Obituaries

Catherine Clark
B: 1957-04-04
D: 2017-02-23
View Details
Clark, Catherine
John Leskey
B: 1931-12-01
D: 2017-02-22
View Details
Leskey, John
Frederick Peckham
B: 1949-08-07
D: 2017-02-19
View Details
Peckham, Frederick
Theresa Pelletier
B: 1934-04-14
D: 2017-02-16
View Details
Pelletier, Theresa
Kelly Jordan
B: 1968-04-30
D: 2017-02-16
View Details
Jordan, Kelly
Richard Quint
B: 1933-07-08
D: 2017-02-16
View Details
Quint, Richard
David Boyle
B: 1971-08-26
D: 2017-02-13
View Details
Boyle, David
Olive Peterson
B: 1929-10-02
D: 2017-02-12
View Details
Peterson, Olive
Leonard Szarek
B: 1933-08-14
D: 2017-02-11
View Details
Szarek, Leonard
Rita Nadeau
B: 1961-02-07
D: 2017-02-11
View Details
Nadeau, Rita
Robert Newman
B: 1941-05-24
D: 2017-02-09
View Details
Newman, Robert
Donald MacDonald
B: 1931-08-11
D: 2017-02-07
View Details
MacDonald, Donald
June Locke
B: 1925-06-07
D: 2017-02-04
View Details
Locke, June
Joe Smith
B: 1938-01-13
D: 2017-02-04
View Details
Smith, Joe
Patricia Putman
B: 1937-11-24
D: 2017-02-04
View Details
Putman, Patricia
Dorothy Wadsworth
B: 1931-04-16
D: 2017-02-03
View Details
Wadsworth, Dorothy
Christine Schoenfuss
B: 1919-12-27
D: 2017-02-02
View Details
Schoenfuss, Christine
Kathleen Riley
B: 1958-11-19
D: 2017-02-01
View Details
Riley, Kathleen
Mary Bavier
B: 1921-02-24
D: 2017-02-01
View Details
Bavier, Mary
Henri Wilson
B: 1923-10-10
D: 2017-01-31
View Details
Wilson, Henri
Charles Bigelow
B: 1932-04-03
D: 2017-01-30
View Details
Bigelow, Charles

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

Our 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.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 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 (860) 875-5490.

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 and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. 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. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance 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.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013