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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O'Donnell At London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Campus on Thursday June 3, 1999 Monsignor John B. O'Donnell P.H., B.A., age 80, Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of London. Monsignor O'Donnell was a native of Strathroy and was Ordained a priest on May 26, 1945. Monsignor O'Donnell was pastor of St. Mary's, West Lorne, St. Helen's, Wallacetown, Blessed Sacrament, London, Our Lady of Help of Christians, Wallaceburg, St. Joseph's, Chatham, St. Pius X, London, St. Michael's, London, St. Gabriel's, Windsor, St. Peter's Basilica, London, and St. Joseph's Cathedral, Fort Smith, N.W.T. He was the founding pastor of the Regis Club and served on numerous Diosecan and National Committees. Son of the late John O'Donnell and Theresa Guilfoyle. Predeceased by Mary Hilda O'Donnell (infant), Mary Enwright Kelly, Hilda Gallagher, Charles, Leo and Tom O'Donnell. Survived by his sister-in-law Theresa O'Donnell, Ville Ste. Laurent, P.Q. Dear uncle of 16 nieces and nephews, 33 grand nieces and nephews, and 17 great grandnieces and nephews. He will be missed by his many friends, parishioners, and fellow priests who shared and supported him in his ministry. Visitors were received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo St., at King, on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Lied in state at St. Peter's Basilica, 196 Dufferin Ave., on Monday morning, June 7, 1999 from 8:30 o'clock where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Most Reverend John M. Sherlock, Bishop of London at 10 o'clock. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. Prayers were Sunday evening at 8:30 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Peter's Basilica Building Fund would be appreciated. Please insert for Wednesday, June 16, 1999 edition. Please contact our office at 434-2708 with the charges.
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