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We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

  • July 14, 2022

    Jim and Cathy, Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers. We really appreciated everything. With sincere gratitude and appreciation. Sincerely, Jean and Family

    Jean and Family
  • June 16, 2022

    Thank you for your excellent handling of all my mother's service and legal matters during our sorrow in her death. From my call to you from Penn State Hershey to the end or our funeral meal at St. Andrew's you and your employees were wonderful. Thanks again for your professional yet caring and kindness shown during difficult times as death of a loved one. You serve our community making the funeral services manageable. The Nancy Heller Family

    The Nancy Heller Family
  • Dear Jim, Cathy, and Staff, Thank you so much for your wonderful help making our mother's funeral special. As you could tell from our conversations, Mom paid attention to detail and your attention to the little things made for a wonderful way of celebrating her life. Thank you again form all of us.

    David, Mary, Becky, Jane , and Families
  • February 28, 2022

    Jim and Rob, Than you very much for everything you did for our family when our parents passed away. We are very appreciative. You made a difficult time as positive as possible- thank you!

    Wolfe/Turber Family
  • February 03, 2022

    Thank you for making a difficult time a little easier. I understand why people shared with me to go to your funeral home!

    Jim and Maureen Willier
  • December 21, 2021

    Thanks for thinking of us during this loss of our father, grandfather, great grandfather and for all you did for us.

    The Hinkel Family
  • March 12, 2021

    Not everyone can do what you do. But anyone can see that what you do makes a wonderful difference. Thanks for all your help.

    Michael and Karen Koppenhaver
  • March 04, 2021

    Jim and Cathy, Thank you for being so helpful and helping us with everything during the passing of mom. It made a difficult time easier to deal with decisions.

    The Family of D Lorraine Hepler
  • January 14, 2021

    We just wanted to send you a note to thank you for the beautiful funeral service for our mom. Your kindness and attention to detail was greatly appreciated.

    Kerry Otto and Ann Scagliotta
  • December 11, 2020

    Thank you so much for your kindness and aid during our time of grief. So grateful for the experience we had at your funeral home. Many many thanks. Nikki Snyder

  • December 02, 2020

    We would like to thank you for making the viewing of our mother so beautiful and very touching! Our mother looked beautiful and was so peaceful! Everything was very planned with professionalism at the top of the list. The family of Winifred Neidig

  • October 29, 2020

    The venue was perfect, the service was very touching. Your team did a great job. Thank you for your kindness and support.

    Cindy Reiner
  • March 20, 2020

    Our family is touched by your expression of sympathy and encouragement during our grief.

    Mary Ellen
  • February 18, 2020

    Jim and Cathy, Thank you for all you did to provide a beautiful service for our mom. Your thoughtfulness and guidance through the process of saying good bye was comforting. You made us feel like we were never alone through the experience. All you did was greatly appreciated. May God continue to bless you both as you serve him and the community.

    Barnhardt Family
  • January 10, 2020

    Thank you and your staff for all of your assistance in preparing the arrangements and coordinating services for Lynn's funeral and burial. We were very satisfied with the services provided and will gladly recommend your funeral home to other family members and friends when the need arises. We especially appreciated the time you took to understand our needs and wishes, and your flexibility to do what was best for Lynn. You made a difficult and emotional time as easy as possible for our family.

    The Klinger's
  • Jim, Thanks so much for another beautiful setting and professionalism all around.

    Lori and Joe
  • January 08, 2020

    Jim, Thanks to you and Cathy for the concern and kind words. Everything went well. Appreciate it all.

  • December 10, 2019

    Thank you for everything you did to ensure a perfect service for Mom. You went above and beyond to meet our needs during a sad time.

    Kim and Connie
  • July 19, 2019

    Thank you for all you did for us. We will never forget. Just thinking about your kindness brings a smile. Thank you so much.

    LeRoy and Jackie Klouser
  • July 11, 2019

    Jim, Thank you for everything you did for us in our time of need! You are a wonderful person. Thanks again!

    Lucy, Jodi, and Bonnie
  • April 10, 2019

    Jim & Rob, Thank you for all you did to help us celebrate our father's life. We are so grateful for all the support we were given during this difficult time, especially all the details that were done. Thank you!

    Dianne & Tom; Rose & Jimmy
  • March 01, 2019

    Thank you for your services. Dads funeral was so very nice. It was a beautiful tribute honoring dad.

    Jane & Harriet
  • I want to take a moment to thank you on behalf of my mother and sisters. We are so pleased with every aspect of the services you provided. It was a difficult time for us; but you too care of all those details that would have added to our distress. I have heard only positive feedback about you; and I can attest to those reports!

    Rose Huntzinger
  • June 11, 2018

    Thank you from all of us for your kindness and concern in the performance of Boyd's viewing and funeral arrangements. You made what could have been a terrible tie into a time of comfort and peace and fellwoship..thank you indeed.

    Grace Wedde and Family
  • April 24, 2018

    Thank you so much for all the detailed work and services you provided our family. This helped us so immensely.

    Carol Reddan
  • December 30, 2015

    Thank you very much for your professionalism during the recent loss of my aunt. The service was beautiful and the staff were very professional. The family can not thank you enough for the kindness and patience of your assistance with the arrangements. Thank you!

  • February 17, 2015

    Thank you very much for your guidance with my father's funeral. By taking care of everything like the flowers, and food, the process was easier for us. You were a great help at this sad time and we appreciate all you did.

    Cindy Herring
  • February 13, 2015

    Our family is grateful for all the help you gave us. Knowing everything was being taken care of was comforting.

    Joan and Family
  • January 09, 2015

    Thank you so much for your help during this time in my life. I am very grateful for all of the kindness and guidance you have given to me. I hope you all know how much I truly appreciate your help.

    Bonnie Bohner
  • September 25, 2014

    Thank you for providing an unexpected resource to help us through this difficult time.

    The Anna Zerbe Family
  • April 16, 2014

    Thank you for everything!

    Jeff and Bonnie
  • February 28, 2014

    Thank you for all you did in such a sad time. Your thoughtfulness and kindness and patience was sincerely appreciated. Many people commented on what a fine professional job you did!

    Jean and Sons
  • February 20, 2014

    It's rare when someone goes "above and beyond" what is the norm. I thank you for your extra kindness, especially the ones toward my mom. Everything was outstanding, and I don't think my dad would have wanted any more! God Bless

    Bill and Ann
  • February 18, 2014

    My son and myself would like to thank you for all your kind words and acts of kindness during the loss of Judd's father and my beloved husband. A special thank you to Cathy for stopping by to talk to us. It was very much appreciated. Sincerely,

    Kathleen and Judd
  • January 14, 2014

    I would like to thank you for all the wonderful work you done for us following the loss of our mother.

    Donna and Family
  • June 24, 2014

    We wish to thank you for your many kindnesses and courtesies extended to our family during our recent loss. Coping with Charlie's death has indeed been most difficult, and the love and support given so freely by you both has helped ease the burden. You are a credit to your profession, and we sincerely appreciate all that you have done. Again, thank you.

    Julie Klinger and Family