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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FAIRCLOUGH - Mavin (Batke) Fairclough was born to Bernard and Otillia Batke, September 23, 1934 in Yorkton, SK. She passed away July 1, 2013, aged 78 years. She grew up in the Ebenezer and Yorkton, Saskatchewan farming community. As a child, she remembered the dust storms that made the sun look like a giant orange in the sky. She enjoyed country living. She believed the Spirit of God was with her in difficult and good times. She was a resilient person. She always had something in her life to look forward to, being horticultural, culinary or agriculture. She liked to share her practical knowledge gained by trial and error with others.
She was predeceased by her father Bernard (1960), mother Otillia (1974) and her beloved husband Irvine (2011). She leaves to mourn her brothers Allan of Vernon, B.C. and Elwood, nephew Evan (Carmella), grand nieces: Stephanie, Christine and Amanda of Revelstoke, B.C.; nephew Richard (Amber); grand nieces; Ariana, Shiloh and Aaliyah (Alleeah) of Penticton, B.C., as well as many friends and relatives.
A graveside memorial service was held on Monday, July 8, 2013 in the Garden of Memories at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Crystal Bailey B.Th. officiating. Mavin was laid to rest beside her loving husband Irvine, may her spirit rest in peace in the arms of our savior Jesus Christ our God. Cremation and funeral care was entrusted to Bailey's Funeral Home (baileysfuneralhome.com)
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