Michaela: Rest in Peace

I learned my cousin Michaela died today in her home, with family who loved her at her bedside; she had breast cancer for 3 1/2 years.  She had a lot of guts and, as is the fashion of so many of my kin on my dad’s side of the family, was quite the smart ass and additionally, very gutsy. I’m saddened to hear she’s gone and because I wish I’d known her better.

Rest in Peace.

Here’s a photo from May 2008 when I was in Boston, this was in Milton, MA: from left to right:  my cousin Michaela,  Mary (her mother), Michaela’s  husband Bill, Evvy (Mary’s long-time partner), Bill Jr., Michaela Mary, my cousin Megan, her son Kevin.

Michaela and her family--blog copy

Author: Clareannette

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