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Find Your Holiday Cheer Again After Losing a Loved One

“Memories of a Lifetime” Program Offers Holiday Grief Support

 

Lancaster, PA – If you are suffering from the recent loss of a loved one, the upcoming holidays may no longer seem as festive. Buch Family of Funeral Homes wants to help you regain the hope of the holidays, by offering a special program to help you better understand and cope with grief and loss in the midst of the holiday season.

 

Led by Patti Anewalt, PhD, LPC, FT, Director of Pathways Center for Grief & Loss, Hospice & Community Care, “Creating Holiday Memories of a Lifetime” is a free program open to anyone who is dealing with the loss of a loved one. Reservations are requested.

 

Now in its 16th year, the program details are:

            Event:  Creating Holiday Memories of a Lifetime

            Date:   Sunday, November 19, 2017

            Time:   2:00 p.m.

            Where: Enck’s Banquet & Conference Center

                         1461 Lancaster Road, Manheim, PA 

            To register:  Call Aaron at (717) 665 - 4341

 

The Creating Holiday Memories program is presented in a supportive and confidential environment and will include helpful ideas on ways to effectively cope. Presentations by Pathways Center and Buch funeral directors will share ideas that families can use to create their own memorials for loved ones. All participants of the program will receive resource materials on handling grief along with a special thank you gift. Refreshments will also be served.

 

The Buch Family of Funeral Homes offers services from traditional to contemporary funerals, cremation and memorial services. Buch has three locations in the Lancaster county area including Buch Funeral Home in Manheim and Mount Joy, as well as the Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lititz. The Buch Family of Funeral Homes has been Faithfully Serving Families For Over A Century. For more information, visit www.BuchFuneral.com.

 

Kati Rye Joins The Buch Funeral Family As Intern

The Buch Family of Funeral Homes is pleased to welcome Kati Rye to the Buch family as a Funeral Director Intern. Over the next year during her internship, Kati will be refining her funeral director skills and assisting with the day-to-day tasks of running a funeral home.

 

Kati is a native of Manheim, PA and graduated from Manheim Central High School. She studied at Harrisburg Area Community College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After that, she pursued her mortuary degree at Northampton Community College, Bethlehem where she was a member of Sigma Phi Sigma. Kati graduated this past May and will be a licensed funeral director once she completes her internship in July 2018.

 

When she’s not working at the funeral home, Kati enjoys traveling, hiking, spending time with friends and family, especially her nephew, reading a good book and doing anything adventurous. She has a huge love for animals and has volunteered for the Lancaster Humane League.

 

The Buch Family of Funeral Homes offers services from traditional to contemporary funerals, cremation and memorial services. Buch has three locations in the Lancaster county area including Buch Funeral Home in Manheim and Mount Joy, as well as the Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lititz. The Buch Family of Funeral Homes has been Faithfully Serving Families For Over A Century. For more information, visit www.BuchFuneral.com.

Paul Gardner to be President of Mount Joy Library Board

Paul Gardner, Supervisor at the Buch Funeral Home in Mount Joy, will be named the President of the Milanof-Schock Library board of directors. Paul is currently the Vice President of the board and will take over duties as the President starting in January 2016.

 

The Milanof-Schock Library opened in 1999 to serve the residents in the five municipalities comprising the Donegal School District (Mount Joy and Marietta Boroughs, and the townships of East Donegal, Mount Joy, and Rapho).  The Library is now considered the region’s de facto community center as well by becoming the after-school haven for youth, offering life-long learning for residents, offering free internet access and many more services.

 

Since 2010 Buch Funeral Home has been making contributions to the Milanof-Schock Library, adding over $3,000 of books and audio materials to the library’s permanent lending collection.

Lititz Funeral Home Joins The Buch Funeral Family

Three Locations Now Serve the Lancaster Area


Theodore “Ted” Beck announced that the Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home on Broad Street in Lititz has joined the Buch Family of Funeral Homes. After 40 years of serving Lititz and the surrounding community, Dick and Marilyn Heisey will be passing ownership of the funeral home to Ted Beck and Aaron Abbott to continue their legacy.


The new Buch~Heisey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lititz will join the existing Buch Family of Funeral Home locations in Manheim and Mount Joy. “By adding the Lititz funeral home, we believe that we are giving families in this area a real choice,” explained Ted Beck. “We’re doing improvements to ensure that our facility, along with the services we offer, are second to none.”

