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Paul Gerard Levasseur of Westford

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1930~2014

Paul G. Levasseur, 84, of Westford, MA died Saturday December 13, 2014, at the Westford House in Westford, MA.
He was the husband of June (Nadeau) Levasseur with whom he celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Sept. 26, 2014.
Born in Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late Achille and Roseanna Levasseur. He was raised in Lowell and attended Notre Dame deLourdes School.
During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army.
Paul worked as a plasterer for many years before retiring in 1992. He enjoyed the outdoors and gardening. He also snow plowed for 50 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by five sons and two daughters-in-law, Gerry Levasseur of Hampton Beach, NH, Alan Levasseur of Westford, MA, Larry Levasseur of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Gary and Jane Levasseur of Westford, MA and Mark and Lisa Levasseur of Hudson, NH; three grandchildren, Jaclyn Levasseur of Dracut, MA, Chris Levasseur of Nashua, NH and Jennifer Levasseur of Westford, MA; three great grandchildren; a brother, Louis Levasseur of Lowell, MA.
He was predeceased by five siblings, Gabriel Dufresne, Emil Levasseur, Mildred Luther, Raymond Levasseur, Albert Levasseur and Leo Levasseur.

Visiting hours will be Fri. 4 to 8P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral services will be held on Sat. at 10A.M. in the Chapel of St. Joseph Cemetery, Riverneck Rd., Chelmsford, MA. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA 01863. 978-251-4041.

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Jackie,
Jim & I are so sorry. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

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Regina (Zubke) Simms of Chelmsford, MA

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1940 ~ 2014

Regina B. (Zubke) Simms, 74, of Chelmsford, MA died Monday, December 8, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital.
She was married to Leo L. Simms with whom she would have celebrated their 53th wedding anniversary on January 6, 2015.
Born in Stettin, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Karl and Hildegarde Zubke.
Regina was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Chelmsford. She served on the Property Committee and was a member of the Altar Guild.
She enjoyed gardening, reading and listening to classical music.
Regina was a longtime resident of Chelmsford.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Aaron and his wife, Terri Simms of San Diego, CA; two daughters, Nicole and her husband, Michael Zupan of Burke, VA and Alyssa Simms and her husband, Kim Clark of Owing Mills, MD; two brothers, Ernst Zubke of Kiel, Germany and Peter and his wife, Fleur Zubke of Raunheim, Germany; one sister, Barbara and her husband, Gerd Fleischmann of Hamburg, Germany; five grandchildren, Neverson Clark, Octavia Clark, Aldous Clark, Josef Zupan and Elshaday Zupan and several nieces and nephews
She was the mother of the late Marc Simms, who died in 1995.

Visitation Saturday from 9:30 to 10:15a.m with a Funeral Service at 10:30A.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Rd., Chelmsford. Burial in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford 978-251-4041. Guestbook at http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/

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James D. Ringwood Sr. of N. Chelmsford, MA

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1926~2014

James D. Ringwood Sr., 88, longtime resident of North Chelmsford died Monday, December 8, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness.
He was married to Mary (Cortez) Ringwood with whom he celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on August 24th.
Born in Lowell, on October 31, 1926, Jim was the son of the late Geoffrey and Grace Ringwood. He graduated from Keith Academy with the Class of 1944.
Jim worked as a printer with Picken Printing, Inc. in N. Chelmsford for many years. Previously, he worked at Offset Printing, Inc. of Lowell.
Jim was a member of the local singing group, the “Vocalaires”, which performed regularly on Lawrence’s WLAW Radio and won many awards including grand prize at the North Shore Music Festival in 1950. He was also an avid racing and automotive fan.
In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by his son and daughter in-law, James, Jr. and Ann Ringwood of Lowell; his daughter and son in-law, Susan and James E. Clancy III of Chelmsford; five grandchildren, James E. Clancy IV and his wife, Christine, Michael Clancy and his wife, Kara, Kathryn, Matthew, and John Clancy; and three sisters, Ruth Roach of Chelmsford, Victoria McNally of Chelmsford, and Mary Perez of Lowell.
He was predeceased by his sister, Grace Murphy of Lowell.

