Funeral Card Friday

Funeral Card Friday – Kim L. Miller (1958 – 2001)

Posted on January 12, 2018 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card from my husband, Paul Souza, and I am posting it here with his permission. The images displayed in this post are from a Roman Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. The card provides Kim’s date of birth, date of death and a prayer. I really love the vibrant colors in this card. Kim […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Anna Furlani Profit (1894 – 1973)

Posted on January 5, 2018 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card when I attended the funeral of my grandmother, Anna Furlani Profit nee Bianchi. As you can see, I made the mistake of keeping it my missal since then and now there is print on it that I can’t remove. Since I discovered this mistake, all my funeral cards currently reside in separate archival quality sleeves […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Joseph Souza, Jr. (1924 – 1986)

Posted on December 29, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card from my husband, Paul Souza, and I am posting it here with his permission. The images displayed in this post are from a Roman Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. The card provides Joseph’s date of death and a prayer. There is no funeral home displayed on the card. Joseph is my husband’s […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Joaquin A. “Jack” Lombard (1934 – 2013)

Posted on December 22, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card from my husband, Paul Souza, and I am posting it here with his permission. The images displayed in this post are from a Roman Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. Jack’s sister-in-law has a similar card. These cards are unique in my Catholic collection as they do not display an image of a […]

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Funeral Card Friday – George J. Horvath, Jr. (1939 – 2017)

Posted on December 15, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card from my friend and fellow genealogical society member, Ann Parry Horvath, and I am posting it here with her permission. The images of displayed in this post are from a non-Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. This card is for Ann’s husband, who recently died in August. The image is bucolic, reflecting the […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Rose Ripchinski (1919 – 1960)

Posted on December 8, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I found this funeral card in my collection, but I was not familiar with the individual that it memorializes. At first, I thought it was one of my mother’s bowling buddies since the funeral home is in Ridley Township. Delaware County, PA. I would have been a senior in high school when Rose died. Either I obtained this card because […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Ann Hollingsworth Parry (1917 – 2008)

Posted on December 1, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

This is another small booklet type funeral card that I received from my friend and fellow genealogical society member, Ann Parry Horvath, and I am posting it here with her permission. The images of displayed in this post are from a non-Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. In this instance, the card has a classic religious image of […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Marguerite M. Noble Furlani (1918 – 1985)

Posted on November 24, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card when I attended the funeral service of my mother, Marguerite M. Furlani nee Noble. Her death certificate records her death date as 25 May 1985 at age 67 of end stage emphysema. She was born in Ranshaw [Shamokin], Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on 21 May 1918, daughter of William Noble and Lorraine Gunther Noble. She is […]

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Funeral Card Friday – Joan C. Sipes (1941 – 2013)

Posted on November 17, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card from my friend and fellow genealogical society member, Ann Parry Horvath, and I am posting it here with her permission. The images displayed in this post are from a non-Catholic funeral card, issued by the funeral home. In this instance the card is in the form of a small booklet, with a peaceful bucolic scene […]

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Funeral Card Friday – William Condy Furlani (1912 – 1989)

Posted on November 10, 2017 in Funeral Card Friday

I received this funeral card when I attended the funeral of my father, William C. Furlani. His death certificate records his death date as 26 October 1989 at age 77.  Cavanagh Family Funeral Home in Norwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, provided several different images for the funeral cards of William. I chose this one, of St. Francis of Assisi, as it […]

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