Thursday, November 16, 2006

This time it's Ethel

Ethel Finlay (? - November 15, 2006)

It is with great sadness that I tell you that Ethel was hit by a car last night and died almost instantly.

She had been depressed with the loss of Edgar and was not eating. I can only surmise that she was not at her best and therefore momentarily lost her usual street smarts.

I'm still in a state of shock. It's hard to believe that I lost them both in the span of six days.

But I'm glad they are together now. Somehow I can't imagine Ethel being happy without Edgar. Now she has joined him.

Even though she would rarely let me touch her, I loved her very much.

Good-bye, dear Ethel. May you rest in peace.


  1. Lord in Your gentleness receive Ethel to Yourself, join her with Edgar and may Your uncreated Light shine upon them both.

    Receive Sr. Ellie's grief and transmute it to joy and rest. May Jesus bless them all.

  2. Thank you so much for your beautiful prayer, Monk-in-training. It consoles my heart.

  3. I'm so sorry Ellie. It is difficult to lose a beloved pet - may you remember the wonderful times together and let time heal the pain...


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