Visiting hours Dec. 18 Thursday 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Funeral Friday at 10:00 A.M . from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX
ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11:00A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Shriner’s Hospital, 141 Tremont St. 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

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Ms. Alice M. Kelley of N. Chelmsford, MA

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1929 ~ 2014

Ms. Alice Marie (Coutu) Kelley, 85, of N. Chelmsford, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital after a long illness.
Born in Lowell, MA on August 28, 1929, the daughter of the late Alfred and Marie E. (Prive) Coutu. She was raised in Lowell and attended Lowell Public Schools. She also attended Middlesex Community, Rivier, and Newbury Jr. Colleges.
She was employed as a Quality Coordinator for more than 20 years in the USCI Division of C.R. Bard Company in Haverhill until her retirement in 1996. Following her retirement she was an active volunteer with the Flu Clinic, W.I.C., Fuel Assistance Programs, as well as various duties at C.T.I. Inc. She was also an usher at the Merrimack Repertory Theater, Memorial Auditorium and Lowell Historic National Parks.
She was a member of Chelmsford Senior Citizens Club where she also served on the Friends Board of Directors. She was the Chairperson of the Massachusetts Ways & Means Committee for ten years.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathleen M. Kelley of Lowell, Barbara and Mark Bell of Sudbury, MA; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard Jr. and Carole Kelley of Gilmanton, NH; two sisters, Laura Fuller of Lowell, Gertrude and her husband, James Flaherty of Maine; a brother, Charles and his wife, Joan Coutu of Hazlet, NJ; a sister-in-law, Katherine “Bunny” Coutu of Dracut, six cherished grandchildren, Matthew, Heather, Lily, and Annie Kelley, Jonathan, and Alex Bell, three great-grandchildren, Madeline, McKenzie, and Benjamin Kelley, as well as many nieces, nephews and close family friends.
She was the sister of the late Rita Shelton, Claire Caldwell, Arthur, Leo, Robert and Edmond “Gus” Coutu.

There are no Visiting hours. A Memorial Service will be Thurs. at 11AM at St. Joseph Cemetery’s Chapel, 96 Riverneck Rd., E. Chelmsford, MA. It being Alice’s request in lieu of flowers Memorials may be made in her name to the American Heart Association 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 (http://www.americanheart.org/) ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/

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Barb,
I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. You and your family are in my prayers.
Theresa Moceri

My deepest sympathies to the family. She was a special lady who always brought a smile to my face. God has truly blessed Himself with a special angel.

Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.

Dear Kathy,
I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May her soul be at rest. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sorry about the passing of my Aunt Alice. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Andrea and Jimmy Lee Shelton. RIP

Dear Kathy and Barbara, We were so sorry to read of your mother’s passing. She was a lovely lady and we certainly enjoyed having her as our neighbor for many years. We will remember her in our prayers.
Paul and Marylou Carota

So sorry to hear of Alice’s passing. She was one of those great community contributors who was always willing to donate her time for others.If the city had more angels like Alice the world would be such a better place. We will miss her.

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Doris L. (Moge) Christian of Dracut, MA

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1925~2014

Doris L. (Moge) Christian, 89, of Dracut, MA died Saturday, Nov. 29 at Northwood Rehab and Health Care Center in Lowell.
She was married to the late Henry D. Christian who died April 18, 2007.
Doris was born in Dracut, MA on January 2, 1925, the daughter of the late Aldric and Louisa Moge. She attended Dracut Public Schools.
She was employed in her early years at Fairhaven Nursing Home in Lowell and Skip’s Lakeview Spa in Dracut, MA.
She was a communicant of St. Rita Shrine in Lowell.
Doris was an avid bingo player, who enjoyed knitting and crocheting afghans. She was a member of Skip’s Bowling League.
She is survived by three sons, Davis H. Christian of Derry, NH, Mark R. Christian of Lowell and Randy G. Christian of Dracut, MA; a daughter, Louise Christian of Lowell; two sisters, Marie Claire Burt of Arroyo Grande, CA, Therese Grenier of Lowell; 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and close family friends.
She was the mother of the late Dean L. Christian and Claire Napolitano; the mother-in-law of the late Robert Napolitano and the sister of the late Roger, Maurice, Louis, Robert, and Wilfred Moge and the late Bella Chappas.

Her visiting hours are Tuesday from 3 to 6 PM. Her funeral is Wednesday at 8AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9AM at St. Rita’s Church in Lowell. Burial will be private for the family in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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God Bless you Aunt Doris may you finally rest in peace and your family find comfort in that. Love, Brenda and Joe

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Alfred “Alky” J. Welcome Jr. of Dunstable

1930~2014

Alfred “Alky” J. Welcome Jr., 84, of Dunstable, MA died Thursday Nov. 20, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late Alfred J. and Veronica Welcome. He attended Keith Hall and graduated from Essex County Agricultural.
During the Korean War, He served in the US Air Force attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Alfred worked as a Massachusetts State Trooper as a Field Officer, Troop C out of the Southbridge and Leominster Barracks from 1956-1980. He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford.
His family would like to thank Dr. Ardman and staff at Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center.
He is survived by his companion, Patricia Salvatore of Hyde Park, MA; two nieces, Kathleen Welcome of Groveton, NH and Maryann Burton of Pompano Beach, FL; and many cousins.
He was predeceased by his brother William Welcome.
Private graveside services were Monday November 24, 2014 at St. Patrick Cemetery Lowell, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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I will miss my visits with Alky at his home. He love to talk about his cars, tucks and tractors and always greeted you with a smile. Our mutual friend Harold Blackie was always part of the conversation. God bless you my friend and I am sure you our riding a Harley once again. “Gods Speed”.

