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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Nikita Danielle Thornton (Kiki, Kita) passed away on January 23, 2013. Nikita was born at Rose Medical Center and lived in Denver Colorado. She leaves behind her beautiful baby daughter, Bryleigh Willow Thornton, Mother, Kim Masitti, Father, Ron Thornton, step-mom Tracy Thornton, step-dad, Bob Masitti, Sisters, Madison Slocum (spouse, Brian Slocum), Jessica Masitti, Isabel Thornton, Nicolette Masitti, Brothers, Nathan Thornton, Mario Masitti, Nolan Thornton, Grandparents Ernie & Rose Thornton, Larry & Virginia Winkelhake Uncle Ernie & Aunt Carolyn Breeona Wautlet & Niece Emma Thornton Uncle Charles & Aunt Deborah, Aunt Cassandra Thornton & Rudy Garcia Aunt LaRue Thornton & Stanley Abbott Uncle Jeffrey, Uncle David & Aunt Kelly, Uncle James & Aunt Stephanie Winkelhake Aunt Jean & John Orpen Uncle Rodger & Kristine Packer Uncle Peter & Aunt Jamie Masitti, Aunt Cherie Masitti Great Uncle Steve & Aunt Karen Strauch Cousins: Aspen, Nick, Vinchenzo, Vittorio & Luke Moscoso, Vanessa Williams & In Loving Memory of Chucky Williams, Jared & Brianna Thornton, Corrine & Evan Floyd Katlyn Winkelhake, Ashley & Zach Orpen, Noah and Hannah Packer, Tyler Masitti Nephews: Jameson & Hendrix Slocum “And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief;” ― William Cullen Bryant Sweet Nikita was loved by so many. She was fun and outgoing and the light in a room. She was a free spirit with a love for life. Nikita was not just an avid reader, she could read a novel in a day. She played soccer and was on competitive Real, Storm and Littleton teams. She received a varsity letter in soccer at Wentworth Military Academy and took Gymnastics at Dardano's and Dance at Cleo Parker Robinson. She enjoyed drama and performed in school theater. She won 1st place in Mutton Busting at the age of four. Nikita attended Regis Jesuit High, Wentworth Military Academy and East High School– Graduated Class of 2011. Services will be held at Fairmount Mortuary and Cemetery. 430 S. Quebec St. Denver, 80247. An optional viewing will be held on Tuesday January 29th from 12pm to 3pm. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Fairmount Mortuary Chapel, with burial at Fairmount Cemetery. There will be a reception following at Courtyard Marriott Hotel from 3pm to 7pm. 1475 S. Colorado Blvd Denver, Co 80222 .In lieu of flowers a 529 college fund is being set up for Nikita's daughter, Bryleigh Willow Thornton. If you wish to contribute, checks can be made payable to Bryleigh Willow Thornton, with "529 College fund" noted on the memo line. Checks can also be mailed to Bryleigh Thornton, 9543 E. 146th Ave Brighton, Co 80602
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