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 â€śSmart Selectâ€ť 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 todayâ€™s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, â€śHonoring a Lifeâ€ť 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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Marion passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph’s Hospice Unit on the 16th of November. A life- long resident of Thunder Bay, she was born in Port Arthur on December 26, 1913. Marion was predeceased by her husband James (Jimmie) McCarthy in 1975, her sister Eleanore Whitall in 1988 and brother Edmund Bradley in 1993. Cherishing her memory are her children, and grandchildren - son Wayne (Joan) of Thunder Bay and grandchildren Donna, Jan, Sharon and Pat. Daughter Mary Jane (Dave Norman) of North Bay and grandchildren Mike, Brad, Lisa and Paula. Joanne (Tom Dunn) of Charlottetown and grandchildren Brian, Jennifer, Stacy and Stuart. Also lovingly remembered by her seventeen great-grandchildren. Marion was very involved in the life of her Church. She was President of St. Margaret’s C.W.L. for a number of years and also very active in her new parish of Corpus Christi. She volunteered for various groups such as CNIB, Candy Stripers, Telecare, driving for the Cancer Clinic but especially enjoyed her Craft and Prayer Group over the years and made many caring and gracious friends. Marion resided at Jasper Place for the last number of years and the family wish es to thank the Jasper Support Group for their care and support over the years, also to Jose-Lyn for her personal and loving care and the Hospice Unit at St.Joseph’s for their kindness and compassion during her last days. A celebration of Marion’s life will take place at the EVEREST FUNERAL CHAPEL 299 Waverley St. at Algoma on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at 7:00 PM with Father P.M. Stilla presiding at the visitation and vigil where a celebration of her life with a family member giving a short eulogy and we also Invite others if they wish to speak recalling their fond memories of Marion. A funeral mass celebration will take place at Corpus Christi Church on Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 11:00 AM with cremation and interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to the following: Jasper Place, St. Joseph’s Hospice Unit, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or a Charity of your choice.
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