Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement 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. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
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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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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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EAST WATERFORD, Matthew M. “Matt” Murphy, 35, of East Waterford, died at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2008, in Lack Twp., Juniata County from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Born September 14, 1972 in Derry Twp., Mifflin County a son of Harry B. and Brenda L. (Swartz) Murphy, of R.R.#1, Honey Grove.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his fiancé Leah M. Hopewell and her children Tyler and Nathanial, all of East Waterford, two sisters, Cathy Imes and her husband Ken, of R.R.#1, Honey Grove, Carey Wilson and her husband Steve, of Newport, two brothers, Harry R. Murphy, Christopher E. Murphy and his wife Dawna all of R.R.#1, Honey Grove.
He attended the South Juniata Baptist Church, R.R.#1, Honey Grove, was a 1990 graduate of Juniata High School, and a 1992 graduate of Vale Tech, Blairsville.
Mr. Murphy owned and operated Murphy’s Siding and Power Washing Co. of East Waterford.
Matt loved the outdoors, riding motorcycles, hunting; fishing and he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 19, 2008 from the South Juniata Baptist Church, R.R.#1, Honey Grove with the Rev. Dennis Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the McCullochs Mills Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Matthew M. Murphy Memorial Fund, C/O Juniata Valley Bank, P.O. Box 66, Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
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