Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message 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, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities 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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Robert M. “Bob” Gibbs, 77, of State Highway 12, North Norwich, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 11, 2015. He was born in Norwich on April 18, 1938 a son of the late Henry and Marion Whitmore Gibbs and graduated from Sherburne High School. On October 15, 1960 in Sherburne he was united in marriage to the former Charline Borst. A lifelong area resident Bob owned and operated BOB’S USED CARS in N. Norwich from 1967 until his retirement in 2005. The business still continues to operate by his son. Bob loved stock-car racing and was a race car driver himself. He was a member of the Old Timers Stock Car Club and in 2004 he was inducted to the Old Timers Stock Car Hall of Fame. He was member of the N. Norwich Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife Charline; his daughter and son in law, Bobbie and Thomas Grover of Sherburne; two sons and daughters in law, Mitch and Dawn Gibbs of N. Norwich; Jim and Renee Gibbs of Havertown, PA; a brother and sister in law, Claire and Joan Gibbs of Oxford; his grandchildren, Heather and Gary Miller of Sherburne; Linsey Grover and Mike Barone of N. Norwich; Danielle Gibbs of Sherburne and Brett Tonkin of Carbondale, PA; Michael Grover and Kirsten Page of Sherburne; Todd Gibbs of N. Norwich; Joe Gibbs of Havertown, PA; great grandchildren, Chesnee, Layne, Griffin, Hadlee and several nieces and nephews and his loving dog “Molli”. He was predeceased by a sister Evelyn Whaley. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 2:45 PM at the N. Norwich Cemetery. Friends are invited and may call on Tuesday afternoon prior to the graveside, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home 10 S. Main St, Sherburne, NY
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