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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GUY GALINGTON WELLS, age 87 years, died on Thursday, April 19, 2012 in his home in Lewisburg, WV. Formerly of Street, MD, Guy was the husband of Linda Mallamas Wells. Born on December 27, 1924 in Big Stone Gap, VA, he was the son of the late Emerson and Sarah Wells. A WWII Veteran, Guy proudly served as a US Marine Corps Corporal in the Pacific Theater. He was a lifetime member of the Dublin/Darlington VFW. Guy began his career with the Dept. of Natural Resources as a ranger at Elk Neck State Park and served the DNR for 25 years. He retired as the FIRST Superintendent of the Gunpowder Falls State Park and Rocks State Park. A devoted husband, dad and poppop, Guy was an excellent hunting partner and friend. He will be greatly missed. In addition to his wife, he is survived by: Children- Guy Granville Wells Claude Wells Gail Wells Kelli McDowell Carla Pennington Matthew J. Moffitt Sister, Margaret Roate Grandchildren- John, David and Danny Wells Sean and Alicia Wells Ramsay Payton Jeffrey, Alexzandria and Emily McDowell Kyle Pennington Emma and Claire Moffitt Matthew Silks Great grandchild, Morrighan Wells. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Harkins Funeral Home, 600 Main Street, Delta, PA. Pastor Brian Shockey of Emory United Methodist Church, Street, MD will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Inurnment will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 11:30 a.m. at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD 21117. A reception will follow at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Dublin/Darlington VFW, 3440 Conowingo Road, Darlington, MD. In lieu of flowers, his family would appreciate memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060
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