Obituaries

Shane Bryant
B: 1985-05-31
D: 2020-07-30
View Details
Bryant, Shane
Jeremiah Kressley
B: 1978-12-05
D: 2020-07-29
View Details
Kressley, Jeremiah
Ina Cramer
B: 1920-05-21
D: 2020-07-28
View Details
Cramer, Ina
Nola Frederick
B: 1939-09-29
D: 2020-07-26
View Details
Frederick, Nola
Connie Woods
B: 1950-05-31
D: 2020-07-23
View Details
Woods, Connie
Sally Hendrickson
B: 1952-05-02
D: 2020-07-20
View Details
Hendrickson, Sally
John tenHope
B: 1932-10-09
D: 2020-07-16
View Details
tenHope, John
Beverly Meyers
B: 1948-06-02
D: 2020-07-15
View Details
Meyers, Beverly
David McKay
B: 1933-04-05
D: 2020-07-14
View Details
McKay, David
Timothy Furner
B: 1952-09-16
D: 2020-07-13
View Details
Furner, Timothy
Chester Chase
B: 1938-06-10
D: 2020-07-12
View Details
Chase, Chester
Alice Franks
B: 1917-06-12
D: 2020-07-02
View Details
Franks, Alice
Robert Palmer
B: 1954-08-23
D: 2020-07-01
View Details
Palmer, Robert
Dean Roher
B: 1949-09-24
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Roher, Dean
William Gallik
B: 1922-03-18
D: 2020-06-23
View Details
Gallik, William
Alicia Brigham
B: 1981-09-15
D: 2020-06-23
View Details
Brigham, Alicia
John Jadwick
B: 1954-08-12
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Jadwick, John
Barbara Vanderwarker
B: 1945-05-19
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Vanderwarker, Barbara
Leigh Manley
B: 1938-11-01
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Manley, Leigh
Asa Morgan
B: 2019-11-01
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Morgan, Asa
Shelley Wickham
B: 1950-06-29
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Wickham, Shelley

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
25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
Fax: 315-825-3526

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 315-824-2417 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.