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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Lynden James “Jamie” Zgabay, Jr., 33, of Caldwell, passed away in Bryan on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 19, 2012 at Rio Brazos Cowboy Church in Snook with Pastor Joe Dowling officiating. Jamie was born in Bryan, Texas and was a lifetime resident of the area. He pursued Crystal Divin, the love of his life, beginning in kindergarten when they rode the bus to school together. Jamie chased her throughout their school years and twenty years later he caught her and they were married on March 10, 2012. He worked for Frac Tech in Hearne, but loved to spend his spare time outdoors with family. Fishing was his passion. Jamie loved to write, had a big heart and would give the shirt off his back to a complete stranger. No one was a stranger to him anywhere. He was a compassionate man who loved God and was a member of Rio Brazos Cowboy Church in Snook. Survivors include his wife, Crystal Divin Zgabay; stepson, Christian Lopez; stepdaughter, Gracie Lopez; parents, Lynden James Zgabay, Sr., of Hearne and Karol Morales and her husband, Jose, of Hearne; brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Arlene Prescott, of Peru; sisters, Heather Zgabay-Bartkowiak and her husband Floyd, Jr., of Bryan, and April Zgabay Barnes, of Hearne; nephews, Michael Barnes and Trae Bartkowiak, and nieces, Alyssa Barnes, and Cianna and Aniela Prescott. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jamie’s name to First Star Bank, S.S.B. in Hearne, 979-279-3909.
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