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.
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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Douglas Allen Hake, 66, of Quakertown, died Tuesday, June 28th with his family by his side, after a two year battle with mesothelioma—a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.
Born June 8, 1945 he was the son of the late Albert and Marcelene (Beber) Hake.
He was a 1963 graduate of New Hope Solebury High School. Doug served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1969. He worked at Merck for over 25 years.
Doug was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed serving as troop leader for Boy Scout Troop 64 and Post 64 in Carversville, PA. He was always involved in his daughters’ activities and served as a coach for the Quakertown T-shirt Soccer program and volunteer for the Quakertown Swim Team and Upper Bucks YMCA Swim Team. Additionally, he was an active member of American Veterans AMVET Post 2 in DE.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Murphy Hake; daughter Kristin Hake Klemish and husband, Ryan Klemish of Duryea, PA; daughter Kelly Hake of Quakertown; and beloved dog, Murphy. Also surviving is his brother, James Hake and family of Villanova, PA.
A celebration of Doug's life will take place 11:00 am Sat., July 2 at Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 West Pumping Station Road, Quakertown. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home from 10 – 11:00 am Saturday.
Memorial donations may be made to the Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program, PENN Presbyterian Medical Center, 51 N 39th Street Wright-Saunders Building - Suite 245, Philadelphia, PA 19104 and the Bucks Co. SPCA, PO Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931 to benefit new shelter in Upper Bucks.
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