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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Kathleen Ann (Kane) Krupa Born November 12, 1946 Died June 30, 2013 Age 66, of Roselle, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Kathy graduated from Conrad High School in 1964 and worked for a time at Three Little Bakers and went on to become a hair stylist. She was employed later in life by JC Penney in the stock department until retirement in 2009. Her most important and beloved job, however, was as fulltime homemaker. Kathy was a devoted wife, mother, sister, mom-mom, and friend and was loved by all who knew her. She had a caring, generous, and spirited nature. She demonstrated remarkable courage and strength during her final months of life. She was the daughter of the late James F. Kane, Sr., and Agnes Kane. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Little Jimmy, Bill, Bob, Jack, James Jr.; and sisters, Sissy and Aggie. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, William S. Krupa, Jr.; her children, Kathleen Dyson and her husband, Cliff of Wilmington, William J. Krupa of Wilmington, Christine Moser and her husband, Joseph of Wilmington, and Michael Krupa of Middletown; her grandchildren whom she adored, Tom, Katie, Jordan, Cassidy, Joey, and Maddie; her brothers, Joseph Kane and his wife, Bonnie of Wilmington, Paul Kane and his wife, Joanne of Middletown, Thomas Kane and his wife, Linda of Landenberg, PA; and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses at the Helen Graham Center, Delaware Hospice and Kathy’s nurse, Latrina. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth R. C. Church, Oak & Clayton Sts., Wilmington on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 10 am. Friends may call at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington on Friday evening from 6-8 pm. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, Newark. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810. Krienen-Griffith 994-9614 www.Delawarefuneral.com
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