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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Ketterer, Mildred M. (nee Wolf) age 80 of Midland Park died Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Born in La Feria, Texas she moved to Midland Park 53 years ago. Before her retirement Mildred was a Coder for Western World Insurance Co. Franklin Lakes, NJ. She was a parishioner of Church of the Nativity, Midland Park. Surviving is her husband of 57 years, Neil Ketterer, her children, Raymond of North Haledon, David of Raritan, Gary of Lancaster, PA, James of Warwick, NY and Joan DeBow of Oakland. Also surviving are her 14 grandchildren and her 3 sisters, Evelyn Riedel of La Feria, TX, Laura Bauer of San Benito, TX, Julie Rauschuber of San Antonio, TX and her brother, Joseph Wolf of La Feria, TX. Visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Funeral Mass Monday 10 am at Church of the Nativity, 315 Prospect St. Midland Park, NJ. Interment, Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Lung Association of NJ, 1031 Route 22 West, Suite 203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 OR Valley Hospital Foundation, Valley Hospice, 223 North Van Dien Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450 would be appreciated.
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