Monday, October 4, 2010

REST IN PEACE....


  

Born in Greece 15th Sept 1934
Passed away in Australia 10th August 2010

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My father in Australia, mid 1950's

Clockwise from top left: My parents Wedding ceremony Greece 1965; honeymoon in Athens;
Dad, me (standing) and sister Betty 1972?; Dad with all 3 girls (holding baby Roula) 1975?
Dad and mum after their trip to Greece 1984
Dad and mum with my sisters Betty (bridesmaid) and Roula 1994
Dad's 70th birthday limousine ride (seated with granddaughter Nikki) 2004
Proud grandparents to my youngest niece Mia 2005
Dad in his front garden (taken by Nikki 2006)
My 42nd birthday (with Dad, Mum and nieces looking on) 2007
Dad with my youngest sister Roula 2007
  
Dad with Mia (left) and Nikki June 2010
Dad and mum June 2010

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A good man, a gentle and caring soul,
a loving and devoted husband, a cherished father,
an adored grandfather.
Very sadly missed but lovingly remembered
by family and friends.

Dad, we are missing your male energy in the
family home, but we know you are close by...
 Forever in our hearts,
Mum, Stella, Betty, Roula, Nikki and Mia


Memory Eternal 



All photos copyright S. Peterson. All rights reserved.


6 comments:

  1. Oh Stella - how my heart goes out to you. No words will ever be able to take away the grief that you are feeling right now but time really is a healer. Give yourself time and lots of it. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers - eternally.
    Anji XxX

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  2. Thank you Anji - you're a good friend and a lovely, caring person. I can only just begin to understand the grief you must have experienced not so long ago. It's taken nearly 2 months for me to publish this post, but I felt I couldn't resume any personal, creative work until I did.
    Now I can move on, a little at a time.

    Take care Anji, talk soon.
    Stella xxx

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  3. Stella, how sorry I am to hear your sad news. It is very hard when someone so close dies, I lost my Mom 4 years ago but the pain gets easier to deal with over time. Take time to grieve and don't be too hard on yourself. What a joy and comfort your sisters and nieces must be.

    Take care, sending positive energy to you, T.:)

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  4. Thank you Teresa for your comforting words. Despite the initial sadness and longing, life goes on, and yes, us females have all banded together, especially for our mother. It's a sorrowful but precious time for us all.

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  5. I'm just checking in to see how you are. I hope that you are taking care of yourself and your mum (I know you are). I just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you and hoping that life is slowly getting back to normal. Early days, I know, but each day will get easier.
    Much love Anji

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  6. Thanks Anji, you're so sweet! I left a comment on your blog and I've sent you an email at your g-mail address. Talk soon x

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