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Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions: Interviews and Personal Stories from Waterloo Region, Oxford, Perth and Wellington Counties

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The books examines funeral practices of Old Order and Conservative Mennonite and Amish groups in Waterloo Region, Ontario, as well as the surrounding counties. The author is a noted local historian of Waterloo Region who has also written about the history of funeral homes in the area.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 2019 by M. Roes
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Samuel
Jun 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a delightful covering the funeral and burial practices of conservative Mennonite groups in Southern Ontario, with a particular focus on the Old Order Mennonites. The author's approach is descriptive rather than analytical, and she quotes extensively from interviews she held over several years with members of those Mennonite communities who have a role in the groups funeral practices. Marion Roes grew up in a family with long links to the funeral business in Elmira, Ontario, so she came t ...more
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