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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Fr. Stephen J. Gormley, LC, 58, died peacefully at St. Camillus CareCenter, Stamford, CT onSeptember 1, 2012. Fr. Gormley was bornin New Rochelle, NY and lived in Larchmont, until he entered the seminary atage 18. Afterattending Iona Prep and Mamaroneck High School, Stephen studied for thepriesthood in Orange, CT, Salamanca, Spain, Gregorian University, Rome, and wasordained a priest of the Legionaries of Christ in 1987. At the age of 36, while ministering in Brazil, Fr. Gormleysuffered a life-threatening auto accident that changed the course of hislife. Throughout his many years ofrecovery, Fr. Gormley never ceased to inspire others with his heroic,courageous and resilient spirit and dedication to serving others throughout his24 years of priesthood. Theson of Eugene(deceased) and Mary Niewenhous Gormley of Greenwich, Ct., Fr.Gormley was the 4th of nine siblings: Mary Lou Warren, Fr. Eugene Gormley,LC,Anne (Steven) Daly, Greg (Lynda) Gormley, Kathleen (Gary) Gutekunst, Philip(Nuria) Gormley, Lorraine (Michael) Lunapiena, and was pre-deceased by sisterClaire (William) Collier, and leaves behind 16 nieces and nephews. The Gormley Family expressestheir gratitude to the Pastoral Care Team and staff of St. Camillus and to themany Legionaries of Christ seminarians and priests for their dedicated care toStephen during his years of illness. Calling hours will be at the John J. Fox Funeral Home,Inc. 2080 Boston Post Road,Larchmont, NY Monday 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St.Augustine Church, Larchmont on Tuesday 10 AM. .
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