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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Erin Marjorie Lilly, 33, died at her home in Grapeview, WA on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Erin was born on April 11, 1979 to Karen (Murdock) and Craig J. Lilly in Astoria, OR. She was raised in Auburn, WA, graduated from Auburn High School in 1997 and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in social sciences. Erin worked as an orthodontist assistant until recently moving to Grapeview to help as a caregiver for her great grandmother. She enjoyed hiking, biking, working out, music, cooking, clamming and spending time with family, cousins and friends. Erin is survived by her mother, Karen Wytko, Grapeview; half brother, Jeff Sohlstrom; grandmother, Doris Murdock, Grapeview; great grandmother, Elsie Phillips, Grapeview; aunts and uncles, Scott (Jody) Murdock, Auburn, Kim (Bob) Smith, Colville, WA and Carla (Chuck) Wytko, Yakima; close cousins, Collin Murdock, Erik (Shayna) and Jack Murdock, Maria, Stephanie and Jesse Wytko and many more cousins. She is preceded in death by her loving grandfather, Donald Murdock, who loved his “Er-Bear”. Donations can be made to Mason County Fire District 5, P.O. Box 1910, Shelton, WA 98584 or the WSU Athletic Fund, P.O. Box 641602, Pullman, WA 99164. A celebration of Erin’s life will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the home of her aunt and uncle, Scott and Jody Murdock’s, 34450 198th Ave. SE. Auburn, WA 98092.
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