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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Everett Lee Echelberry, 98, of Uhrichsville, formerly of New Philadelphia and Newcomerstown, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003 in Twin City Hospital. Born June 13, 1905 in Kimbolton, Guernsey County, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jesse Carlos Eckelberry and Ada Forrest Walters. Mr. Echelberry will be remembered as a man of determination, having taken and passed his fist driver's examination at the age of 97. He was a very social person, having enjoyed memberships in the former New Philadelphia Moose # 926, the Rod and Gun Club, the 11th Street Church of God in Uhrichsville, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in New Philadelphia for more than 75 years. An avid hunter and fisherman, Mr. Echelberry enjoyed spending time at the cabin he built for his family at Wills Creek Reservoir.Survivors include two daughters, Betty Echelberry of Newcomerstown and Doris (Edward) Gump of New Philadelphia; seven sons, Harold (Esther) Echelberry of Akron, Kenneth (Pam) Echelberry and Leland (Linda) Echelberry, both of Massillon, Ronald Echelberry of New Philadelphia, Perry (Barb) Echelberry of Tippecanoe, O, Nile (Lois) Rhoads of Bowerston, O, Dennis (Debbie) Rhodes of Uhrichsville, O; three sisters, Geraldine Mast, Nancy Lorenz, and Roberta Aquila, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law; Sandy Echelberry of D'Iberville, Mississippi. Everett was preceded in death by his companion of twenty years, Ethel Barber, two wives; the former Edna Henderson Echelberry and Betty Rhodes Echelberry, an infant daughter, Jeanette Echelberry, two sons; Alvin Echelberry and Mark Rhoads.Rev. Earl Miller will officiate funeral services Monday morning at 11 AM in the chapel of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Burial will follow at Evergreen Burial Park. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home. The family prefers that memorial contributions be made to any family member, or by mail to Echelberry Memorial Fund, 224 Sandy Drive SE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663.
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