The purchase is a reunification of a funeral service legacy founded by Thaddeus S. Beck in 1898. At the time, the Lititz funeral home and the Manheim location were both under the ownership of Thaddeusz Beck.

Ted Beck, Supervisor at the Lititz funeral home, will serve families at both the Manheim and Lititz locations. Aaron Abbott has been promoted to Supervisor of the Manheim location and will also serve as a licensed director in Lititz. Anne Heisey Brubaker will continue to help families as Service Coordinator. Dick and Marilyn Heisey will help out when needed.

The Buch Family of Funeral Homes offers services from traditional to contemporary funerals, cremation and memorial services. Buch has three locations in the Lancaster county area including Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Manheim and Mount Joy, as well as the Buch~Heisey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lititz. The funeral professionals at Buch take special pride in the many local programs they participate in to build a better community. The Buch Family of Funeral Homes has been Faithfully Serving Families For Over A Century.

Paul Gardner Named President of Mount Joy Library Board

Paul Gardner, Supervisor at the Buch Funeral Home in Mount Joy, was named the President of the Milanof-Schock Library board of directors. Paul previously served as the Vice President of the board and took over duties as the President in January.

In addition to serving on the library board, Paul has been instrumental in overseeing the ongoing donations to the library’s permanent lending collection. Since 2010, Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services has been making contributions to the Milanof-Schock Library, adding over $3,000 of books and audio materials to the library.

The Milanof-Schock Library opened in 1999 to serve the residents in the five municipalities comprising the Donegal School District (Mount Joy and Marietta Boroughs, and the townships of East Donegal, Mount Joy, and Rapho). The Library is now considered the region’s de facto community center as well by becoming the after-school haven for youth, offering life-long learning for residents, offering free internet access and many more services.

The Buch Family of Funeral Homes has three locations in the Lancaster county area including Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Manheim and Mount Joy, as well as the Buch~Heisey Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Lititz. The funeral professionals at Buch take special pride in the many local programs they participate in to build a better community. Since 1898, the Buch Family of Funeral Homes has offered A Tradition Of Loving Tributes, providing traditional to contemporary funerals, cremation and memorial services.


Buch Funeral Home Helps Mount Joy Library
Donation Expands Large Print Book Collection

 

Library PhotoThanks to a contribution from Buch Funeral Home the Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy will expande its selection of large print books. This is the fifth year in a row that Buch Funeral Home has made a donation to help the library expand their permanent lending collection.

This year’s donation has enabled the library to purchase large print fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as some biographies. Previously, the library had a limited number of large print books available for patrons.

Paul Gardner, Supervisor for the Mount Joy location, is proud of Buch’s commitment to the local community.  “It is a privilege for Buch Funeral Home to be able to help the library - a resource that’s essential to our community,” said Gardner. “We’ve been a longtime supporter of the Milanof-Schock Library and we are pleased to be able to help in expanding their reading collection,” he said.

Buch Funeral Home, Inc. is a Memories of A Lifetime Funeral Home®. The professionals at Buch take pride in the many local programs they participate in to build a better community. Buch, which has funeral homes in Manheim and Mount Joy, PA, offers traditional to contemporary funerals, including cremation and memorial services.

Photo caption: (L to R) Paul Gardner, Supervisor, Buch Funeral Home - Mount Joy; Debra Rosser-Hogben, Director, Milanof-Schock Library.

Buch Funeral Home Helps Mount Joy Library
Expand American Sign Language Collection

 

Library Donation Paul Gardner and Debra Rosser Hogben,DirectorLibrary Donation Paul Gardner and Debra Rosser Hogben, Director The Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy will soon offer expanded titles in American Sign Language (ASL) thanks to a contribution from Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services. This is the fourth year in a row that Buch Funeral Home has made a donation to help the library expand their permanent collection. This year’s donation will enable the library to purchase additional American Sign Language books and videos for both children and adults.

Paul Gardner, Supervisor for the Mount Joy location, is proud of Buch’s commitment to the local community.  “We know that our local library is an integral part of the Mount Joy community and are so pleased that we can provide additional resources to expand their collection,” said Gardner. “Buch Funeral Home has been a longtime supporter of the Milanof-Schock Library.”