Aunt Jean Passing Away: March 31

While Mom was still in the hospital, Dad’s sister Jean was admitted into the hospital as well, with pneumonia. She passed away 2 days after Mom passed away at PRHC. Dad, Jason, Rob, Julie and I went into the hospital the day before she passed away to say our good-byes to Aunt Jean. Jason, Rob & I were pall bearers at her funeral. Continue reading Aunt Jean Passing Away: March 31

Mom Passing Away: March 29, 2018

This is the toughest blog post I have ever had to write. On March 29, 2018, at approximately 3:30am my Mom passed away at PRHC from adenocarcinoma. This was a diagnoses that we found out the day before she passed away. It was a type of cancer that probably developed in the summer of 2017 and began showing symptoms around Christmas. However, the symptoms kept … Continue reading Mom Passing Away: March 29, 2018

Uncle Jack passed away: Dec 21, 2016

On December 21st, 2016, Uncle Jack passed away after falling unconscious earlier in the week. Melissa and Jackie flew to Quebec City to pay their respects and celebrate Uncle Jack’s life. Below is a copy of Facebook post from Uncle Jack’s son-in-law Martin (Holly’s husband) and a copy of Uncle Jack’s Obituary. Martin Brodeur’s Facebook Post I don’t know if anyone else noticed what yesterday … Continue reading Uncle Jack passed away: Dec 21, 2016

Maurice’s Funeral (Babysitting Eva)

On November 23rd, I travelled to Douro for the day to attend the funeral of Maurice Hickey who was the father of a childhood friend, a dear friend of Dad’s and Rob’s Godfather. I will miss seeing Maurice swing around to visit Dad on his way into or back home from somewhere, and usually still wearing his rubber boots. In the afternoon before I went … Continue reading Maurice’s Funeral (Babysitting Eva)