Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Memorial Wall for June 2016

Welcome to the Widows Christian Place Memorial Wall. This is where you can mark the memory of your love and the day your life changed. You'll be in a company of those who understand the fellowship of suffering.
Simply e-mail your info to me at Widowers are welcomed, too. I'll post it as soon as I can next week, and I'll email you back to let you know when it's ready. Here's what to send:
  • Date of passing
  • Your name (first names only are all that's needed)
  • Your spouse's name and (optional) cause of death
  • If you have children, their names and how old they were when their dad (or mom) passed.
  • Optional: Add a sentence or two you'd like to say.
  • Optional: general location--state or country
You're welcome to copy and print this list. Keep it in your Bible or some other handy place so you can pray for others named here, especially on their day or during their month. May God bless you in your walk through this trial, and may you shine like gold as He does. Stay close to Him--an amazing life is ahead as you discover your new purpose and renewed hope.  
6/01/2012 * Denise * Gordon age 62 - stage IV colon cancer * I have 3 adult daughters, Wendee, Tara & Heidi.*I also have 7 grandchildren and 1 in the oven. * My sweetheart of 40 years went to be with the Father after a three year 3 month journey like no other we had ever been on before. When first diagnosed we prayed for healing and never stopped but we also prayed THY will be done. We knew Yeshua was there each and every day walking with us, guiding us, encouraging us, intervening with miracles. We saw the cancer go away twice only to return after coming off treatment for 8 weeks. There were ups and downs, praise and anguish all the while knowing that our redeemer lives and helps always. I find myself physically, mentally, and spiritually exhausted. This came over me a few weeks after the funeral and after out of town family returned home. My help comes from the scripture and a book on grieving a friend gave me. She had lost her husband 1 year ago. The book was just what I needed. Thank you for this blog. I have found help already as I read the many posts. I never imaged I would find myself in these waters at this time in my life. Your blog and others like it are like a lifeline to me. Thank You for being here. * Florida 
2/6/2013 * Janene * Paul , Multiple Myeloma Stem Cell Transplant * Kirra 17, Jake 16, Adelle 13 * Married 20 years will love him forever * NSW Australia
6/03/2009 * Denise * Tim - car accident * Seth, 5; Steven, 3 * Be faithful unto death and I will give you the crown of life. Revelation 2:10
6/4/2014 * Debbie (56) * Ron, age 64 was killed in a motorcycle accident, due to vehicle failure. * Daughter Amanda (31) son Aaron (28) Step Sons, Jimmy (34) and Jonathan (29) * It was an unexpected accident that caught all by shock that my husband - the excellent mechanic that he was, to pass away on our beloved huge touring motorcycle. Until the investigation was completed and proven that it was nothing my husband could have or didn't do that caused the motorcycle to fail, it was extremely difficult to be out in public or to have any contact with the majority of people in our lives. We spent our entire dating and married life (18.5 years) riding all over this beautiful USA. God was merciful and granted my husband his wish. When it was his time "to go" he wanted it to be doing something he loved doing. To God be the glory, through all of this. Ron didn't suffer, no one else was involved and I was not on the motorcycle with him. * Warren, OH
6/05/2007 * Sue Malone * John Malone – Heart attack on treadmill * One son, John II, who died in 1997 * You taught me what love is, but now also agony. * John died in Florida and I am moving back there soon.
6/7/2012 * Renee * Barry M Sullivan - Ventricular Fibrillation * Jonathan - 30, Jennifer - 29, Michael - 26 * We thank God that Barry lived. * Stoughton
6/9/2014 * Annette * Carl and he was fighting cancer but they believe he had a massive heart attack *
Children-Thomas, 25 years old Kailee, 19 years old * Carl and I had celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary on June 2, 2014. I also talked to Carl an hour before our daughter found him dead on the floor. The last words we said to each other was "I love you" * Kansas
