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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Eileen K. Morris, 90, of Thomaston, Maine, died peacefully May 18, 2011. She was born February 16, 1921 in Rutland, Vermont where she attended local schools. She received her nursing degree at Rutland Vermont Nursing School in 1943 and began her career as a nurse at Rutland Hospital. She married John F. Morris, Sr. in 1943. Eileen and John then moved to Washington D.C. where she worked at Holy Cross Hospital, Prince Georges Hospital and then went into private duty nursing for several years. While working at Field Crest Manor she received the Employee Award. She had many hobbies including needlepoint, reading, knitting, playing cards and gardening. She is predeceased by her husband John F. Morris, Sr. She is survived by her sons John “Jack” F. Morris, Jr. of Gransonville, MD and Thomas F. Morris of Richmond, Virginia Her daughters Kathleen Spitzer and Sharon M. Scalzone of Port Charlotte, Florida She has seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren Donations may be made in her memory to the World War II Memorial and Kno-wal-In Home Health. You are invited to share your condolences, memories and photos with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at www.hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall and Bibber Funeral Home, 78 Main St., Thomaston, Maine.
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