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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Lewiston - Harland L. Kennison, 92, a resident of Greene, died Saturday, March 10th at Marshwood Nursing Home in Lewiston. He was born July 19, 1919, in Oakland, the son of Newman L. and Mildred V. (Bickford) Kennison. Harland attended school in Oakland. On Nov. 11, 1940 in Oakland he married Lucie E. Mitchell. Lucie passed away in June 2003. Harland moved his family to Monmouth in 1948, where he worked as a herdsman for 25 years at the Woolworth Estate in East Monmouth. He worked with dairy cattle most of his life. After the cows were sold off at the Woolworth Estate, Harland went to work at the Keene’s Farm on the River Road in Auburn; retiring in 1985. He was a member of Wayside Bible Baptist Church in Livermore, Past President of the Maine Dairymen’s Association and Past President of the Maine Jersey Breeders Association. Harland took cattle to many of the agricultural fairs to show in Maine and the Eastern State Exposition in Springfield, Massachusetts. He also served as a judge at many Maine fairs. One of the highlights of Harland’s career was winning the Eastern State Exposition in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1953 with his cow “Lillian”. After winning he put Lillian on a train to Iowa and he flew out to the National Cattle Show in Iowa. He enjoyed lawn sales, buying and selling antiques, especially milk bottles, and visiting with family and friends; Harland really enjoyed family birthday parties and spending time with the family at Christmas. Harland was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend; and he was loved and will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by a son, James Kennison and his wife, Jolene, of Livermore; a daughter, Marie Farrington, of Wales; 7 grandchildren, Lester and Warren Libby, Doris Corum, Deborah, Tim and Rebekah Kennison and Martha Murray; and 7 great grandchildren. Harland was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Lucie, and two sisters, Arlene Graham and Grace Joldsma. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.finleyfuneralhome.com Kennison-Died Saturday, March 10, 2012 in Lewiston, Maine. Harland L. Kennison, 92, of Greene. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 15th at the Wayside Bible Baptist Church, Livermore. Visiting hours 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Wednesday at BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Spring interment at Moose Hill Cemetery, Livermore Falls, Maine.
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