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James Houston
B: 1933-10-10
D: 2018-10-16
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Houston, James
Dave Postlethwaite
B: 1969-10-12
D: 2018-10-15
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Postlethwaite, Dave
Phyllis Casey
B: 1946-01-09
D: 2018-10-06
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Casey, Phyllis
Elizabeth Baker
B: 1920-06-29
D: 2018-10-06
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Baker, Elizabeth
Joseph Edmonds
B: 1953-06-10
D: 2018-10-01
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Edmonds, Joseph
"Ted" Gillan
B: 1935-08-18
D: 2018-09-29
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Gillan, "Ted"
Jean Jefferies
B: 1926-12-26
D: 2018-09-27
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Jefferies, Jean
Robert Hawkins
B: 1925-06-19
D: 2018-09-20
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Hawkins, Robert
John Beenen
B: 1931-06-29
D: 2018-09-18
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Beenen, John
John Caldwell
B: 1950-11-29
D: 2018-09-16
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Caldwell, John
Earle Puddington
B: 1930-04-15
D: 2018-09-05
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Puddington, Earle
Gwen McDaniel
B: 1944-09-06
D: 2018-09-05
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McDaniel, Gwen
John Cameron
B: 1943-05-14
D: 2018-09-02
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Cameron, John
Robert Kerr
B: 1959-07-16
D: 2018-08-20
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Kerr, Robert
Gloria Leonard
B: 1951-03-26
D: 2018-08-19
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Leonard, Gloria
Mary Camelon - Chevalier
B: 1929-05-07
D: 2018-08-13
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Camelon - Chevalier, Mary
Dennis Powell
B: 1933-05-11
D: 2018-08-13
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Powell, Dennis
Monique Deguire
B: 1958-04-18
D: 2018-08-10
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Deguire, Monique
Beatrice Hemsley
B: 1923-11-27
D: 2018-07-31
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Hemsley, Beatrice
Irena McConeghy
B: 1920-02-06
D: 2018-07-30
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McConeghy, Irena
Lorne Trask
B: 1927-05-28
D: 2018-07-10
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Trask, Lorne

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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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Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
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