Obituaries

Aiden Booth
B: 1997-06-11
D: 2021-05-06
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Booth, Aiden
Vivian Tyler
B: 1928-11-11
D: 2021-05-06
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Tyler, Vivian
Juliana Van der Meer
B: 1930-03-29
D: 2021-05-05
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Van der Meer, Juliana
Conrad Griffith
B: 1941-08-30
D: 2021-05-04
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Griffith, Conrad
Michael Bowen
B: 1929-01-22
D: 2021-05-01
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Bowen, Michael
Peter Jackson
B: 1955-06-28
D: 2021-04-21
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Jackson, Peter
George Schmiedendorf
B: 1932-03-15
D: 2021-04-19
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Schmiedendorf, George
Doris Arkell
B: 1923-03-01
D: 2021-04-16
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Arkell, Doris
Lynne From
B: 1956-09-07
D: 2021-04-15
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From, Lynne
Adam Donnelly
B: 1983-04-12
D: 2021-04-12
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Donnelly, Adam
Emily Gowing
B: 1934-12-04
D: 2021-04-09
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Gowing, Emily
Vivian Fowler
B: 1971-10-20
D: 2021-04-07
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Fowler, Vivian
Susan Midgley
B: 1965-12-21
D: 2021-04-01
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Midgley, Susan
Donna Turnbull
B: 1931-10-04
D: 2021-03-25
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Turnbull, Donna
Athne Holdsworthy
B: 1935-07-24
D: 2021-03-23
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Holdsworthy, Athne
Kathy Kowalsky
B: 1954-11-01
D: 2021-03-22
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Kowalsky, Kathy
Michael George
B: 1967-06-22
D: 2021-03-22
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George, Michael
Evelyn Chittock
B: 1920-08-03
D: 2021-03-19
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Chittock, Evelyn
Robert Watt
B: 1948-09-23
D: 2021-03-12
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Watt, Robert
Scott Graf
B: 1989-06-02
D: 2021-03-05
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Graf, Scott
John Boomer
B: 1938-11-18
D: 2021-03-05
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Boomer, John

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Funeral Etiquette

Are you uncertain about what to do at a funeral? Have you wondered what options are available if you can’t attend a funeral? This section teaches you everything you need to know to help you do the right thing before, during and after the service.

What to Do

Offer Words of Condolence

Offering comforting words to the family is usually the easiest thing you can do. It's also something the family will appreciate and remember. If you're attending the service, offer your condolences in person or share a story or special memory about the deceased. If you can't be there, send a card or share your message using the Book of Memories online memorial tribute page.

Sign the register during the visitation

When you sign the register at the funeral home, be sure to list your name and your relationship to the deceased. The register is something the family will have forever, and they will appreciate knowing who you are and how you knew their loved one in years to come.

Send a gift to the family

Appropriate gifts include flowers, a donation to a charity (oftentimes the family will have a preferred charity), food or a service. You can send your gift to the family's home or the funeral home. Please ensure you include a signed card with your gift so the family knows who sent it.

Stay in touch with the family

Depending on your relationship with the family, you may choose to stay in touch in person, by telephone or online. The grieving process can be long and difficult. You will serve the family well by letting them know you're there for them.

What to Wear

Historically, people wore black to a funeral. Today it's acceptable to dress in a wider range of colours and clothing styles.  A good rule of thumb is to dress as you would at church or a job interview.

Have other questions about funeral etiquette? Visit our FAQ page or contact us.

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Dying is one of the few events in life that's certain to occur, yet one we rarely plan for. Should we spend more time preparing for a two week vacation than we do our last days on Earth?

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