Friday, 12 March 2010

A very special lady

Thank you for all of your kind words over the past few weeks regarding my ailing Mother. She passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning. My brother, sister, sister in law and I were at her bedside for her remaining hours with us. We didn't want her to leave this world on her own in an empty room. She was one very special lady and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

66 comments:

Jen Crossley said...

My deepest Sympathy to you Ro ,Steve and your family My thoughts are with you On the sad passing of your dear Mum.

Kaye Turner said...

So sorry to hear this, Ro. Thinking of you and your family.

Heather said...

My sympathy and thoughts are with you and your family Ro. At least your dear Mum's suffering is over - wonderful that you were all with her at the end.

Found art blog said...

Best Wishes go out to you and your family. Big Hugs

michelle ward said...

Ro, what a gift to be with her in the end. Wrapping you up in big squishy hugs and saying a prayer you find peace in savoring your special memories with her.

erin said...

i am so terribly sorry for your loss. my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family.

Doreen G said...

Heartfelt thoughts Ro and big hugs as well.

Poetic Artist said...

My thoughts and prayers go out to you.
Katelen

Heloise said...

So very sorry to hear your news. My thought are with you and your family.

micky said...

So sorry Ro.

Terri Kahrs said...

My heartfelt sympathy, Ro. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Blessings, Terri xoxo

ArtPropelled said...

Deepest sympathy to you and your family, Ro. You are in my thoughts.

Elizabeth Armstrong said...

Dearest RO
I am so very sorry to hear about your news. My thoughts are with you and you family.
Sending you much love and many hugs
Elizabeth

mary said...

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I'm sure she'll be greatly missed.

Studio Sylvia said...

Dear Ro,
I am so sorry to read of your devastating news. You and Steve and family will be in my prayers. May you find comfort in your memories of her and in the fact that you, along with your siblings, were there to keep her company.

Sharon said...

Being with her at the end was a blessing, I know because I've been there. My deepest sympathy for you and all your family.

tina's space said...

Sorry to hear about your loss. It is always so hard.

kim said...

So sorry. It is never easy.

Julie said...

So sorry to hear your sad news, Ro, but I'm pleased that you were all able to be with your Mum. Take care.

Jan said...

I am so sorry for your loss and you will be in my thoughts today. I know you will miss her forever.

Lost Aussie said...

Love and sympathy to you and your Family Ro.

Jo Archer said...

So sorry Ro, thinking of you.

Carol said...

My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Lins Artyblobs said...

So sorry to hear about your mum.

Judy Wise said...

I'm sorry, Ro. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Belinda said...

I'm am very sorry to read about your mum's passing Ro, my thoughts go out to you and your family. Belinda xxx

An Altered Life said...

Sending you big hugs and much aloha during this time Ro, sorry for your loss.

azirca said...

I am so sorry Ro. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family at this time.
*hugs*

Kelly Kilmer said...

I'm so very truly and deeply sorry for such a great loss...xo.

Deborah said...

I am so sorry for your loss.

Katiejane said...

So sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences.

Sarah said...

So sorry to hear of your loss Ro, thinking of you and your family. ((hugs))

Robin Olsen said...

A very sad time. My thoughts are with you.

Suzanne said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. (As a way of introduction, I'm an artist living in Florida. I've taken classes from Leighanna Light, Stephanie Lee, and have stumbled upon your blog from time to time.) I lost my mom on January 20 after our family was at her bedside. I happened to be the one with her at the "moment." I feel for you, understand a bit of what your days have been like, and offer my best wishes to you for the days to come.

Teresa said...

I'm so sorry to hear your sad news. I'm glad you were able to be with her when she passed. Thinking of you.

Penny said...

so sorry Ro, my mother is nearly 98 and is getting much frailer so my thoughts have been with you.

Micki said...

I am so sorry for your loss. My heart felt sympathy to you and your family.

Jason said...

So sorry about your loss Ro. I know how difficult it is losing a parent. Thinking of you. Jason

Susan said...

what a precious gift for everyone there to be together at that moment.
Condolences on your loss

JP said...

sorry Ro

Elizabeth said...

I am so very sorry for the passing of your Mum Ro!! I ams ure taht you will all miss her but I am very glad to hear that youw ere all together and taht you all share such wonderful memories of happy times together. She will live on for all of you in those wonderful memories!!
Big Hugs!!!

Julia said...

Dear Ro,
My thoughts are with you and your dear family, and my heart is holding a safe place for you right now...xxx...julia

Seth said...

My sympathy and my thoughts go out to you and your family. It must have been a blessing to have been with her at that moment.

Emma said...

So sorry for you & your family, thinking of you.

Laura J. Wellner (author pseudonym Laura J. W. Ryan) said...

I'm so very sorry to hear about your loss, my thoughts are with you. Be sure to take care of yourself during this time (because sometimes we forget to do that.)

All my best,

Laura

Judy said...

Ro Ro, as I just said to you personally, I wish you a long life.
It must be a very difficult time for you all right now but I know you will find great strength from your family and friends. See you on wednesday! xx

Maria Wiley said...

I'm very sad to hear this news Ro ... my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Thinkin of you.

Samantha Marshall said...

So sorry for your loss Ro.

katie said...

Ro, my heartfelt sympathy and thoughts are with you right now. a gift that you could be there with her as she passed. xox

LOVE STITCHING RED said...

I'm so sorry to hear this news Ro. Thinking of you

Carolyn

jude said...

my heart is with you.

marieJ said...

Ro...so sorry to hear sad news...
My thoughts are with you and yours.

marie j'

Kathy said...

I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother but so glad that you were blessed to be with her at her passing. You will be in my prayers, Ro.

Love,
Kathy

Pilar said...

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing you the gentle easy of beautiful memories to wrap you in love during this difficult time.

Ann Christine Dennison said...

I send my heartfelt sympathy to you Ro.

grrl + dog said...

Ro,

I am looking forward to seeing you over the weekend. I hear you also did a class with the grrls...

see you soon.

Linda said...

I have just found out about your sad news Ro...sorry I am late.
I just wanted to say I'm thinking of you and I know something of what you are feeling. I wish I had been with my dad when he died.....I think you will gain comfort from knowing that you were with her.
Hugs
Linda x

oneartistjournal said...

It is so deeply profoundly sad to lose a mother, I know, I did. It is so sorrowful. I am sorry Ro.
XOXOrly

NeMe said...

I'm sorry to hear about your loss. I'm sending you a little sunshine in the form of an award
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Pasión Scrap said...

Lot of kiss from Spain. I'm pray for your mother

helena

Chris said...

Oh. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Jo Wholohan said...

so sorry to hear this ro, my thoughts will be with you xx

zoranoske said...

Very sad to hear the news Ro. My deepest sympathy for you and all your family.

cathsheard said...

I'm so sorry Ro - may your many good memories sustain you on the darker days.

MargaretR said...

Please accept my condolences to you and you family Ro. No matter what age we are, we miss our mother!

Jackie said...

I know I'm a bit behind with this but I'm sorry to hear you have lost your mother. That must be awful and will take time to heal. Best wishes.