Obituaries

Charles Nittinger
D: 2016-09-27
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Nittinger, Charles
John Monahan, Sr.
B: 1923-09-06
D: 2016-09-25
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Monahan, Sr., John
Douglas Noble, II
B: 1977-01-05
D: 2016-09-13
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Noble, II, Douglas
Walter Wiehler
B: 1933-07-31
D: 2016-09-12
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Wiehler, Walter
Ralph Grounds, Sr.
B: 1943-06-14
D: 2016-09-10
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Grounds, Sr., Ralph
Edward Cornelius, Jr.
B: 1944-03-24
D: 2016-09-08
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Cornelius, Jr., Edward
Richard Johnson
B: 1951-07-31
D: 2016-09-04
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Johnson, Richard
Ellen Bigelow
B: 1948-06-09
D: 2016-09-02
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Bigelow, Ellen
Jean Pondillo
B: 1948-11-01
D: 2016-08-31
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Pondillo, Jean
Evelyn Annello
D: 2016-08-29
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Annello, Evelyn
Richard Kelsey
B: 1945-03-13
D: 2016-08-29
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Kelsey, Richard
Harriet LaMountain
B: 1926-08-22
D: 2016-08-27
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LaMountain, Harriet
Ernest Filkins
B: 1928-03-17
D: 2016-08-24
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Filkins, Ernest
Ruth Jackson
B: 1923-07-26
D: 2016-08-18
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Jackson, Ruth
Kyle Scicchitano
B: 2003-02-26
D: 2016-08-15
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Scicchitano, Kyle
Wesley Petrone, Jr.
B: 1973-02-14
D: 2016-08-13
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Petrone, Jr., Wesley
Dorothy DuBois
B: 1937-02-16
D: 2016-08-09
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DuBois, Dorothy
Thomas Kasky
B: 1953-01-08
D: 2016-08-09
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Kasky, Thomas
Bonnie Baglione
B: 1963-12-28
D: 2016-08-01
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Baglione, Bonnie
Elsie Chastenay
B: 1917-05-06
D: 2016-08-01
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Chastenay, Elsie
Winifred Miller
B: 1927-08-01
D: 2016-07-27
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Miller, Winifred

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DISPOSITION OPTIONS WITH CREMATION

With cremation, you actually have more choices for a final resting place than with a typical earth burial.

Interment

With interment, you can choose burial in the family plot, church garden, or other memorial site. You can also choose a columbarium, which is an arrangement of niches, indoor or outdoor, with memorial identity plaques. This is also sometimes referred to as an urn garden.

Graveside Services

You can choose to have memorial prayers and religious rites performed at the graveside with cremation, just as you can with a typical earth burial. You can also choose to have a marker or monument as a permanent testimony to the life and the history of the deceased, and as a place of pilgrimage for loved ones to visit.

With cremation, you also have other options that aren't available with a typical earth burial.

Scattering the Cremated Remains

Options with scattering remains include scattering within a memorial garden or cemetery; with the comfort of identifying marker, plaque, or memorial book entry to memorialize the loved one; or over water or in some other site loved by the deceased.

You can also do partial scattering, in which some of the cremated remains are scattered and the rest are retained in an urn for interment.

Multiple Urns

Cremated remains can also be placed in two or more urns. This offers the comfort of interment near more than one family member when families are divided by great distances.

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