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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Thomas Powell of Grand Lake Colorado Died at St. Anthony Hospital on Wednesday November 14,2012 from a short illness at the age of 49. Tom was born in Portsmouth VA on November 1, 1963 to Ronald and Pauline Powell. Tom married Theresa Hartz on July 2,1983 in Washingtonville, NY. Tom attended Washingtonville High school and Orange Ulster Vocational Center for cooking and graduated with the class of 1982 and then attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, Ny for 1 year. He worked for the Washingtonville Central School District until moving to Grand Lake Colorado in 1997 where he operated Blackwater Building Supplies, He then went to work for the Town of Grand Lake where he worked until the time of his passing. Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, and cooking. Tom was also an honorary member of the Monell Engine Company in Washingtonville, NY. He is survived by his wife of 29 years Theresa Hartz Powell, his sons Thomas J (TJ) Powell of Middletown NY, Ryan James Powell of Grand Lake Colorado, His Mother Pauline Doherty and Stepfather John of Middletown NY, His brother Ronald Eugene Powell and his wife Gabi and there daughter Alex of New York NY, His stepsister Peg Johnson her husband Dutch there daughters Kelley and Courtney of Pennsylvania PA. Tom was preceded in death by his stepfather John Dowd and Nephew John Johnson.
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