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Margaret Kovachik
B: 1928-10-11
D: 2017-02-10
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Kovachik, Margaret
Oscar Berendsohn
B: 1924-06-26
D: 2017-02-07
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Berendsohn, Oscar
Joan Yuknek
B: 1934-06-04
D: 2017-02-06
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Yuknek, Joan
Robert Mandulak
B: 1947-01-29
D: 2017-02-05
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Mandulak, Robert
Frank Cordomeyer
B: 1924-05-24
D: 2017-01-24
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Cordomeyer, Frank
Eleanore Farrell
B: 1916-01-11
D: 2017-01-06
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Farrell, Eleanore
George Mattegat
B: 1929-07-19
D: 2017-01-06
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Mattegat, George
Veronica Seavey
B: 1927-02-01
D: 2017-01-05
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Seavey, Veronica
Michael Margait
B: 1961-09-22
D: 2016-12-25
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Margait, Michael
Joseph Kewley
B: 1941-04-01
D: 2016-12-20
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Kewley, Joseph
Kathleen Haverty
B: 1963-02-01
D: 2016-12-17
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Haverty, Kathleen
Georgia Streck
B: 1935-10-22
D: 2016-12-12
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Streck, Georgia
Katherine Simms
B: 1933-01-20
D: 2016-12-09
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Simms, Katherine
Constance Urban
B: 1945-12-24
D: 2016-12-06
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Urban, Constance
Edward Raymond
B: 1936-07-14
D: 2016-11-24
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Raymond, Edward
Carolita Pratt
B: 1934-10-14
D: 2016-11-24
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Pratt, Carolita
Don Switser
B: 1933-10-26
D: 2016-11-09
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Switser, Don
Anthony Graffeo
B: 1942-10-25
D: 2016-11-04
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Graffeo, Anthony
Anthony Russo
B: 1928-06-06
D: 2016-11-01
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Russo, Anthony
David Donigian
B: 1941-10-31
D: 2016-10-30
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Donigian, David
Mildred Orloski
B: 1925-11-18
D: 2016-10-01
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Orloski, Mildred

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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.

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Funeral services, 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 using our funeral services in Newtown CT, we invite you to call us at 203-426-2751 to begin.

Online Sources:

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

 

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