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.
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Wanda L. Clinkscale, 70, of New Britain, CT with her family by her side, went home to be with the Lord Saturday January 28, 2012 at the Hospital of Central Ct. @ New Britain General. She was the wife of the late Oscar Clinkscale, Jr. Wanda was born December 2, 1941 in Gifford, Florida, daughter of the late Peter Jackson and Thelma Jackson-Jones. She came to New Britain at the age of fifteen years old. She attended the New Britain Public School System. She retired from New Britain City Hall after twenty-two years of service in 2000. After retirement, Wanda volunteered at St. Matthew’s School as a lunch aid. She also worked at Lord and Taylor for ten years. She was a faithful member of Spottswood A.M.E. Zion Church of New Britain, CT where she served as a devoted member of the Stewardess Board and a Class Leader. Wanda enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.
Wanda is survived by her two daughters, Joy (Martin) Jackson and Cheryl Clinkscale-Niccolls, both of New Britain, CT, her four sons, Stanley, Dextor, Windsor and Brent Clinkscale, all of Greenville, South Carolina, her three sisters, Agnes Johnson, Deloris Miller and Debra (Rick) Hester all of Florida, her four brothers, Ferris Jackson, Marvin Jones, John Jones all of New Britain, CT and Peter Jackson of Vero Beach, Fla., her three grandchildren, Bernard, Basil Jr, and Marzell, her seven step grandchildren, her godson, Scott Andrews of Washington, DC, her devoted friend Irma Mendes of Houston, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Wanda was predeceased by her sister Sylvia. The Clinkscale family extends a note of thanks to oncologist Dr. Langstan and lung specialist Dr. Ainees of Grove Hill Medical Center, New Britain
Homegoing Celebration for Wanda will be held Thursday February 2, 2012 at noon at Spottswood A.M.E. Zion Church, 25 Crestwood Lane, New Britain, Ct. with the Rev. Mark J. Roderick, Sr., Pastor, Presiding. Committal service and final resting place will be in Fariview Cemetery, 120 Smalley Street, New Britain, Ct. Relatives and friends may call at Spottswood A.M.E. Zion Church, Thursday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Flowers will be accepted at the church, Thursday from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Service of comfort provided by the Paul A. Shaker / Farmingdale Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Avenue, New Britain, Ct. To extend condolences to the Clinkscale family or to share a memory of Wanda, please visit our website @ shakerfuneralhome.com
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