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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On July 30th 1926 Millicent Wing was born to Monverlia (Hill) Wing and Rufus Wing. She departed this life on February 2, 2014 at the home of her granddaughter in Edgewood, Md. She passed on peacefully at the age of 87. She is the last sibling of 13 children. She joined St. AME church at an early age.
She was a member of the stewardess board, missionary Society and was a Sunday school teacher. She loved her church and church family special friend (Deaconess Geraldine Cox). Millicent served and attended her church doing whatever God needed her to do until she was unable to do so.
Millicent received her early education and the Havre de Grace colored School graduating from high then continuing her education at Maryland State College in Princess Anne for two years before having to leave to take care of her sick father. While at Maryland State she became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
After returning home she was employed at Bainbridge Naval Base in Port Deposit, Md and then later for several years at Kirk Army Hospital at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
She was married to Daniel W. Biggs in 1969 he preceded her in death December 22, 2004. She enjoyed life and had a beautiful and bright smile which she was known for. She enjoyed serving in the community as a caregiver, especially for children. She was known for taking care of both church member’s children and members of the military’s children who attended St. James. Her main focus in that was to help single parents who needed affordable care for their children. Millicent also became a licensed Foster parent for the Harford County Department of Social Services where she took in and cared for over sixteen children, who until her death would come by to say hello.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Michael (Barbara)Wing Edgewood, Md, Earline Mittons Havre De Grace, Md, Brian Wing, Havre De Grace, Md, Ronald Biggs Belair Md, Leticia Angelety, Perryman, Md, and also Candress “Polly”Hathaway considered her oldest daughter; 14 Grandchildren, Stephanie (Trey) Pettigen, Joseph Mittons, Daequan Mittons, Deundrae Hendrix, Angelique Franklin, Leilani Smith, Talisen Brinkley, Lakeisha Biggs, Darrell Norton,Stephen Wing, Dalaine Johnson, Marica Brown, Steven McCready, Leslie Somerville; 12 Great Grandchildren; and host of relatives and friends.
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