Obituaries

Suanne Price
B: 1942-12-04
D: 2018-10-19
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Price, Suanne
Edna Atherton
B: 1925-06-28
D: 2018-10-18
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Atherton, Edna
Barbara Cole
B: 1928-02-12
D: 2018-10-15
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Cole, Barbara
Cornellia Doble
B: 1921-10-12
D: 2018-10-13
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Doble, Cornellia
Courtney Chaplin
B: 1968-02-05
D: 2018-10-10
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Chaplin, Courtney
Laurence Hodgkins
B: 1950-01-19
D: 2018-10-10
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Hodgkins, Laurence
Jamie Hagedorn
B: 1953-12-19
D: 2018-10-03
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Hagedorn, Jamie
Norene Silsby
B: 1932-08-10
D: 2018-09-30
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Silsby, Norene
Marilyn Lymburner
B: 1930-05-02
D: 2018-09-29
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Lymburner, Marilyn
Roland Dostie
B: 1929-07-06
D: 2018-09-27
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Dostie, Roland
Kenneth Gray
B: 1949-07-27
D: 2018-09-26
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Gray, Kenneth
Robert Sweet
B: 1937-05-27
D: 2018-09-21
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Sweet, Robert
Mehri Haghkerder
B: 1933-09-29
D: 2018-09-16
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Haghkerder, Mehri
Francis Kinsey
B: 1929-05-03
D: 2018-09-14
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Kinsey, Francis
J. van Heerden
B: 1959-10-07
D: 2018-09-12
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van Heerden, J.
Alice Jordan
B: 1931-06-19
D: 2018-09-11
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Jordan, Alice
Burgess Knowles
B: 1932-12-15
D: 2018-09-06
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Knowles, Burgess
Gertrude Webber
B: 1922-07-27
D: 2018-09-03
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Webber, Gertrude
Larry Smith
B: 1939-08-31
D: 2018-09-03
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Smith, Larry
Bertha Higgins
B: 1928-11-08
D: 2018-09-01
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Higgins, Bertha
Maxine Field
B: 1929-06-11
D: 2018-09-01
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Field, Maxine

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A natural (or "green") burial  is a simplified and natural way of returning the body to the earth. Natural Burials are low impact, use less energy, and consume fewer resources than traditional burials. 'Going green' often does not involve embalming and is instead focused on making more natural choices such as simple, biodegradable caskets. 

If you have decided upon natural burial in a green cemetery, then you'll choose a naturally-finished casket made of biodegradable materials or a simple shroud. Some green cemeteries require that the selected casket, urn or shroud are made from materials that are biodegradable, non-toxic and harvested in a sustainable manner. 

Natural burial is a statement of personal values for many people who seek to minimize their impact on the planet. For people who are mindful of the cyclical nature of life, natural burial is a spiritually fulfilling alternative to the conventional funeral.

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