6/9/2011 * Ruby * My husband Gary lived with worsening prostate cancer and leukemia for three years before he went on to heaven * We have two grown children, Lori (40 at that time), and Tim (38) + five grandchildren. * Since then I have moved to be grandma to two of my grandchildren and have written a book (The Covering of Feathers) about God's faithfulness in our lives. This book includes a chapter on the forming of The GirlFriends widows group and is available on Amazon.
6/10/2010 * Rebecca * Scott - brain cancer * Olivia, 5; Lily, 1.
6/12/2014 * Esther * Spouse - Michael age 65 - Lung cancer * Son Alwyn, 44; Daughter Karen, 39; Grandchildren (18, 11). Michael went home 9 months after diagnosed. I thank God that he didn't suffer much pain and really only ill for a day and half before passing on. We dated for 3 yrs and would have been married for 43 years on 6 August. He was the only man in my life and I thank God for the amazing life we shared together, and the way he loved so well, and cared for us as a family. Will always have him in my heart. Port Elizabeth, South Africa
6/12/2012 * Heather – age 36 * Jonathan – age 38, died from a brain aneurysm * Logan Ivy 8, Ivan Zachariah 7, and Gillian Eve 5 * Jon was my best friend, my soul mate, incredible husband and provider, amazing father and the love of my life. There are no words to describe the grief and loss.
6/12/2011 * Apryl * Eddie - respiratory failure * Erin age 31, Trey age 24 * My sweet Eddie, you cherished me, our children and grandchildren and I thank God for the wonderful man you were and our 35 years together. Rest now in the arms of Jesus.
6/15/2011 * Kay * Ben - Complications after surgery * no children * I will miss your hugs * Southern California
6/18/2013 * Saralyn White * Paul,  pulmonary fibrosis * Lyn Bryan - 53; Mark White - 50; Beverly Rae Wiggins - 46 * We were married 54 years and Paul was the love of my life forever. * Florida
6/19/2011 * Lynne * Joe—stroke at age 44 * (Son) Thomas, age 7 when Daddy passed * You had just begun to know Jesus when He called you home. Miss you so much and love you forever! * New Jersey
6/20/2011 * Ginny * Ron, at 81 yrs. 22 days * We had 3 children Patti was 57, Marsha 54 and Greg, 48 when they lost their beloved Dad. * Except for the Lord, no one could love me more than Ron did for 58 years. * Ohio
6/22/2013 * Theresa * Chris (age 42) * Fatal heart attack with no prior warning or symptoms. * My husband loved the Lord and served Him with his gift of music. I love my baby and miss him every day more than words can say. I cannot wait to see him again in heaven when the Lord calls me home.
6/26/2014 *Marsha Thrash * Jim Thrash. He was 65. Jim had Crohn's disease; died from complications of a botched colonoscopy. * Six Children: Dawn 44, Alisa 42, Marlan 41, Paul 36, Adam 35, Jason 33. Ten grandchildren: Ethan, Gavin, Jacob, Racheal, Avery, Madi, Alison, Ella, Emily, and Nathan Jr. * We live in Las Vegas. * I/we didn't get to say good bye. It's been the most challenging year of my life, trying to go on without him, and our kids and grandkids are suffering as well. Jim was the coolest grandpa, dad, and husband. I miss him more everyday. I may find happiness again someday once the tears are dried, but it will NEVER be like before. We were married 32 years.
6/26/2010 * Inger * Richard - bone cancer * two children, 18 and 29 years old * South Carolina
6/26/2010 * Margaret * Daniel McCreary * from non smokers lung cancer from 30 years on police force * 12 children; 2 biological, 10 adopted , foster father to 40 +; those at home are special needs, ages 12, 11, 8 * It was less than a month from diagnosis to passing, so he didn’t suffer or realize he was leaving us – I’m so grateful. Our youngest child is suffering from depression and PTSD from his departure. He lived his Christian life quietly and left his mark deeply. FL

6/29/2014 * Linda * Ron age 65* Boating accident – but due to effects of lymphoma and chemo * Eddie Marie (38) Ellen (34) granddaughters Elizabeth (12) and Jennavieve (4). We were married 42 years when he was called home to be with the Lord. I will miss him forever in this life until we are together in the Lord again.
6/30/2014 * Pumeza * Monwabisi, my husband was shot to death by criminals while he was on duty as a police officer; he was only 33 years old. * Left me with an unborn baby who was born on the 07 July 2014 after the incident, and a 7 year old boy Liso. Liso was crying a lot; he didn’t take it that his dad is no more. * I will always miss you my love and I will be strong for our little two boys * Cape Town, South Africa

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