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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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84 years, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2009 with loving family by his side. Born March 28, 1925, Section 17, Township 14, Range 12, West 3rd, Saskatchewan. Loving husband of 55 years to Clarice Friesen (nee Finn). Son of Franz (1894-1983) & Maria Friesen (nee Wall) (1898-1969). Frank will be greatly missed by many family & friends. Father of Daniel & Nancy (McMurtry), Thomas & Veronica (Boucher), Frances Friesen & Michael McMullin, Lawrence Friesen & Susan McBride, Stephen & Lisa (Stroud), and Kenneth Friesen & Jodi Rowe. Grandfather of Andrew, Lydia; Andrea & Alex, Michael Boucher, Mitchell Boucher; Katherine, Patrick, & Matthew McMullin; Corey, Eric & Tiana, Meaghan Dufour, Michael Dufour, Emma McBride – Williams; Lauren, Jordan, Ryan (1995) & Nickolas; and Kiona. Brothers & Sisters: Anne Borzel & Karl (1984), Westlock AB, Joe (1981) & Mabel (1974), Calgary AB, Marie Falconer & Alex (1996) Port Alberni BC, Jack & Helen (2002) Edmonton AB, George & Georgette, Val-d’Or QC, John Friesen (1990), Vancouver BC, Eva Beaulac & Roland (1995), Creston BC, Dave & Sandra, Kelowna BC, Lydia & Harold Baumbrough, Naramata BC. Daughters in law Marilyn Boynton and Tammy Friesen. Frank was a Veteran of WW II, Lincoln & Welland Regiment, National Director War Amps of Canada, Royal Canadian Legion (61 yrs) Branch 594, Recipient of Queen Elizabeth 50th Anniversary medal. Donations to “The War Amps” of Canada or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 594, Poppy Fund would be appreciated. Visiting Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. R.C. Legion Branch #594 service Friday at 7:30 p.m. Parish prayers Friday at 8:00 p.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet the family after 10:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi (1400 Cabana Rd W) followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.Please join the family at the Windsor Cenotaph every Nov. 11
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