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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CHESHIRE – Matthew L. Piedescalzo, 25, passed away Monday, June 21. He was the son of Vincent and Karen (Lewis) Piedescalzo. Matthew was born February 18, 1985 in New Haven. He attended Cheshire schools and graduated from Cheshire High School in 2003. He was a Psychology major at Central Connecticut State University. Matt was an extremely talented and creative musician who wrote and composed his own music on his guitars and bass. He loved going to Maine with his family for seafood dinners and to go waterskiing, fishing and canoeing. Matthew will always be remembered as a great friend who loved to make people laugh. Besides his parents, Matthew is survived by his sisters Jillian and Karissa Piedescalzo both of Cheshire, and Amber Bialczak of Newington; his brother Christopher Piedescalzo of Windsor Locks; his Maternal Grandparents John and Gail Lewis of Kennebunk, ME and formerly of Cheshire; his Paternal Grandmother Stella Piedescalzo of Cheshire; several aunts, uncles, cousins and a nephew; and a very special family friend Marie Solimine. Matthew is predeceased by his Paternal Grandfather Vincent P. Piedescalzo. Arrangements – Funeral services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main Street.
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