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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Inez Ramona “Mona” Snyder, Independence, MO was presented to Heaven on Dec. 10, 2007 in her 53rd year. Services will be 10 am, Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at Speaks Suburban Chapel; interment at Resurrection North Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 pm, Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the American Heart Assoc. Mona was predeceased by her parents, Manuel and Inez Gonzales and is survived by her daughter, Amie Nicole Snyder; son, Brandon William Snyder and stepson William G. Snyder. When Mona had the chance to work as a cashier at Snyder’s Supermarket on Independence Avenue in Northeast Kansas City in 1978, little did she realize that she would marry its founder, William O. Snyder and become the mother of his two youngest children. Although divorced from him in 1989, she remained a close friend with “Wm O” until his death in 2004 and never overcame her grief at his death. She rejoiced in the birth of Brandon’s daughter, Mariah and Amie’s daughter, Arianna. A person who believed in helping her family members, Mona is also survived by her numerous siblings: brothers Joseph Gonzales and wife Roberta, Waldorf, MD; Manuel D. Gonzales; Gene Gonzales, both of Kansas City, MO; sisters Mary Lou Walsh and husband George, Kansas City, KS; Theresa Folsom and husband Bill, Parkville, MO; brothers David M. Gonzales, Kansas City, MO; Mark Gonzales and wife Patty, Independence, MO; Phillip E. Gonzales; Dion W. Gonzales, both of Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
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