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.
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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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Mary R. Givler, 94, of 4677 Ridge Rd., Elizabethtown and formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Friday, March 30, 2012 at the Hershey Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Titus Parthemore.
Mary was a homemaker and a life member of the Riverside Chapel and Wesley United Methodist Church, Middletown.
She was the widow of Elmer H. Givler Sr., and was preceded in death by a grandson, Steven R. Landvater; great-grandson, Connor S. Wise; sister, Nellie Moore.
She is survived by four sons, Elmer H. Jr. and wife Kathryn Givler of Harrisburg, Harvey E. Sr. and wife Patricia Givler of Middletown, Robert W. and wife Leslie Givler of Middletown, Ronald L. and wife Annette Givler of Dillsburg; six daughters, Mary R. Landvater of Hummelstown, Joan M. wife of Clyde Blackwell of Elizabethtown, Susan K. wife of Kenneth Riehl of Ephrata, Dawn F. wife of William Foreman of Middletown, Linda L. wife of James Davis of Middletown, Cathy A. Givler and fiance' Alan Yoder of Elizabethtown; nephew, Richard Moore of Toledo, OH; twenty-nine grandchildren, forty-one great-grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren.
A tribute to her life will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the New Beginning Church of the Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, with the Pastor Britt Strohecker officiating.
Burial will be in the Middletown Cemetery.
Viewing will be from 7: 00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown, and from 10:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in the New Beginning Church, 630 S. Union St., Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057.
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