Obituaries

Pilar Peeks
B: 1926-03-10
D: 2020-11-12
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Peeks, Pilar
Maria Aguilera
B: 1954-06-23
D: 2020-11-03
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Aguilera, Maria
Sergio Frost
B: 1942-09-17
D: 2020-10-31
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Frost, Sergio
Pedro Maniago
B: 1931-08-01
D: 2020-10-29
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Maniago, Pedro
Joseph Gomez
B: 1984-02-02
D: 2020-10-21
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Gomez, Joseph
Elena Vargas
B: 1933-04-30
D: 2020-10-16
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Vargas, Elena
Caroline Platt
B: 1931-06-28
D: 2020-10-10
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Platt, Caroline
Lydia Orozco
B: 1947-06-08
D: 2020-09-27
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Orozco, Lydia
Elena Olivares
B: 1946-02-20
D: 2020-09-19
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Olivares, Elena
Katalaine Tuavao
B: 2000-03-16
D: 2020-08-11
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Tuavao, Katalaine
Maximina Umayam
B: 1939-07-13
D: 2020-08-07
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Umayam, Maximina
Jesus Martinez
B: 1934-10-15
D: 2020-08-06
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Martinez, Jesus
Gwendolyn Kosmicki
B: 1928-01-24
D: 2020-08-05
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Kosmicki, Gwendolyn
Cheryl Longville-Donaldson
B: 1959-03-03
D: 2020-08-05
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Longville-Donaldson, Cheryl
Manuel Gonzalez
B: 1933-02-20
D: 2020-08-04
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Gonzalez, Manuel
Dra. Celia Guevara
B: 1937-11-23
D: 2020-07-28
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Guevara, Dra. Celia
Sister Paula Smith, MMM
B: 1934-02-04
D: 2020-07-25
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Smith, MMM, Sister Paula
Patricia Kendall
B: 1948-01-06
D: 2020-07-03
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Kendall, Patricia
Gloria Gozum
B: 1955-04-03
D: 2020-06-19
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Gozum, Gloria
Robert Gagnon
B: 1938-01-28
D: 2020-06-08
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Gagnon, Robert
Donald Oder
B: 1938-04-28
D: 2020-06-07
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Oder, Donald

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Death Certificates - Community Mortuary

Death Certificates

Perhaps the single most important document you’ll need in the coming weeks, the death certificate is important for:

Legal Reasons: The death certificate is a permanent legal record of the fact of death. State agencies always stipulate that a death certificate is to be filed. It provides important information about:  the decedent, the cause of death, and final disposition.  

This information is used in the application for insurance benefits, settlement of pension claims, and transfer of title of real and personal property.  The certificate is prima facie evidence of the fact of death and, therefore, can be introduced in court as evidence when a question about the death arises.

Personal Reasons: The death certificate in many cases provides family members with closure, peace-of-mind, and documentation of the cause of death. It also provides peace-of-mind by facilitating efficient processing of needed benefits as those described above.

Vital Statistics Reasons: The death certificate is the source for state and national mortality statistics.  It is needed for a variety of medical and health-related research efforts. It is used to determine which medical conditions receive research and development funding, to set public health goals and policies, and to measure health status at local, state, national, and international levels. This data is valuable as a research tool and by influencing research funding.

Before the business and legal issues of the estate can be pursued, it will be necessary to obtain certified copies of the death certificate. You can order them from:

  1. Your Funeral Director
  2. The Registrar of Vital Statistics in your area.

Most agencies will only accept certified death certificates, however, call to confirm requirements; some may accept a photocopy, saving you the expense of providing a certified copy.

If you have questions about obtaining copies of a Death Certificate, please call us. We’re here to assist you.