Obituaries

James "Jim" Rutherford
B: 1942-03-04
D: 2018-11-14
View Details
Rutherford, James "Jim"
Barbara Trickey
B: 1944-08-09
D: 2018-11-09
View Details
Trickey, Barbara
Shashikala Godbole
B: 1943-12-25
D: 2018-11-08
View Details
Godbole, Shashikala
Robert Smith
B: 1963-08-16
D: 2018-11-07
View Details
Smith, Robert
Joyce Cameron
B: 1927-01-24
D: 2018-11-07
View Details
Cameron, Joyce
Darwin MacIntyre
B: 1934-10-05
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
MacIntyre, Darwin
Peter Birchall
B: 1934-09-15
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Birchall, Peter
Gertrude "Trudy" Weir
B: 1920-01-27
D: 2018-11-04
View Details
Weir, Gertrude "Trudy"
Jim (William) Attfield
B: 1925-11-08
D: 2018-11-03
View Details
Attfield, Jim (William)
Margaret Joyce Scott
B: 1928-02-11
D: 2018-11-03
View Details
Scott, Margaret Joyce
Peter Eligh
B: 1956-11-08
D: 2018-10-26
View Details
Eligh, Peter
Donna Larcombe
B: 1955-08-23
D: 2018-10-26
View Details
Larcombe, Donna
Doris Donovan
B: 1930-06-02
D: 2018-10-25
View Details
Donovan, Doris
Melva Allcock
B: 1933-10-31
D: 2018-10-23
View Details
Allcock, Melva
Bill Robertson
B: 1938-07-14
D: 2018-10-22
View Details
Robertson, Bill
Martha Maxwell
B: 1930-12-10
D: 2018-10-21
View Details
Maxwell, Martha
Beatrice Charron
B: 1922-09-04
D: 2018-10-19
View Details
Charron, Beatrice
Annie Taylor
B: 1924-01-08
D: 2018-10-18
View Details
Taylor, Annie
Robert Kercher
B: 1934-01-25
D: 2018-10-15
View Details
Kercher, Robert
Robert Rannells
B: 1932-06-08
D: 2018-10-15
View Details
Rannells, Robert
Marjorie Johnston
B: 1942-11-04
D: 2018-10-14
View Details
Johnston, Marjorie

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
4 James Street East
Brockville, ON K6V1J9
Phone: 613-342-2828
Fax: 613-342-9893

Jewelery

There are many ways to remember a loved one. We offer personalized hand crafted pendants among many other keepsake items.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Facebook

Follow our Facebook page for weekly articles of interest on topics surrounding bereavement, remembrance pop culture, funeral customs and more.

Why a Memorial Service?

Rather than opting to do things "the same old way", many families today want to celebrate the life of a loved one. Many funeral service professionals see this change as one of the many contributions to social change made by 'Baby Boomers'. The National Funeral Directors Association notes, "As baby boomers age and find themselves having to plan funerals for loved ones and themselves, they are making funeral choices based on values that are different than previous generations. Baby boomers see funerals as a valuable part of the grieving process and are seeking ways to make them meaningful." If you too desire to make the funeral for a loved one more engaging and personally meaningful, a celebration-of-life may be the perfect concept to build on.

How Does a Celebration-of-Life Differ from a Traditional Funeral?

As mentioned in the page Traditional Funeral Services, there are four basic components which make up the conventional approach to funerals:

  1.  A Visitation
  2. The Funeral Service
  3. A Committal Service
  4. The Funeral Reception

A traditional funeral then is a series of events; it's a ritualized process where the deceased, and the attendees, pass from one social status to another; a process where the torn fabric of a family and community is repaired. According to the online article "Six Characteristics of Helpful Ceremonies", by William Hoy, Director of Grief Connect, this is done by including:

  1. Symbols of shared significance intended to communicate beyond words
  2. Ritual actions shared by a group of individuals
  3. Gathered people providing comfort to one another
  4. Connection to heritage through recognized readings
  5. Increased physical contact between attendees provide comfort
  6. Witnessing the transition of the body through burial or cremation

In knowing these characteristics, you can design a celebration-of-life–as unique as the life of your loved. Learn how to create a Celebration of Life.

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.