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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HEEMSKERK, Cornelis - At the Ottawa Heart Institute on Friday, October 11, 2002. Cornelis Heemskerk of R. R. #1, Long Sault; age 73 years. Beloved husband of the former Elly Van Es for 49 years. Dear father of Keith Heemskerk (Gayle) of Grand Rapids, Michigan and John Heemskerk (Marian) of Vancouver, B.C. Predeceased by his beloved son, Brian Heemskerk. Loving grandfather of Brandon, Brent, Austin, Matthew and Christina. Dear son of the late Cornelis Heemskerk and the late Prijna Van Der Vijver, formerly of Rijnsburg, the Netherlands. Mr. C. Heemskerk was a veteran of the Dutch Army, having served in Indonesia with the 42 AAT Division. Cornelis will be sadly missed by his many friends and members of the Heemskerk and Van Es families. Resting at the Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (932-8482) from 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Funeral Wednesday, October 16, 2002 for Service in
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church at 2 p.m.
Pastor Herb Vanderbeek officiating. Interment, St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery, Ingleside. The family will be in attendance from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family.
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