Obituaries

Kenneth Marjerrison
B: 1949-10-07
D: 2019-01-15
View Details
Marjerrison, Kenneth
Glenn MacSweyn
B: 1948-08-05
D: 2019-01-14
View Details
MacSweyn, Glenn
Julia Barbara
B: 1937-07-23
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Barbara, Julia
Mario Laurin
B: 1958-03-11
D: 2019-01-10
View Details
Laurin, Mario
Robert Millar
B: 1924-03-23
D: 2019-01-09
View Details
Millar, Robert
Catherine Leadbetter
B: 1921-01-13
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Leadbetter, Catherine
William Wereley
B: 1927-01-11
D: 2019-01-07
View Details
Wereley, William
Luc Sauvé
B: 1957-10-05
D: 2019-01-06
View Details
Sauvé, Luc
Lionel Massie
B: 1925-06-03
D: 2019-01-05
View Details
Massie, Lionel
Colleen McDonell
B: 1936-11-08
D: 2019-01-04
View Details
McDonell, Colleen
Connie Sandilands
B: 1921-02-22
D: 2019-01-03
View Details
Sandilands, Connie
Paul Villeneuve
B: 1932-07-19
D: 2019-01-02
View Details
Villeneuve, Paul
Réjeanne Depratto
B: 1930-07-15
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Depratto, Réjeanne
Hugh Francis McDonell
B: 1928-07-03
D: 2018-12-31
View Details
McDonell, Hugh Francis
Anna MacDonald
B: 1919-10-20
D: 2018-12-29
View Details
MacDonald, Anna
Colombe Bourdeau
B: 1936-10-26
D: 2018-12-25
View Details
Bourdeau, Colombe
Lionel Quesnel
B: 1928-12-06
D: 2018-12-23
View Details
Quesnel, Lionel
Jean-Paul Lefebvre
B: 1939-10-29
D: 2018-12-20
View Details
Lefebvre, Jean-Paul
Catherine MacDiarmid
B: 1933-12-03
D: 2018-12-19
View Details
MacDiarmid, Catherine
Juliette Pomainville
B: 1936-04-12
D: 2018-12-16
View Details
Pomainville, Juliette
Rachel Conway
B: 1921-10-13
D: 2018-12-13
View Details
Conway, Rachel

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
114 Main St. South
Alexandria, ON K0C 1A0
Phone: 613-525-2772
Fax: 613-525-3709

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 613-525-2772 to begin.

Online Sources:

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