- 58 years old
- Date of birth: May 1, 1950
- Place of birth:
Marlboro, Massachusetts, United States
- Date of passing: Aug 13, 2008
- Place of passing:
at our home in Hudson, Massachusetts, United States
|"You talkin' ta ME ???"|
They say that time heals all wounds. Well... it's been almost three years since we lost Ricky and it seems like it was yesterday to me.
The four seasons have come and gone. Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, special days, and all the "ordinary days". He's watched them all from above-- sometimes from closer than you think.
Grief takes as long as it takes. It doesn't go away, it just changes. If I close my eyes I can still see him coming in the back door after a long day at work. There were too many long days. Or laughing with friends....playing cards or pool. Watching sports with his pals. Or sharing a special time with Julie----they had lots of special times. He was there for her when she needed a friend, a pal, someone to hang with on Saturday mornings.
Ricky changed my life and for that I will be eternally grateful. I'm glad his pain has passed and I will keep him in my heart until we meet again. If you love somebody enough, you can still hear the laughter after they're gone.....
"8 years today....where does the time go? You are still loved and missed by so very many people. See you on the other side OXO"
"Happy Birthday Ricky!!! love Jamie and Jenn"
"Super bowl Sunday is here and it's going to great. The Pats haven't won in the bowl since you left us but I think today they will come out on top!
Putting on my colours and your ring so give us a little help from Heaven today <3"
"Having a quiet New year's eve here wishing we were together again.
Lots of good memories but my heart still breaks from missing you <3"
"Wherever you are I hope you are happy and safe. Merry Christmas honey .....I'm sending you all my love and thinking of you always.
Till we meet again <3"
"Missing you so much tonight.....sending you hugs and love <3"
"Headed to the beach for our week....miss my life with you so much it hurts . A god wink would be nice :)"
"Happy 9th anniversary ....Happy to have known you 37 years. My many happy memories keep me smiling through the tears of missing you~"
"Thinking of you this Saturday morning.....OXO"
"Happy birthday! Miss you every day <3"
"Spring is here, after a toooo long winter. Time to spruce up the yard so it looks good like the way YOU always kept it!
Miss you every day...."
"Happy snowy Valentine's day......love you lots, miss you more OXO"
"Merry Christmas babe, love you till the cows come home!
Miss you here with us, thinkin' of days past and smiling from good memories till we meet again <3"
"Thanksgiving is here again and the smell of turkey and stuffing is in the air! Thankful for the seven years we had in our home together...Turkey dinner, football and a nap on the couch <3
Till we meet again OXO"
"Tonite the Red Sox did it again!!! World Champs!! Boston is dancing in the streets and I'm sure you are too! Love you to the moon and back <3"
"Today was a great day for the Pats AND the Red Sox! You would have been shouting from the front porch again...miss you always <3"
"think of you all the time we miss you Norty and Wanda"
"thinking of you..<3 jamie & jenn"
"Five years, and it feels like yesterday. Julie and I were watching the meteor showers and thinking of you <3
Miss and love you.."
"I can't believe it has been five years already! Life moves quickly but memories fade slowly. I love you uncle Ricky!"
"August has arrived, almost, and it's time to head to the beach again . Keeping the tradition going since 1996, we will be at the ocean next week. Thinking of you, hoping you are close to us in the stars <3
Miss you today....and always OXO"
"~though time has passed since you've gone, in a sense, time stands still when you're missing someone you love so much~
Happy 8th anniversary (to quote you) "my companion, my lover, and most of all, my best friend"~ till we meet again <3"
"Spring has finally arrived and I think of you while I'm in the yard, trying to keep it as neat and nice as you always did...still can see you mowing the grass if I close my eyes. I soooo wish you were here with us this Memorial Day weekend. oxo till we meet again"
"Happy Birthday, love you, miss you <3"
"Happy birthday uncle Ricky! I love you and miss you!"
