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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Fairley, Lois Ann (nee Cowan) R.N. July 6, 1931 – July 19, 2007. Died peacefully at the Hospice Village in Windsor, Ontario after a brief struggle with cancer at the age of 76. She is survived by her beloved husband and friend of 52 years Harry. She was a devoted and inspiring Christian mother to her sons Grant (Cari), Brian (Carol) and John. She will be missed by her cherished grandchildren Doug, Beth, Emma, Scott and Morgan who each enjoyed a special place in Grandma's heart and life. She was the daughter of the late James and Grace Cowan of Toronto and sister of Joan (the late George) Meuser, Doug Cowan (Ann Sullivan) and Caylee (the late Graham) Bailey. We are comforted by our faith and hope for eternal life in Christ that Lois lived and taught us as a family throughout her life.Lois was born in Toronto and graduated as a Registered Nurse from Grace Hospital where she nursed until retirement. She served as the provincial President of the Ontario Nurses Association and on the board of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. We thank the many friends and healthcare colleagues for their care and especially staff of The Hospice Village. If you so desire, donations to the The Hospice Village, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Heart of the City Hospital Foundation (Hotel Dieu Grace) or your charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday from 2-5 and 7-9p.m. Funeral Saturday at 1pm at Families First Funeral Home, (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
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