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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Joshua Michael “Josh” Anderson, 22 passed away February 3, 2013. A visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00pm, Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5409 NW 72nd Street, Kansas City, MO followed by a Celebration of Life Ceremony at 7:00pm. Inurnment will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 8 at Dover Cemetery, Dover MO. Josh was born May 24, 1990 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated in 2008 from Richmond High School. Josh loved playing basketball and football; so much he went on to coach Little League basketball and football. Josh would later go on to work with his dad, Michael Anderson, at the Northland Sports Alliance where he and his dad would keep the park looking and running perfect. Josh was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Gary Barber and his aunt, Mandi Anderson. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Michael and Kelly Anderson; mother and step-father, Margaret and Robert VanOster; his brothers and sisters, Zach, Brianna, Destiny, Kayla, Dylan and Devin; paternal grandmother, Evelyn Anderson; paternal grandfather, Tom Anderson; maternal grandmother, Bonnie Waggoner-Ralston; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that loved him very much. Josh was a selfless young man who was loved by so many and will be missed by all that knew him.
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