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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Faye F. Townsend of Harrison, Michigan, passed away early Friday, October 21, 2011 at Mid Michigan Regional Center, Clare, age 73. Faye was born in Frost township on October 17, 1938 the daughter of Myles and Florence (Voakes) Wolsleger. She was united in marriage to Philip Townsend on November 7, 1953 in Saginaw. Faye enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, art and crafts, making quilts, knitting and crocheting. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchild, especially during Christmas and spending time with her 2 dear cats. Faye will be dearly missed. Left to cherish her memory are her husband; Philip, children; Linda (Bruce) Mann, Charles Townsend both of Harrison and Ricky (Kay) Townsend of Gladwin, grandchildren; Dawn Tuck of Harrison and Lee Townsend of Gladwin, besides her parents, Faye was preceded in death by an infant son, Philip James and brothers, Raymond and Henry Gerrish. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home Inc. Pastor Tim Tanner will officiate. Burial will take place in the Cedar Crest Cemetery in Harrison, Michigan. Visitation will take place at the funeral home Monday, October 24, 2011 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. Those planning a memorial contribution may wish to consider memorials to Susan G Komen, Breast Cancer Foundation.
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