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Ann Hunter
B: 1925-08-29
D: 2020-08-01
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Hunter, Ann
Mary Wahlstrom
B: 1947-07-11
D: 2020-07-31
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Wahlstrom, Mary
James Huntzinger
B: 1938-07-17
D: 2020-07-31
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Huntzinger, James
Betty Everage
B: 1943-05-13
D: 2020-07-30
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Everage, Betty
John Adams
B: 1955-11-15
D: 2020-07-30
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Adams, John
Miriam DuBose
B: 1942-02-17
D: 2020-07-29
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DuBose, Miriam
Russell Collins
B: 1930-12-01
D: 2020-07-29
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Collins, Russell
Nancy Mahan
B: 1938-11-27
D: 2020-07-29
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Mahan, Nancy
Alfred Day
B: 1946-07-03
D: 2020-07-29
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Day, Alfred
John Cervice
B: 1944-12-11
D: 2020-07-29
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Cervice, John
Louis Schiano
B: 1933-08-24
D: 2020-07-28
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Schiano, Louis
Nicolyn Hayman
B: 1947-11-03
D: 2020-07-28
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Hayman, Nicolyn
Thomas Lally
B: 1927-03-10
D: 2020-07-28
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Lally, Thomas
Betty Wallace
B: 1935-10-31
D: 2020-07-28
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Wallace, Betty
William Hunt
B: 1941-05-06
D: 2020-07-28
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Hunt, William
Mary Jo Sorter
B: 1933-09-03
D: 2020-07-27
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Sorter, Mary Jo
Michael Dickson
B: 1963-09-17
D: 2020-07-26
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Dickson, Michael
Gerald Goldstein
B: 1946-12-11
D: 2020-07-26
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Goldstein, Gerald
Nicole West
B: 1977-10-13
D: 2020-07-26
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West, Nicole
Franklin Dixon
B: 1933-11-17
D: 2020-07-25
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Dixon, Franklin
Sandra Hodges
B: 1943-10-23
D: 2020-07-24
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Hodges, Sandra

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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 (800) 501-4343 to begin.

Online Sources:

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