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.
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Nancy A. (Hanks) (Cormier) Clavette, 66, of 6 Whitney Street, Gardner, and also of Largo, Florida, died Monday, December 27th in her residence surrounded by her family, after a long illness.
Born in Gardner on June 9, 1944, she was the daughter of Leon and Doris (Boisse) Hanks.
She was a housekeeper at C & W Fabricators’ office of Gardner for several years until retiring in 2004. She was previously employed by Chair City Upholstery and Fontaine Brothers, both of Gardner.
Nancy was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church.
She enjoyed crocheting and spending her winters in Florida. Her greatest pleasure came from being with her grandchildren.
Her first husband, Gerard O. Cormier, died in 1988.
She leaves her husband of 21 years, Fernand J. Clavette of Gardner and Largo, Florida; 3 sons, Thomas G. Cormier and his wife Christine of South Royalston, Kevin P. Cormier of South Royalston, Alan S. Cormier of Gardner; one stepdaughter, Linda L. Clavette; 2 brothers, Kenneth Hanks and his wife Anita, Edward Hanks and his wife Debbie; one sister, Janice Farnsworth all of Gardner; 6 grandchildren, Ross, Jessica, Jacob, Joshua Cormier, Megan and Sierra Chapman; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by 3 brothers, Richard, Francis and Wayne Hanks.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner. Burial at Notre Dame Cemetery will be at a later date.
Calling hours at the funeral home are Wednesday, December 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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