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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Parsons, Robert Wayne (Bob) - November 1, 1947 - May 24, 2011. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Parsons (Bob) after a lengthy illness due to complications from diabetes, surrounded by his much loved ones at the Health Sciences Centre. Bob leaves to mourn his best friend and the love of his life Jane Barry, Jane’s son Jonathan (Jennifer), guardian angels/siblings Kathleen Parsons, Twillingate, Agnes Slade (Gordon), Mount Pearl and brother Paul Parsons (Kay), Red Lake, ON, nieces and nephews Sean, Sonja, Paula, Janet, Phillip, Mallory and their families. He also leaves to mourn Jane’s family (the Pumphreys) Gerald, John, Robi, Tom and Steve and their families as well as Bob’s biological mother Ruby Sharpe Kinch and special sister Patty Pieretti, Florida. Bob is predeceased by his parents Capt. Frank and Gertrude Parsons, sister Jacqueline, Lewisporte, sister Josephine and her husband Peter Tiller, St. John’s. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Friday May 27, 2011 from 2-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place from Barrett’s Chapel on Saturday May 28, 2011 at 2 p.m., with internment to follow at a later date in Lewisporte. Donations in Bob’s memory can be made to The Gathering Place, Military Road, or to a local food bank. We would like to give special thanks to all the health care providers to Bob over the past 13 years here in St. John’s, especially those in the Transplant Clinic at the Waterford Hospital. “What can we do for one we loved so dear but pray that saints and angels will cherish and adore him forever”
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