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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JOSE MAXIMO DA COSTA It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our husband and father Jose on February 27, 2012 with his family by his side at the age of 87 years. Jose will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years, Maria Otilia; sons Adelino and Joe; brother Luis (Emilia) in Winnipeg; brother Joao (Angelina) of Toronto; sister Leonore; and brother Angelino of Sao Miguel, Portugal. He had many nephews, nieces and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Agostinho of Toronto in 2011. Jose was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal and immigrated to Winnipeg with his wife in 1962. He worked for CNR for 28 years until retirement in 1990. He was a hardworking man, and loved to care for and be with his family. He had a passion for his garden. He will be remembered as a loving, good hearted and caring soul. The family would like to thank Dr. Shaw and Dr. Smith and all the staff at the St. Boniface Hospital for all their care. The family also want to thank all immediate family and friends for all their care and support. Prayers will be held on Friday, March 2 at 9:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main St. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 181 Austin St. N. Interment to follow in Assumption Cemetery.
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