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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Harvey S. Zimmerman, 83, of 306 Linden St., East Earl, died after a brief illness on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at the home of one of the children. Born in East Earl Twp., he was the son of the late Abram and Lizzie (Shirk) Zimmerman. He was the husband of Ella (Reiff) Zimmerman who died on October 23, 2012. Harvey worked at Weaverland Produce Auction after he retired from farming. He was a member of the Weaverland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference. Surviving are 14 children, Ammon R., married to Lydia (Weaver) Zimmerman of Orrstown, Aaron R., married to Mary L. (Hoover) Zimmerman of Owen, WI, Harvey R., married to Arlene (Shirk) Zimmerman of Narvon, Melvin R., married to Katie L. (Zimmerman) Zimmerman of Narvon, Norman R., married to Vera R. (Oberholtzer) Zimmerman of Shippensburg, Edwin R., married to Ellen (Martin) Zimmerman of Penn Yan, NY, Mary R., married to David M. Shirk of East Earl, John R., married to Nancy E. (Shirk) Zimmerman of Narvon, Reuben R., married to Marion N. (Sensenig) Zimmerman of Penn Yan, NY, Raymond R., married to Etta L. (Zimmerman) Zimmerman of Penn Yan, NY, Paul R., married to Wilma N. (Reiff) Zimmerman of Newville, Mabel R. married to Raymond H. Zimmerman of Leola, David R., married to Edna M. (Zimmerman) Zimmerman of East Earl, and Ella R., married to Curvin N. Sensenig of Penn Yan, NY; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a brother, Joseph Zimmerman of Ephrata. Preceding her in death are five sisters, Lydia Horst, Lena Sauder, Lizzie Hoover, Mary Anna Hoover, and Mabel Oberholtzer; and four brothers, Weaver, Aaron, John, and an infant, Abram, Jr. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 19 at 9 am at the late home with further services at 9:30 am at the Weaverland Old Order Mennonite Church with the Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be at the late home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.
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