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.
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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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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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Sally Hollowell, beloved wife of Ray (2000), passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family in Windsor, Ontario. She was predeceased by her parents Carl Harper Horne and Lillian Pearl (nee MacAloney) and her sisters Francis and Pearl.
Sally is the loving mother of Fred and Deb (2010), Janice and David Kessler, Diane and Rob Graper and David and Karen. She is the grandmother of Jennifer (Rod), Laurie, Brett (Vanessa), Sarah, Katie (Michael), Anna, David, Bryan (Kristy), Kyle, Elizabeth, Stefanie and Willie, great grandmother of Matthew and Greta.
Sally worked at the Volunteer Aid Detachment (VAD) in Windsor, Ont. for the St. John Ambulance Corps during the war years. Later, she became attached to the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. She worked at Grace Hospital in Windsor on the Military Ward and was posted to the hospital at Trafalgar Street School in London, Ont. Later, Sally worked at Crumlin Hospital in London. It was there that she met Ray. They were happily married for 54 years.
Sally was a stay-at-home mom, always enjoying her children and their activities. Our mom was always finding new hobbies – sewing, petit point, needlepoint, stained glass, millinery and many more. She spent many hours volunteering for the Cancer Society of Windsor. She and Ray spent their retirement years travelling to many places in their motor home. They enjoyed many winters in Texas.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to the staff of Heron Terrace for their care.
At Sally’s request, there will be no funeral. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of their choice. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841.
Thanks Mom for all that you were and all that you gave us.
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