Obituaries

Robert O'Brien
B: 1932-04-13
D: 2018-04-21
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O'Brien, Robert
Joseph Lemmo
B: 1923-10-29
D: 2018-04-21
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Lemmo, Joseph
Edith Sorrentino
B: 1926-10-11
D: 2018-04-21
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Sorrentino, Edith
Anna Doyle
B: 1925-07-03
D: 2018-04-12
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Doyle, Anna
Michael O'Meara
B: 1954-11-09
D: 2018-04-12
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O'Meara, Michael
Carmela Rice
B: 1916-08-24
D: 2018-04-11
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Rice, Carmela
Leo Manis
B: 1926-01-03
D: 2018-04-11
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Manis, Leo
Peter Whitney
B: 1938-06-23
D: 2018-04-10
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Whitney, Peter
Roberta Casper
B: 1941-05-08
D: 2018-04-07
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Casper, Roberta
Gregory Diliberto
B: 1949-10-14
D: 2018-04-05
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Diliberto, Gregory
Vincent Giliberto
B: 1925-06-06
D: 2018-04-05
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Giliberto, Vincent
Doris Magnuson
B: 1923-03-04
D: 2018-04-02
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Magnuson, Doris
Jacquelynne O'Rourke
D: 2018-04-02
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O'Rourke, Jacquelynne
James Shimansky
B: 1946-03-06
D: 2018-04-02
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Shimansky, James
Robert Cusolito
B: 1956-04-26
D: 2018-04-01
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Cusolito, Robert
Carole Fagan
B: 1936-10-09
D: 2018-04-01
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Fagan, Carole
Andre Raisis
B: 1944-02-07
D: 2018-03-29
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Raisis, Andre
Maria Mignanelli
B: 1935-11-21
D: 2018-03-28
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Mignanelli, Maria
Peter Doherty
B: 1944-11-02
D: 2018-03-26
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Doherty, Peter
Nora Ampolo
B: 1925-03-25
D: 2018-03-25
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Ampolo, Nora
Joan Bernsee
B: 1932-06-07
D: 2018-03-23
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Bernsee, Joan

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Metal Caskets - DeVito Funeral Homes

Metal Caskets


The majority of metal caskets available on the market today are known as "protective" caskets. This terminology reflects that they are manufactured with a one-piece rubber gasket that runs around the inner lid of the casket.

Once closed, a locking mechanism draws the lids onto the base and the gasket forms a seal. This protective gasket protects (but does not fully prevent) the deceased from the entrance of air and other gravesite elements.  

Many higher quality metal caskets utilize a sophisticated magnesium rust inhibitor process. Metal caskets are commonly manufactured in 20, 18 and 16 gauge metals.  The gauge refers to how many sheets of each respective metal required to obtain one inch of metal.  An 18 gauge metal would require 18 sheets of metal to reach one inch, while a 16 gauge metal would only require 16 sheets of metal to reach one inch.  The lower the gauge the stronger and more durable the metal is.  

Interiors are tastefully coordinated in a variety of materials form crepe to velvet allowing for a range of pricing to meet a wide variety of budget concerns.
 

Springfield

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BRLT. Orchid/Rosebud
Pink Velvet
Springfield

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18 Gauge BR Natural/London Blue with Arbutus Velvet Interior
Springfield

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Sterling

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18 Gauge Steel with Pink Crepe Interior - 71006107
Sterling

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18 Gauge Steel with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71006103
Sterling

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18 Gauge Steel with Blue Crepe Interior - 71006102
Sterling

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18 Gauge Steel with Blue Crepe Interior - 71006098
Sterling

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18 Gauge Steel with Silver Crepe Interior - 71006101
Sierra

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18-Gauge Alemeda Rose and Metallic Bronze with Rostan Crepe Interior - 71011005
Sierra

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18-Gauge Monarch Blue and Spruce Blue with Blue Crepe Interior - 71011006
Sierra

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18-Gauge Silver Rose and Antique White with Satin Rose Arbor Pink Interior - 71011009
Monarch

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20 Gauge Steel with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71008247
Monarch

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20 Gauge Steel with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71007964
Monarch

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20 Gauge Steel with Ivory Crepe Interior - 71007216
Monarch

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20-Gauge Monarch Blue/Spruce Blue with Blue Crepe Interior - 71007200
Monarch

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20 Gauge Steel with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71007210
Valencia

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20-Gauge Steel with Blue Crepe Interior
Valencia Autumn Haze

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20-Gauge Steel
Autumn Haze Finish
Moselle Crepe Interior
71008426
Valencia

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20-Gauge Steel with White Crepe Interior
Valencia Moselle Crepe

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20-Gauge White with Moselle Crepe Interior - 71008429
Valencia

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20-Gauge Steel with Pink Crepe Interior
Coleman

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20 Gauge Steel with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71005890
Coleman

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20-Gauge Steel\\nAntique Copper Finish\\nRosetone Crepe Interior\\n71009812
Coleman

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20 Gauge Steel with Ivory Crepe Interior - 71005887
Sutton Orchid

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20-Gauge Orchid with Pink Crepe Interior - 71008213
Sutton Antique Copper

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20-Gauge Antique Copper with Rosetone Crepe Interior - 71007795
Sutton Silver

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20-Gauge Silver with White Crepe Interior - 71007794
Sutton Monarch Blue

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20-Gauge Monarch Blue with Blue Crepe Interior - 71007796
Sutton Venetian Bronze

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20-Gauge Venetian Bronze with Rosetone Crepe Interior - 71008295
#85

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20 Gauge Steel NGS with Blue Crepe Interior - 71007904
#85

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20-Gauge Steel NGS with Ivory Crepe Interior - 71007902
#85

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20 Gauge Steel NGS with Rosetan Crepe Interior - 71008328

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