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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Of Waltham, died Sunday, June 12th, at the Concord Health and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 79. The daughter of the late Giacomo and Caterina (Rando) Vanaria, she was born, raised and educated in Waltham where she had been a lifelong resident. A longtime employee of the Waltham Deaconess Hospital she had worked in the hospital kitchen. As a young woman she had work at the Puritan Dress Company. Ms. Vanaria enjoyed bingo and coffee hour with her friends at the nursing home. She had been a communicant of Sacred Heart Parish and had been a member of the church choir. Enjoying to socialize she had also played piano. She is survived by her sisters, Giovanna Melisi and her husband Pasquale of Marlborough and Eleanore Arsenault and her husband Jerard of Nashua and her sisters in law, Theresa Vanaria of Colorado and Eleanor Vanaria of Waltham. She is also survived by her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and nephews and great grandnieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Josephine Taranto and her husband, Gaetano, Mary Zeolla, Basil Vanaria, Joseph Vanaria, Angelina Lando and her husband Carl, Salvatore Vanaria and his wife Mary. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Funeral Services in Celebration of Christina's Life on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. from the Brasco and Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, Waltham with a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Calvary Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 p.m. For additional information please visit www.brascofuneralhoe.com. Parking attendants on duty.
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