Obituaries

Arlene Marconi
B: 1948-07-29
D: 2019-02-14
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Marconi, Arlene
Dorothy Dohler
B: 1930-04-22
D: 2019-02-12
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Dohler, Dorothy
Elda Polanowski
B: 1932-01-31
D: 2019-02-11
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Polanowski, Elda
Deirdre Maglosky
B: 1946-06-10
D: 2019-02-07
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Maglosky, Deirdre
Ronald Roche
B: 1945-03-13
D: 2019-02-07
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Roche, Ronald
Eugene Wicklin
B: 1928-08-10
D: 2019-02-05
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Wicklin, Eugene
E. Clark
B: 1922-08-16
D: 2019-02-03
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Clark, E.
Charlotte Vogel
B: 1926-05-17
D: 2019-01-25
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Vogel, Charlotte
Leonard Uzarowski
B: 1942-08-29
D: 2019-01-23
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Uzarowski, Leonard
Edmund Gettier
B: 1926-09-17
D: 2019-01-17
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Gettier, Edmund
Lorraine Henkel
B: 1922-05-22
D: 2019-01-17
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Henkel, Lorraine
Joe Holman
B: 1934-01-29
D: 2019-01-12
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Holman, Joe
Jean Cullison
B: 1925-03-03
D: 2019-01-05
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Cullison, Jean
Valerie Smith
B: 1967-09-20
D: 2019-01-05
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Smith, Valerie
Robert Reinhardt
B: 1939-04-16
D: 2019-01-04
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Reinhardt, Robert
Patrick Dietz
B: 1986-06-22
D: 2018-12-29
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Dietz, Patrick
John Comes
B: 1924-06-24
D: 2018-12-27
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Comes, John
Barbara Heil
B: 1926-08-24
D: 2018-12-27
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Heil, Barbara
William Thater
B: 1920-06-03
D: 2018-12-26
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Thater, William
James Wilmer
B: 1940-05-17
D: 2018-12-24
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Wilmer, James
Lillian Biscotti
B: 1925-06-25
D: 2018-12-22
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Biscotti, Lillian

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Celebration of Life Information

In recent years, families have begun to turn away from traditional burial services and instead hold alternative services. A celebration of life service is an emerging service that more and more families are now choosing, to honor their loved one and say goodbye. With less people having strong religious ties or beliefs, a celebration of life allows the deceased’s family to include more joyous and personalized elements in the service. Much like a funeral service, this type of a service is used to honor the deceased and allow friends and loved ones to say goodbye.
 

What Is A Celebration of Life?

A celebration of life service celebrates the accomplishments and positive memories of the deceased. Guests are invited to celebrate a life well lived and share stories and positive experiences they have shared with the deceased. Freedom to be creative is one of the biggest factors that have helped the popularity of celebrations of life grow recently. Things like choice of music, decorations and more are all ways that families are able to celebrate their loved one’s personality, values and passions.
 
Not only does a celebration of life provide your family with the opportunity to be more creative than a traditional funeral, it also allows you more time to plan the event. With most funerals, there is a small window of time to care for the remains and gathers guests to say goodbye. A celebration of life eliminates the stress of rushing to plan an event as they can be held days, weeks or even months after the remains have been cared for. This means you can take your time to make sure your family celebrates the life of your loved one and gives them the goodbye they deserve.

Celebration Of Life Ideas

Just as each person is unique, each celebration of life service is personal and unique as well. As you explore ideas for a service, consider what the deceased would enjoy, but also what the attendees will enjoy and what will meet their emotional and spiritual needs.
 
We have provided a few ideas, but this list is by no means completed. Use these ideas as a starting point to plan the perfect service to suit your unique needs.
 
celebration of life ideas Ask attendees to bring along a story or memory of your loved one to share. Guests comfort levels will vary – you may want to provide time for those who would like to publicly share their memory, but also note cards for those who prefer to write down their memory to privately be shared with the family.
Enjoy songs, bands or the genre of music that were favorites. Music is an integral part of life for many people, and a celebration of life service is the perfect event in which to showcase the meaningful music of your loved one's life. what is a celebration of life
celebration of life service A balloon release is often a feature of a celebration of life ceremony, and a beautiful gesture. But don’t be afraid to think outside the box to find something to suit your loved one’s personality.