Obituaries

Božo Marnika
B: 1949-12-31
D: 2018-07-15
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Marnika, Božo
Indira Persaud
B: 1968-04-22
D: 2018-07-12
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Persaud, Indira
George Dispaltro
B: 1920-01-05
D: 2018-07-11
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Dispaltro, George
Angelo Dans
B: 1930-09-20
D: 2018-07-10
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Dans, Angelo
Alphonse Cuccurullo
B: 1953-06-26
D: 2018-07-08
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Cuccurullo, Alphonse
Devadas Harichand
B: 1962-06-09
D: 2018-07-07
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Harichand, Devadas
Mary Jane Falk
B: 1957-10-12
D: 2018-07-04
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Falk, Mary Jane
John O'Rourke
B: 1944-11-19
D: 2018-07-03
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O'Rourke, John
Virginia Romero
B: 1928-06-01
D: 2018-07-01
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Romero, Virginia
Malachy Wade
B: 1921-08-25
D: 2018-06-30
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Wade, Malachy
Barry Carr
B: 1957-04-03
D: 2018-06-28
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Carr, Barry
Ghassu Pounen
B: 1922-10-01
D: 2018-06-24
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Pounen, Ghassu
Patricia Masino
B: 1955-12-18
D: 2018-06-23
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Masino, Patricia
Mary Creamer
B: 1928-08-02
D: 2018-06-21
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Creamer, Mary
Muriel Argus
B: 1921-11-25
D: 2018-06-19
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Argus, Muriel
Eugene Dima
B: 1930-06-28
D: 2018-06-19
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Dima, Eugene
Leo Fedorowich
B: 1921-06-06
D: 2018-06-18
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Fedorowich, Leo
John Calabro
B: 1926-01-24
D: 2018-06-14
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Calabro, John
Crishwantie Fanfair
B: 1953-03-20
D: 2018-06-12
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Fanfair, Crishwantie
Matthew Edele
B: 1983-10-05
D: 2018-06-10
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Edele, Matthew
Nalini Balkishun
B: 1961-10-10
D: 2018-06-07
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Balkishun, Nalini

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 718-441-3300 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014

 

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