Recent Deaths Within
Our Family of Members
Selected Independent Funeral Homes expresses its condolences to families within
our association who have lost a loved one.
Click on a name below for additional information.
Jenny Thomas, wife of Steve Thomas Sr., Past Chairman of Selected's European Group, died March 2. She also is survived by her sons, Stephen and Alex, two sisters and three grandchildren.
Margery Ann Fleming, wife of F. Glenn Fleming, Owner and President of Koch Funeral Home, State College, PA, died on February 1. Memorial contributions may be made to PEO Chapter S, in care of Kathy Harford, 1292 Haymaker Road, State College, PA 16801 or to the St. Andrew’s EFM Program, 208 West Foster Avenue, State College, PA 16801. Additional information.
Joseph A. “Pesky” Pescatello, father of Ken Pescatello, funeral director at Newington Memorial Funeral Home, Newington, CT, died January 20. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mark P. Pescatello Scholarship Fund c/o Heather Pescatello, 19 Greenmeadow Road, Pawcatuck, CT 06379. Additional information.
Ryan James Walter, Manager of Finance at Speers Funeral Chapel, Regina, SK, Canada, died on January 4. A trust fund will be set up for Ryan and his wife Alicia's six children. Memorial contributions can be made at any credit union branch (make checks payable to Alicia Walter, and indicate Accent Credit Union transit #52118-889 on envelope) or make checks payable to Alicia Walter, c/o Speers Funeral Chapel, 2136 College Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 1C5. Additional information.
Max S. Larkin, father of Lance Larkin, CEO/President of Larkin Mortuary, Salt Lake City, UT, and President of Selected Independent Funeral Homes, died on January 3. Mr. Larkin is survived by his four children, 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Additional information.
Christopher Williams, C. J. Williams Funeral Service, Telford, England, died suddenly on December 2. Donations will be divided between Holy Trinity Church in Dawley and the Telford & Wrekin Young Carers.
Jean Howe, former Secretary/Treasurer of Howe Mortuary, Longmont, CO, and mother of President and Owner, Geoffrey Howe, died on October 27. Memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, c/o Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Additional information.
Remembering Those Who Passed Between
September 1, 2012, and September 30, 2013
Alert Us To A Death...
Please use the form below to alert Headquarters of the death of an individual within the association, so that we may inform all members. The completed form may be faxed to 847-236-9968 or emailed to