Obituaries

John Foster
B: 1958-02-28
D: 2017-09-19
View Details
Foster, John
Mitchell Sunday
B: 1936-06-02
D: 2017-09-18
View Details
Sunday, Mitchell
Phyllis Smith
B: 1939-04-09
D: 2017-09-17
View Details
Smith, Phyllis
Richard McCarthy
B: 1927-05-15
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
McCarthy, Richard
June Christy
B: 1917-06-26
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Christy, June
Thomas Tanuis
B: 1945-05-20
D: 2017-09-15
View Details
Tanuis, Thomas
Amy Moulder
B: 1969-03-06
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Moulder, Amy
Stanka Kratohvil
B: 1928-05-30
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
Kratohvil, Stanka
Gladys Ibey
B: 1927-07-10
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
Ibey, Gladys
Kathryn Perry
B: 1946-12-14
D: 2017-09-06
View Details
Perry, Kathryn
Jane Charleston
B: 1937-06-10
D: 2017-08-31
View Details
Charleston, Jane
Jackson Thomas Robert Wilbur
B: 2017-08-26
D: 2017-08-27
View Details
Wilbur, Jackson Thomas Robert
Irene Szarka
B: 1921-11-03
D: 2017-08-23
View Details
Szarka, Irene
Robert Newcombe
B: 1963-08-01
D: 2017-08-23
View Details
Newcombe, Robert
Margaret Thompson
B: 1942-09-30
D: 2017-08-20
View Details
Thompson, Margaret
Clara White
B: 1951-05-30
D: 2017-08-20
View Details
White, Clara
Joseph Clopman
B: 1946-11-02
D: 2017-08-18
View Details
Clopman, Joseph
Janice Page
B: 1955-01-19
D: 2017-08-16
View Details
Page, Janice
Ronald Mitchell
B: 1956-12-22
D: 2017-08-15
View Details
Mitchell, Ronald
Gary White
B: 1952-01-17
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
White , Gary
Nicholas Mearkley
B: 1982-01-25
D: 2017-08-12
View Details
Mearkley, Nicholas

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
100 North Main Street
Massena, NY 13662
Phone: (315) 769-3579
Fax: (315) 769-3570

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 (315) 769-3579 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.