Obituaries

Delma Appleby
B: 1921-07-05
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Appleby, Delma
Connie Piper
B: 1943-04-25
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Piper, Connie
Thomas Marshall
B: 1926-07-22
D: 2019-01-15
View Details
Marshall, Thomas
Jack Bowen
B: 1926-07-22
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Bowen, Jack
James Miller
B: 1969-12-16
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Miller, James
Margaret McGee
B: 1926-05-25
D: 2019-01-11
View Details
McGee, Margaret
Delores Flory
B: 1939-12-03
D: 2019-01-10
View Details
Flory, Delores
Jane Crist
B: 1937-03-06
D: 2019-01-10
View Details
Crist, Jane
Dolores Flood
B: 1921-04-05
D: 2019-01-09
View Details
Flood, Dolores
Ralph Dice
B: 1946-05-14
D: 2019-01-09
View Details
Dice, Ralph
Martha Shaw
B: 1936-07-09
D: 2019-01-07
View Details
Shaw, Martha
Nancy Kantner
B: 1950-10-05
D: 2019-01-06
View Details
Kantner, Nancy
William Musser
B: 1940-08-01
D: 2019-01-05
View Details
Musser, William
Virginia Sauter
B: 1935-05-20
D: 2019-01-03
View Details
Sauter, Virginia
Michael Nunley
B: 1979-02-03
D: 2019-01-02
View Details
Nunley, Michael
Walter Heeger
B: 1935-01-25
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Heeger, Walter
Patricia Sollenberger
B: 1925-04-18
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Sollenberger, Patricia
Jae Potteiger
B: 1948-12-30
D: 2018-12-31
View Details
Potteiger, Jae
Charles Farris
B: 1933-06-15
D: 2018-12-31
View Details
Farris, Charles
John Fetchen
B: 1949-11-29
D: 2018-12-30
View Details
Fetchen, John
Dr. J. Garry Beidler
B: 1936-04-10
D: 2018-12-30
View Details
Beidler, Dr. J. Garry

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
333 Falling Spring Road
CHAMBERSBURG, PA 17202
Phone: (717) 264-6416
Fax: (717) 264-1114

What to Know When Choosing Burial

what to know when choosing burial services in Chambersburg

For thousands of years, a burial service has been a traditional means of caring for the physical remains of a loved one. Historical precedence is one thing, but for you, burial may simply be the tradition of your family. When burial is chosen, your loved one may be:

  • Interred in the ground in a regulated cemetery, or if local legislation allows, on private property
  • Entombed in a crypt within a mausoleum
  • Buried at sea

It’s a Deeply Personal Decision

Even if it isn’t what your family has commonly done over the years, there are many personal reasons you may have to choose a burial service rather than cremation. These could include:

  • Religious or geographical preferences
  • An aversion to the cremation practice of using flame to reduce the remains to ash
  • 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    

Burial Costs and Decisions

If you think that burial is the right choice for your family, there are some important decisions you must make. For example:

  • 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?
  • What words would you like to put on the headstone, marker, or monument?

Remember that each of these decisions involve related burial costs which may impact your final decision. These include:

  • Selection of the casket and protective burial vault required by the cemetery
  • The purchase of a cemetery plot, if your family doesn’t already have the rights to one.
  • The headstone or grave marker, and any placement fees charged by the cemetery.

You should also know that each cemetery is governed by their own board of directors therefore burial costs and guidelines differ from one cemetery to the next.

Burial Services in Chambersburg

Each day, we helps families lay their loved ones to rest with meaningful burial services in Chambersburg. As the trusted provider of burial services, we are proud to be the firm families select to help honor their loved one. We are an experienced funeral provider dedicated to helping our community pay tribute to their loved ones. We consider it an honor to assist your family in planning a meaningful and memorable burial service for your loved one.

Burial services have long been the traditional way to care for a loved one’s remains. Rest assured that our professional and cordial staff will be there to assist you through each step of the arrangement process. From the first call until long after the service has ended, we will be by your side offering support and guidance. From making sure you understand what’s included in a burial service to helping you select products and services, we will assist and accommodate your family’s wishes.

Cemeteries in Our Community

Our firm has worked closely with many of the cemeteries in our community. We will gladly recommend cemeteries we frequently work with and can connect you to the management. Once a cemetery has been chosen, our staff will coordinate with them to ensure everything is prepared for the day of the burial service. If you are in need of burial services in Chambersburg, we encourage you to contact us immediately. We would be honored to assist you in planning a respectful and dignified burial service for yourself or a loved one.

We know this is a lot to absorb – that’s why we make ourselves available to you and your family night or day. It is our responsibility to guide you in caring for your loved one. Call us with any questions you may have.