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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Cecelia M. Dugan died on Thursday, May 2, 2013. She was 89. Born in Woodside, Queens she was a resident of Wyckoff. Before retirement Cecelia was an Executive Secretary for over 40 years at Lanvin – Charles of the Ritz, in New York. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth’s Church and co-president of their Senior Club and a member of the Wyckoff Senior Club. Predeceased by her sisters: Mary Corkery, Margaret Macaulay and Catherine Zoller; and her brothers: Cornelius and James.
Survivors include her loving son; Patrick Dugan and his wife Karen, a sister; Eileen Slevin. Also many cherished nieces, nephews and devoted friends. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 2 – 4 & 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 700 Wyckoff Ave., in Wyckoff. Interment will be private. Contributions in Cecelia’s name may be made to the Christian Health Care Center, Development Office, 301 Sicomac Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
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