Peggyanne Hickey
B: 1934-03-08
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Hickey, Peggyanne
Ross Bondi
B: 1964-08-13
D: 2018-02-06
View Details
Bondi, Ross
Margaret Cornell
B: 1938-05-03
D: 2018-02-02
View Details
Cornell, Margaret
Michael Peluso
B: 1958-12-20
D: 2018-01-28
View Details
Peluso, Michael
Erna Monper
B: 1927-12-26
D: 2018-01-20
View Details
Monper, Erna
Elizabeth Helgerman
B: 1928-03-24
D: 2018-01-16
View Details
Helgerman, Elizabeth
Domenico Cefalu
B: 1930-02-14
D: 2018-01-10
View Details
Cefalu, Domenico
Elinor Morris
B: 1933-03-27
D: 2018-01-05
View Details
Morris, Elinor
Ellen Lindquist
B: 1940-11-13
D: 2017-12-27
View Details
Lindquist, Ellen
Wade Milbert
B: 1959-08-20
D: 2017-12-14
View Details
Milbert, Wade
Raffaele Tuccillo
B: 1931-09-09
D: 2017-12-11
View Details
Tuccillo, Raffaele
John Jarvis
B: 1929-12-17
D: 2017-12-01
View Details
Jarvis, John
Ethel Seitz
B: 1932-09-10
D: 2017-11-28
View Details
Seitz, Ethel
Earl Fischer
B: 1930-09-19
D: 2017-11-26
View Details
Fischer, Earl
Mary Margaret Singer
B: 1948-10-31
D: 2017-11-19
View Details
Singer, Mary Margaret
Elizabeth Germer
B: 1929-05-15
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Germer, Elizabeth
Salvatore Certo
B: 1922-05-01
D: 2017-11-06
View Details
Certo, Salvatore
Roy Helgerman
B: 1930-01-01
D: 2017-10-25
View Details
Helgerman, Roy
Rita Baranowski
B: 1942-03-26
D: 2017-10-19
View Details
Baranowski, Rita
Maureen Horstman
B: 1935-11-24
D: 2017-10-05
View Details
Horstman, Maureen
Thomas Williams
B: 1939-02-14
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Williams, Thomas


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
2702 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15116
Phone: (412) 486-9086
Fax: (412) 487-0626


Many families today want a service which celebrates the life of their loved one. We introduce them to the concept of a celebration-of-life, and provide support in designing a celebration-of-life that is as unique as the life of their loved one.  

We always enjoy working together with families in planning a celebration-of-life for their loved one. While it can be a challenge to put together an event that both pays tribute to and celebrates the life and spirit of, a complex individual; it's also one of the most rewarding things any one of us can do for someone we've loved and lost.

Sarah York, opens her beautifully-crafted book, Remembering Well, with the very personal story about how her family chose to pay tribute to her mother. "My mother died in April 1983. . . she didn't want a funeral. 'Get together and have a party,' she had said when the topic was allowed to come up." However, she was quick to tell readers that the survivors did not honor the request. "We needed the ritual. We needed to say good-bye, but we also needed a ritual that would honor her spirit and would be faithful to her values and beliefs."

When Ms. York acknowledge the position of her family; that they needed not a party but a ritual; she teaches us all something important: the celebration-of-life events we plan with families should be shaped as much by their own emotional and spiritual needs, as their desire to celebrate the life lived.

While celebrations-of-life are not burdened by social expectations—they can be pretty much anything you want them to be—it's important to realize that the event you're planning should meet the emotional needs of the guests. So, think about exactly who will be there, and what they're likely to want or need. Then, bring in those unique lifestyle and personality characteristics of the deceased; perhaps add live music or refreshments, and you've got the beginnings of a remarkable celebration-of-life.

Celebrations-of-life are intended to lift everyone's spirits by focusing on positive memories. And as we wrote in the above introduction, if you'd like to learn more about celebrations-of-life, we invite you to read our 9 Steps to Planning a Celebration of Life. There you'll discover how our experience in arranging and hosting celebrations-of-life will guide you in the process.


Remembering Well: Rituals for Celebrating Life & Mourning Death, Sara York


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.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.