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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Berkeley County Summerville- Thomas C. Cundiff “Tommy Ford”, 74, husband of Patsy Cundiff, of Summerville, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. Born in Danville, VA, he was the son of Joe Cundiff and Helen Troxler Needham. Mr. Cundiff served our country proudly in the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict. He was later a distribution manager for the Post and Courier. He was also a guitarist and lead singer in the Tommy Ford Band and enjoyed going fishing with his family. Mr. Cundiff was a member and Chaplain of the VFW Post 3142, North Charleston. Mr. Cundiff is survived by his wife Patsy Perryman Cundiff, two sons Mark Cundiff and wife Renee of Simpsonville and Stephen Cundiff and wife Barbara of Hanahan; two grandchildren, Ian and Lindsey Cundiff. He is also survived by a sister, Trisha Creech of Greensboro, NC. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 3:00pm at the VFW Post 3142, 3555 Dorchester Road, North Charleston. The family will receive friends after the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.americanheart.org or by mail to 409 King Street #300, Charleston, SC 29403-6477. Online condolences may be left by visiting www.mcalister-smith.com.
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