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sailorskid (#47723011)
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Bio Photo Just starting. Wanting to Honor those that have gone ahead of me on this path and those that carried and walked alongside me, acknowledging the timeless value of love and gratitude
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Story of the WIND CHIMES;
My dad could not pass wind chimes without testing 'em out, much to the chagrin of most everyone else in the stores. Late in his life he purchased the BIGGEST,LOUDEST, most beautiful windchimes. The kind that sound like church bells. After he passed mom asked if I wanted them, they were sitting on a garage shelf believed to be much to loud for the close residential setting. It was painful to know how he had loved them, and been to concerned with others to let them play. It was much the story of his life, being diagnosed with cancer at 57 and finding out he had gotten it from chemical exposure during his time in the Navy, for which he so proudly served. Watching him tell everyone he was "better" just days before his death,telling me later,in tears, how hard everyone worked for him. Writing me a note to "get some sleep" finding me there in the night, after waking up never being able to speak again from being put on life support against his will.
Always worried he was a bother to people.
And yet so generous of heart and deed to others.
So I brought those beautiful loud wind chimes home and hung them in a tree that I see all the time, and I let them sing HIS song, as boldly and loudly as he wants.
Sometimes I cry and sometimes I smile when I hear them.
But I ALWAYS WANT to hear them.
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Spending some time here now makes me so appreciative and humbled by the many acts of kindness I have been the beneficiary of and endless others I have witnessed. My heart renews.
During a rough patch in my life I have found others that I hoped to help with a word of encouragement, but found that instead they helped me, with thanks to.......................... Adelle Jenkins# 69848725 and her beloved Matt.Remarkable.
and Miss Leola "Lee" Williamson Ragucci along with her family for inspiring me with the love left in the memorial by son Mario. Adelle and Miss Lee are listed as Friends I haven't met. Someday
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sorry to have to include this but I have had personal photos copied and used inappropriately so
please obtain permission on personal photos, many have close living relatives to be sensitive of.
Headstone photos can be used for genealogy purposes without permission. Thank you
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Jim Lyles
RE: Dumontier re; Duplicate
Thank you for letting me know. I appreciate it.
Added by Jim Lyles on Nov 22, 2013 5:34 AM
Armstrong History
Lizzie Armstrong #15092697
Hi - I came across your note on the memorial page for Lizzie Armstrong #150926967. Would you be related through Lizzie's side of the family? I was wondering if you knew the name of her Armstrong spouse?? Enjoyed reading your bio page! Thanks!
Added by Armstrong History on Sep 28, 2013 9:36 PM
AZLITE
Peter Bainbridge
Hi,
Do you have any information on a Peter Brinbridge? Possibly a son of Robert and Mary Ann.
Also do you know Harold Bainbridge's middle name? Appreciate any info you can share with me.
Thanks Sharon
Added by AZLITE on Sep 27, 2013 11:09 AM
DebRob
RE: Surprise!
Happy to help...you're welcome to use the picture for ancestry :)
Added by DebRob on Sep 11, 2013 9:30 AM
Osiris
Hi Sweetie!
Thank you so much for visiting my son's memorial on his first angel day, for the lovely token, and touching words you left. Your visit was greatly appreciated dear. May God bless you and your family too!
Added by Osiris on Jun 18, 2013 8:24 AM
Mario Ragucci
Happy to see you Back
missed seeing you while you were gone. Welcome back sailorskid
Added by Mario Ragucci on May 29, 2013 9:17 AM
Matthew Jenkins
Thanks. Yum!
Added by Matthew Jenkins on Apr 27, 2013 1:41 AM
AZLITE
Transfers
Hi
Just wanted you to know I haven't forgotten you or the transfers. I am having trouble catching up, but will get to them as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience.
Sharon
Added by AZLITE on Apr 04, 2013 5:34 PM
AZLITE
Transfers
Hi
Just wanted you to know I haven't forgotten you or the transfers. I am having trouble catching up, but will get to them as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience.
Sharon
Added by AZLITE on Apr 04, 2013 5:28 PM
Matthew Jenkins
Thank you!
Thank you for your kindness! It is my honor to sponsor
Miss Edna : ) Adelle is smiling. Her e-mail address was;
jwaswgd@gmail.com - it stood for;
Just
Watch
And
See
What
God
Does

She selected her e-mail after she became totally paralyzed and unable to speak. She is a faith woman!

God bless you and yours!

Matthew
Added by Matthew Jenkins on Apr 04, 2013 12:29 AM
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