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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Erline Elizabeth Hearns departed this life on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at her home in Ashburn, Virginia after a long illness. Erline was born on July 8, 1929 to the late Lee Edward Sr. and Mable Baylor Paige. She was educated in Loudoun County Virginia. Erline joined the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Sterling, Virginia at an early age and was a faithful member until her illness prevented her from attending. In 1948, Erline married her lifelong friend Richard “Buck” Hearns and from this union, six children were born.
Erline loved flowers, plants, and decorating for the holidays. Her favorite time of year was Christmastime. Erline was well known for her delicious baked goods, wearing bold hats and having a big beautiful smile at all times. Erline’s greatest joy, aside from being among family and friends, was receiving flowers on any given day.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her loving and devoted husband of more than 64 years, Buck; three sons, Richard (Betty); Nathan (Zoe); Rodney; three daughters, Jacqueline, (Thurman) Vantoria, and Marilyn; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; five sisters, two brothers (as she was preceded in death by her third and youngest brother), 4 sisters-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
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