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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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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Beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Mrs. Elsie Harriet England age 87 years passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospice. Elsie was born March 20, 1922 on Paquette Road in McIntyre Township, daughter of Arthur and Mabel Paquette.
Elsie is survived by sons Craig England (Robbie), and Brian England (Jean); daughter Carol Freeman (John); 8 grandchildren Kirsti (Richard), Brian (Jo-Anne), Karen, Kim (Bryan), Christopher, Bradley (Cathy), Charlene (Brian), and Jennifer; 10 great grandchildren Brittany, Danielle, Jessie, Nikolas, Andrew, Shane, Ricki, Tyler, Joshua and Jordan. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Elsie was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 2001, and parents Arthur and Mabel Paquette; two sisters Olive England (Eric) and Rita Walter (Bill) and three brothers Arthur Paquette (Pearl), George Paquette and Raymond Paquette.
Elsie was a lifelong resident of McIntyre. She was a founding member of the North McIntyre Recreation Centre. Elsie was devoted not only to her family but to any child who came in our driveway to swim in the river pool or later in the inground swimming pool which she enjoyed so much. Her true passion in life was her love for children and the joy she got from them.
At the request of Elsie, cremation has taken place and a private family interment will take place at a later date in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to benefit children, or the Humane Society. EVEREST FUNERAL CHAPEL, 299 Waverley St. at Algoma in care of arrangements.
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