Obituaries

Gerald Losch
B: 1954-12-02
D: 2019-07-15
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Losch, Gerald
Florence Woodward
B: 1938-11-29
D: 2019-07-09
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Woodward, Florence
Jadon Gehman
B: 2014-09-23
D: 2019-07-09
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Gehman, Jadon
Doris Smith
B: 1928-02-10
D: 2019-07-05
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Smith, Doris
Samuel Freed
B: 1959-03-19
D: 2019-07-04
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Freed, Samuel
Palmer Dressler
B: 1928-08-21
D: 2019-07-03
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Dressler, Palmer
Lulu Daughenbaugh
B: 1921-10-23
D: 2019-06-28
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Daughenbaugh, Lulu
Dianne Saner
D: 2019-06-27
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Saner, Dianne
Matilda Geedey
B: 1958-11-29
D: 2019-06-25
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Geedey, Matilda
Helen Wilson
B: 1924-01-30
D: 2019-06-22
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Wilson, Helen
John Hoffman
B: 1942-04-20
D: 2019-06-14
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Hoffman, John
Marjorie Fronk
B: 1936-05-24
D: 2019-06-13
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Fronk, Marjorie
Alice Palm
B: 1953-10-22
D: 2019-06-05
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Palm, Alice
Carol Gelnett
B: 1933-11-25
D: 2019-06-04
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Gelnett, Carol
C. Richard Dimm
B: 1927-01-04
D: 2019-06-03
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Dimm, C. Richard
Lelia Good
B: 1936-01-07
D: 2019-06-02
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Good, Lelia
Charles Wharton
B: 1944-01-01
D: 2019-06-02
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Wharton, Charles
Raymond Imes
B: 1930-04-11
D: 2019-05-26
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Imes, Raymond
Garrett Kauffman
B: 1994-10-11
D: 2019-05-24
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Kauffman, Garrett
Pauline Portzline
B: 1927-01-31
D: 2019-05-21
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Portzline, Pauline
Alda Martin
B: 1935-08-01
D: 2019-05-13
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Martin, Alda

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Our Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at 717-436-6252.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013