Jefferson County Funeral Homes
Extracted from an email:
"Most people still had funerals at their homes until late 1920's when attendees started arriving by automobile and parking became an issue. Then old mansions made into funeral parlors became more popular....
"Before that [the body was carried in a horse drawn hearse,] with several big capacity livery carriages following. Motor hearses began to be accepted about 1912, because 15 miles an hour was quicker than a horse."
There have been two funeral homes in East Jefferson County:
All known funeral home records (1913 - present) are held by:|
Kosec Funeral Home & Crematory
1615 Parkside Drive
Port Townsend WA 98368
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Maintained by Phil Kohl, Jefferson County coordinator
Revised: 16 March 2008
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