- 65 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 14, 1944
- Place of birth:
London, United Kingdom
- Date of passing: Dec 14, 2009
- Place of passing:
Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
|Let the memory of Janet be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our beloved mum Janet, who was so brave throughout her life and who lives on within our thoughts and hearts each and every day.
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight on the grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush, of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did not die.
"Oh, what land is the Land of Dreams?
What are its mountains, and what are its streams?
Oh father! I saw my mother there,
Among the lilies by waters fair.
Among the lambs, clothed in white,
She walked with her boy in sweet delight.
I wept for joy, like a dove I mourn;
Oh! when shall I again return?
Miss you mum. X"
"Another year since you went away. It never gets any easier mum.
Big changes have happened, Beechwood Road has been sold and Dad has a bungalow up here now.
Roy is living in his own place now
Last Saturday I passed my 1St Dan Black Belt
I miss you I love you - can you see my candle burning for you?
Always in my heart xxx"
"Hi Janet won't believe it but l am going over to see Heather and Andrew to day staying til Friday l am really looking forward to my stay. it is a shame l lost contact with our cousins l know you kept the family together you were a wonderful sister darling miss you xxx"
"Hi Janet l know it has been a long time since l wrote here but you know
l have been thinking of you because "We are sisters forever Never apart Maybe in distance but Never at Heart" and that sums up our whole lives You Brenda and Me love you Janet miss you xxx"
"Happy Birthday Mummy xx"
"Well my lovely, another year another birthday. Your birthday celebration is going to be here in Skegness - a Picnic on the Beach! Everyone is looking forward to it. Your children, grandchildren, sisters, cousins, nieces, all getting ready. We miss you, always will, so come and join us.... xxx"
"Today's is you birthday my beautiful mum, not a day goes by without you coming into my mind... Happy birthday Mum x"
"My tears are like the quiet drift
Of petals from some magic rose;
And all my grief flows from the rift
Of unremembered skies and snows.
I think, that if I touched the earth,
It would crumble;
It is so sad and beautiful,
So tremulously like a dream.
Finlo saw your pictures for the first time today, I was looking at them on this site; it was as if he knew you all along, his face lit up and with a great big smile he said "Nana - nana, look daddy, nana!" I was a little lost for words or explaination, but should I be?
6 years mum, seems like yesterday.
Oh, Finlo wants to say something:
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"I am looking forward to Christmas this year. We are going to see the grandchildren, all having Christmas day at Pat's. First time for many, many years that Christmas dinner has been cooked for me. Never did understand how you did it all in a microwave!! Barry is well, putting on a little weight at last. Love you and miss you, always will xxx"
Another year since you have gone
I know you just could not hang on
Life goes on, as you know
It's not the same, since you had to go
So I light my candle and it burns bright
Lightning up the crisp, cold night
I hope you see it, from where you are
So you know how loved and missed you are.
"Hey Mum, thinking of you today..."
"Happy Birthday mum. Finlo says hello... You'd love him so much mum, so much. I wish he could have known you. He's my joy, my life. Xx"
Another year has passed and so much has changed
But then, you already know that.
We miss your smile and laugh, your passion and when you are on the war path,
But then this all lives on in each of us four and your beautiful grandchildren
Love you Mum, sleep well
"Happy Birthday mum, it's been a hard few weeks for me and I've spoken to you lots. I'm sure you can hear me. I hope you're having a lovely day up in Heaven today... always in my thoughts mum, love you and miss you xxxx"
"Well my lovely, things look better. I feel Debbie with me all the time. It's a slow journey but Barry is healing, Jackie and Nina are coping somehow, stay with us darling we're still hurting. They say laughter is a good healer, did you see the family BBQ? it was so good to have such a happy 'gathering', this time next year we will all celebrate your birthday in Skegness! Happy birthday, try to behave, I love and miss you xxxx"
"Oh Mum, 5yrs passed since you left.
The Angels saw you struggling and they knew
There was no more hope left for you
So they wrapped you up in their love
And took you to a place above
Full of peace, calm and love,
Miss you, love you, send us Angels mum, we all need you now, I'm so poorly, Uncle Barry is fighting Cancer, Auntie Jackie needs healing love... Xxxxxx"
"Oh Jan....5 years and we need you more than ever...so you'll know that Barry is fighting cancer for all he's worth - the next 2 years are critical. Did you see that I had a fall - what an idiot, first member of the family to impale a limb?! We need angels Jan, send us angels - we need protecting! Jackie and I told you before that we'll always need you. Now more than ever, love you, miss you, xxx"
"I think of you; I shed a tear,
I wish that I could build some stairs,
To take me up to where you are,
To see you near; not from afar,
You smile and wipe my tears away,
Gently whispering 'it's ok'
Telling me 'go on your way, until we meet again, one day.'"
