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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Clifton E. Freeland Hornell Clifton E. Freeland, 79, of 800 State Rte 21, passed away Wednesday (February 2, 2011) at St. James Mercy Hospital, NY surrounded by his family. Born in Town Of Greenwood, November 15, 1931, the son of Otto J. and Alta Teribury Freeland, he had resided in Ohio for about 5 years, and in this area the rest of his life. Cliff was a graduate of Alfred State College and had been employed as an engineer for the New York State Department of Transportation for 33 years prior to his retirement. He had served his country as a member of the U.S. Army National Guard during the Korean Conflict. He was a life member and past governor of the Hornell Moose Lodge, former member of the Hornell Eagles Club, and a former scout master of Almond Troop 26, Boy Scouts of America. Cliff was the owner and creator of “Crafts By Cliff”, a woodworking business he operated out of his home, specializing in wishing wells, picnic tables and all kinds of wood crafts. He drove for 20 years for Wilkins RV’s. The family wishes to thank all of Cliff’s loyal customers over the years. Cliff and his wife Esther enjoyed traveling; attended 3 World Fairs, and countless visits to both Disney Parks. Cliff and his wife enjoyed wintering in Florida for several years and especially the many vacations taken with his family. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Esther Lewis Freeland, 2 sons, Timothy and Michael Freeland, as well as one brother, George Freeland. He is survived by 2 daughters- Linda (Robert) Lockwood of Hornell, Annette (Carey Demgen) Freeland of Almond, 2 sons- Dale (Lura) Freeland of Canisteo and Jeffery (Connie) Freeland of Almond, 13 grandchildren, Troy (Tracy) Freeland, Mark (Tracey) Freeland, Patrick (Kate) Freeland, Barbara Freeland, Eric Cushman, Jessica (Tom) Dobell, Michelle (D.J. Freeman) Allen, Josh Lockwood, Stewart Sanford, Angela Allen, Alicia(Joe) Miller, Michael Freeland, Nichole Freeland, and Jennifer Freeland as well as Misty Bleu Lockwood and Shawn Allen, 28 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild and his beloved “Foster Cats”, Jellybean, Rollo, Mounds, and Wanderer. To send a remembrance to the family, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, Director. The family will be present 2-4 & 7-9 PM Saturday and Sunday at the Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St, Hornell. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM, Rev. Kenneth Chroniger officiating. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery. Friends may make memorial contributions to: The Hornell Area Humane Society, Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843, The American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, The American Cancer Society, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901, or to the charity of the donors choice.
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