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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Born in Melville, Saskatchewan, Donnie will always be remembered for being a loving father, brother, uncle and friend to many. Donnie had a love for farming, the outdoors and sports. He could often be found at the hockey rink or ball diamonds, and especially enjoyed watching his daughter play softball. Donnie also had a special knack for cooking and could often be found experimenting with a new recipe or two.
Donnie had a special zest for life and was loved by many. He would never hesitate to lend a hand to anyone who needed it. He cherished the good times time spent with family and friends, and his infectious laugh and smile will be deeply missed. Donnie will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Sarah (Travis) Stelmacovich; siblings Pat (Rick) Merkel, Michael Stelmacovich, Cheryl (Ross) Buchan; nieces and nephews Renee (Pete) Miles and their children Graydon and Brooklyn, Brad Merkel and Jordan Buchan, as well as numerous other family and friends. Donnie was predeceased by his parents Rose and Russell Stelmacovich.
The family would also like to send a heartfelt thanks to all those who provided care and attention to Donnie and his family during his stay at the Regina General Hospital: the staff of SICU, CCU, and CSU as well as Dr. Moustapha, Dr. Baird and Dr. Dehghani. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Telemiracle or a charity of one’s choice.
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