Obituaries

Jeff King
B: 1968-03-29
D: 2017-05-31
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King, Jeff
Stavros Thomaides
B: 1933-10-14
D: 2017-04-30
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Thomaides, Stavros
Melissa Sleeper
B: 1960-04-21
D: 2017-04-29
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Sleeper, Melissa
Pargan Singh
B: 1935-01-15
D: 2017-04-24
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Singh, Pargan
John O'Brien
B: 1959-01-14
D: 2017-04-22
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O'Brien, John
John Kenney
B: 1940-08-09
D: 2017-04-22
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Kenney, John
Stephen Galusha
B: 1941-05-30
D: 2017-03-29
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Galusha, Stephen
Audrey Meineker
B: 1927-02-22
D: 2017-03-02
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Meineker, Audrey
Thomas Gizara
B: 1944-10-26
D: 2017-02-23
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Gizara, Thomas
Andrew Rigney
B: 1967-12-01
D: 2017-02-12
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Rigney, Andrew
Thomas Collins
B: 1957-11-23
D: 2017-02-03
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Collins, Thomas
Ralph King
B: 1945-05-09
D: 2017-01-07
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King, Ralph
Wayne DiDonna
B: 1950-12-02
D: 2017-01-04
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DiDonna, Wayne
Joseph Feldmann
B: 1958-02-22
D: 2016-12-04
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Feldmann, Joseph
Anthony Debenedetto
B: 1955-04-29
D: 2016-11-30
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Debenedetto, Anthony
Francis Danforth
B: 1948-03-24
D: 2016-11-25
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Danforth, Francis
Francis Danforth
B: 1948-03-24
D: 2016-11-25
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Danforth, Francis
Margaret Grigg
B: 1925-06-19
D: 2016-11-10
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Grigg, Margaret
John Chipembere
B: 1941-09-14
D: 2016-10-22
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Chipembere, John
Marlene Arnold
B: 1938-04-10
D: 2016-10-13
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Arnold, Marlene
Joanna Maciariello
B: 1952-09-13
D: 2016-09-23
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Maciariello, Joanna

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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.

Our Burial Services

Here at Konicek & Collett Funeral Home, LLC, 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 518-273-3500.

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, of course; and as many modern cemeteries require their use, a burial vault. Then, 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. Naturally, a member of our professional staff will assist you 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.

Online Sources:

Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014

Online Resources:

National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014

Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013