Obituaries

Irene Adkins
B: 1933-03-07
D: 2020-03-26
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Adkins, Irene
Joan Starr
B: 1944-02-23
D: 2020-03-25
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Starr, Joan
Ernest Willis
B: 1937-12-17
D: 2020-03-22
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Willis, Ernest
Steven Sisson
B: 1961-08-01
D: 2020-03-22
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Sisson, Steven
Shaun Eshelman
B: 1981-05-15
D: 2020-03-16
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Eshelman, Shaun
Paul Kovach
B: 1941-07-27
D: 2020-03-15
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Kovach, Paul
Rita Zehe
B: 1930-03-19
D: 2020-03-14
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Zehe, Rita
Linda Taraba
B: 1946-10-22
D: 2020-03-13
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Taraba, Linda
Mary Grantham
B: 1952-07-25
D: 2020-03-12
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Grantham, Mary
John Wilson
B: 1928-07-29
D: 2020-03-10
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Wilson, John
Thomas Lauer
B: 1957-02-20
D: 2020-03-09
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Lauer, Thomas
Debra Gandolf
B: 1959-01-29
D: 2020-03-08
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Gandolf, Debra
Bradley Kushlan
B: 1954-06-30
D: 2020-03-08
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Kushlan, Bradley
Kathaleen Young
B: 1947-05-27
D: 2020-03-07
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Young, Kathaleen
Nancy McGuire
B: 1946-11-30
D: 2020-03-07
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McGuire, Nancy
Richard Sherwood
B: 1943-10-08
D: 2020-03-06
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Sherwood, Richard
John Forsberg
B: 1933-11-13
D: 2020-03-05
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Forsberg, John
Beverly Sapatka
B: 1934-12-29
D: 2020-03-05
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Sapatka, Beverly
Maureen Antonick
B: 1942-12-15
D: 2020-03-05
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Antonick, Maureen
Lynda Gurewicz
B: 1956-03-16
D: 2020-03-05
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Gurewicz, Lynda
Mitchell Allen
B: 1958-11-13
D: 2020-03-03
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Allen, Mitchell

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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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