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17 August 2010

Senorina M. Martinez

My grandma passed away a few weeks ago, she was 96 years old… this Sunday (the 22nd) would have been her birthday. I visited my grandma at the end of June and it was heartbreaking to leave her. A week after I left she had a stroke and was unable to speak, a few days after her stroke her speech was limited but she was able to pray the rosary with family. My grandma always had a rosary with her and as a child when I stayed the night with her we would pray the rosary in Spanish. I miss my grandma terribly but I know that she is now out of pain and in a better place.

God’s Garden
God looked around his garden and found an empty place, he then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. God’s garden must be beautiful, he always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, he knew you were in pain, he knew that you would never get well on earth again. He saw the road was getting rough and the hills were hard to climb. So he chose your weary eyelids and whisperd “peace bethine”. It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn’t go alone for part of us went with you the day God called you home.


  1. What a wonderful tribute, Jovi. Thank you for sharing. Love the photos. Hugs to you. Even if we know our loved ones are in a better place, our hearts still miss them.

  2. Hugs Jovi! Sorry for your families loss!

  3. I am so sorry to hear about your Grandmothers passing. Big Hugs to you and your family. It sounds like she had a wonderful family with lots of love!

  4. HUGS. Sending warm thoughts to your family.

  5. Your Grandmother was a beautiful lady to you and your memories will live of her. Hugs and prayers to you and your family.

  6. Jovi, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother. Your tribute to her honors her life and memory. She was a beautiful woman and memories of her will be a treasure to you and your family. Thinking of you especially at this time!
    With love,


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