Spring 2013 Newsletter

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Spring 2013 Newsletter
Burlington: 485 Brant St.
Burlington: 1167 Guelph Line
Grimsby: Stonehouse-Whitcomb Chapel,
11 Mountain St.
Stoney Creek: 454 Hwy. #8
People Caring for People Since 1938 | Family Owned & Operated
SPRING 2013
What’s
Inside!
Plan Today Guarantee
Tomorrow
Comunity Events
Top 10 Funeral Songs
Celebrate 75 years
Contact Us
Reply Card
Plan Today, Guarantee Tomorrow
Planning is such an important part of our daily life. We plan
our career paths, we plan our weddings and we plan for our
retirement. We might even plan to lose a couple pounds this
year. So why do we plan all of these things, some of which
might not happen, yet we shy away from planning the one
thing that we know will happen?
Unfortunately, about 40 percent of the time, death is sudden
and unexpected. This means that most of the time, we are not
prepared for it. Not prepared for the financial and emotional
stress and not prepared to take the next steps that we need
to take to deal with it. It’s for this reason that the process of
Funeral Pre-Planning is on the rise.
The Trend is on the Rise
Every year in North America, tens of thousands of people
pre-plan funeral arrangements for themselves or a loved one.
Funeral Pre-planning is really quite simple. It involves meeting
with a Funeral Pre-Planning Specialist and establishing
what type of arrangement makes sense for you and your
family and discussing the simple details required to
facilitate your plan. It’s also a free, no obligation service
that all funeral establishments offer. Once determined,
the funeral plan is funded according to your individual
needs and budget and remains on file until the services are
required.
It Makes a Sound Investment
Funeral pre-planning gives you the opportunity to help your
family by ensuring that your wishes are clear so no one is
left struggling with an emotional or financial burden. The
best part is that your pre-planned funeral can be financially
guaranteed. Should you decide to pre-pay for your funeral
plan, your pre-payment is invested with a third party
financial institution and the interest that it earns offsets
the cost of inflation. Any shortfall is absorbed by the
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COMMUNITY EVENTS
Join us for a complimentary meal
and honest discussion as two
dynamic speakers share their
experience and their knowledge on:
Planning Ahead and
Being Prepared
BURLINGTON
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Burlington Seniors’ Centre
2285 New Street
Ph # 905-632-3333
STONEY CREEK & GRIMSBY
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Galileo’s Garden Banquet Centre, 1223
Highway #8
Tuessday, September 18, 2013
5:30 p.m.
Winona Vine Estates,
269 Glover Rd
Winona, ON
ALYSON SWEETLOVE
Lawyer,
Ross & McBride
The Top 10 Songs Played at a
Funeral in the Past Year are...
1. Frank Sinatra – ‘My Way’
2. Sarah Brightman/Andrea Bocelli –
‘Time To Say Goodbye’
3. Bette Midler – ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’
4. Eva Cassidy – ‘Over the Rainbow’
5. Robbie Williams – ‘Angels’
6. Westlife – ‘You Raise Me Up’
7. Gerry & the Pacemakers – ‘You’ll Never Walk
Alone’
8. Vera Lynn – ‘We’ll Meet Again’
9. Celine Dion – ‘My Heart Will Go On’
HEATHER KITELEY
Pre-planning Manager,
Guaranteed Funeral
Deposits
Call your local chapel or email
[email protected]
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10. Nat King Cole – ‘Unforgettable’
Join us
in the Smith’s
CELEBRATING 75 YEARS
of BURLINGTON
Community Contest
Tell us and show us your memories of
Burlington from the past 75 Years.
You can also prepare a multimedia
presentation of what the future looks like!
Judging will be done by staff at
.
Submission information and contest rules for
all categories are posted at www.smithsfh.com
Contest starts March 1, 2013.
Deadline for submissions is May 31, 2013.
PHOTO CATEGORY
Submit a photograph of a memory
of Burlington over the past 75 Years.
ESSAY CATEGORY
Submit an essay of a memory of
Burlington over the past 75 Years.
MULTIMEDIA CATEGORY
Submit a multimedia presentation
of what the FUTURE of Burlington
may look like in 75 Years.
We will award prizes to the top three
submissions each category.
1st
$3,000
2nd
$2,500
3rd
$2,000
Limit of one submission per person in each of the three categories.
(total prize amount for each category is $7,500)
485 Brant Street | Burlington, ON
905-632-3333
1167 Guelph Line | Burlington, ON
905-632-3333
BURLINGTON GRIMSBY STONEY CREEK
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Contact Us!
[email protected]
Plan Today, Guarantee Tomorrow
Continued from Page 1
www.smithsfh.com
Smith’s Funeral Home
485 Brant St.
Burlington, ON L7R 2G5
Telephone: (905) 632-3333
Fax: (905) 632-3600
Smith’s Funeral Home
1167 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7P 2S7
Telephone: (905)-632-3333
Fax: (905) 632-3600
Stonehouse-Whitcomb
Funeral Home
11 Mountain St.
Grimsby, ON L3M 3J7
Telephone: (905) 945-2755
Fax: (905) 945-2796
establishment where you made your
arrangements and any excess funds
are returned to the estate. Your plan is
also transferable should you move and
your funds are guaranteed by Ontario
law.
For you this means a very sound
investment that allows you to lock
in on today’s prices for tomorrow’s
funeral.
Reward miles just for asking and you
will also be entered into a draw for a
chance to win a Sony e-Reader.
Just fill out the simple contact
information and in the Search for
Funeral Pre-Planning Specialists
near you area search by name for
Smiths, select the location nearest to
you and click the send request button.
For a limited time if you make a no
obligation request for more information
about Funeral Pre-Planning at www.
MyGuaranteedPlan.ca/PreplanningSpecialists you will Earn 25 AIR MILES
Smith’s Funeral Home
Stoney Creek Chapel
454 Highway #8
Stoney Creek, ON L8G 1G6
Telephone: (905) 664-4222
Fax: (905) 664-6449
If you would like further information on funeral planning and a free planning guide,
please call your local chapel, or detach and return this form to an address above.
Name:
Home Address:
Phone:
Email Address:
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