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Friday, September 20, 2013

Dedication

 Today was a special day for our family. 
A bench in my sisters memory
was dedicated at the school she worked at.
After singing one of her favorite hymns,
several children spoke of their love for her.
Her priest blessed the bench,
 and we posed for pictures.
 I love this stone that was placed,
I'd like to find one for my garden.
Martie's grandchildren
were also present.
It was a beautiful service,
she was so so loved,
and is greatly missed by everyone
at the school,
as she is here.

9 comments:

Terra said...

What a beautiful way of commemorating her, with the program of singing, children speaking, the bench and stone and the priest blessing it. I think she was smiling as this all occurred.

wendy said...

Beautiful dedication. Loved by so many.

andsewon said...

Must be a comfort to know how many lives Marti touched while she was here on earth! What a lovely thing for the school to do in her memory.
Hugs,
Lola

Diane said...

This had to be a very touching day. How lovely that her school honored her in this way. Diane

Algodão Tão Doce said...

Que linda homenagem em honra a sua querida irmã!!!
Deus abençoe e conforte toda a família.
Abraços Marie.

Marilyn said...

What a special tribute!

kathy said...

It was a beautiful tribute. She will always be missed, but so special to learn how loved she was by so many.

Mary Ann Potter said...

How beautiful and touching! A very special tribute --- a lovely blessing!

Melinda c said...

what a sweet way to remember her. How is your mom....you have been in my prayers Laurie!