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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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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James Michael Burgess (Jimmy), age 48, passed away unexpectedly, entering into eternal rest, on Sunday, April 6th, 2008. He was born Dec. 13, 1959 in Fall River, MA, and raised in Ledyard, CT, where he graduated from Ledyard High School in 1977.
He was employed by The Majors Golf Club in Palm Bay, FL, where he was loved by co-workers and those who frequented the club. Jimmy was very athletic & loved all sports. He was an avid golfer, and was sure he could beat Tiger Woods even on a bad day!
Everyone who knew Jimmy, knew how good-hearted, generous and caring he was, always putting others before himself. He loved to laugh, and make others laugh with his quick wit and sense of humor. He loved and lived for his family and could always be counted on for love and support.
He is survived by his Mom & Dad (Nelson & Dolores Burgess) of Micco, FL, his son, Devon,
his sisters; Debbie (Dave) DÂEugenio of Hamden, CT, Carrie (Russ) Shaw of Gales Ferry, CT, Lisa (Ken) Remondi of Oakdale, CT, Amy (Tomme) Lorenz of Lomira, WI, and his brother James (Tammy) Auclair of Fairfield, ME, his nephews and nieces; Jenny (Michael) Wood, Chris Fanning, Jessica DÂEugenio, Dawn Shaw, Tonya (Jeremy) Morse, Joshua Remondi, Michael Remondi, Jessica & Kendall Remondi, Danny Davis (Jessica), Bobby Hartwig, Gavin and Conner Lorenz, Daniel, David, Michael Auclair, and great nieces; Selena, Aubrielle & Kaitlyn.
A memorial service will be held at Seawinds Funeral Home, 735 Fleming St., Sebastian, FL on Friday, April 11th at 3:00pm. A reception will follow at the home of JimmyÂs parents, at 3857 15th St., Micco, FL. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to a charity of your choice.
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