Obituaries

Charles Hare
B: 1949-03-31
D: 2017-10-15
View Details
Hare, Charles
William Lawrence
B: 1930-02-20
D: 2017-10-14
View Details
Lawrence, William
William Hurley
B: 1941-01-22
D: 2017-10-14
View Details
Hurley, William
Jere Murphy
B: 1964-11-20
D: 2017-10-13
View Details
Murphy, Jere
Thaddeus Okolo, Sr.
B: 1925-08-29
D: 2017-10-13
View Details
Okolo, Sr., Thaddeus
Patrick Rossow
B: 1975-06-11
D: 2017-10-10
View Details
Rossow, Patrick
Barbara Duell
B: 1929-07-02
D: 2017-10-09
View Details
Duell, Barbara
Megan MacDonald
B: 1990-04-10
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
MacDonald, Megan
Walter Dean
B: 1948-09-10
D: 2017-10-01
View Details
Dean, Walter
Myrtle Benjamin
B: 1941-11-17
D: 2017-09-29
View Details
Benjamin, Myrtle
E. Patrick Langan
B: 1938-09-11
D: 2017-09-27
View Details
Langan, E. Patrick
Guy Kowalski
B: 1954-07-31
D: 2017-09-27
View Details
Kowalski, Guy
Elizabeth Kassett
B: 1924-02-04
D: 2017-09-26
View Details
Kassett, Elizabeth
Richard Bastis
B: 1942-12-25
D: 2017-09-26
View Details
Bastis, Richard
Nadia Wall
B: 1943-03-23
D: 2017-09-25
View Details
Wall, Nadia
Richard Schweitzer
B: 1936-04-02
D: 2017-09-23
View Details
Schweitzer, Richard
Wanda Bigelow
B: 1937-01-18
D: 2017-09-23
View Details
Bigelow, Wanda
Julius Miffitt
B: 1924-12-14
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
Miffitt, Julius
Paula Martin
B: 1942-09-27
D: 2017-09-20
View Details
Martin, Paula
Joseph Sapia
B: 1935-12-11
D: 2017-09-20
View Details
Sapia, Joseph
Beverly Zwingelstein
B: 1930-09-15
D: 2017-09-20
View Details
Zwingelstein, Beverly

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
76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Alison Knybel can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Funeral Etiquette

Are you uncertain about what to do at a funeral? Have you wondered what options are available if you can’t attend a funeral? This section teaches you everything you need to know to help you do the right thing before, during and after the service.

What to Do

Offer Words of Condolence

Offering comforting words to the family is usually the easiest thing you can do. It's also something the family will appreciate and remember. If you're attending the service, offer your condolences in person or share a story or special memory about the deceased. If you can't be there, send a card or share your message using the Book of Memories online memorial tribute page.

Sign the register during the visitation

When you sign the register at the funeral home, be sure to list your name and your relationship to the deceased. The register is something the family will have forever, and they will appreciate knowing who you are and how you knew their loved one in years to come.

Send a gift to the family

Appropriate gifts include flowers, a donation to a charity (oftentimes the family will have a preferred charity), food or a service. You can send your gift to the family's home or the funeral home. Please ensure you include a signed card with your gift so the family knows who sent it.

Stay in touch with the family

Depending on your relationship with the family, you may choose to stay in touch in person, by telephone or online. The grieving process can be long and difficult. You will serve the family well by letting them know you're there for them.

What to Wear

Historically, people wore black to a funeral. Today it's acceptable to dress in a wider range of colors and clothing styles. A good rule of thumb is to dress as you would at church or a job interview.

Have other questions about funeral etiquette? Visit our FAQ page or contact us.

Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories