Obituaries

Carl Burdge
B: 1945-07-31
D: 2018-12-15
View Details
Burdge, Carl
Ethel Horning
B: 1934-03-04
D: 2018-12-13
View Details
Horning, Ethel
Tammy Dorward
B: 1959-10-28
D: 2018-12-12
View Details
Dorward, Tammy
Sarah Foltz
B: 1937-01-26
D: 2018-12-12
View Details
Foltz, Sarah
Rachelle Flanagan
B: 1963-03-12
D: 2018-12-11
View Details
Flanagan, Rachelle
Bernice Bassler
B: 1922-06-26
D: 2018-11-30
View Details
Bassler, Bernice
L. Wilbur Brubaker
B: 1934-05-30
D: 2018-11-27
View Details
Brubaker, L. Wilbur
Dorothy Beward
B: 1927-12-14
D: 2018-11-27
View Details
Beward, Dorothy
David Shetron
B: 1986-08-04
D: 2018-11-27
View Details
Shetron, David
Gerald Borhman
B: 1946-11-05
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Borhman, Gerald
Naomi Harvey
B: 1937-09-20
D: 2018-11-19
View Details
Harvey, Naomi
Don Groninger
B: 1925-07-30
D: 2018-11-16
View Details
Groninger, Don
Marian Metz
B: 1918-06-29
D: 2018-11-16
View Details
Metz, Marian
Marcus Haas
B: 1953-02-07
D: 2018-11-16
View Details
Haas, Marcus
Martha Fosselman
B: 1929-02-04
D: 2018-11-09
View Details
Fosselman, Martha
Michael Shelley
B: 1957-08-08
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Shelley, Michael
Linda First
B: 1945-09-01
D: 2018-11-01
View Details
First, Linda
Merrill Hood
B: 1928-11-03
D: 2018-10-29
View Details
Hood, Merrill
Melvin Hoover
B: 1960-08-10
D: 2018-10-23
View Details
Hoover, Melvin
Patricia Lesh
B: 1943-04-02
D: 2018-10-13
View Details
Lesh, Patricia
Florence Long
B: 1925-09-15
D: 2018-10-01
View Details
Long, Florence

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
100 Bridge St.
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-6252
Fax:

Our Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at 717-436-6252.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013