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.
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Services: Monday, May 4, 1 p.m. (Clark Family Funeral Chapel)
Visitation: Sunday, May 3, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday, May 4, from 11 a.m. until time of service (Clark Family Funeral Chapel)
Shirley Sue Freeze, 73, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at Central Michigan Community Hospital.
Funeral Services for Shirley will be held on Monday, May 4, at 1 p.m., at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Pastor Gene Haymaker officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 3, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday, May 4, from 11 a.m. until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Shirley was born on May 27, 1935, in Zanesville, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Helen (Eveland) Heigley. She graduated from Shepherd High School in the Class of 1953. She married Richard Freeze on June 2, 1956, in Mt. Pleasant and was a homemaker. Shirley was a member of Marantha Baptist Church. She loved visiting with people.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Richard; children Michael Freeze, Michelle Freeze, Mark (Terri) Freeze of Mt. Pleasant, and Marlene Freeze (David Yarger) of Sears; 4 grandchildren, Alexis, Megan, Benjamin, and Zoey; and sister Janet (David) Knopp of Oil City.
Shirley was preceded in death by her son Jeffrey in 1960.
Memorials: American Diabetes Association
Cemetery: Memorial Gardens Cemetery (Map)
Location: Clark Funeral Chapel (Map)
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