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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JOHN S. BRAYTON On January 2,2009 at 49 years of age GOD called for our loved one JOHN S. BRAYTON who entered heaven peacefully after a long illness, John was the loving son of Robert E. Brayton (deceased) and Yvonne F. Brayton. John was born in Albany and resided in Rensselaer all his life, where he grew up surrounded by his many friends. John was known by his many nicknames " BEBE" or " JB". He enjoyed music of all kinds and could be found at concerts of his favorite groups. You could also find him on a nice summer day riding around with the top down and music blaring in his vintage red convertible car. John enjoyed working on his many home projects and liked to pull pranks on the ones he loved. John is survived and deeply missed by his mother Yvonne F. Brayton, his brothers Robert W. Brayton and William P. Brayton, his sisters Mary Clements and Jean McDonald. He is also survived by his (2) nephews (4) nieces and (1) great niece, in addition to his live in companion Caroline Fiacco. The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no evening calling hours. Those wishing to remember John in a special way may send a contribution in lieu of flowers to the Rensselaer Volunteer Ambulance 901 3rd Street Rensselaer N.Y 12144.
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