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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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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Robert L. "Bob" Box
Robert L. "Bob" "Papo" Box, 88, a resident of the Wenatchee Valley since 1946, died Monday, January 9, 2012, at Central Washington Hospital. He was born August 7, 1923, to Inman and Margie (Fry) Box at Violet Hill, AR, where he was raised and attended school. On October 27, 1943, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Texas. He was honorably discharged on August 10, 1945. On June 24, 1943, he married Armilda "Billie" Fleming at Wheling, AR and made their first home in Illinois. They then moved to Granville, IL, where he worked in the oil fields. In March 1946, they moved to the Wenatchee Valley, where he had since lived. He spent 15 years working for the Wenatchee Parks Department. He then worked for the Chelan County Courthouse for eight years and retired. He was a member of the Church of Christ; D.A.V. and the American Legion Post 10, Wenatchee.
Survivors include his two daughters and sons-in-law, Jann and Steve Groves and Margie and Bill Rush, all of East Wenatchee; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; with one great-grandchild expected in July. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, "Billie" in 1978; and his parents.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Telford's Chapel of the Valley, with Chaplain Scott Langager officiating. Interment will follow at the Wenatchee City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, January 16, 2012, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, January 17, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Telford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.
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