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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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DELUCE, Matthew Joseph
July 12, 1982 - August 5, 2005
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother in his 24th year. Matthew was a business student at Seneca College where he excelled. Matthew's passions were his family, friends, and flying. He loved playing cards, all things Irish, and the Maple Leafs. Loving son of Joseph Deluce and Elizabeth O'Connor and stepson of Lisa Deluce. Matthew will be greatly missed by his brother Daniel, his sisters Andrea, Angela, Jasna, and Caroline, and by his grandparents Stanley and Angela Deluce. Beloved nephew of William Deluce (Ann), Robert Deluce (Catherine), Terry Deluce (Holly), Marie Marshall, James Deluce (Sharon), Gwendolyn Deluce (Randall), Bruce Deluce (Flora), Bernard Deluce (Karen), and Joan O'Connor (Tom), David O'Connor (Brenda), Patricia O'Connor, Barbara Dempster (Eric), Peter O'Connor (Beth), Bill O'Connor (Cheryl), Frank O'Connor (Martha), Mary O'Connor (John), Tom O'Connor (Hilary), Peggy Camire (Norm), and Posie Haight (Scott). His many cousins will miss his ever-present smile. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St. (416-221-1159), on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave. (north of Finch on west side), Thursday, August 11, at 11 AM. He will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, joining his sister Sarah-Jane and his maternal grandparents, David and Mary O'Connor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Anaphylaxis Canada or the Asthma Society of Canada.
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