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Norman Nissen
B: 1958-10-07
D: 2016-06-15
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Nissen, Norman
Georgette Tompkins
B: 1927-01-16
D: 2016-06-14
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Tompkins, Georgette
Richard Kappes, Sr.
B: 1935-07-18
D: 2016-06-13
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Kappes, Sr., Richard
William Ewens
B: 1949-06-20
D: 2016-06-10
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Ewens, William
Marcia Tracey
B: 1957-07-14
D: 2016-06-06
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Tracey, Marcia
William Rehmer
B: 1928-02-29
D: 2016-06-06
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Rehmer, William
Edward Howe
B: 1929-08-05
D: 2016-06-02
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Howe, Edward
Roy Youmans
B: 1943-11-15
D: 2016-05-30
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Youmans, Roy
Meh Reh
B: 1972-01-01
D: 2016-05-28
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Reh, Meh
James "Jim" Cook
B: 1934-11-01
D: 2016-05-27
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Cook, James "Jim"
Franklinette Motler
B: 1938-08-05
D: 2016-05-23
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Motler, Franklinette
Elizabeth "Betty" Barrett
B: 1923-11-12
D: 2016-05-23
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Barrett, Elizabeth "Betty"
Ronald Price
B: 1944-07-14
D: 2016-05-21
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Price, Ronald
Della Springsteen
D: 2016-05-19
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Springsteen, Della
Carolina Tobia
B: 1936-04-15
D: 2016-05-18
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Tobia, Carolina
Thomas Bridges, Sr.
B: 1939-11-03
D: 2016-05-16
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Bridges, Sr., Thomas
Maureen "Marnie" Salvador
B: 1924-08-05
D: 2016-05-16
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Salvador, Maureen "Marnie"
Kathleen Ody
B: 1952-01-02
D: 2016-05-16
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Ody, Kathleen
Elizabeth Lannon
B: 1915-08-30
D: 2016-05-14
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Lannon, Elizabeth
Dorothy Conlon
B: 1927-03-20
D: 2016-05-12
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Conlon, Dorothy
Anne Murray-Wilt
B: 1943-05-17
D: 2016-05-10
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Murray-Wilt, Anne

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Families are increasingly requesting to rent a casket. To facilitate this request we offer a casket designed to allow for this service. The casket is a specially crafted unit that facilitates an inner simple container to hold the body. The casket itself acts as a "shell" around this container making it suitable for public visitation and viewing.

After the funeral service, the funeral director removes the inner container from the outer casket shell. The inner container holding the body is then transported to the place of final disposition, usually a crematorium.

The outer casket is reused for a number of services. Eventually the casket reaches a point of wear and it is destroyed. Because its usage is limited, the rental casket is replaced after a relatively small number of uses. However, due to the reusable nature of these units they can be also appreciated by families with environmental concerns. 

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