Funeral Homes in Columbia, PA

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Columbia.

Suburbs of Columbia: Ironville, Kinderhook.

Columbia is also known as: Lancaster County / Columbia borough.

Zip codes in the city: 17512.

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Buse Funeral Home

Since the early 1920s, the funeral home on Jonestown Road in Grantville has been helping area families with compassionate, personal service in their times of need. Our family purchased the location in 1980, and we continue to carry on the...

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John E Kraft Funeral Home
31 S 8th St
Columbia, PA 17512
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Kraft Clyde W Funeral Home Incorporated
519 Walnut St
Columbia, PA 17512
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Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens
399 N 7th St
Columbia, PA 17512

Nearby Funeral Homes for Columbia

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Affordable Cremation Society
4100 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
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Buse Funeral Home
9066 Jonestown Rd
Grantville, PA 17028
Buse Funeral Home
2 E Main St
Hummelstown, PA 17036
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Central Pennsylvania Cremation Society
3125 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA 17109
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Feiser Funeral Home Incorporated
306 Harrisburg St
East Berlin, PA 17316
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Gilbert L Dailey Funeral Home
650 S 28th St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
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Hooper Memorial Home Incorporated
3532 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Hershey
Route 422 & Lucy Ave
Hershey, PA 17033
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Kenneth M Knight Funeral Home
31 2nd St
Highspire, PA 17034
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Malpezzi Funeral Home
8 Market Plaza Way
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Memorial Society of Harrisburg
1280 Clover Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17113
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Neill Funeral Home Incorporated
3501 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17111
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Stone James F Funeral Home Incorporated
112 N Harrisburg St
Steelton, PA 17113
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Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home Incorporated
114 W Main St
Hummelstown, PA 17036
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Winfield Major H Funeral Home Incorporated
704 N Front St
Steelton, PA 17113

Facts about Columbia, Pennsylvania

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Dean Young (poet and author), and Suzanne Westenhoefer (actor and stand-up comedian).

Columbia, formerly Wright's Ferry, is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Harrisburg on the left (east) bank of the Susquehanna River, across from Wrightsville and York County and just south of U.S. Route 30. The settlement was founded in 1726 by Colonial English Quakers from Chester County led by entrepreneur and evangelist John Wright. Establishment of the eponymous Wright's Ferry, the first commercial Susquehanna crossing in the region, inflamed territorial conflict with neighboring Maryland but brought growth and prosperity to the small town, which was briefly considered as a candidate for the new United States' capital. Though besieged for a short while by Civil War destruction, Columbia remained a lively center of transport and industry throughout the 19th century, once serving as a terminus of the Pennsylvania Canal. Later, however, the Great Depression and 20th-century changes in economy and technology sent the borough into decline. It is notable today as the site of one of the world's few museums devoted entirely to horology.

Columbia Obituaries

It was reported on June 24th, 2018 that Ernest W Daniels perished in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Daniels was 86 years old and was born in Des Moines, IA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ernest W's life.

It was reported by Orlando Sentinel on January 22nd, 2017 that John Edward Stauffer died in Kissimmee, Florida.  Stauffer was 90 years old and was born in Columbia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John Edward's life.

It was revealed on January 21st, 2017 that Tammy "Meatball" Chaphe (Peters) died in Marion, Virginia.  Ms. Chaphe was 44 years old and was born in Columbia, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Tammy "Meatball"'s life.

It was disclosed by Johnstown Tribune-Democrat on October 2nd, 2015 that Helen "Sister M Emmanuel" Palus passed away in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Palus was 90 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Helen "Sister M Emmanuel"'s life.

It was disclosed by Johnstown Tribune-Democrat on May 12th, 2014 that Mary G Decarlton (Werfel) passed on in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Decarlton was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary G's life.

It was noted by Canon City Daily Record on February 3rd, 2014 that Robert Lee "Bobby Lee" Englehart passed on in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Englehart was 74 years old and was born in Columbia, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Lee "Bobby Lee"'s life.

It was revealed by Juniata Sentinel on November 27th, 2013 that Elvin B Lockard perished in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Lockard was 96 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elvin B's life.

It was revealed by Tampa Tribune on October 27th, 2013 that Elna S "Ellie" Storti (Staman) perished in Lake Placid, Florida.  Ms. Storti was 89 years old and was born in Columbia, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elna S "Ellie"'s life.

It was reported by Johnstown Tribune-Democrat on September 21st, 2013 that Ethel M Reckner (Kurtz) died in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Reckner was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ethel M's life.

It was disclosed by Lancaster Intelligencer Journal on August 15th, 2013 that Dorothy L Rutter (Deeg) perished in Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Rutter was 78 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dorothy L's life.

History

Columbia is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania County, Pennsylvania, 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on the Susquehanna River across from Wrightsville, Pennsylvania Originally, the place was called "Wright's Ferry." It was founded in 1726 by English Religious Society of Friends from Chester County, Pennsylvania County. The Susquehannocks had migrated to the area around 1575 to 1600, after separating from the Iroquois, a federation including the Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Onondaga tribes. The population was 10,311 at the 2000 census.

= The area in and around Columbia was originally populated by Native American tribes, most notably, the Susquehannocks and the Shawnee. Smith estimated their numbers to be about 2,000 at the time. Population counts were these: in 1890, 10,199; in 1900, 12,316; in 1910, 11,454; in 1920, 10,836; and in 1940, 11,547.

The official website for the city of Columbia is http://www.columbiapa.net.

Columbia Funeral Home News

Funeral set for swimmer Francis E. Crippen
Funeral services have been set for Saturday ... She asked that donations be sent to the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation, 301 E. Eighth Ave., Conshohocken, Pa. 19428. The 10-kilometer swim was the event in which Mr. Crippen had been building an ...
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/20101026_Funeral_set_for_swimmer_Francis_E__Crippen.html

South Carolina play-by-play legend Fulton dies
Fulton was born in Ridley Park, Pa., and called sports in New Jersey, Arkansas and Colorado before landing in Columbia in 1952 to broadcast minor ... grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
http://www.cleveland.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/south-carolina-play-by-play-legend-fulton-dies/82d97d0780684516acd9425bc2dfca8a

Maplewood veteran fights possible deportation over criminal record
If non-citizens die while serving, they are granted citizenship and given a full military funeral. If they return home and get ... Craig Shagin of Harrisburg, Pa. "They served in our uniforms, in our wars. If they were POWs, theyd be considered American ...
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/11/maplewood_man_who_served_in_us.html

Joseph W. Ciarrocchi, psychologist and educator, dies
His funeral was held Saturday at St. John ... of Hebron, Conn., and Columbia, respectively; daughters Laura Ciarrocchi of Ellicott City, Kathryn Wenner of York, Pa., and Jennifer Daly of Reisterstown ; and six granddaughters.
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bs-md-ob-joseph-ciarrocchi-20101031,0,2672131.story

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