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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Spinney, Christine Marie, age 22, of Poughkeepsie, NY, formerly of Patterson, NY died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at home. Christine was born May6 30, 1991 in Carmel, NY to Stacie (Ricciardi) Spinney of Patterson, NY and Richard Emerson Spinney, Jr. She attended Carmel High School, Carmel, NY. Christine was a dietary aid at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home in Brewster, NY. She attended the Patterson Community Church and was a member of the youth group; she attended work camp and missions with the youth group. She was an avid candy crusher. Christine was a loving spirit, daughter, granddaughter, sister, mother, niece and friend. She filled a room with smiles and loved her son Brandon unconditionally. She will be missed by all who knew her and will be remembered with love. Besides her mother Stacie and son Brandon, Christine is survived by her sister Kalah Spinney and her brother Tyler Spinney, her maternal grandparents Stephen and Rita ‘Gay’(Scaperotti) Ricciardi and her paternal grandparents Francis and Irene Spinney, and her great grandmother Freida Ricciardi. Her Aunts and Uncles: Jessica & John Durso, Amanda & Dwyght Simpson, Stephen Ricciardi, Francis Herrington and Joan Gatto; her great Aunts & Uncles: Julie & Gary Stephenson, Sandra & Jeff Purdy, David & Michelle Scaperotti, John Scaperotti, and Victor & Regina Scaperotti; cousins: Corri & Andrea Stephenson, Justin & Jared Durso, Elysha & Davian Simpson and many other family and loved ones. She was pre-deceased by a great uncle Ralph Scaperotti and her grandfather Richard E. Spinney Sr. A funeral service will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 11:00 AM at the Patterson Community Church, Route 311, Patterson. A private cremation will follow. Friends may call on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson, NY, 12563. www.dwyerfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, contributions in Christine’s memory may be made to the Patterson Community Church, P.O. Box 298, Patterson, NY 12563
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