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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Frederick H. Sylvester, 79 of Enfield, passed away peacefully after a long illness with his loving family at his side on Sunday Oct. 11, 2009 when he went home to be with his daughter, Lynda in Heaven. He was the beloved husband of Jeannine (Coulombe) Sylvester and son of the late Hermes and Gala (Bashaw) Sylvester. He was born On March 3, 1930 in Montgomery Center, VT and had resided in Enfield for the past 47 years. He served his country honorably with the U.S. Army during WW II. Prior to retiring in 1992 Fred was employed with Hamilton/Sundstrand for 40 years, after retirement he was a crossing guard for the town of Enfield. In his leisure time he enjoyed bowling, playing Bingo and most of all time spent with his beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Fred was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus formerly with Council 50, Enfield and the Broad Brook Council and a member of St. Martha's Church.
Besides his wife of 56 years Jeannine, he is survived by his three sons and their wives; Allen & Rosanne Sylvester, Richard & Carol Ann Sylvester and Dennis & Pamela Sylvester all of Enfield, his nine beloved grandchildren; Jennifer Aiken (Russell), Kathleen Peterson (Eric), Richard K. Sylvester, Jr (Elizabeth), Matthew Sylvester (April), Tara Sylvester, Marilyn Deni (Edward), Brenda Tenerowicz, Michael Tenerowicz and Christopher Tenerowicz, his great grandchildren; Nicholas Sylvester, Evan Sylvester, Rielly Aiken, Braidyn Sylvester, Katlyn Deni, Lauren Deni and his special great grandson AJ "Peanut" Sylvester. He also is survived by a brother, Robert Sylvester (Edie) of E. Hartford, a special brother-in-law, Bruno Coulombe of Canada, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins in the US and Canada. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lynda J. Sylvester (6/20/08). Fred's family would like to thank the staff of Blair Manor and the Visiting Nurses and Health Services Hospice Program for the exceptional and compassionate care given to Fred.
Relatives and friends may gather with the family during calling hours on Thursday Oct. 15, 2009 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels 43 Shaker Rd. Enfield. Funeral services will be held on Friday Oct. 16, 2009 with the procession forming at 9:00 a.m. from Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels to St. Martha's Church for a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial followed by interment with military honors in the Hazardville Cemetery, Enfield. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
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