May the road rise to meet you
the wind be always at your back
The sun shine warm upon your face
rains fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again,
May God hold
you in the hollow of his hand.
Sadly we lost Mum on the 8th of August
Our last pictures with Mum
Some Memories, before my time
Fun Times, fond memories - Our trip with them to The Holy Land - others commented that we
were always seen laughing and having fun. Double strength lager also
The best ever fun. When mum put a rolled up
sugar packet into the mouth of lunch, a St Peter's Fish, caught in the Sea of
Galilee and said "I told you to pack up smoking".
She cried laughing and was quite helpless for
If you turn left before the main entrance to the
cemetery, seen above, you walk over a wooden bridge,
which is above a brook which mum and dad would love.
Return to the main gate.
You come to a little memorial garden. Mum and dad
are to the right of the bench.
When Mum walked on to the boat for
her final journey, we were saddened to see her go. As we stood on this shore
watching her boat sail away, we grieved as we loved her and will miss her
greatly. We watched with heavy hearts until her boat disappeared over the
We all know that boats don't
"disappear" as they cross the horizon. They continue on to distant shores. And
on that distant shore waiting, are the loved ones and friends of mum, waiting
for her boat to arrive, eager to welcome her home.
Her parents, brother, sisters and
friends who had gone ahead, watching and waiting and oh, what a great time there
was, when her boat arrived.
We keep this thought in our hearts -
we are now saddened by Mums home going. Whenever we see a boat at sea, perhaps
on the distant horizon or as a photograph of a boat at sea in a beautiful
sunset, we will take a moment to remember the joy of Mum’s arrival on that
"other shore" and know her final journey was with Dad as they were reunited
ALL IN ALL