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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BALOGH- Norma (nee Newberry) of Port Colborne died after a courageous battle with cancer at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday August 28, 2010 in her 66th year. Loving wife of Alec Balogh for 43 years (August 26, 2010), loving mother of Frank (Christine) Balogh of Dain City, dear Nannie of Dylan and Murray. Norma was predeceased by her parents Norman and Rita Newberry. Born in Welland she has lived in this area all of her life. Norma worked in real estate for 36 years where she was a broker with Ostryhon and Balogh Coldwell Banker until 2000 and then with A.G. Robins Real Estate as an associate broker for the past 10 years. She was a member of the Welland Real Estate Board and had volunteered with the Navy League and CMT home and school. Cremation has taken place. Mrs. Balogh’s family will receive visitors at the DAVIDSON FUNERAL HOME 135 Clarence St. Port Colborne on Wednesday September 1, 2010 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday September 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.
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