Obituaries

Richard Stoddard
B: 1934-11-23
D: 2023-02-06
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Stoddard, Richard
Dorothea Murray
B: 1938-01-31
D: 2023-01-31
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Murray, Dorothea
Lucille Van Deventer
B: 1942-04-17
D: 2023-01-29
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Van Deventer, Lucille
Charles Tourtillotte
D: 2023-01-28
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Tourtillotte, Charles
John Gentile
D: 2023-01-24
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Gentile, John
Francis Kelly
D: 2023-01-22
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Kelly, Francis
Lois Sheridan
B: 1930-11-28
D: 2023-01-20
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Sheridan, Lois
John Champa
B: 1933-04-19
D: 2023-01-20
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Champa, John
Andrew Plona
B: 1971-03-09
D: 2023-01-20
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Plona, Andrew
Donald Bilodeau
B: 1940-05-02
D: 2023-01-20
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Bilodeau, Donald
Margaret Colavecchio
B: 1938-10-30
D: 2023-01-17
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Colavecchio, Margaret
Phillip MacDonald
D: 2023-01-15
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MacDonald, Phillip
Maureen LeClaire
D: 2023-01-14
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LeClaire, Maureen
James McGough
B: 1936-12-08
D: 2023-01-13
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McGough, James
Lorraine Driscoll
B: 1934-08-16
D: 2023-01-12
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Driscoll, Lorraine
Joan Gufert
B: 1932-06-18
D: 2023-01-10
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Gufert, Joan
Deanna Vernesoni
B: 1943-01-11
D: 2023-01-10
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Vernesoni, Deanna
Davin "Dave" Kiesewetter
B: 1975-06-24
D: 2023-01-08
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Kiesewetter, Davin "Dave"
Jean Knofler
B: 1934-09-28
D: 2023-01-08
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Knofler, Jean
Robert Thompson
D: 2023-01-07
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Thompson, Robert
Earl Lachance
B: 1936-11-20
D: 2023-01-05
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Lachance, Earl

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  • Entombed in a crypt within a mausoleum
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  • Religious or geographical preferences
  • An aversion to the cremation practice of using flame to reduce the remains to ash
  • You wish to erect a monument in honor of your loved one
  • You wish to have a natural location where you can visit, graced with trees and open spaces

    
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If you think that burial is the right choice for your family, there are some important decisions you must make. For example:

  • Do you wish the body to be embalmed?
  • What kind of casket and burial vault would you prefer?
  • Which cemetery would you select, and do they have space available?
  • What type of monument, headstone or grave marker would you like?
  • What words would you like to put on the headstone, marker, or monument?

Remember that each of these decisions involve related costs which may impact your final decision. These include:

  • Selection of the casket and protective burial vault required by the cemetery
  • The purchase of a cemetery plot, if your family doesn’t already have the rights to one.
  • The headstone or grave marker, and any placement fees charged by the cemetery.

You should also know that each cemetery is governed by their own board of directors therefore prices and guidelines differ from one cemetery to the next.

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