Viola Higgins
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Viola Higgins

November 21, 1921 - November 27, 2009

Viola Higgins

November 21, 1921 - November 27, 2009


Why order flowers through us?

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.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

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.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

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, 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.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

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The gift of giving

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.

Financial Support

A Helping Hand

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.

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Obituary for Viola Higgins

Higgins, Viola May (nee Hillier) Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on November 27, 2009 at the age of 88 years. Loving wife to the late John (Jack) Higgins (2006). Precious mother to Debra Higgins-Lloyd (Robert Lloyd) and Michael Higgins. Adored grandma to Gemma, Molly and Liam and beloved great grandma to Brianna and Christopher. Dear daughter to the late James and Lillian Hillier. Beloved sister to the late Marie, and the late Jeff, husband of Rhoda Hillier. Dearest sister-in-law and friend to Anne, wife of the late Sam Sasso. Many nieces and nephews also survive. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or The Rotary Club of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday with time to be announced at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. For further information please feel free to contact the funeral home or visit our web site.

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    Windsor, ON
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