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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Frederick J. Kuppens, 91, husband of the late Alyce M. (Donahue) Kuppens, died Monday, June 7 in North Conway, NH. Born in Hartford, CT Fred was a graduate of Mechanic Arts High School in Boston. He was a United States Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Vittori Rocci Post #56 in Beverly. Fred worked for New England Telephone for over forty years and was retired. He was an avid fisherman and skier and was often seen lunching at the Gibson Senior Center in North Conway. He was active in local politics. Fred traveled the free world with his wife visiting the Pacific Rim, Africa, Europe and the British Isles.
Surviving him are four daughters, Michelle Kuppens, Candace Pike and her husband Stephen, all of Beverly; Allyson Kuppens of Sunnyvale, CA and Kathleen Kate Ralph and her husband Christopher of Wakefield; ten grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Frank Kuppens and his wife Eleanor of Milton; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Frederick J. Kuppens, Jr. and the brother of the late Richard Kuppens.
A funeral service will be held at Campbell Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location) on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be prior from 9 to 11 A.M. Burial will be in Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Frederick J. Kuppens Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Plymouth County Teachers Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 189, West Wareham, MA 02576. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com
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