Obituaries

John Goddard
B: 1929-03-08
D: 2017-02-22
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Goddard, John
Judy Hamilton
B: 1940-12-31
D: 2017-02-20
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Hamilton, Judy
Claire Dreyer
B: 1919-12-02
D: 2017-02-19
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Dreyer, Claire
Carolina Muhlmeister
B: 1929-05-05
D: 2017-02-19
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Muhlmeister, Carolina
Kimberly Daugherty
B: 1971-08-20
D: 2017-02-19
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Daugherty, Kimberly
Jimmy Lee
B: 1983-08-11
D: 2017-02-18
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Lee, Jimmy
Stephen Poulin
B: 1960-06-20
D: 2017-02-18
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Poulin, Stephen
Richard Holcombe
D: 2017-02-16
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Holcombe, Richard
Dwayne Carpenter
B: 1958-08-08
D: 2017-02-16
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Carpenter, Dwayne
Theresa Nudo
D: 2017-02-16
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Nudo, Theresa
Marilyn Lowe
B: 1945-08-13
D: 2017-02-15
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Lowe, Marilyn
Joseph Arthur
B: 1948-10-15
D: 2017-02-15
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Arthur, Joseph
Geraldine Burleson
B: 1926-10-22
D: 2017-02-15
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Burleson, Geraldine
Dorothy Kramer
B: 1932-06-07
D: 2017-02-14
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Kramer, Dorothy
John Kramer
B: 1960-10-13
D: 2017-02-14
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Kramer, John
Melencio Morales
B: 1924-12-04
D: 2017-02-12
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Morales, Melencio
Ralph Daymude
B: 1934-08-16
D: 2017-02-08
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Daymude, Ralph
Janet Covington
B: 1954-08-17
D: 2017-02-08
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Covington, Janet
Frank Krtanjek, Jr
B: 1939-05-30
D: 2017-02-08
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Krtanjek, Jr, Frank
Virginia Kelly
B: 1926-01-10
D: 2017-02-08
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Kelly, Virginia
Martha Caparell
B: 1929-03-20
D: 2017-02-07
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Caparell, Martha

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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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