Obituaries

Ronald Gamble
B: 1940-08-26
D: 2018-06-06
View Details
Gamble, Ronald
May Davis
D: 2018-06-02
View Details
Davis, May
Jina Bliss
B: 1933-07-09
D: 2018-06-02
View Details
Bliss, Jina
Carrol Hamilton
B: 1943-04-13
D: 2018-05-29
View Details
Hamilton, Carrol
Steven Barrie
B: 1948-11-05
D: 2018-05-26
View Details
Barrie, Steven
Lisa Welter
D: 2018-05-25
View Details
Welter, Lisa
John Goodfellow
B: 1941-03-04
D: 2018-05-21
View Details
Goodfellow, John
Hazel Proulx
B: 1941-05-08
D: 2018-05-19
View Details
Proulx, Hazel
Irene Murphy
B: 1946-07-14
D: 2018-05-16
View Details
Murphy, Irene
Ronald Arthur
D: 2018-05-11
View Details
Arthur, Ronald
Robert Bowes
B: 1933-05-09
D: 2018-04-26
View Details
Bowes, Robert
Modesta Ryan
B: 1922-08-06
D: 2018-04-24
View Details
Ryan, Modesta
Clare Humphrey
B: 1961-05-25
D: 2018-04-20
View Details
Humphrey, Clare
Florence Virgin
B: 1929-01-11
D: 2018-04-14
View Details
Virgin, Florence
Marcus Klazer
B: 1973-04-19
D: 2018-04-14
View Details
Klazer, Marcus
Cheryl Spencer
B: 1963-01-30
D: 2018-04-10
View Details
Spencer, Cheryl
Jean Charette
B: 1937-03-19
D: 2018-04-08
View Details
Charette, Jean
Margarete Sauermann
B: 1921-10-10
D: 2018-04-04
View Details
Sauermann, Margarete
Lenna Eno
B: 1928-12-11
D: 2018-03-25
View Details
Eno, Lenna
Mary Sue Hall
B: 1959-05-04
D: 2018-03-23
View Details
Hall, Mary Sue
Alice Melanson
B: 1935-05-18
D: 2018-03-16
View Details
Melanson, Alice

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
127 Church Street
P.O. Box 370
Almonte, ON K0A 1A0
Phone: 1-613-256-3313
Fax: 1-613-256-6300

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 1-613-256-3313 to begin.

Online Sources:

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