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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Cecily Nielsen of Morris Lodge in Bangor, formerly of Melville, Waldron and Dubuc, passed away peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital, Melville surrounded by family on September 30, 2011 at the age of 89 years.Cecily (known to many as Cis) was born in the Waldron district March 7, 1922 to Cyril and Harriet (nee Garfield) Joyce. Cis attended Audley School. On Valentine's Day 1944 Cis married Chris Nielsen of Dubuc who farmed the George Fraser farm. They were blessed with three children, Peter, Louise and Dianne. In 1972 they semi-retired to Waldron where in winter they enjoyed feeding the deer and watching the wild life. In 1983 they retired to Melville where Cis lived until 2010. Because of some health issues, Cis moved to Morris Lodge in Bangor where she resided until her passing. Cis was very active with the Dubuc Homemakers, the St. Peter's WA, the Waldron Ladies Community Circle and More the Merrier Senior Citizens Club in Waldron. Cis was an active member of All Saints' Anglican Church in Melville until her health failed her. Cis enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, farm life, bringing in the harvest, feeding the deer in winter, young calves in the spring, 4-H work, driving girls around to dances, because she loved dancing and her ladies clubs. Cis was very artistic and enjoyed cross-stitch, crocheting, painting. and in later years puzzle making.Cis was predeceased by her parents; her husband Chris in 1993 and her sister, Lillian Mary Ellwood in 2001. Cis will be missed by son, Peter (Audrey) Nielsen of Dubuc and their family: Murray Nielsen of North Battleford and daughters, Kassidy, Ellyssa and Tarra; Tanis (Dave) Edwards of Nanaimo, BC, their daughter Denae and son Dell; Trevor Nielsen of Innisfail, AB and sons, Blake and Kyle; daughter, Louise (Bob) Hershmiller of Waldron and their family, Connie (Michael) Suwala of Melville and their children, Jasmine and Victoria; Charlene Hershmiller and son Alex Petracek of Esterhazy, Dean (Jodi) Hershmiller of Dalmeny and daughters, Lexi and Claire; Marla (Mike) Heinzig of Calgary; Aron (Amber) Hershmiller of Yorkton and their daughter Peyton; daughter, Dianne Laughrane of Burnaby, BC and family: daughter Michelle, twin sons, Derrell and Devon, and daughters, Nylah and Zariah; Cis also leaves three nieces, Benta (Bill) Jones of Melville, Linda (John) Yuzik of Saskatoon, Sherry (Jack) Ludwar of Waldron and numerous great nieces and great nephews.The family would like to thank the staff at Morris Lodge, Dr. Eshawesh, Dr.Van Zyl and the nurses at St. Peter's Hospital for the wonderful care given their mother.
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