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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Thelma R. (Fink) Ogan, 84, of Simsbury, wife of the late Mylon J. Ogan, died Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Hartford Hospital. She was born October 15, 1925 in Slocum, PA, daughter of the late Lawrence and Iona Mae (Eroh) Fink and had lived in North Palm Beach, FL prior to moving to Simsbury 43 years ago. She was a member of the Simsbury United Methodist Church and the Rachel Circle. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Mindy Ogan of Unionville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Myla and Doug Kress of Canton, and Wendy and Alan Jacobs of New Hartford; five grandchildren, Illana, David and Eric Ogan, and Natalie and Samantha Jacobs; two sisters, Arleen Opp of Landisville, PA and Dorris Strauss of Lancaster, PA and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, Wednesday, August 25, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral will be Thursday, August 26th, 11:00 AM at the Simsbury United Methodist Church, 799 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury with the Pastor Woody Eddins officiating. Burial will be in Simsbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hartford Hospital, Fund Development Office, Palliative Medicine, 80 Seymour Street, P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06101-9966 or to Mount Sinai Medical Rehabilitation Hospital, 490 Blue Hills Avenue, Hartford, CT 06112 or to the Simsbury Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 301, Simsbury, CT 06070. For online condolences please visit www.vincentfuneralhome.com.
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