Obituaries

Charles Hockenberry
B: 1938-06-11
D: 2017-06-22
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Hockenberry, Charles
George Knouse
B: 1937-05-19
D: 2017-06-22
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Knouse, George
Harold Woodward
B: 1944-05-28
D: 2017-06-17
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Woodward, Harold
Edward Brown
B: 1960-07-27
D: 2017-06-16
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Brown, Edward
Roy Brubaker
B: 1941-08-22
D: 2017-06-16
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Brubaker, Roy
Kenneth Swartz
B: 1926-08-21
D: 2017-06-15
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Swartz, Kenneth
Robert Rhine
B: 1927-07-14
D: 2017-06-12
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Rhine, Robert
Hudson Gibson
B: 2017-06-05
D: 2017-06-11
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Gibson, Hudson
Barbara Frankenberry
B: 1934-02-08
D: 2017-06-03
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Frankenberry, Barbara
Norine Thomas
B: 1927-07-09
D: 2017-06-01
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Thomas, Norine
Karen Wyland
B: 1973-10-22
D: 2017-05-31
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Wyland, Karen
Gary Rowles
B: 1946-08-10
D: 2017-05-27
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Rowles, Gary
Selena Leitzel
B: 1924-01-16
D: 2017-05-25
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Leitzel, Selena
Elizabeth Brown Parr
B: 1928-01-15
D: 2017-05-12
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Brown Parr, Elizabeth
John Barner
B: 1964-03-15
D: 2017-05-11
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Barner, John
Roger Losch
B: 1947-04-21
D: 2017-05-07
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Losch, Roger
Junie Palm
B: 1928-09-21
D: 2017-04-23
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Palm, Junie
Marlin Stitt
B: 1922-06-28
D: 2017-04-16
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Stitt, Marlin
Clara Felton
B: 1934-04-05
D: 2017-04-15
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Felton, Clara
Chester Arentz
B: 1962-11-02
D: 2017-04-14
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Arentz, Chester
Anna Suter
B: 1928-05-09
D: 2017-04-06
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Suter, Anna

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

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