In Memory

February 16, 2008 at 7:55 am | Posted in knitting | 6 Comments

October 4, 1913 – February 9, 2008

My grandfather passed away last Saturday so all of the family is now gathered here in York, PA to attend his funeral services and celebrate his life. Last night many of the 8 children, 20 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren paged through family albums and laughed together, remembering story after story of all of our childhoods. All I could think of was that this was exactly what grandpa hoped for after he passed.


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  1. I am so terribly sorry for your loss. In prayer for your family.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you. It sounds like there is a lot of love in your family and I hope that will help you get through this hard time.

  3. Prayers and thoughts with your family in your time of grief – it is nice, though, that you feel like you all remembered him in a way he would enjoy – that is sometimes very good for the heart.

  4. I’m so sorry to hear of your loss, Ingrid. It’s a lovely picture of your grandfather, he has such kind and wise eyes. Keep all those memories alive, save them and tell the next generations all about him.

  5. I’m sorry to hear about your grandfather. It’s nice, though, that you have good memories to share.

  6. my thoughts and prayers are with your family – take time to write down the memories you all share of your grandfather – the little ones who may not be old enough to remember him deserve to know him too.

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