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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CLIFFORD P. RUNK
Visitation: Friday, 4 PM to 8 PM December 03, 2004 at the Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Saturday, 10 AM December 04, 2004 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Interment: New St. Joseph Cemetery
Cliff is the husband of Virginia Speicer Runk. They were married on December 13, 1945 at St. Agnes Church in Bond Hill. They have been married for 59 years. He is the father of Jacqueline (Steve) Batchelor, Thomas (Debbie) Runk and Ron (Casey) Runk. Cliff has 4 grandchidlren; Jeffrey (Brooke) Batchelor, Amy (John) Ruiz, Tyler Runk and Heather Runk. He also has 3 great grandchildren; Noah and Asa Batchelor and the late Sam Ruiz.
Cliff served in the US Army during WWII. His cemetery burial service will be with military honors.
Cliff was active and would not retire. He continued working as a sales and marketing consultant with Willis Music in Florence, Kentucky. He was a member of the OLL Oldtimers Softball Team. He was still playing ball this past summer.
The Runk Family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 2805 Reading Road, Cincinnati (45206) or the American Heart Association, 2936 Vernon Place, Cincinnati (45219).
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