Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement 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. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
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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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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.
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Mildred Mary (Davis) Riegel, 96, died November 23rd at 3:15 pm in her residence at 2949 Kutztown Road, (Muhlenberg Township), Reading, Pa 19605.
She was the widow of William Jacob Riegel, who died March 27, 1985.
Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Steven and Ellen (Miller) Davis.
She was a member of Alsace Lutheran Church, Hyde Park.
Riegel worked for a number of years as a cough drop machine operator at Luden's Candy, Reading until her retirement.
She is survived by a daughter, Arlene J. (Riegel) wife of John L. Ditizio of Muhlenberg Township.
Riegel is also survived by a brother, Norman Davis of Reading.
Other survivors include seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
She was predeceased by a son, William J. "Red" Riegel who died in a car crash at the Fairgrounds in June 1966.
Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 pm in Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc., Laureldale. Rev. Mark E. Brophy officiating. Viewing Wednesday 12:30 pm until time of service. Burial will be in Laureldale Cemetery, Tuckerton. Contributions may be made to Berks Visiting Nurse Association, 1170 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, Pa 19610 or American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Avenue, Reading, Pa 19605.
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