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Clyde Fickes
B: 1929-03-13
D: 2017-09-18
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Fickes, Clyde
Paul Fahnestock
B: 1930-07-12
D: 2017-09-17
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Fahnestock, Paul
Lorna Wallace
B: 1938-08-23
D: 2017-09-15
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Wallace, Lorna
Franklin Brosious
B: 1926-05-02
D: 2017-09-15
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Brosious, Franklin
Terry Gontz
B: 1948-08-10
D: 2017-09-14
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Gontz, Terry
Shirley Derr
B: 1939-12-19
D: 2017-09-14
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Derr, Shirley
Ronnie Young
B: 1947-12-26
D: 2017-09-11
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Young, Ronnie
James Bert
B: 1934-11-18
D: 2017-09-11
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Bert, James
Edward Renfrew
B: 1934-04-15
D: 2017-09-11
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Renfrew, Edward
Marie Lundy
B: 1937-09-14
D: 2017-09-08
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Lundy, Marie
Sally Bowling
B: 1944-02-08
D: 2017-09-03
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Bowling, Sally
Peggy Loyd
B: 1935-01-13
D: 2017-09-03
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Loyd, Peggy
Roberta Happel
B: 1937-02-02
D: 2017-09-02
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Happel, Roberta
Raymond Fleming
B: 1944-07-15
D: 2017-09-02
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Fleming, Raymond
Donna Truett
B: 1947-01-10
D: 2017-09-01
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Truett, Donna
Betty Byers
B: 1928-04-29
D: 2017-09-01
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Byers, Betty
Richard Kiel (LTC, US Army Ret.)
B: 1927-01-02
D: 2017-08-31
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Kiel (LTC, US Army Ret.), Richard
H. Roger Talhelm
B: 1949-09-26
D: 2017-08-31
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Talhelm, H. Roger
JoAnna Wolfe
B: 1944-04-16
D: 2017-08-29
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Wolfe, JoAnna
Lawrence Pittsnogle
B: 1937-03-17
D: 2017-08-28
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Pittsnogle, Lawrence
Clifford Ellis
B: 1923-01-21
D: 2017-08-27
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Ellis, Clifford

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Funeral Etiquette

Are you uncertain about what to do at a funeral? Have you wondered what options are available if you can’t attend a funeral? This section teaches you everything you need to know to help you do the right thing before, during and after the service.

What to Do

Offer Words of Condolence

Offering comforting words to the family is usually the easiest thing you can do. It's also something the family will appreciate and remember. If you're attending the service, offer your condolences in person or share a story or special memory about the deceased. If you can't be there, send a card or share your message using the Book of Memories online memorial tribute page.

Sign the register during the visitation

When you sign the register at the funeral home, be sure to list your name and your relationship to the deceased. The register is something the family will have forever, and they will appreciate knowing who you are and how you knew their loved one in years to come.

Send a gift to the family

Appropriate gifts include flowers, a donation to a charity (oftentimes the family will have a preferred charity), food or a service. You can send your gift to the family's home or the funeral home. Please ensure you include a signed card with your gift so the family knows who sent it.

Stay in touch with the family

Depending on your relationship with the family, you may choose to stay in touch in person, by telephone or online. The grieving process can be long and difficult. You will serve the family well by letting them know you're there for them.

What to Wear

Historically, people wore black to a funeral. Today it's acceptable to dress in a wider range of colors and clothing styles. A good rule of thumb is to dress as you would at church or a job interview.

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