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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KLINGEN, Pearl (nee Meyer) age 94, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 02, 2015. Born in Midland Park, Pearl grew up in Hawthorne and lived the majority of her life in Midland Park before moving to the Christian Health Care Center in 2006. Pearl was a long time member of the Valley Bible Chapel in Washington Twp, and more recently attended Hawthorne Gospel Church. After raising her family, she volunteered at the Valley Hospital for many years in the transport department and was later employed there. While at the Christian Health Care Center, Pearl volunteered as a reader for kindergarten classes at the Sicomac School in Wyckoff. She was pre-deceased by Jack Klingen, her loving husband of 43 years in 1986. Surviving are her devoted children, Jack and his wife Rosemary, Don and his wife Marion, Dorothy and her husband Roman Nykyforuk, Tom and his wife Eileen, Bob and his wife Charlene and Dianne and her husband Don Bishard. Pearl also leaves 13 adoring grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, George Meyer, Jr., Donald Meyer and Grace West. The Klingen family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 09, 2015, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (www.vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM, also at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers; memorial contributions may be made to the Liam the Lion Fund, 162 Arnold Street, Riverside, RI 02195 or the Christian Health Care Center Foundation, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
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