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.
Placeholder - to be replaced with Donations
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.
To notify the funeral home of your interest, complete and submit the following form:
Frederick John Lepley, M.D., 82, passed away peacefully at Sunrise on Vernier, Sunday, April 8, 2012 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born August 3, 1929 to Ethel and Dr. Fred O. Lepley. He was a graduate of Detroit University School, Amherst College, and Case Western Reserve University Medical School. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Lepley was an ophthalmologist in Grosse Pointe for over 40 years, both in private practice and with Grosse Pointe Ophthalmology. He loved spending time with his family, especially at the family cottage at Menonaqua Beach in Harbor Springs. He was a long time member of The Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, where he served as a trustee. He was also a member of the Senior Men’s Club.
Dr. Lepley is survived by his wife Nancy; his children Anne (Matthew) Wilkins, Susan (Daniel) Hinger, Frederick Jr. (Deborah), and Jeffrey; grandchildren Julia and Grace Wilkins; Matthew and Scott Hinger; David (Amy) Gerrow, Amy (John) Shafer; Thomas, Jeffrey, and Jack Lepley; and great grandchildren Emma, Ashton, and Madison Shafer.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday April 14, 2012, at The Grosse Pointe Memorial Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
Sunrise on Vernier
1850 Vernier Road
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Memorial Church
16 Lakeshore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
In the event that there is an error in the information presented, please contact the funeral home by clicking here.