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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Catherine M. Stergar, 91, passed away May 9, 2013. She was born on July 20, 1921 in Columbus, Indiana to Austin and Emma Marie (Heitz) Henry, both preceding her in death. Catherine was a beloved mother of 5 children, grandmother of 5 granddaughters and great grandmother to 3 great grandsons. She spent her entire life loving and caring for others. She was married 62 years to her much loved husband, Harry A. Stergar who passed away October 8, 2009. Catherine’s love for her faith of Christianity, her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren could not be surpassed. She has been described by many as “beautiful inside and out.” She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl A. (Mark) Cromlich of The Villages, FL and Mary C. Stergar of Carmel, IN; son, Harry J. (Debbie) Stergar of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Juli Wells of Simpsonville, SC, Jennifer Brown of Greenwood, IN, Amanda Stergar of Indianapolis, IN, Savannah Stergar of Indianapolis, IN and Torey Stergar of Canada; great-grandchildren, Cole Wells of Simpsonville, SC and Gavin and Carter Brown of Greenwood, IN. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 13 from 10 am – 12 pm with a funeral service at 12 pm in Plainfield Christian Church, 800 N. Dan Jones Rd., Plainfield. Rev.Steve White officiating. Interment services will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
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