Obituaries

David A. Ferris
B: 1955-12-21
D: 2017-08-18
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Ferris, David A.
Mamie Jackson
B: 1921-04-14
D: 2017-08-17
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Jackson, Mamie
Margaret Balboni
B: 1918-05-23
D: 2017-08-14
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Balboni, Margaret
Peter F. Groark
B: 1963-06-14
D: 2017-08-14
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Groark, Peter F.
Robert W. Breland
B: 1993-10-31
D: 2017-08-14
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Breland, Robert W.
Ramon C. Mir
B: 1954-01-16
D: 2017-08-12
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Mir, Ramon C.
Claire Nolin O'Neil
B: 1916-08-14
D: 2017-08-12
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O'Neil, Claire Nolin
Judith A. Shultz
B: 1940-01-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Shultz, Judith A.
Michael J. Tardo
B: 1944-11-08
D: 2017-08-11
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Tardo, Michael J.
Pauline A. MacGillivray
B: 1938-12-05
D: 2017-08-09
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MacGillivray, Pauline A.
Marjorie M. Steele
B: 1916-07-05
D: 2017-08-07
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Steele, Marjorie M.
Marie Fahy
B: 1938-08-05
D: 2017-08-07
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Fahy, Marie
Louis Vella Jr.
B: 1933-10-13
D: 2017-08-07
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Vella Jr., Louis
Ann M. Falvey
B: 1936-11-24
D: 2017-08-04
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Falvey, Ann M.
Sr. Anita Rose Urban
B: 1927-03-22
D: 2017-08-01
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Urban, Sr. Anita Rose
Richard J. Carvalho
B: 1939-11-25
D: 2017-08-01
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Carvalho, Richard J.
Rita S. Smith
B: 1924-09-09
D: 2017-07-31
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Smith, Rita S.
Patricia J. McGurk
B: 1933-09-15
D: 2017-07-31
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McGurk, Patricia J.
Kathleen A. Steed
B: 1950-07-25
D: 2017-07-30
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Steed, Kathleen A.
Maureen C. O'Neill
B: 1969-04-15
D: 2017-07-30
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O'Neill, Maureen C.
David J. Heidt
B: 1937-06-30
D: 2017-07-29
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Heidt, David J.

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1. What is embalming?
 
2. Is embalming necessary?
 

Question #1What is embalming?
Answer:Embalming is the temporary disinfection, preservation, and restoration of the body. During the embalming process, the body is washed and dressed and cosmetics are applied.

Question #2Is embalming necessary?
Answer:If the body has to be transported to a country that requires embalming, then yes, it is necessary. Otherwise the decision is up to you. Some religious traditions forbid embalming. If your religion allows it, we recommend embalming if there is a long wait before burial or cremation.

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