A sunbeam to warm you, good luck to charm you. A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you. Laughter to cheer you, faithful friends near you. And whenever you pray, Heaven to hear you ~
Missing you this weekend, and always <3"
"Missing you today on Valentine's day....Hugs, kisses and love ~<3~"
"Super Bowl today......no Pats so all we have left is to WIN big on #60!! Gonna miss you today, and all the days till we're together again <3"
"gettin' ready for the AFC game, then with help from you and those above it's on to the BIG DANCE!! Miss you with all my heart <3"
"Happy New Year honey...stay close to us this year. Miss you till the cows come home! Pats are doing good and no hangover for me today!! ~<3~"
"Merry Christmas honey.......thanks for the God wink on Christmas eve. It was the best one yet. Missing you here today , and always OXO"
"Such a sad weekend ....sure could use one of your hugs....missssss you"
"missing you this Thanksgiving....thankful for all the great times we had together. My life was better for having you in it...……love you more ~<3~"
"Frosty mornings, football season and turkey day comin' fast. Miss you in this season and always...<3"
"Woo Hoo!!! The Pats are off to a great start!!! Miss you each and every day <3"
"Four years have gone by....miss you so very much. Stay safe and close to me in the stars ~<3~"
"Love you forever!"
"packing...packing...packing!! See you in the stars at the beach, love you more <3"
"Missing you today...nothing is the same without you ~oxo~"
"Those we love don't go away....
they walk beside us everyday.
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
still loved, always missed, and held very dear ~<3~
Happy 7th Anniversary tomorrow...till we meet again"
"Hope you felt our happy birthday wishes and love from Mexico!!! It just wasn't the same without your arms around me ~<3~
Love you as much as all the stars in the sky~ Happy Birthday till we meet again..."
"Happy Birthday to both you and Jamie!! Miss you... Jamie and jenn"
"Happy BirthDay Bullet!! Miss your smilin face.... Luv Ya Blue!!!"
"Happy Birthday my old friend..."
"Happy Birthday - Love you and miss you!"
"Happy Easter! Thinking of you today <3"
"Happy St Patty's Day.....wishing you all the smiles of the Irish faries and as much love as there are shamrocks in Ireland <3"
"Miss you today..."
"Happy valentines day to my valentine <3......stay close today....love you !"
"This is IT Ricky!! SUPERBOWL SUNDAY... Got out all your Pat's stuff to put the mojo on the Giants. We could use your help today ;-)
I'll be cheerin' extra for you...love you, more!"
"Big Pats game today!!! One step closer to the "big dance"...miss you so very much OXO"
"Thinking of you as we come to the end of 2011...Happy New Year and stay close to me in 2012 <3"
"Merry Christmas....miss you today and always OXO"
"Missing you again this christmas season and everyday love jo"
"Missing you on this dreary rainy day..<3"
"Thankful today for all my blessings, you being my biggest one. Your empty chair is heavy on my heart. Watch over us all and know that we will be together again...OXOXO"
"Love you and miss you OXO..."
"Thanks for the God winks this week! see you in the stars OXO..."
"Gettting ready for the beach...miss you here with us OXO"
"Headed to the after-party of Bug in Your Eye Ride. Looks like they are gonna get wet, just like we did the first time! Send us some sunshine OXO"
"Beautiful day today...just like 6 years ago.Thinking of you today and always... OXO"
"Thinking of you on this Memorial Day weekend...love and miss you OXO"
"Happy birthday Ricky. You must be blowing kisses Pat's way, it is VERY windy here today!"
"Happy Birthday, thinking of you..."
"Happy Birthday Ricky...thanks for the sunshine today!
Miss you always OXO <3"
"and I will be toasting a butterball tonight to Papa, Ricky, and the rest of the dearly missed PJ's crew."
"On this day I shall raise a glass of Guinness to you my friend...I have a feeling you and Sonny may be clicking mugs as I speak. You are "forever missed" but not forgotten."
"Happy St Patty's Day!!! You always seemed to like this day hmmmm wonder why.... Miss your always smiling face!!!"
"Remember thee! Yes, while there's life in this heart, I shall never forget thee, all lorn as thou art, More dear in thy sorrow, thy gloom and thy showers, than the rest of the world in thier sunniest hours."
"May the road rise up to meet you; May the wind always be at your back, the sun shine warm on your face, The rain fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again May God hold you in the hollow of His hand. <3"
"You may be gone from THIS world, but you're still here, helping me, as always <3.
Miss you so much..."
