Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Bye Nana

Well it was a sad old time in France. Christmas was fine and then suddenly on Boxing day my Nana died ... she'd had a nasty chest infection in October, pulled herself out, through and together and then slipped downhill very suddenly on the 26th.

This week has been a mix of emotions (as times like this always are) a glut of good and sad memories, old photos, wedding rings, music and tears. The funeral is not until next Tuesday - I do wish it were sooner.

Cain and little nan

12 comments:

Doris said...

Rest in peace to your Nana.

On the good side, it was very quick. But how painful to cope with it at this seasonal time of jollity.

Nevertheless, wishing you a special and lovely year ahead.

PS A friend has recently lost his mother - another Nana, also on Boxing Day, and her funeral is not until the 15th! Seems to be a busy time.

craziequeen said...

Oh Laquet - so sorry to hear about your Nana.

Nana - you were obviously much loved and leave a wonderful legacy, rest in peace now.

One of MB's relatives by marriage died on Christmas Day morning. It is very sad when someone dies at the height of the season of celebration, goodwill, peace and new birth.

We're all here for you :-)

cq

fatboyfat said...

Very sorry to hear of your loss.

fbf

Fi said...

Sorry to hear that Jo :(
*hugs* from DownUnder

Katya Coldheart said...

i'm so sorry to hear about your nana, at least she had those who loved her around her...i can't imagine how hard it must be especially at this time of year

*bighugs*

on another note i too am glad to be back blogging...xxx

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Mar said...

I am so very sorry about the loss of your Nana...
But I am sure happy memories of her will always be with you.

Sophie said...

Oh no sorry to hear about your nana.
Toutes mes condoléances.

rashbre said...

So sorry to hear your sad news. My condolences.

Absolute Vanilla (& Atyllah) said...

Oh Laquet, I'm so sorry to hear about your Nana. Know though that those we love are always with us and death is but a doorway.
Sending you a very big hug.

Gattina said...

Oh, these are sad news ! There are always a lot of old people dieing around Christmas and New Year. I really don't know why. My best friends mother died too.

Ms Mac said...

Dearest Jo, I'm so sorry to read about the loss of your Nana.

xxx