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Patrick and Karen Kilby in their shop in New York Mills, A Simple Pine Box LLC and Sugar Creek Woodworking. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

New York Mills family makes furniture to die for

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"He can make anything out of wood. Anything," Karen Kilby said of her husband Patrick.

And she means "anything." Even casket furniture.

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For those who have never heard of it before, casket furniture is just what it sounds like - furniture, such as a bookcase, that converts into a casket when its owner is ready to be taken to his or her final resting place.

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