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Michael J. McMullen, Sr. of Lowell

5318 McMullen 230x300Michael J. McMullen, 65, of Lowell, MA died Monday, August 4, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was married to Kathleen McMullen with whom he celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on July 16, 2014.

Born in Lowell, MA, he was the son of Mary McMullen of Nashua, NH and the late Alfred McMullen. He graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1966 and from Bentley College in 1970 with a B.S. in Accounting.

He proudly served with the U.S. Army as a SGT during the Vietnam War era.

Michael was an accountant with Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, NH.

He was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church in Lowell and a former member of the Tyngsboro Sportsman’s Club.

Michael loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed attending car shows.

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Michael J. McMullen Jr. and his fiancé, Kimberly Helie of Manchester, NH; one daughter, Kathleen “Kathy” and her husband, John Raepple of Ontario, Canada; one brother, Alfred “Dan” and his wife, Beth McMullen of Nashua, NH; one sister, Mary George of Methuen, MA; three grandchildren, Aaliyah Helie, Marissa Helie and Patrick McMullen and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Thursday 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Funeral Friday at 9:00 A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M. at St. Michael’s Church, 543 Bridge St., Lowell, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.
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Dear Kathy and family, my

Permalink Submitted by Stephanie on Tue, 08/05/2014 – 18:21

Dear Kathy and family, my heart goes out to you at this sad time; my thoughts and prayers are with you. As the crossing guard for my child’s new school, you made quite a impression and and always brightened our day with your ever-ready smile and a wave from the corner. I wish you peace and healing.
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Deepest Sympathy Kathy,

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Deepest Sympathy Kathy,
Our love and prayers. The Houde Family ( St Michael School )
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Dear Kathy,

Permalink Submitted by virginia borrelli on Thu, 08/07/2014 – 07:21

Dear Kathy,
As a new teacher at Saint Michael’s,
I always had a question about church or the area.
You were always so pleasant to me and your ready smile was a welcome sight.
I am very sorry about your husband and will keep him in my prayers.
Sincerely,
Ginny Borrelli
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Dear Kathy and family,

Permalink Submitted by Kathy & Rick Pe… on Thu, 08/07/2014 – 08:31

Dear Kathy and family,
We can’t express how sorry we were to hear about Mike’s passing. Although we are not able to make it to the funeral please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
We have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. I will always remember Mike’s sense of humor and how he always teased me when we were kids. Some of my favorite memories of Mike are the time we spent together, when we were kids, at family parties/celebrations, holidays, and especially at York Beach with our families – as kids and with all of our kids – especially Labor Day weekend parties. He will be missed.
Love,
Rick & Kathy Perreault
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Mike and family,

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Mike and family,

So sorry to hear the loss of you father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time.

The Thibeault Family
Phil,Colleen, Phil jr, Trevor, Thomas, and Gemma
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My condolences to the family

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My condolences to the family of Mike McMullen. I went to school with Mike and we lived down the street from him. Much too young to pass away.
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Kathy and Family,

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Kathy and Family,

Mike was my younger brother. I always called him Little Brother. He was, as we all know, a very kind and knowledgeable person. He will be missed by all. In thinking about that, I found a short poem that expresses some of the feelings that I am sure we all might be feeling and would like to put in into this memorial.

I will miss you.

As the days and years pass,
I will miss you.

As the pain of grief softens,
I will miss you.

As new memories are made,
I will miss you.

As I smile and laugh,
I will miss you.

Today and everyday,
I will miss you.

Thank you for reading this, and for remembering him in in your thoughts and prayers.

Danny
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Not sure if my dedication

Permalink Submitted by Alfred Daniel (… on Wed, 08/20/2014 – 00:44

Not sure if my dedication made it in correctly, so I would like to at least re-submit something I found to dedication to Mike, my Little Brother.

I will miss you.

As the days and years pass, I will miss you.

As the pain of grief softens, I will miss you.

As new memories are made, I will miss you.

