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 â€śSmart Selectâ€ť 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 homeâ€™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 todayâ€™s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, â€śHonoring a Lifeâ€ť 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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SYRACUSE, NY, and NEW HAVEN, CT: Richard Burns, age 82 of Stratford Street, entered into rest November 4, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. He is survived by a brother Theodore Burns and his wife Ada of East Haven, CT, one nephew William R. Burns and his wife Cindy along with their children, Michael and Kerry all of Oxford, CT. Richard was born in New Haven, CT on February 10, 1920, son of the late William H. and Anna (Flaherty) Burns. His brother William J. Burns predeceased him. Richard was a graduate of Hillhouse High School, and also from Yale University Class of 1942. Mr. Burns was the owner of Overtone Record Company, New Haven for several years before moving New York as Audio Engineer of Syracuse University, School of music; at the same time he was part owner and President of Packburn Audio Noise Suppresor which he ran until the time of his death. He retired from Syracuse University in 1984.
SERVICES: (Local) Family and friends may call at the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church Street, Seymour on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated immediately following in St. Augustine’s Church, 35 Washington Ave., Seymour. Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery. West Haven. (New York) A memorial service will be held in Crouse Concert Hall on the Syracuse University Campus, Sunday January 12, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. Memorial gifts may be sent to Belfer Audio Lab. C/o Susan Spinson, 222 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University Library, NY 12244-2018 (please make payable to Univ. Library, and reference R.C. Burns in the memo area). For directions to the funeral home and to express condolences to the family online go to www.funeralplan.com/hullfh
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