Tuesday, February 9, 2010

A Tribute to My "Other Mother"


Last Sunday, I lost one of the most precious people in my life. My mother-in-law passed away at the ripe old age of 92. In the 40+ years that I knew her, she never spoke a "cross" word to me. It may surprise some of you to know that not a word of disagreement ever came between us. We had a wonderful relationship and she always said I was her Daughter rather than an "in-law". She was a gentle, patient, kind woman who had gained a wealth of knowledge over her years with raising eleven children in very difficult times.
She was my mentor, confidant, teacher and most of all my Friend. I will miss her terribly.
Rest in Peace, MOTHER....

5 comments:

  1. Dear Anne,

    I am so sorry that you have lost this special lady in your life. I know how much she meant to you and she will live forever in your memories.

    My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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  2. So sorry to hear of your loss Anne. Its lovely that you had such a close relationship with her and its obvious she felt the same about you.
    My thoughts are with you!
    Kim

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  3. Sorry for your loss Anne. Take Care.

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  4. Thank you, friends. I wish I could be half the woman she was. I think the longer we have them, the harder it is to see them go..

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  5. What a wonderful tribute ~ you are blessed to have that kind of relationship with your MIL ~ my sympathy to you and your family.
    Alice

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