As I smile and laugh today and everyday, I will miss you.

Danny McMullen
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Brian J. O’Leary of Chelmsford, MA

5290 OLeary 218x300Brian J. O’Leary, 47, a life-long resident of Chelmsford, MA died Thursday, June 19, 2014, surrounded by his loving family and friends at Lowell General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was married to Karen L. (Powers) O’Leary with whom he celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on May 22, 2014. Brian was the father of four loving daughters.

He graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1984. He worked as a carpenter for local construction firms and later became an independent contractor.

He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church of Chelmsford.

Brian loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling and all outdoor activities, especially spending time at Rye Beach and Newfound Lake. He was also an avid Boston sports fan.

Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Caitlin O’Leary, and Shea O’Leary who attend the Parker Middle School, Reagan O’Leary and Shannon O’Leary who attend the Byam Elementary School; his mother, Barbara O’Leary of Chelmsford; a sister, Caren O’Brien and her husband, Michael of Mason, NH; a brother, David “Butch” L. O’Leary Jr. and his wife, Suzanne of Kingston, MA; his mother-in-law, A. Shirley Powers of Chelmsford; and his sister-in-law, Brenda Lowney and her husband, William of Chelmsford. Brian is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins as well as life-long friends.

He was the son of the late David L. O’Leary Sr. and the son-in-law of the late William R. Powers both of Chelmsford.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Lowell General Hospital Intensive Care Unit and the Cancer Center at the Lowell General Hospital for their dedication, commitment, and the excellent care they provided to Brian.

Visiting hours Thursday 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Funeral Friday at 10:00 A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Church in Chelmsford. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Lowell General Hospital TeamWalk for CancerCare, Attn. Meg Lemire, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01852. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Karen and family, I was so saddened to hear this news. Even though it’s been many, many years since I’ve seen Brian, he was always a special friend to me. We go all the way back to 6th grade @ McFarlin. We had several classes together @ CHS and he always could cheer me up and make me laugh! I hope each of you can find comfort in his strength, love and memories. Stay strong. Love, Jenna

So taken back with the news of Brian. So sorry and thinking of Brian and all of you. Prayers to you all. Love, Nancy

It is a rare man who can build the foundation of such a loving family and the lifelong friendships that Brian created through his life. He will be missed by all the lives he made better by just being Bo. Our deepest condolences go out to all who loved Brian.
– Rick & Kim.

Karen,

We are so saddened by Bo’s passing — he will be profoundly missed. Bo was a great husband, father, and friend to many. Please know that we are here for you.

Hold tight to all the great memories you shared…they will give you strength and comfort.

Much Love,

The Bonarrigo Family

So incredibly saddened by this loss. He was a great person, full of fun. Prayers are with his family.

Karen and the entire O’Leary family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Brian was always so full of fun and had a passion for life that was infectious. The memorial photo captures that mischievous twinkle in his eyes. He was a great friend and will be truly missed.

Love and prayers,
The McCormicks

Karen –

I heard about Brian’s passing earlier this evening and I was immediately overcome by a flood of fond memories of you both. I am deeply saddened and so sorry for your loss.

Although we had not seen each other for too long, Brian was the kind of guy whose friendship never waned. I’m certain that had I met him in passing it would have been as though no time had passed at all.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls.

HI KAREN,I AM SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS YOU AND THE GIRLS HAVE SUFFERED.PLEASE KNOW I AM PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY. RICK

Karen and family,

I am devastated by this news. Brian was truly a ray of sunshine, always had a big grin on his face. I have many wonderful memories of him throughout CHS. I’m deeply saddened and my heart goes out to you and your family. He will be deeply missed.

Thinking of you at this difficult time,

Kristin

So sorry. As a classmate of CHS 1984 I remember Brian well; his infectious smile, laughter, and great sense of living a fun life. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Karen and family,
So sorry to hear about Brian. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Dear Family O’Leary,

I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers have been directed towards you and Brian’s closest friend’s as soon as, I heard the news about his passing. It has been almost twenty-one years since I last spoke with Brian and like so many others, I know that if, I saw him in town a month ago, it would seemed , as though no time had passed at all. I know that beyond where we can see now there is laughter and silliness and peace because as we all understand, that was Brian. I’ve never met anyone since who could bring out the “Silly” or laughter any place like Brian and, I know that I never will meet another like him. He must have been so proud of his family, his girls.
I wish you peace in the times ahead. Cherish your memories they as are so precious.

With Love,
Jenny

Dear Karen and Family,

I am so sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

Mark

Karen and girls, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. God has received an angel

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