Obituaries

Thomas Sanford
B: 1944-02-17
D: 2015-07-26
View Details
Sanford, Thomas
D. Barthel
B: 1961-02-20
D: 2015-07-24
View Details
Barthel, D.
Catherine Fitzpatrick
B: 1922-11-15
D: 2015-07-24
View Details
Fitzpatrick, Catherine
William McLaughlin
B: 1930-02-11
D: 2015-07-20
View Details
McLaughlin, William
Thomas Mahar
B: 1933-06-08
D: 2015-07-17
View Details
Mahar, Thomas
Sandro Marcoccia
B: 1967-07-10
D: 2015-07-14
View Details
Marcoccia, Sandro
Michael Lounsbery, Sr.
B: 1940-09-05
D: 2015-07-12
View Details
Lounsbery, Sr., Michael
James Eustace
B: 1931-04-20
D: 2015-07-11
View Details
Eustace, James
Rita Sanford
B: 1921-02-09
D: 2015-07-10
View Details
Sanford, Rita
Nancy Cannon
B: 1932-07-27
D: 2015-07-03
View Details
Cannon, Nancy
Frederick Zenzen, Jr.
B: 1924-11-14
D: 2015-07-02
View Details
Zenzen, Jr., Frederick
Victor Cipollari
B: 1940-09-17
D: 2015-07-02
View Details
Cipollari, Victor
Ann Mahar
B: 1928-05-14
D: 2015-06-27
View Details
Mahar, Ann
Linda Brown
B: 1947-04-16
D: 2015-06-26
View Details
Brown, Linda
Mary Dwyer
B: 1931-05-17
D: 2015-06-22
View Details
Dwyer, Mary
Marion Lentlie
B: 1925-11-26
D: 2015-06-20
View Details
Lentlie, Marion
Charles Houle
B: 1952-04-25
D: 2015-06-12
View Details
Houle, Charles
Sister Anne Lawlor, RSM
D: 2015-06-11
View Details
Lawlor, RSM, Sister Anne
Sr. Arlene Boyd, RSM
D: 2015-06-09
View Details
Boyd, RSM, Sr. Arlene
Burton Rounds
B: 1936-02-05
D: 2015-06-09
View Details
Rounds, Burton
William Powers, Sr.
B: 1928-01-19
D: 2015-05-31
View Details
Powers, Sr., William

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1700 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Phone: 518-286-3400
Fax: 518-283-7897

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

The Remembrance Process

Capture the importance of the human need to be remembered. Learn more here.

Faithful Forever Pets

View our large selection of Pet Memorial products from Faithful Forever Pets. We carry Urns, Jewelry and Keepsakes for your beloved Pets
How do I know...

HOW WILL I KNOW DEATH OCCURRED

Even though death is expected, you may not be prepared for the actual moment it occurs. At the time of death:

  • There will be no response
  • There will be no breathing
  • There will be no pulse
  • Eyes will be fixed in one direction
  • Eyelids may be opened or closed
  • There may be loss of control of the bladder or bowel

The procedures followed prior to and after death by nurses, physicians and funeral directors will be different from county to county, province to province and state to state. If your loved one is living with a terminal disease you should ask your physician and funeral director what the procedures are in your area.

Remember: This is an expected death and no further medical intervention is required.

Do not call 911, the police of the fire department.


AFTER DEATH HAS OCCURRED

If you have health care professionals involved in the care of the dying person they should be notified of the death. They are available to provide you with emotional support and assistance regarding phone calls to the physician and the funeral home.

A physician must be called by the nurse or the family so that the death can be certified.

At the same time, it is necessary to call the funeral home to inform them that your loved one has died.

You may spend as much time as needed with the deceased person. Do not be afraid to touch, hug or kiss the person. Some people may wish to lie down beside him/her.

A health care provider may also help with the safe, responsible way of storing and disposing of medication and equipment, but it is the family's responsibility to do so.

You may have dealt with many intense emotions and challenges in your journey through the loss of your loved one.

It is important to realize that grief is a highly personal response to life losses. Grief may last longer than society recognizes, so be patient with yourself and allow for the expression of feelings that you are feeling.


1700 Washington Avenue | Rensselaer, NY 12144 | Phone: 518-286-3400 | Fax: 518-283-7897 | Email: lyonsfuneralhome@aol.com