Saturday, April 3, 2010
In loving memory of my mum who passed away on April 2, 2010
My sweet mum passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon. Being a church going Catholic her entire life, she now has bragging rights that she and Jesus departed this earth on the same day. She'll be more than happy to share that with her sister who predeceased her by ten months, the ongoing sibling rivalry can pick up where it left off.
Mum had been in the hospital for the better part of three months, she missed Christmas with us, her presents are still wrapped, we were hoping at some point she would have been well enough to have a mini-Christmas celebration, but it was not to be. My best recent memory was the two of us watching the Habs centennial celebration on Dec. 4th, she really enjoyed seeing all the old players and shed a few tears when Elmer and Butch's jerseys were retired. We had a nice dinner that night and were looking forward to Christmas.
Rest in peace mum, I'll miss you very much, but I know you'll be in good company; reunited with Dad, along with your brother and two sisters, and your favorite hockey player of all time, the Rocket.