Where are we today
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Ma this posting is for you
A sad day for us here in the California Desert and all of our family. We got a phone call from my sister Louise early this morning that you had passed away in your sleep. You are now at rest and I think it is a blessing. You have been in an extended care facility for almost a year and this was one place that you never wanted to go to. Now you can reunited with your son Don, my oldest younger brother and your Brother Leonard. Now in your 90th year you have lived a pretty full long life, much longer than any of the other family members. Too bad the Alzheimer's had to grab hold of you and take you down.
We have so many good memories of all the years in the past, and the not so good ones have gone by the wayside. Great times together your moving to Waterloo and closer to us for close to 25 years. all the things I was able to help you with around the house, and computer stuff, the visits to my restaurant and our house, visits with the Grandchildren and with your great grandchildren, the hockey games, soccer games, camping trips and so on. The help and support you gave me over the years with my troubled times. You will be missed but the good time will be in my memory forever.
You have always been a very independent, strong willed woman and did a great job raising my 2 much younger brothers Don and Chris on your own.
Just a few pictures of you and us together helps and so many hundreds more that I have.
|always a favourite of mine|
taken almost 40 years ago
|ma in her early years|
|Waterloo in your backyard|
|Thanksgiving in Aurora|
with all of us
|your 89th Birthday in Lindsay|
|you and all of us a few years ago|
|Thanksgiving at the farm|
|mother's day flowers|
|visit from Noah and Lincoln|
a few years ago
nice that they lived so close
|another visit at your retirement home|
in Kitchener couple years ago
|visit with you Easter 2016|
|The last time I saw you in Person|
Oct 10th 2016
You well know that Suzie and I are very happy with our lives and are enjoying a lifestyle wandering about as nomads, something that I inherited from you. An you wished you could do.
Hoping you are now in a better place glad that you are no longer suffering.
Love ya Ma, and hope you have a computer up there to continue to follow our travels.
Until we meet again.
We have booked a flight home from Phoenix arriving Sunday evening. For your service and celebration of your life on Wednesday.
Where have we been this Winter