Obituaries

Gary Haas
B: 1951-03-30
D: 2017-04-27
View Details
Haas, Gary
Odella Dippner
B: 1932-02-12
D: 2017-04-25
View Details
Dippner, Odella
Edna Zimmerman
B: 1914-06-13
D: 2017-04-25
View Details
Zimmerman, Edna
Thelma Messner
B: 1939-01-12
D: 2017-04-22
View Details
Messner, Thelma
Arvella Rutter
B: 1927-05-23
D: 2017-04-21
View Details
Rutter, Arvella
Dominic Esposito
B: 1932-07-08
D: 2017-04-18
View Details
Esposito, Dominic
Glendine White
B: 1922-09-22
D: 2017-04-18
View Details
White, Glendine
Margaret Verbeke
B: 1928-07-17
D: 2017-04-17
View Details
Verbeke, Margaret
Paul McWilliams
B: 1983-02-02
D: 2017-04-17
View Details
McWilliams, Paul
Harold Groff
B: 1939-10-15
D: 2017-04-13
View Details
Groff, Harold
Melvin Zimmerman
B: 1956-06-19
D: 2017-04-13
View Details
Zimmerman, Melvin
Charlotte Beavers
B: 1938-04-02
D: 2017-04-11
View Details
Beavers, Charlotte
Timothy Demeritt
B: 1994-07-19
D: 2017-04-09
View Details
Demeritt, Timothy
Carlos Santos
B: 1982-08-11
D: 2017-04-03
View Details
Santos, Carlos
James Steffy
B: 1928-05-23
D: 2017-03-30
View Details
Steffy, James
Alma Ressler
B: 1922-08-17
D: 2017-03-23
View Details
Ressler, Alma
Mary Martin
B: 1929-06-20
D: 2017-03-23
View Details
Martin, Mary
Edith Houck
B: 1924-10-02
D: 2017-03-22
View Details
Houck, Edith
Michelle McLemore
B: 1968-08-13
D: 2017-03-20
View Details
McLemore, Michelle
Arlene Landau
B: 1925-09-13
D: 2017-03-18
View Details
Landau, Arlene
Phares Rutt
B: 1924-09-01
D: 2017-03-17
View Details
Rutt, Phares

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
145 West Main St.
Supervisor: R. Fred Groff III
New Holland, PA 17557
Phone: 717-354-0444
Fax:

What is a Memorial Service?

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

We're Here to Advise, Assist, and Guide You

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at 717-354-0444 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.