Obituaries

Elwood Pisle
B: 1926-08-25
D: 2017-10-18
View Details
Pisle, Elwood
Glendon Burkholder
B: 2013-07-05
D: 2017-10-17
View Details
Burkholder, Glendon
John Baum
B: 1961-08-26
D: 2017-10-16
View Details
Baum, John
Joseph Thrush
B: 1954-08-07
D: 2017-10-16
View Details
Thrush, Joseph
Mary Schaffer
B: 1936-09-09
D: 2017-10-15
View Details
Schaffer, Mary
Adam Willis
B: 1977-06-23
D: 2017-10-14
View Details
Willis, Adam
Anna Kinlaw
B: 1940-05-08
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Kinlaw, Anna
Dolores Carey
B: 1940-01-27
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Carey, Dolores
Robert Foust
B: 1934-08-20
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Foust, Robert
Janet Hock
B: 1933-12-06
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
Hock, Janet
Adam Wojtelwicz
B: 1939-01-12
D: 2017-10-03
View Details
Wojtelwicz, Adam
William Wolfe
B: 1974-10-15
D: 2017-10-01
View Details
Wolfe, William
Mary Weaver
B: 1935-09-27
D: 2017-09-29
View Details
Weaver, Mary
Mary Jane Thrush
B: 1926-02-21
D: 2017-09-27
View Details
Thrush, Mary Jane
Mary Speicher
B: 1949-08-07
D: 2017-09-25
View Details
Speicher, Mary
William Oberdorf
B: 1933-12-07
D: 2017-09-23
View Details
Oberdorf, William
Laura Jumper
B: 1923-05-12
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
Jumper, Laura
Harry Reese
B: 1918-03-11
D: 2017-09-21
View Details
Reese, Harry
Julia Bender
B: 1923-03-25
D: 2017-09-20
View Details
Bender, Julia
Ray Ingram
B: 1935-03-26
D: 2017-09-19
View Details
Ingram, Ray
Edgar Vaughn
B: 1929-09-05
D: 2017-09-19
View Details
Vaughn, Edgar

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
112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

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

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Pre-Arrangement

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

Gathering the Important Documents

Are you as organized as you should be? Chances are the answer is “no.” In today’s busy life, most of us are just doing our best to hold things together day-to-day.

Then, the unthinkable happens. Someone you love dies, leaving you with more questions than you could ever answer. Like, “Where is our marriage certificate?” Or, “What did we do with the pink slip to the car?”

Now’s the time to do your best to locate as many of the following important documents as possible:

  • Wills
  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Deeds
  • Bank Books
  • Stock Certificates
  • Military Discharge Papers
  • Social Security Card
  • Tax Forms
  • Vehicle and Boat Titles
  • Insurance Policies

While you’re going through the desk drawers and filing cabinets, you’ll run across documents that you think may be useful. Add them to the pile. In the coming weeks, you may need them.

If you have questions about anything related to the search for the important papers, call us. We’re here to help.


Thinking Ahead?

That’s great. Having a select place to store important documents, like bills and personal records, can come in handy in helping settle an estate after death without having to search and sift through mounds of paperwork.

Why not create a "When I'm Gone" file? You could name it anything you want, but that title fits nicely.  This is where you’ll organize your family’s documents, so those you leave behind can easily find what they need when the time comes.

So what important documents should you keep in your "When I'm Gone" file? Here are a few suggestions:

  • Final documents, which include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives. Copies of these documents should also be given to a trusted individual for safekeeping.
  • Income information, including social security and child support and alimony documents.
  • Investment accounts, including retirement accounts, mutual funds, and college saving plans.
  • Credit cards account information
  • Bills and banking information, which involves clearly explaining how bills are paid and includes any necessary information and instructions for bills paid online.
  • Insurance policies, including life, health, auto, and disability or long-term care insurance papers.
  • Other important paperwork, including military records, old tax returns, and birth, marriage, and death certificates.
  • Digital asset account information, which includes email and social media accounts, online services, and financial accounts. You want to organize and store essential passwords, access keys, PINs, and other sensitive information in a safe place that can later be accessed by your family or another trusted individual upon your death.