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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Update on the Services for Ronald Chrestler

I am posting this preliminary information here so that family and friends can plan accordingly to attend the services of Sheila's father, Ronald Chrestler. Note the word preliminary. This is the information we have now and some specifics are not set, but this should get everyone the information required to make decisions about travel, lodging, etc. As information becoms available, we will update the site as often as possible as it is difficult to contact everyone by phone.

1. The services are tentatively planned for Saturday January 12, 2008. No time has been chosen yet as some of the particulars of the service have ot been decided. The services will be held at:

Powers Funeral Home
832 Ridgeway Road
Lugoff, SC 29078
Click here for a map

2. We have negotiated a special hotel rate for those of you who will be traveling from out of town. The hotel information is:

Quality Inn and Suites (3 miles off I-20 exit 92)
850 US HWY 1 South
Lugoff, SC, US, 29078
Phone: (803) 438-9441
Fax: (803) 438-5784
Click Here for Map

To get the rate of $49 for any length of stay between 1/10/2008 and 1/13/2008 please call the hotel directly and mention that you are using the group "Chrestler Group"rate.

3. Memorial Fund

The family has established the Ronald Chrestler Memorial Fund and asks that in lieu of flowers to send a monetary contribution for the family for immediate needs that are the result of this tragic event. Make checks payable to:

Ronald Chrestler Memorial Fund

If you are not attending and still wish to give, please mail your check to

Ronald Chrestler Memorial Fund
c/o Patricia Chrestler
88 Choctaw Circle
Elgin, SC 29045

Again, thank you for proactively checking this blog to keep up with this situation and keeping our family in your prayers. We will publish more specific information as it becomes available.

With love and thanks,
The Bell and Chrestler Families