Obituaries

James Cika
B: 1923-06-09
D: 2018-06-19
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Cika, James
Adolf Rein
B: 1940-06-16
D: 2018-06-17
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Rein, Adolf
Margaret Parsons
B: 1925-01-18
D: 2018-06-16
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Parsons, Margaret
Ronald Martin
B: 1947-01-20
D: 2018-06-14
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Martin, Ronald
Esther Miller
B: 1935-05-05
D: 2018-06-12
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Miller, Esther
Dorothy Brooks
B: 1931-06-15
D: 2018-06-11
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Brooks, Dorothy
Helen Bouffard
B: 1918-10-26
D: 2018-06-09
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Bouffard, Helen
Charles Long
B: 1938-06-13
D: 2018-06-09
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Long, Charles
Kimberly Tenkku
B: 1954-04-23
D: 2018-06-07
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Tenkku, Kimberly
Anthony Sbrocco
B: 1923-08-26
D: 2018-06-02
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Sbrocco, Anthony
Barbara Riffle
B: 1940-03-23
D: 2018-05-31
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Riffle, Barbara
Beverly Baker
B: 1935-05-15
D: 2018-05-26
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Baker, Beverly
Lisa Starks
B: 1967-01-08
D: 2018-05-20
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Starks, Lisa
Mary Grace McHugh
B: 1930-09-09
D: 2018-05-19
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McHugh, Mary Grace
Earl Corbin
B: 1932-04-07
D: 2018-05-18
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Corbin, Earl
Albert Clemens
B: 1930-01-29
D: 2018-05-16
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Clemens, Albert
Joanne Randazzo
B: 1949-05-02
D: 2018-05-15
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Randazzo, Joanne
Joanne Citraro
B: 1939-07-06
D: 2018-05-15
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Citraro, Joanne
Mary Huffman
B: 1952-12-21
D: 2018-05-14
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Huffman, Mary
Ronald McLaughlin
B: 1939-10-30
D: 2018-05-13
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McLaughlin, Ronald
Marie Kimpton
B: 1926-05-14
D: 2018-05-12
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Kimpton, Marie

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Celebrations-of-Life

Many families today want a service which celebrates the life of their loved one. We introduce them to the concept of a celebration-of-life, and provide support in designing a celebration-of-life that is as unique as the life of their loved one.  In addition to reviewing the points below; if you'd like to learn more about celebrations-of-life, we invite you to read the section celebrate a life

How to Plan a Celebration-of-Life

When making arrangements for a celebration-of-life, it might help to imagine how they might answer the question, "What would you like us to do in celebration of your life?"

  • Use their favorite music as the background to the event. You could also create a mixed CD of these selections to give guests.
  • Pick a location that had meaning to the deceased. A favorite restaurant, beach, or the 18th hole of a golf course.
  • Incorporate a favorite sports team, author, vacation destination, or television show within the celebration. We've heard of celebrations-of-life where everyone was asked to wear Hawaiian shirts or team jerseys.
  • Ask everyone to share one memory of the deceased. It can be a funny moment, an observation, or a lesson learned.
  • Use photos or home videos in a slideshow or tribute video. You can also showcase photos in the room or venue.
  • If you are serving food, feature the foods or beverages they enjoyed in the menu. Eating and sharing special foods can be very comforting.
  • Display special objects of the deceased. Perhaps it's their collection of china tea cups, hand-tied fishing lures, or model trains.

Celebrations-of-life are intended to lift everyone's spirits by focusing on positive memories. And as we wrote in the above introduction, if you'd like to learn more about celebrations-of-life, we invite you to read the section celebrate a life. There you'll discover how our experience in arranging and hosting celebrations-of-life will guide you in the process. Give us a call at (440) 942-0700.

 

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