"Happy Valentines Day...love and miss you <3"
"Headed out for the SuperBowl game...#60 is gonna be lucky today <3"
"I'm looking at the moon and stars and thinking of you <3"
"Happy New Year...till we meet again <3 <3 <3"
"Merry Christmas....not the same without YOU.
See you on the other side <3"
"hi, just thinking of you!!"
"ahhhhh - I miss you! I could really use a big hug right now!!!
"Thinking of you today...glad you're not working outside on this cold, cold day <3"
"Gettin' ready for my trip to AZ. Stay close to me <3
Miss you each and every day..........."
"Thinking of you today, and wondering if you like Brian's "Bullit" tattoo! Gone but never, ever forgotten!"
"Don't think of him as gone away
His journey has just begun.
Life holds so many facets...
This Earth is only one.
Think how he must be wishing
That we could know today
How nothing but our sadness
Can really pass away.
For nothing loved is ever lost,
And he was loved so much."
"Thinking of you today.....hope you are safe and happy <3"
"Home from the beach...thanks for the balloon!
"We miss u all the time cant believe it has been 2 years love u
Norty and Wanda"
"missing you and thinking of you.................."
"Thinking of you today and sending our love...hope you are close to us in the stars and waves <3"
"Two years today since we got the cancer news...
Gone yet not forgotten,
although we are apart,
your spirit lives within me,
forever in my heart. <3"
"On a prayer...in a song...I hear your vioce and it keeps me hangin' on. Raining down against the wind, reaching out until we reach the circle's end and you come back to me again <3"
"22 months today since you left us....stay safe and close to me <3"
"Happy 5th anniversary ! Love and miss you so very much.."
"I'll be walking for you tonight. Keep those God winks comin'....oxox"
"Stay close to me today......<3"
"Nights are forever without you...<3"
"Happy 60th birthday honey..if love could have saved you, you would be here today <3"
"Thanks for the help.....<3 you more."
"Happy Easter.....miss you <3"
"Thinking of you today........missing you always <3"
"The music of your voice just makes my heart rejoice,
For I know that you are mine...
My own sweet Valentine.
Happy Valentine's Day <3"
"let's go saints!!!!! wish you were here, but you'll be watching the game too!!"
"Missing you today..............."
"merry christmas ricky!! love jamie and jenn"
"I wish you were here or I was there <3"
"When someone you love dies,you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces, over time."
"You know I miss you more, more than yesterday."
"just thinking of you..."
"Thought of you today....as always. Till we meet again, Ditto. :)"
"He's watching football from above...Love you always"
"It's been over a year and with the football season starting up this weekend I cannot think of football without thinking of Bullit...luv ya blue"
"Just when you need it , but don't expect it, you get a God wink...thanks."
"Life is not the same without Ricky, but I feel so fortunate to have so many many great memories to fall back on when I need them. Thanks Pat, for keeping Ricky close."
"Forever in our hearts."
"His memory lives on in your heart...thinking of you both with love."
""Love never ends" ... Hold that true to your heart and he will always be with you ...
Thinking of you Pat and Rick -
Love, Michaela and Paul (aka "The Officiate")"
"SO Many GOOD times together my freind! " Road Trip" I still shed tears everyday for you my friend. We all lost one of the greatest friends, brother, husband anyone could of asked for Love Ya Blue
"I miss you so much and think of you all the time. You left us way to soon, my brother ~ my friend, my sweet guardian angel you will always be."
"Thank God for the wonderful memories..."
"We miss you tremendously! Here's to Brother Ricky, the best of them all.
Mac & LJ"
"Ricky was my brother, but most of all he was my best friend. He was always there for me,and I miss him more than anything in this world. God Bless YOU xoxoxoxoxoxo"
"A friend forever...in this life and the next.
"Luv Ya Blue"...we miss you dearly !"
"Until we all meet again....."
"we miss you....."
"He wonderful smile is missed everyday."
"If you are lucky in life you had Ricky for a friend. I did and I also miss him... Harry"
"HE WAS THE BEST!!AND FOREVER MISSED!!!"
"Are u talking to me
We miss hime everyday"
"Miss you today....and always <3"
"Love never ends....."
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