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.
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.
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Corbo Jr, George Anthony , age 77, a resident of Norfolk for over forty years, died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 15th, 2009 at his home.
Born in Boston on May 5, 1931, he was a son of the late George A. and Barbara (Taylor) Corbo. Mr. Corbo was raised in Needham and was a double eagle, having graduated from both B.C. High School and Boston College. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Corbo was a self employed carpet installer for more than fifty years. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed skeet and trap shooting , fishing, listening to country music, and reading. He was a member of the NRA, the Medfield Sportsman’s Club and the Fin, Fur and Feather Club.
Predeceased by his wife Marjorie Ruth (O’Reilly) Corbo in 2007, he is survived by a daughter, Samantha Jane Corbo of Norfolk, a sister, Faith Casler of South Natick, and three brothers, William Corbo of NH, Robert “Joe” Corbo of Dover, and Jerome Corbo of CA.
A funeral service will be held at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller Street, Medfield, on Friday, Feb. 20th at 2:00p.m. Burial will be private.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday 4 – 8p.m.
If desired, donations may be made in George’s memory to the Massachusetts Humane Society, P.O. Box 890127, E. Weymouth, MA 02189.
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