Obituaries

Kevin Dooley
B: 1958-03-08
D: 2020-06-22
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Dooley, Kevin
Pedro Trejo
B: 1952-04-14
D: 2020-06-17
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Trejo, Pedro
Patrick McGoldrick
B: 1933-05-02
D: 2020-06-07
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McGoldrick, Patrick
Pelagio Perez
B: 1928-04-19
D: 2020-04-07
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Perez, Pelagio
Jaesung Lee
B: 1926-12-10
D: 2020-03-31
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Lee, Jaesung
Miguel Llanos
B: 1949-02-11
D: 2020-03-30
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Llanos, Miguel
Marie Ferrara
B: 1931-12-25
D: 2020-03-29
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Ferrara, Marie
Frederick Schmitt
B: 1949-07-29
D: 2020-03-29
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Schmitt, Frederick
Mauela Ortega Munoz
B: 1958-10-14
D: 2020-03-28
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Ortega Munoz, Mauela
Sean Maher
B: 1986-06-26
D: 2020-03-26
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Maher, Sean
Kayla Mendoza
B: 2014-03-26
D: 2020-03-15
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Mendoza, Kayla
Jon Ladja
B: 1930-09-10
D: 2020-03-15
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Ladja, Jon
Michael Ottowski
B: 1952-08-29
D: 2020-03-12
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Ottowski, Michael
Frank Toros Panikian
B: 1925-06-05
D: 2020-03-12
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Panikian, Frank Toros
Byron Ahlemeyer
B: 1951-06-30
D: 2020-03-11
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Ahlemeyer, Byron
Luis Maldonado
B: 1935-07-29
D: 2020-03-11
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Maldonado, Luis
Frank Robertazzi
B: 1927-11-11
D: 2020-03-10
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Robertazzi, Frank
Teresa Concha
B: 1925-05-21
D: 2020-03-10
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Concha, Teresa
Barbara Brancella
B: 1933-04-26
D: 2020-03-03
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Brancella, Barbara
Gloria Wanner
B: 1937-02-09
D: 2020-03-03
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Wanner, Gloria
Nicole Virga
B: 1988-04-04
D: 2020-02-25
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Virga, Nicole

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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) 639-5511 to begin.

Online Sources:

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