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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Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side, on April 5, 2012 at the age of 76 years. Loving husband to Helen (nee Forrest). Cherished father to Randy, Laurie, Kevin and his late wife Renee, Ernie, Cindy, David, the late Sean (2006), Lisa and husband Rod, Dana, and father-in-law to Fran Alexander. Precious grandpa to Randy and Liz, Lindsay, Ryan, Paul, Erica, Ross, Dane, Shawna and great-grandpa to Ashton, Cole and Alexis. Loved son to the late Paul and Mary Darocy. Dear brother to Helen Vince, and Edward Darocy. Special cousin to Jesse and the late Edith Nagy. Dear brother-in-law to the late Charlie and Marie Forrest, Mary and the late Hugh Cunningham, Laura and Larry Lamon, Kathleen and Edward Crone and Sheila and Earl Fuhr. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Ernest was the owner and proprietor of Fairlane Transmission Service for over 45 years. If you so desire memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Association Essex Chapter would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 with Rev Murray Steacy officiating. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.
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