Obituaries

Jorge Colon
B: 1946-01-27
D: 2018-04-17
View Details
Colon, Jorge
Thelma Searfoss
B: 1920-07-09
D: 2018-04-14
View Details
Searfoss, Thelma
Paul Ruggiero
B: 1963-06-06
D: 2018-04-12
View Details
Ruggiero, Paul
Frederick Schmidt
B: 1936-03-17
D: 2018-04-05
View Details
Schmidt, Frederick
Rosemary Petty
B: 1934-12-07
D: 2018-04-03
View Details
Petty, Rosemary
Richard Salter
B: 1960-08-26
D: 2018-04-02
View Details
Salter, Richard
Elmer Frantz
B: 1928-07-28
D: 2018-03-24
View Details
Frantz, Elmer
Dorothy Meckes
B: 1921-11-25
D: 2018-03-20
View Details
Meckes, Dorothy
Howard Newhard
B: 1934-01-23
D: 2018-03-20
View Details
Newhard, Howard
Arleen Goody
B: 1936-11-23
D: 2018-03-15
View Details
Goody, Arleen
Josephine Vigini
B: 1915-08-11
D: 2018-03-15
View Details
Vigini, Josephine
Helen Mackes
B: 1930-10-07
D: 2018-03-14
View Details
Mackes, Helen
Timothy McGoldrick
B: 1987-07-20
D: 2018-03-14
View Details
McGoldrick, Timothy
Jens Hansen
B: 1940-08-01
D: 2018-02-27
View Details
Hansen, Jens
Nancy Kautz
B: 1940-05-28
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Kautz, Nancy
Billie Rivera
B: 1950-08-18
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Rivera, Billie
Homer Smith
B: 1934-05-07
D: 2018-02-15
View Details
Smith, Homer
Leon Smale
B: 1927-07-19
D: 2018-02-14
View Details
Smale, Leon
Patricia Oliveri
B: 1963-09-24
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Oliveri, Patricia
Earl Smith
B: 1930-05-20
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Smith, Earl
Kenneth Schmid
B: 1925-07-26
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Schmid, Kenneth

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
1763 Route 209
P.O. Box 25
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Phone: (570) 992-4768
Fax: (570) 992-1235

What is a Memorial Service?

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.

Memorial Service Ideas

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?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

We're Here to Advise, Assist, and Guide You

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at (570) 992-4768 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.