Posts Tagged ‘Death’

Our Granny Mary

Posted: 11 July 2009 in Robyn
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Today is a sad day. Granny Mary passed away during the night and I’m left feeling very empty. The world has lost a wonderful person. Heaven has gained an angel.

Granny

Rest eternal, grant unto them O Lord,
and let light-perpetual shine upon them.

May they Rest in Peace – and Rise in Glory.

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Sad times

Posted: 9 July 2009 in Family, Robyn, Uncategorized
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We are currently struggling to come to terms with the fact that Robyns Granny is dying.

Granny Mary is Robyns biological fathers mum. She is the matriarch of their whole extended family. She holds things together and people go to her for help when they are stuck knowing that Mary will do whatever she can to help and make things better. When Robyn goes away to “stay with her dad” the reality is that she stays with Granny. Granny does all the looking after while her Dad doesnt do a fat lot. He takes her to the park, to McDonalds but doesnt do any of the night times or the day to day care.

Robyn is the apple of Marys eye. She has 4 sons. None of them are married or even in a stable relationship. Robyn is the only girl in the family and she is the grandchild Mary thought she would never have. Robyn & Granny Mary are like two peas in a pod, best friends.

In the 6 years I have known Mary she has done so much for me. She was there when sometimes it felt as though nobody else was. I feel as though I’m about to lose a huge part of my life.

I have just had to email over a letter for someone to read to Mary telling her all the things I should have said a long time ago. She is a wonderful woman and will be sadly missed by so many. With the email I sent the following pictures. I hope she can find some comfort in them.

Katie – July ’09

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Robyn at Morecambe – June ’09BILD1904

Robyn at Butlins – May ’09BILD1415

Robyn & Katie sharing a moment – May ’09BILD1738-1