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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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What is a Funeral Director?

Funeral directors provide families with much needed support following the loss of a loved one.  Funeral directors arrange and direct funeral services.  In addition to directing funeral services, directors file death certificates and other required documents for burial or cremation.  Funeral directors remove the body from the place of death, prepare the body for viewing (if desired by the family), direct all aspects of funeral ceremony and final disposition of the deceased.  Funeral directors assist families in the early stages of grief. The services that funeral directors provide will assist families in coping with their loss. 

What does a funeral director do?

  • Provide professional care for the deceased including embalming, dressing, casketing, cosmetology, and hair dressing upon request
  • Meeting with family members to discuss and arrange all aspects of the funeral or memorial service
  • Compile information about the deceased to prepare an obituary announcing the death

 Other responsibilities of a funeral director

  • Funeral directors make arrangements with cemeteries, crematories, or other places of disposition
  • Assist in arranging for music, clergy honorariums, pall bearers, and special services (fraternal or military) as requested by the family
  • The funeral director will supervise funeral processions and assist families following the funeral service with any questions that they may have 

Our Funeral Directors

Konicek & Collett Funeral Home, LLC. is staffed with licensed funeral directors who are prepared to assist you with the loss of your loved one. Jeff works with each family giving full attention to every detail. We are prepared to assist the family with all of their individual needs in order to provide a memorable tribute to your loved one. With so many details involved in preparing the funeral or memorial service for a loved one, Jeff and his staff will confidently guide you through the funeral arrangement process.