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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Robert F. Frank Sr., 84, husband of the late Mary J. Frank passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Midstate Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Meriden on August 22, 1928 to the late Anthony and Eda (Catalano) Frank. Robert resided and attended school in Meriden prior to moving to Middletown in 1973. He was employed by the Napier Company of Meriden and the Meriden-Wallingford Hospital before retiring from the State of Connecticut in 1991. Robert was a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church, a member of the Polish Falcons in Middletown, and the Eagles of Meriden. Robert is survived by two sons, Robert F. Frank Jr. of Waterbury and Michael Anthony Frank of Middletown; two grandchildren, Tina Marie Gunther and Dennis R. Frank; two great-grandchildren, Amber and Lee Anne Gunther. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by one brother, Anthony J. Frank Jr. The funeral will be held on Friday, July 5th at 8 p.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, CT 06450. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the service. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492, or the American Lung Association of CT., Inc., 45 Ash Street, East Hartford, CT 06108.
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