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May 12, 2006

Good bye Nonna

Yesterday my mom called me at work with some bad news. My grandmother passed away in her sleep sometime yesterday morning. I'll be flying home to Ontario this weekend, and will spend the week with my family.

It was a little over three years ago my Nonno passed, and once again I've been asked to be a pallbearer. The last three years were tough for Nonna. Her diabetes affected her eyesight and poor circulation made walking difficult, but she always had a positive attitude. A harsh bout of pneumonia prevented her from going on her annual trip to sunny St Lucia in February, which dampened her spirits a bit, but family was always near to keep her company and cheer her up.

Today would have been her 80th birthday. The family had planned a big party to celebrate her life, but I wasn't able to attend. It looks like I will be attending a celebration of her life with the family after all.

Arrivederci Nonna.

15:25 | Family


My condolences to you and your family, Chris.

Posted by: Rew at May 15, 2006 4:57 AM

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