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.
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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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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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Age 68 died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital.
John worked for many years as a landscaper for the Greenewalt and Draper families.
John immigrated from Co. Donegal Ireland in the late 1960’s and has since resided in the Wilmington area. He was a member of the New Castle County Irish Society. He enjoyed spending time at the Delaware Park. He was also an avid fan of Gaelic Football and Boxing.
John’s family would like to thank Dr. Danesh, Dr. Tubb, Dr. Kim, and the entire staff at St. Francis Hospital and Compassionate Care Hospice.
He was the son of the late James and Annie (Doohan) Cannon. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Neylon; and his brother-in-law Fred Deely. He is also survived by his sisters, Madge Deely and Sadie O’Brien and her husband Patrick; brother-in-law Thomas J. Neylon; his niece, Kathy Durham; his nephews, James Deely, William, James, Thomas, and Michael Neylon.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi R. C. Church, 901 New Rd., Elsmere on Monday, July 12, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Friends may call at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirkwood Hwy., Elsmere on Sunday evening July 11th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Entombment in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to St. Francis Hospital, 7th and Clayton Sts., Wilmington, DE 19805, or Compassionate Care Hospice, 702B Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, DE 19805.
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