Saturday, January 7, 2012

Simple request

lost her dear sweet sister Pierrette this week.
Our hearts are heavy.
 This is where Pierrette lived, in a cute neighbourhood in Montréal.
We were celebrating Sister's 89th birthday.
 Sister's wish was to visit St. Joseph's Oratory in Montréal with her sister Pierrette
It was a wonderful day.
 Pierrette had a little problem with her memory, and a little problem with her heart. She's been in the hosp. for a couple of months now. We thought she was going to be ok, but she lost the battle to respiratory failure. She was only 83.
Sister had a big family. This is her last sister. She has one brother left with severe Alzheimer's.
Sister shows NO SIGNS of memory loss at 90 yrs. old. Thank God.
 Sister truly LOVED all her sisters and brothers. 
We talk about them often.
We talk about our families, and most of all Sister  talks out loud to my mom all the time.
 Doesn't she look healthy and beautiful? 
Sister making her wish... I'm sure Pierrette was in it.
 Burning candles for our family at St. Joseph's Oratory. Mom was still alive and healthy then.

I wanted to share this with you. Sister is explaining how we lost her for a few minutes in the Basilica church. The wonderful part is when her sister Pierrette sings her a song about love.
I will make a copy for SISTER.
I would also like to ask you my dear friends, if you would take the time and write Sister a little note.
It would make her heart smile.
She knows about all of you. I show her your blogs, the comments, and I've even showed her how to email. Not bad for 90 yrs. old.
Please hug my mom and dad when you arrive.
Email me for Sister's address.


Kimberly said...

What a fun little video you made. Looks like a wonderful time with these "sisters". I am sorry about
Pierrette. She seems like a wonderful woman. Beautiful! I would love to email Sister. When was that video made?

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Oh I am so sorry for the loss of Pierrette. I know it must be hard for Sister. I will keep you all in my prayers. I would love to send her a little note. Hugs, Linda

Shelia said...

Oh, Claudie, I'm so sorry to her of Sister's sister passing away. I remember the post where you and Randy met her and visited her.
My prayers to y'all and her family!
Happy New Year, beautiful one! I love your new header too!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

jeanne said...

My note to sister Lolotte will be in the mail on Monday. Yes, we all fell in love with her this past summer. She is a darling woman and amazing for her age. This loss is sad and I am heartbroken for her sadness. You know how much I love my sisters. I can't imagine losing one of them.

This comment brings much love, many blessings and big hugs to you and sister.
Jeanne xoxoxo

jeanne said...

I just watched the video and it is a treasure. Pierrette is a beautiful lady and and I loved her little song. How wonderful that you had this time together with the sweet sisters. How sad to know she is gone and 83 is not that old these days.

Thinking of you with sympathy and love.
Jeanne xoxoxo

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

I am so sorry. You have had too much grief lately. You are all in my prayers.

wendy said...

This just brought a tear to my eye. Soooo tender. I loved the way little sister shrugged her shoulder in such a coy little way. LOVED IT...and her song. How fortunate you are to have this little video. These wonderful pieces of technology that keeps people close to us and allows us to enjoy them time after time.
It was fun to hear SISTER's voice and you laughter.

and I KNOW that Pierrette IS visiting with you mom and dad...and all those wonderful people who were waiting for her. Death is certainly a loss for us here on earth, but what a glorious Reunion on the other side. And that is what makes me smile, and have tears rolling down my cheeks.
Love you sweet Claudie and these wonderful people in your life.

wendy said...

I'll be going to the post office on Monday. Can't wait to send her a little note.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I am very late, but I am here. Please please, I want her address. I will write to her in FRENCH! SHE IS JUST DARLING! AT 90???? ANd her that is one HIP SISTA!!! And I am sorry to hear of her/your loss. But JESUS has her in His strong embrace, FOREVER!!!!!!!! Back in a few....Anita

Jo Ann said...

Sorry for your loss Claudette. They both seem like such sweet women. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Sister Lolotte and the family. <3 <3

Sandy Michelle said...

I'm sorry to hear that Claudette! It seems that there are always deaths at the beginning of a new year. I am bracing myself for bad news over here too. Hang in there!

Sand xoxoxo

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Oh Claudie, thank you so much for sharing this with us. I loved it!! I didn't realize sister Lollette is 90! I loved hearing her talk in French. Pierette is darling in her little song. Please send me her address. I would love to send her a note. How wonderful you taped them, now sister can have a copy of it. :) Love Debbie xxoo

Gabrielle messina said...

Hello, my long lost friend! I wanted to stop by and visit for a bit! I am so sorry to hear about Pierrette. She sounds like such a sweet soul. I am sure she will be very missed...
The new bed looks wonderful... and a place for the puppies too! How sweet!

Now for those glasses, you are a such a star, Claudie! I bet you wear those Tiffany glasses like no one else can... just oozing class and style! They are just beautiful!!

Julie Harward said...

She is a sweet forever friend for you, she just goes on ahead, I am sure you will meet again. Such a tender video, wonderful memory! ;D

"Create Beauty" said...

Hi Claudie, I just saw this post. I will email you for Sisters address. She is such a dear, I am so sorry for her loss.


Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh ma belle,

I woke up to late this morning to come and visit my commentors....but I thank you for coming to visit me. I will be thinking of you dearest as you go to Pierrette's "LIFE CELEBRATION" on Saturday. I told Ruben that when my time comes and he is still here, to NOT have an open viewing. I want people (HA! If anyone is there!!) to remember the LIFE that I left behind. May all the GOODNESS and LOVE that Pierrette has left in your heart be celebrated. Oh that Sister Lolotte is just charming! I plan on writing her this weekend.

SOOOOO DISAPPOINTED that you did not receive my little Christmas present to you! Anita

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Ahhh.... how sweet is that video.....and that your wonderful sister will have it to look at again and again. Amusing......half English, half French.. Naturally, I couldn't understand half of it, but I loved watching her face. So dear....

I am so sorry about the loss of her sister. It must be difficult for her to have lost her last one.... Of course I'll send a note........send me the address and I'll get on it.