Obituaries

Clemencia Ordinola
B: 1927-11-23
D: 2017-11-13
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Ordinola, Clemencia
Fr. Felix McGrath, O.F.M.
B: 1930-05-14
D: 2017-11-13
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McGrath, O.F.M., Fr. Felix
Rodolfo Picar
B: 1944-08-21
D: 2017-11-10
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Picar, Rodolfo
Jude Chavez
B: 2004-05-25
D: 2017-11-07
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Chavez, Jude
Kyle Mulrooney
B: 1976-02-10
D: 2017-11-05
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Mulrooney, Kyle
Marilyn Hemery
B: 1936-12-11
D: 2017-11-04
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Hemery, Marilyn
Fr. John Kenny C.S.P.
B: 1931-09-11
D: 2017-10-29
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Kenny C.S.P., Fr. John
John Corbo, Jr.
B: 1958-12-02
D: 2017-10-21
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Corbo, Jr., John
Margarita Vargas
B: 1933-02-07
D: 2017-10-21
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Vargas, Margarita
Alma Grace
B: 1922-06-25
D: 2017-10-20
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Grace, Alma
Ann Marie McGowan
B: 1930-09-04
D: 2017-10-18
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McGowan, Ann Marie
Dora Ferrin
B: 1933-03-13
D: 2017-10-08
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Ferrin, Dora
Theodore DeCarlo
B: 1931-11-15
D: 2017-10-07
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DeCarlo, Theodore
Jules Crabb
B: 1939-05-30
D: 2017-10-07
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Crabb, Jules
Gertrude Bogen
B: 1921-08-03
D: 2017-10-06
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Bogen, Gertrude
Patrick Cormican
B: 1944-03-16
D: 2017-10-04
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Cormican, Patrick
Ronald Wallach
B: 1935-04-28
D: 2017-10-03
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Wallach, Ronald
Anne Muller
B: 1929-05-19
D: 2017-10-03
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Muller, Anne
Peter Nelson
B: 1923-05-04
D: 2017-10-01
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Nelson, Peter
Douglas Drewry
B: 1975-01-09
D: 2017-09-29
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Drewry, Douglas
Cruz Birkmann
B: 1925-05-03
D: 2017-09-28
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Birkmann, Cruz

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  • You wish to erect a monument in honor of your loved one
  • You wish to have a natural location where you can visit, graced with trees and open spaces

    
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  • Do you wish the body to be embalmed?
  • What kind of casket and burial vault would you prefer?
  • Which cemetery would you select, and do they have space available?
  • What type of monument, headstone or grave marker would you like?
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Remember that each of these decisions involve related costs which may impact your final decision. These include:

  • Selection of the casket and protective burial vault required by the cemetery
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  • The headstone or grave marker, and any placement fees charged by the cemetery.

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