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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DiMartino, John Michael Irondequoit: Passed peacefully the morning of Wednesday April 6th, 2011. John spent his early career as a salesman. He worked for Lawyer's Co-op in Webster for 15 years. John was an avid outdoors man. Fishing, hunting & trapping were his passions. He also taught Rod Building classes at Eastman Kodak. John set many records in the fishing industry. He is in the International Game Fish Association, 5 to 1 Club, The National Fresh Water, Fishing Hall of Fame. John as struck by heart disease in his early 40's and was unable to continue to work. He tried to relax and get better and at that time he realized that his hobbies were his opportunity to expand his Rod Building Business, John DiMartino Custom Rod and a few years later, Coleman Tackle were born. Through many years of hard work, both companies became well known. The products have become a recognized brand of quality and craftmanship to fisherman all over the world. Rods, Reel & Tackle were products he stood by for quality products. Survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Christine; children, John L. (Sue), Michelle, Anthony and Mario DiMartino; siblings, Joseph (Donna), Louis (Barb) & Mary (Marty) Horowitz; grandkids, Angelo, Anthony, Ellie & Marco; many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends. Calling Sunday 1-8 PM at Falvo Funeral Home, 1395 N. Goodman St. Please meet the family Monday 11 AM at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4301 Mt. Read Blvd for his Funeral Service. Many thanks to all the doctors, nurses and dialysis staff and the wonderful people at Halprin. Thanks to his many special friends for being there for the family. Contributions can be made in John DiMartino's memory to The Reidman Foundation, 45 East Ave. Rochester, NY 14604, in honor of the children's fishing derby held each year on April 1 at Powder Mill Park. Interment, Mt. Hope.
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