Obituaries

Rita Ehrenzeller
B: 1960-02-13
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Ehrenzeller, Rita
Caroline Kerstetter
B: 1931-07-23
D: 2017-08-08
View Details
Kerstetter, Caroline
Dale Arnold
B: 1945-10-31
D: 2017-08-08
View Details
Arnold, Dale
Robert Frederick
B: 1932-07-29
D: 2017-07-19
View Details
Frederick, Robert
Lawrence Losch
B: 1950-02-12
D: 2017-07-16
View Details
Losch, Lawrence
Florence Yorks
B: 1918-03-13
D: 2017-07-12
View Details
Yorks, Florence
Carlene Hack
B: 1938-07-07
D: 2017-07-09
View Details
Hack, Carlene
Mary Hutchinson
B: 1928-07-27
D: 2017-07-05
View Details
Hutchinson, Mary
Leon Yoder
B: 1931-02-16
D: 2017-06-30
View Details
Yoder, Leon
Donald Elsasser
B: 1939-02-23
D: 2017-06-29
View Details
Elsasser, Donald
Charles Hockenberry
B: 1938-06-11
D: 2017-06-22
View Details
Hockenberry, Charles
George Knouse
B: 1937-05-19
D: 2017-06-22
View Details
Knouse, George
Harold Woodward
B: 1944-05-28
D: 2017-06-17
View Details
Woodward, Harold
Edward Brown
B: 1960-07-27
D: 2017-06-16
View Details
Brown, Edward
Roy Brubaker
B: 1941-08-22
D: 2017-06-16
View Details
Brubaker, Roy
Kenneth Swartz
B: 1926-08-21
D: 2017-06-15
View Details
Swartz, Kenneth
Robert Rhine
B: 1927-07-14
D: 2017-06-12
View Details
Rhine, Robert
Hudson Gibson
B: 2017-06-05
D: 2017-06-11
View Details
Gibson, Hudson
Barbara Frankenberry
B: 1934-02-08
D: 2017-06-03
View Details
Frankenberry, Barbara
Norine Thomas
B: 1927-07-09
D: 2017-06-01
View Details
Thomas, Norine
Karen Wyland
B: 1973-10-22
D: 2017-05-31
View Details
Wyland, Karen

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