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.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice 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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Grier, Ann 54 of Charlotte, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Grier was born December 9, 1947, in Charlotte, MI, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Hemingway) Bartolacci. She was Personnel Director for Owens Illinois Glass Plant in Charlotte for 34 years, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a member of the Charlotte Women's Bowling Association. She is survived by daughter Amy (Jim) Flowers of Battle Creek, sons Richard of Cedar Park, TX and Robert (Jamie) of Sarasota, FL; grandson, Sean Patrick Flowers of Battle Creek; granddaughter, Kathryn Ann Flowers of Battle Creek; mother, Mary Bartolacci of Charlotte; brothers, Jeffry of Tampa, FL, James (Lou) of Mason, John (Sue) of Charlotte, and Joseph (Dianna) Bartolacci of Charlotte; sisters, Lisa (Jim) Jones of New Port Richey, FL, Nora (Tony) Bartolacci-Franzini of Tampa, FL, and Mary Jo (Tim) Bartolacci-Palmer of Indiana; brother-in-law Mike (Connie) Grier of Charlotte; sister-in-law, Susan Grier of Lansing; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Grier, March 1, 2000; son, Jeffery in November, 1984; and father, Joseph Bartolacci in August, 1996. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlotte, with Rev. Fr. Denis R. Spitzley officiating. Visitation will be Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home. A Parish Rosary will berecited 7:00 p.m. Monday at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to St.Mary Catholic Church or Eaton Community Hospice.
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