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 â€śSmart Selectâ€ť 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 todayâ€™s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, â€śHonoring a Lifeâ€ť 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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Philip D. Olivieri, 72, of Somers, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on Friday, December 16, 2005, with his loving family at his side. Born on November 20, 1933 in New Haven, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Ersilia (Barchiesi) Olivieri. Philip had a very special companion, his dog "Murphy” that was a part of his life. A loving father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Philip is survived by his son Philip D. Olivieri and his wife Karen of Rangeley, ME, his daughters Cynthia J. Jevons and her husband Dean of Somers, Denise M. Olivieri of East Windsor, brothers Armond Olivieri, Mario Olivieri, and John Olivieri of West Haven, Ernest Olivieri of Mexico, sisters Dina Travaglini and Pauline Avallone of West Haven; six grandchildren: Nicole Merrill, Nathan LaPlant, Joshua Archer, Lindsey O’Neill, Danielle O’Neill, Samantha Olivieri, and a great-grandchild JJ Merrill. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 5:00 pm at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield. There are no visitation hours and burial will be in Saint Lawrence Cemetery in West Haven at a later date. The family requests memorial donations be made in memory of Philip to: Home and Community Health Services, (Hospice Educational Fund), 140 Hazard Ave. Enfield, CT 06083. For online condolences and directions please visit our website: www.leetestevens.com
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