Obituaries

Maria Coda
B: 1922-06-06
D: 2017-04-26
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Coda, Maria
Silvia Nowotny
B: 1950-08-18
D: 2017-04-26
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Nowotny, Silvia
Annamaria Valente
B: 1964-07-18
D: 2017-04-24
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Valente, Annamaria
Albert John Joseph De Lorenzi
B: 1948-09-10
D: 2017-04-24
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De Lorenzi, Albert John Joseph
Lucille Nadon
B: 1944-07-01
D: 2017-04-24
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Nadon, Lucille
Venanzio Di Giammatteo
B: 1936-11-06
D: 2017-04-24
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Di Giammatteo, Venanzio
Giovanni Ignoto
B: 1943-10-16
D: 2017-04-24
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Ignoto, Giovanni
Francesco Iaccino
B: 1933-10-04
D: 2017-04-23
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Iaccino, Francesco
Rino Di Carlantonio
B: 1934-08-04
D: 2017-04-19
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Di Carlantonio, Rino
Franca Pezzo
B: 1945-08-08
D: 2017-04-19
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Pezzo, Franca
Francesco Amato
B: 1935-07-15
D: 2017-04-18
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Amato, Francesco
Linda Foxton
B: 1923-06-05
D: 2017-04-18
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Foxton, Linda
Elisa Navarro
B: 1919-11-15
D: 2017-04-17
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Navarro, Elisa
Allan Palomino
B: 1943-11-25
D: 2017-04-17
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Palomino, Allan
Gerald Zuffrey
B: 1930-06-09
D: 2017-04-17
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Zuffrey, Gerald
Italo Filippelli
B: 1942-04-01
D: 2017-04-15
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Filippelli, Italo
Herminia Rodriguez de Soriano
D: 2017-04-15
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Rodriguez de Soriano, Herminia
Michelangelo Bruccoleri
B: 1941-09-16
D: 2017-04-15
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Bruccoleri, Michelangelo
Rabindra Persaud
B: 1958-09-18
D: 2017-04-14
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Persaud, Rabindra
Anna Di Manno
B: 1930-05-09
D: 2017-04-12
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Di Manno, Anna
Mario Loizides
B: 1939-11-07
D: 2017-04-12
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Loizides, Mario

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Traditional Funeral Services

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.

A funeral service, 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 making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at (416) 636-7027 to begin.

Online Sources:

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