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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Brian M. O'Connor, 52, of Wethersfield, loving and devoted husband of Darcy (Turgeon) O'Connor for 24 years, passed away Monday (October 29, 2012) at Hartford Hospital with his family by his side. He was born November 6, 1959 in Hartford and is the son of Michael J. O'Connor, Sr. and Aline (Bernier) O'Connor of Wethersfield. Brian was a graduate of Wethersfield High School, Class of 1978, and Central Connecticut State University with a degree in Industrial Construction Technologies. He was a Master Carpenter for the family business, O'Connor Builders, for over 25 years. He was presently employed as the Chief Building Official for the Town of Wethersfield since 1999. Brian was an enthusiastic golfer, and he enjoyed gardening, fishing and construction. Over the years, Brian coached youth basketball, soccer and softball. His fun-loving, humorous and easygoing nature will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by his two daughters, Sarah Theresa O'Connor and Kristin Aline O'Connor of Wethersfield; four brothers, Dennis J. O'Connor and wife, Dacey of Colchester, Paul D. O'Connor and wife, Edina, Michael J. O'Connor, Jr., and Mark E. O'Connor and wife, Gail, all of Wethersfield; his mother-in-law, Theresa A. Forsdick and husband, Charles of Wethersfield; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kimberly A. Consonni of Wethersfield, Michael N. Turgeon of Marietta, Georgia and Robert N. Turgeon and wife, Kim of Wethersfield as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father-in-law, Normand P. Turgeon. A very special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center for the care and compassion shown to Brian and his family. Calling hours are Friday from 2-8 p.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday (November 3) at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, 601 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the church. Burial will be private. Donations in Brian's memory may be made to the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, 80 Seymour Street, P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT, 06102-5037. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopo.com.
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