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.
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LOWELL - William "Bill" Watson, 82, a long time resident of the City of Lowell, died Saturday morning May 28, 2011, in Palm Manor Nursing Home, Chelmsford, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Erika (Wagner) Watson who predeceased him on May 28, 2007.
Born in Lowell October 15, 1928, he was a son of the late James C. and Esther M. (Aunchman) Watson. He received his education in the Lowell school system.
An honorably discharged and retired veteran, he served his country for over 20 years in the Army of the United States. He served during both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War and retired with the rank of Sergeant First Class.
Following his military career, Mr. Watson was employed as a mechanic by New England Telephone for 20 years.
Mr. Watson cherished the time he spent in the company of his family.
Surviving him are three daughters Erika Jusczak and her husband Richard of Dracut, Cresentia Wright of Hudson, NH, and Sylvia Dombrowski and her husband Paul of Pelham, NH; five grandchildren, William Erik Wright, Sara and Brandon Jusczak, Jared and Kyle Dombrowski; four great grandchildren Collin Wright, Devon Wright, Kayla Wright and Triston Wright; two sisters Esther Prud'homme and her husband Joseph and Gerry Metzler all of Lowell; one brother James Watson and his wife Claire of Florida; many nephews and nieces. He was also the brother of the late Duncan and Danny Watson.
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