Obituaries

Douglas Erickson
B: 1929-08-20
D: 2017-12-11
View Details
Erickson, Douglas
Gladys Henderson
B: 1935-06-19
D: 2017-12-09
View Details
Henderson, Gladys
Francis Adams
B: 1923-03-16
D: 2017-12-09
View Details
Adams, Francis
Deborah Wurzer
B: 1938-08-26
D: 2017-12-08
View Details
Wurzer, Deborah
Lois Emerson
B: 1920-11-23
D: 2017-12-08
View Details
Emerson, Lois
Ray Languell
D: 2017-12-06
View Details
Languell, Ray
Milada LeGere
B: 1931-03-12
D: 2017-12-05
View Details
LeGere, Milada
Gladys Tooley
B: 1923-07-10
D: 2017-12-03
View Details
Tooley, Gladys
Lois Guerra
B: 1936-02-27
D: 2017-11-29
View Details
Guerra, Lois
Wanda Neff
B: 1920-09-11
D: 2017-11-28
View Details
Neff, Wanda
Arthur Feuz
B: 1923-02-07
D: 2017-11-18
View Details
Feuz, Arthur
Phyllis Coppola
B: 1937-06-20
D: 2017-11-17
View Details
Coppola, Phyllis
Anthony Doti
B: 1944-02-07
D: 2017-11-17
View Details
Doti, Anthony
Ruth LaFreniere
B: 1923-04-14
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
LaFreniere, Ruth
Audrey Yanchunis
B: 1950-06-07
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Yanchunis, Audrey
Anna Allen
B: 1922-04-26
D: 2017-11-07
View Details
Allen, Anna
Albert Califano
B: 1917-10-25
D: 2017-11-05
View Details
Califano, Albert
Merlin Tolles
B: 1936-05-31
D: 2017-11-05
View Details
Tolles, Merlin
Raymond Bergen
B: 1934-10-09
D: 2017-11-03
View Details
Bergen, Raymond
Milica Writer
B: 1936-07-25
D: 2017-10-30
View Details
Writer, Milica
Donald Burns
B: 1952-03-15
D: 2017-10-28
View Details
Burns, Donald

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
1614 Guilderland Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12306
Phone: 518-346-8424
Fax: 518-346-2852

Disposition Options & Cremation

With cremation, you actually have more choices for a final resting place than with a typical earth burial.

 

Interment

With interment, you can choose burial in the family plot, church garden, or other memorial site. You can also choose a columbarium, which is an arrangement of niches, indoor or outdoor, with memorial identity plaques. This is also sometimes referred to as an urn garden.

 

Graveside Services

You can choose to have memorial prayers and religious rites performed at the graveside with cremation, just as you can with a typical earth burial. You can also choose to have a marker or monument as a permanent testimony to the life and the history of the deceased, and as a place of pilgrimage for loved ones to visit.

With cremation, you also have other options that aren't available with a typical earth burial.

 

Scattering the Cremated Remains

Options with scattering remains include scattering within a memorial garden or cemetery; with the comfort of identifying marker, plaque, or memorial book entry to memorialize the loved one; or over water or in some other site loved by the deceased.

You can also do partial scattering, in which some of the cremated remains are scattered and the rest are retained in an urn for interment.

 

Multiple Urns

Cremated remains can also be placed in two or more urns. This offers the comfort of interment near more than one family member when families are divided by great distances.