One of the fondest memories I have of you is the summer of 1988, when Andrew and I came to visit you and Pop-pop for 3 weeks. We did some many fun things during that visit: going up the observation tower on Mount Greylock; going up to Lake George, NY to have a good time at The Great Escape and learn some history at Fort William Henry; watching Mary Poppins on TV and having Andrew laugh hysterically at the penguins; going to the state park to cool our feet in the streams and watch the water striders; and going out on the lake with Uncle Tommy and getting stuck for a time when seaweed got caught in the propeller.
That was just one of many memories I have of the great times I would have visiting you, and I always remember your being so patient with us, making sure we always got enough to eat, and giving us plenty to do but, most of all, plenty to do with you and Pop-pop.
This entire week has been sinking in with the realization that I'll never see you again, and I'm so sorry I won't be there this weekend, but I know you'll be with God and Pop-pop together in Paradise, forever, looking down on us and knowing we're going to do our best and fight for the things we love and protect them. I love you Meme, and I miss you very much.
My sympathies to all my cousins and Uncle Tom. Best regards. Laurie Truchero Ricci
I'll always remember my trips to MA to visit, and the times I went to church with you and pop-pop, and how you called me a little lamb just like my mom. You were always so caring to me, Tristan, and Matthew, and always knew how to get me to smile (I was such an Eeyore; still am). And if I asked nicely you would always cave, and give me that extra scoop of ice cream. I'm very sorry I'm not there to say goodbye in person, but I will always miss you and love you.
Mommy, I am glad I got to introduce you to my Disney friends at the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. They were fun days with you and Chelly that I'll cherish. I always think of you when I'm with Minnie.
Maureen, I cherish this photo of us in Williamstown (2007) I will alway remember your wonderful sense of humor. I will miss you.
Mom, a candle burns for you in our home, in our church and in our hearts. We're sorry that we can't be with you on Saturday, but we are with you in prayer and in Spirit. You were a great mother, and mother in law.
We love you,
Mark and Sabine
I remember Maureen as a kind and loving woman. I worked with her in the North Adams Hospital back in the 70's. Some people you never forget.
I am so sorry. Maureen and I used to be lectors at St. Raphael's Church. She was one of the nicest people I have ever known.