Stockings for Soldiers

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Show Your Support for our Veterans

Say "thank you" to Erie county Veterans who bravely served our country by filling a stocking for a veterans at the PA Soldiers & Sailors Home, VA Medical Center, Pleasant Ridge Manor and other nursing homes in the area.

How you can help

Stop by any Burton Funeral Home location during normal business hours and pick up a stocking or multiple stockings. Take them, fill them up with any of the recommended items, and return to any Burton location by December 3, 2017. 

We are also looking for donations of recommended items. Individuals who can help supply some of these items can drop them off at any Burton location, Ericson Memorials or Erie City Memorials.

You can also make a monetary donation towards the purchase of recommended items.

Recommended Items

These items will fill the stockings for the Veterans: 

  • Lottery tickets
  • Inspirational, simple reading books, such as daily quotations
  • Crossword puzzle/Activity books
  • Handheld magnifying glasses
  • 300-piece, easy-grip, large piece jigsaw puzzles
  • CDs for relaxation, such as waterfall sounds or instrumentals
  • Black pens
  • White socks
  • Diabetic socks
  • Hankies
  • Soft Kleenex tissues
  • Body wash
  • Axe body spray
  • Gold Bond powder
  • Peppermint patties
November 19
Testimonials

We want to express our sincere gratitude for the support that all of you provided to our family. We felt that your courtesy and professionalism helped all of us get through the difficult times. God Bless!

December 20, 2017

I am very pleased and amazed with everything. I recommend to anyone to purchase any of the great quality Headstones your company has.
I think Mr. Tony J. Montefiori – very professional

July 29, 2018

The staff at Burton Funeral Home from the receptionist to the Director was excellent. They explained everything, made sure everything was taken care of and were compassionate. Thank you.
March 18, 2018

Karen and Peter
Your compassion and ability to guide us with mother’s funeral was a blessing.
A big thank you to you and your team!

July 28, 2018

Karen,
To everyone at Burton, please know how much we ALL appreciate everything you and the whole staff did for us. We are very grateful.
October 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind consideration and high degree of professionalism. You made a difficult situation as easy as possible.
March 23, 2018

Dear Bill, Patty and all at Burton Westlake,
Thank you for making it easy during the loss of my mom. The pre-planning we did really paid off. Everything was beautiful and very well done. I would recommend Burton Funeral services any time.

July 22, 2018

The service was beautiful and it was a fitting end for my husband and his service of 21 years 8 months to our country.

July 27, 2018

All member at Burton’s on West 10th Street were very humble. I couldn’t thank them enough. Highly recommend.

July 29, 2018

Dear Mark,
I appreciate all of your efforts to make my husband funeral arrangements and funeral services ran smoothly.
September 22, 2018

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