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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Marian B. Shick, age 90, of, Erie, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Twinbrook Medical Center. She was born in Cleveland on November 12, 1921, the daughter of the late Francis (Frank) and Mabel Luxford Bon. She was a graduate of Millcreek High School, class of 1939. Prior to her retirement, she had worked at Erie Insurance group for 30 years as a typist and quality control clerk. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church where she was also in the Bible Class, choir and the missionary care group. She volunteered at the City Mission and AARP for flu shot registrations. She belonged to the Young at Heart group at St. John's Lutheran Church and the XYZ Senior Citizens at Immanuel Baptist. She received an honorable mention for her poetry writing in an international contest. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Homer Jones and her second husband, Darl E. Shick;, a son, Robert Jones, four brothers, Nelson, Harold, Frank and Albert Bon; a sister, May Watts and foster parents, George and Glendeen Powell. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Louise Shaffner of Smethport, PA; three sons, Paul L. Jones, of Erie, Bruce P. Jones and his wife Mary Jo of St. Clair, MI; and Harold A. Jones of Ft. Pierce, FL; two granddaughters, Brittany Bragg and Vickie Bowman of St. Clair, MI; a sister, Eileen Garland of Florida, and a sister-in-law, Meg Bon of Lodi, OH. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 602 West 10th Street, Erie, Pa. 16502 on Wednesday, from 2:00 till 5:00 pm and 7:00 till 9:00 pm and are invited to a service at Immanuel Baptist Church, 901 West 28th Street, Erie, Pa., 16508 on Thursday at 9:00 am with Reverend William Keyes officiating. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 1259 West 11th Street, Erie, PA 16502; or Immanuel Baptist Church 901 West 28th Street, Erie, PA 16508.
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