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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Gloria M. Wruk
Age 77. At rest Sunday October 27, 2013 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Born in Joliet to the late Ned and Victoria (Furlan) Rocks, she was a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker. Member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Gloria loved to crochet and thoroughly enjoyed making blankets for all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Kenneth Wruk of Joliet; six children, Ken (Nancy) Wruk Jr. of Joliet, Vicki (Bill) Schmitz of Joliet, Donna Joutras of Joliet, Neda (Daniel) Zelehovitis of Joliet, Martin (Joan) Wruk of Crest Hill and Kristine Walker of Joliet; her grandchildren, Katie, Colleen (fiance, Matt Clementi) Wruk, Bill (Jennie) Schmitz, Mandi (Jon) Casford, Heather Joutras, Andrea (fiance, Erik Lindholm) Lang, Alexis, Nicholas and Anthony Zelehovitis, Jeffery and Michelle Cullen, Gianna Wruk, Kasi and Jayme Walker; her great-grandchildren, Cassidy Schmitz, Madison and Megan Casford, Gavin Colvin, Kaleb Lindholm and Trevor Cullen; her brother, Ned (Laura) Rocks of Joliet; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded by her brother, Ernest Rocks; two sisters, Jennie (Joe) Zubcic and Lena (Pete) Likar; and her granddaughter, Theresa A. Lang.
As it was her request, Cremation Rites have been accorded. A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 901 Elizabeth St. (1 block north of Ruby St.) Joliet. Memorials in her name to St. Jude Children's Hospital would be appreciated. Family will receive all friends and relatives from 9:30 a.m. until time of mass at the church. For information (815) 741-5500 or fredcdames.com.
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