Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Dorothy J. Robbins, 86, of Terre Haute, passed away October 22, 2010 in Union Hospital. She was born October 10, 1924 in Burnett, IN., to Worley Darnell and Myrtle King Darnell. She was retired from St. Louis Children’s Hospital as an Ambulatory Supervisor. She was a member of the Terre Haute First Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed writing song lyrics and poems. She also enjoyed working puzzles, reading and making noodles for her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William Robbins who passed away in 1971. She was also preceded in death by a grandson James Swanson, two son in laws; Gary Shaffer and Paul Daley, a sister; Esther Fulford, a brother Russell Darnell and a half brother Jim Darnell. She is survived by one son, Robert Robbins and his wife Debbie of Terre Haute, Two daughters; Kay Shaffer – Daley of Terre Haute and Karen Swanson and her husband Daryl of Brazil, IN. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; Michael Shaffer and his wife Kim, Teri Shaffer Price, Scott Hines, Christopher Swanson and his wife Kim, Scott Swanson and his wife Micki, Jeff Swanson, Courtney Robbins, Lindsay Sanders and her husband Reggie. Seventeen Great Grandchildren and a special niece, Phyllis Fulford of Terre Haute and other nieces and nephews. Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, IN., 47804. Visitation will be from 11 until service time on Tuesday. Rev. Neva McFarland will be officiating, burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
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