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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Shirley Ann Terry, 84, of Clearville and Donahoe Manor, a long time resident of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011. She was born April 2, 1927 in Annapolis, Maryland, a daughter of the late Frank and Ellen (Sears) Ridgewater. She was married to Thomas M. Terry, Sr., who passed away in April of 1973. She is survived by their 2 sons, Kenneth W. Terry of Clearville Thomas M. Terry, of Edgewater, 3 grandsons, Thomas Terry, Justin Terry and Kenneth Terry 2 step granddaughters, Jackie Carlton and Carole Carlton 3 great grandchildren and 3 sisters, Lillie Mae Eismeier, of Annapolis Francis McFadden, of Annapolis, and Doris Harris, of Mebane, North Carolina She was preceded in passing away by 2 sisters, Isabelle Ward and Dorethea Emerick, and a brother, Jerry Ridgewater, all formerly of Annapolis. Shirley retired from the Annapolis City Police Department, and her true love was her membership with the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #304 in Annapolis where she was past President and 6th District of Maryland President. She also enjoyed fishing, traveling in her motor home, and will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 710 Ridgeley Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401. Friends may call at the Church on Saturday from 12:00 noon until hour of service, and share memories online at www.dallavalle-everett.com. Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of Shirley to the American Cancer Society.
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