: 2017-10-26
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MacGregor, Lois
Richard Jones
B: 1931-10-03
D: 2017-10-22
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Jones, Richard

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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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