Friday, July 27, 2012

Marylou Belles: Gave cancer the finger for 27 years

She was also a lifelong NY Mets fan though, surprisingly, that wasn't what killed her. (H/T to Jim Romenesko)

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Proudly, she reached 100

A century is a long time to gather memories. Marie remembered the Armistice ending World War I and the influenza epidemic that year that nearly killed her mother. She listened to Charles Lindbergh after his trans-Atlantic flight and 70 years later could remember the thrill of hearing him say, "When I landed at Le Bourget..."

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Here's a doozy of an autobituary!

Now that I have gone to my reward, I have confessions and things I should now say. As it turns out, I AM the guy who stole the safe from the Motor View Drive Inn back in June, 1971. I could have left that unsaid, but I wanted to get it off my chest. Also, I really am NOT a PhD.

Friday, July 13, 2012

An amazing woman with an appetite for life

Audrey, the greatest mother in the whole world (in our humble opinion) passed away on Sunday July 1st at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville,NY, with her loving daughter, Wendy close at hand, ready with a Haagen Daz chocolate milk shake should she be allowed fluids again. Unfortunately, she didn't get her last taste -- but she had a wonderful taste of life in her 90 and a half years, mostly lived in Fleetwood, NY.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Aw, a sweet school nurse

Many students looked for reasons to visit her office in order to be encouraged, entertained, and even treated for illnesses or minor injuries.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The nerve!

On June 9, 2012, Katherine Collins Lynch departed for Heaven without the courtesy of a goodbye notice, and without having prepared one last pot of her much-loved chicken and rice soup.