Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement 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. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
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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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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.
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Norman E. Bennett, "Norm", 64, of Mt. Penn, and formerly of Scranton, and San Antonio, Texas, passed away unexpectedly, on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in the Reading Hospital. He went to heaven to join his granddaughter, Ciaran Ashley Orehowsky. Norm was the husband of Sharyn (Tambone) Bennett.
Born in San Antonio, he was the son of Lillian (Kozier) Bennett, San Antonio; and the late Harold Bennett. He was a graduate of Highlands High School, Texas. Norm was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a self-employed truck driver; contracted with West Motor Freight, Boyertown. Norm was a member of area game associations. He had a passion for his grandchildren; and would bend over backwards for his family. Norm enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and country music. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two sons: Mark Bennett, and his wife Maryann, Throop, Lackawanna Co.; and Sgt. Kevin P. Cannon, USMC, Reading; and four daughters: Brandey, wife of Kevin Nichols, San Antonio; Melissa Bennett, Throop; Kim (Tuturice), wife of David McGuire, West Chester; and Mary E. (Cannon), wife of Sgt. John Orehowsky, US Army, Coopersburg; sixteen grandchildren: Robert Jones, Becca Nichols, and Robbin Nichols, all of San Antonio; Markie Bennett, Emma Bennett, Julia Torrisi, and Justin Torrisi, all of Throop; Caitlinne Cannon, Cierra Orehowsky, Cyleah Orehowsky, and Coltyn Orehowsky, all of Coopersburg; Taryn Robbins and Domonick McGuire, West Chester; Autymn Cannon, Bethlehem; Shanai Cannon, Exeter; and Lindzey Cannon, Shallot, NC; and two great-grandchildren: Ryan Levi and Colton Wes. Norm is also survived by his brother: Frank Bennett, San Antonio.
A Comfortable Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday at 6:00 pm from Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg (off street parking in rear). A visitation with the family will be held on Sunday 4:00 to 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 65 S. 4th Street, Hamburg, PA 19526 to assist the family with final expenses. For online condolences, please visit, www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com.
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