Garden View is more than just a funeral home — we are an active component in the Muncie area communities we serve. Throughout the year, our funeral home staff participates in special events, such as hospice walks, educational programs, military tributes, and so much more.
Holiday Memorial Service
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016
Garden View Funeral Home realizes the holiday season is difficult after the loss of a loved one. We are here to offer help and support during this time. Please join us in honoring your loved one during our annual Holiday Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. During the service, names of all the individuals served this year will be read.
Ornaments will be available for $5, and may be personalized in memory of a loved one. These special, keepsake ornaments will be placed on our Tree of Lights, and may be taken home after the memorial service. Proceeds from the ornament sales will be donated to St. Vincent Hospice.
For more information or to RSVP, please call Garden View Funeral Home at (765) 284-1920.
Memorial Day Service & Flag Retirement Ceremony
1 p.m. Monday, May 30, 2016
Remembrance is an important part of what we do at Garden View Funeral Home and Gardens of Memory Cemetery, so we encourage you to make it part of your Memorial Day weekend. We invite all in the Muncie area to join us at our annual Memorial Day Service at 1 p.m. Monday, May 30, in our Mausoleum Chapel. The event will include a ceremony to retire 12 flags that have faithfully flown for years in the Avenue of Flags.
“Gone From My Sight” Music Tribute
3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2016
Please join Garden View Funeral Home for a special concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, inside Anderson University’s York Performance Hall, 1100 E. 5th Street, Anderson, IN 46012.
Produced by St. Vincent Music Program, the concert features performances in a variety of musical genres and an uplifting, original composition by David Naffie with a reception afterward. Concert goers also will receive a free CD produced by Orangehaus Records, which includes a recording of “Amazing Grace” by Jon McLaughlin.
Over the last year, hundreds of patients have been touched by the melodies of the St. Vincent Music Program, which brings private concerts by professional musicians to hospice patients. Donations from Garden View’s 2015 Christmas Ornament Fundraiser helped make this concert possible. For more details or to RSVP, please call Garden View at 765-284-1920.
Memorial Day Flag Ceremony
2:30 p.m. Monday, May 25, 2015
Garden View Funeral Home and Garden of Memory-Muncie Cemetery will host a special flag retirement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. this Memorial Day in our mausoleum chapel. The event will also pay tribute to our American veterans.
Lunch & Learn Seminar
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. May 26, 2015
Join Garden View Funeral Home and three area experts at the MCL Cafeteria in the Muncie Mall for a special Lunch & Learn program on the value of planning ahead. The educational seminar is free, but reservations are required. To register to attend a Lunch & Learn event, please call 765-284-1920, or fill out this short form. Advanced planning is a thoughtful and considerate act that your loved ones will truly appreciate when the time comes. A death in the family is difficult enough without the added burden of making arrangements at the last minute.
Memorial Balloon Release
2 p.m. Psalm Sunday, April 13, 2014
All in the Muncie community who have experienced the death of a loved one are invited to honor that life during our Memorial Balloon Release at 2 p.m. Psalm Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the parking lot of Garden View Funeral Home, 10501 North State Road 3. Participants may select a meaningful color and write a message on the environmentally-safe balloon before its journey above. This inspirational and visual ceremony is also a fundraiser to help end school bullying and violence. Net proceeds from each $5 balloon will benefit the Delaware County Schools Safety Commission. Refreshments will be served after the service. For more information, please call (765) 284-1920.