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.
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.
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Mary Rudesheim, 98, passed away at the Glendale Home on October 17, 2013. Born Maria Tiscione in Caiazzo, Italy on August 24, 1915, daughter of the late Erasmo and Maddalena(Fasula) Tiscione, Mary came to America at the age of six with her family. Educated in Schenectady at Nott Terrace, Mary married Jacob Rudesheim in 1947 and gave birth to daughter Madeline in 1950. Mary worked for the Carl Company in Willowbrook Plaza, Glenville for many years retiring in 1990 at the age of 75. She is still remembered by many faithful customers from her working days. After retirement her main interests were cooking and taking care of her family.
Mary was predeceased by her husband Jacob (1971), daughter Madeline (2005), sisters Rose (Dominic) Iagrossi, Jennie (Dominic) Mastroianni, Antoinette (Rico) Bertoli, and brother Serafino (Rose). Survivors include son-in-law William Barr (Pam) of Lake Luzerne; Grandchildren: Stacy Gale (Kevin) of Norwood, MA, Brett (Jessie) Barr of Cobleskill, Kelly Barr of Providence, R.I. and great-children: Samantha Grace Gale, Natalie Patricia Gale, Lucian McKee Gale, Elijah Truman Barr, and Ashtyn Madeline Barr. Also left behind are niece Josephine Parchetta (Scotia), Mary Burton (Albany), nephews, Anthony Iagrossi of Clifton Park, Anthony Mastroinanni (Ann Marie), Robert Iagrossi of Clifton Park, Frank Bertoli (Plattsburgh) Robert Tiscione (Roseville, CA) and Mario Ghezzo (Ballston Lake), as well as several great nieces and great nephews. Mary's family wishes to thank the nursing staff of building C-2nd floor of the Glendale Home for their care during Mary's stay. In addition, the family wishes to thank the hospice staff associated with Mary for their care and concern in her final few months, especially Karen Marsh and Corinne Tooley who made sure Mary's dignity and wishes were honored at all times. Thanks as well to Pat Pardi for assisting Mary with her personal needs over the past few years.
Special thanks to friends and family who made sure Mary had plenty of company
each week. Your visits meant so much to her. At Mary's request there will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian Death and Burial will be held Monday, October 21st at 9:00 AM at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Saratoga Rd. Glenville with Rev. Jerome Gingras officiating. Interment will follow at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Schenectady or to Catholic Charities. Online expressions of sympathy expressed at www.glenvillefuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Glenville Funeral Home, Michael DeMarco, Director.
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