Obituaries

Mary Ann Bahrychuk
B: 1922-12-18
D: 2018-07-08
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Bahrychuk, Mary Ann
Gerardo Russo
B: 1943-08-28
D: 2018-07-06
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Russo, Gerardo
David Marion Negrych
B: 1936-10-05
D: 2018-07-04
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Negrych, David Marion
Leonora Valete
B: 1935-08-11
D: 2018-07-04
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Valete, Leonora
Cecil Robert Morris
B: 1941-09-01
D: 2018-07-01
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Morris, Cecil Robert
Michael Thomas Conway
B: 1951-07-09
D: 2018-06-29
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Conway, Michael Thomas
Jaime Guitap Jr.
B: 1978-04-17
D: 2018-06-26
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Guitap Jr., Jaime
Iris Gail Roberts
B: 1945-09-22
D: 2018-06-26
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Roberts, Iris Gail
Said Azim Dost
B: 1956-04-14
D: 2018-06-26
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Dost, Said Azim
Janina Reynolds
B: 1946-05-27
D: 2018-06-25
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Reynolds, Janina
Dolores Jane Cairns
B: 1926-04-15
D: 2018-06-25
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Cairns, Dolores Jane
Bonnie Lee St. Pierre
B: 1949-07-22
D: 2018-06-12
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St. Pierre, Bonnie Lee
Verna Helena Kosowan
B: 1931-07-21
D: 2018-06-09
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Kosowan, Verna Helena
Anna Mae Gail Beaton
B: 1940-04-06
D: 2018-06-09
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Beaton, Anna Mae Gail
Peter Rydbeck Hellsten
B: 1941-05-13
D: 2018-06-07
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Hellsten, Peter Rydbeck
Maria Victoria "Marivic" Sobrevilla
B: 1961-05-05
D: 2018-06-06
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Sobrevilla, Maria Victoria "Marivic"
Helen Siwak
B: 1928-07-24
D: 2018-06-05
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Siwak, Helen
Lorna Elizabeth Bungay
B: 1953-12-27
D: 2018-06-05
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Bungay, Lorna Elizabeth
Gloria Hapin
B: 1933-11-18
D: 2018-06-04
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Hapin, Gloria
Maria Masi
B: 1934-11-26
D: 2018-06-02
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Masi, Maria
Jordan Aguiar
B: 2004-01-27
D: 2018-05-31
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Aguiar, Jordan

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When You Meet with the Funeral Home

Chances are, within the first 24 hours of your loved one’s death, you will need to meet with a funeral home to begin the funeral arrangements. The following information will help you prepare for what is often called “the arrangement conference.”

Without a doubt, this is a difficult time for you and your loved ones. Yet, it’s comforting to know every member of the Mosaic funeral home staff will be there to do their utmost to make this difficult time a little bit easier. The Funeral Director will guide you in making all the necessary decisions.

It’s good to know you are not alone.


Would You Like Someone to Go with You?

Please don’t hesitate to ask someone to join you. Chances are they will be honoured at your request, and gladly step up to help you during this time. 

Who is Responsible for Making the Decisions?

It’s important to know exactly who is legally responsible for making the funeral arrangement decisions for a loved one. If the deceased has not expressed their wishes through a written document such as a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, or a Last Will and Testament, where the deceased has designated an agent to fulfill their wishes; then the chain of command is commonly as follows:

  • Legal Spouse/Partner
  • Surviving Adult Child/Children
  • Surviving Parent
  • Surviving Adult Sibling
  • Ex-Spouse
  • Parent of Minor Child

The person designated as the responsible party needs to be present to make decisions and sign documents. If you have questions about the accepted kinship-related order of precedence, or are unclear as to who is the responsible person in funeral planning, call us.

Should Someone Else be Included in Making the Arrangements?

While assigning responsibility is an important part of funeral planning, it’s also very important to include any children, friends, or other family who would like to be a part of arranging the funeral, and perhaps share in the cost of a funeral. Despite the fact that they may not have any legal decision-making rights, their input could be very valuable to the process.

Assisting in making the final funeral arrangement decisions can be very empowering, and help someone come to terms with the loss. If there are people in your life who you feel should be asked to participate, make sure you ask them. They can always decline.

Have You Gathered the Necessary Documents?

Life and death are full of legalities. When a loved one dies, it is not just an emotional matter for those left behind; it is a legal one which requires the timely completion of paperwork. The Funeral Director will tell you that the first step in caring for your loved one involves completing, and filing, the Death Certificate and Burial or Cremation permit.

These documents need to be completed as accurately as possible and if you are not prepared with the necessary information, then most of your initial meeting will be spent retrieving this information.

To assist the funeral home in preparing all the necessary documents, it’s helpful to bring some of the following things with you:

  • Deceased's Birth Certificate
  • Deceased's Marriage Certificate
  • Deceased's Military Discharge papers
  • Deceased's Funeral pre-arrangements documents (if available)
  • Deceased Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Last Will and Testament and any Codicils
  • Revocable Living Trust

If you’ve got questions about the legal documents you should bring with you, please contact us.
 

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