Tag Archives: Queen of Peace

One Funeral, Two Fire Trucks, Many Mourners

At his wake on Wednesday night, two fire trucks, lights flashing, stood outside the funeral home in tribute to my Uncle Bud. A firefighter since the 1940s, Uncle Bud had been the oldest living fireman in his town. And people … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures of a Middle Age Mom, Death and Dying, Family, Heaven, Stairway to Heaven | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Death of a Beloved Uncle

My Uncle Bud passed away quietly at home on Monday morning. I received the call from Margaret, my cousin Lenny’s wife. His grandsons, in true Pennsylvania tradition, had the honor of carrying their grandfather’s now-quiet body to the waiting hearse. … Continue reading

Posted in Death and Dying, Family, Good-Bye | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments