Sad news

Today, my Mom died.

She had suffered a massive stroke nearly 2 weeks ago and fought the good fight, but never really regained consciousness. She received excellent care at Cedars-Sinai, but in the end, her body simply gave out. Dad was right there so she didn’t die alone. My sisters raced back to say their goodbyes. I will be there this weekend. I don’t know any details of the funeral; I’m sure those will be made available shortly. Still processing it all…

Mom and I

2011 – Mom and I

UPDATE: In talking with my Dad, he indicated that there would be a service on Wednesday evening and Mass on Thursday. I will add more details as arrangements are finalized.

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Melisa
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 12:59:14

    Oh Monica, I’m so sorry. She was so dear to all of us, and an inspiration to everyone who knew her. I will miss her tremendously.


  2. Suzi Kamin
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 14:11:43

    Dear Monica, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. I am sending my love and sympathy to you and your family.



  3. Roland
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 19:08:15

    Your mom was totally loveable — incredibly warm, thoughtful and self-possessed. We will miss her.


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