"My precious Mum, I hope so much you had a lovely day yesterday for your 70th Birthday. I remember you love to dance and I hope you danced all day and all night with freedom and joy...I miss you, I miss so much it really hurts, I thought of you all day long. Look after our loved ones who are there with you, I bet you all had a super day.... I love you Mum xxxx"
"You were in my thoughts yesterday, Ewan was having a great time and I knew you were watching him, as often you watch us all. So you know how alive and energetic he is, how questioning and inquisitive his mind is. I know this because that is how I remember you. Love you Mum. X"
"Mum, happy birthday. 70 today... But that means nothing where you are now. Love always from the three of us. We miss you mum xxx"
"Missing you sweetheart. Have fun today, jump from cloud to cloud, race around like an idiot, play hide and seek with our loved ones. Be totally free and laugh enough for us to feel your joy. love you forever xxx"
"...oh Jan, I'm hurting, I'm having a very bad day, I miss you, I miss Mum, I hurt for all the pain Jackie is dealing with. And now we have one of those heartbreaking 'anniversaries' It's been two years since I asked you to take care of Deb, I'll go to her on Saturday, take some flowers, talk to her, I need to be there, it's such a gentle and peaceful place.
Times like this make me so sad, so empty...... xxxx"
"Dear Mum, time has flown so fast since you left, not a day goes by when I don't think of you and miss you. Love you xxx"
"Rest in peace mum, your little grandson is so beautiful you'd be so happy xx"
"My lovely sis, we were recently threatened with severe flooding and the ferocious sea actually had the cheek to thrash and thunder over your rock. The sea was higher and mightier than1953 but it didn't break through. I laughed at myself when I imagined you standing at the top daring it to come any further.
I'll be on the rock today, we can chat about old times, love you xxx"
"A moments reflection in a world that moves so fast. xx"
"My darling mum, thinking of you on your birthday, I miss you so much. Xx xx"
"My darling sis, I wish I could call you and sing Happy Birthday, but with my voice that would be cruel!!! Better than that, I wish you could see your kids, you would be so proud. AND, it's perfect BBQ weather and the British Grand Prix is over. I so, so wish you were here, wish we could cuddle one more time. sisters together........ I love you."
"I just wanted to say your memorial is touching. I pray God will continue to strengthen you. I hope, you can also take comfort in Revelation 21:4: "[God] will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more…the former things have passed away."""
"I miss you x"
"Dear Mum, How can it be 3yrs since we had to let you go? The time has flown but for me the sorrow remains. I wipe my tears and I remember your smile, your loving hugs and cuddles, your sense of humour and your determination never to give in. I think of you all the time you are in my heart and always will be. I love you xxxx"
"Throughout the years I've thought of you, and once in a while I cry.
For although you're gone, it was much to soon for us to say goodbye.
Some day we'll meet again when we shall smile and reminisce and Heaven will fill with the laughter of me and my big Sis. Love and miss you. xxx"
"And so again the seasons come and go
but yet as aways there is one thing I know,
you may no longer be with us here,
but your memory will always keep you near.
Miss you Mum xxx"
"..so..I was thinking back to Norbury Grove, we 3 girls were in the street play, 3 beautiful princesses celebrating our new Queen's Coronation - and now it's the diamond jubilee!!! I mean, surely it can't be 60 years ago - can it? Be peaceful sweetheart and remember "sisters together, never apart.... love you xxxx"
"I don't suppose you have birthdays any more - but I haven't forgotten what day it is. Too wet for Barbecues right now - and in any case the British Grand Prix was last week ;>). Later, I'll find a way to celebrate our life together ...... Oh! and Just in case - Happy Birthday"
"Really missing you today, Tracey and I have had a really hard time this month.. Take care of April for us, we know you will. xxx"
"Hey Mum, take care of Deb's, I am sure that you are together, two angels looking down on us all, love you mum so much and miss you more then I can ever put into words...come and see me soon mum please..xxxxxx"
"I'm overcome today, I don't know why, it just happens. I'm missing Debs dreadfully, hold on to her for me darling, just help her through. Guide her and love her, just as you would if you were here. I never wanted to lose you but I am not so frightened knowing you are there for Debs. God really does move in mysterious ways. I love you xxxx"
"What a sad time its been for us recently mum. Debs has joined you but had to leave us to do so, we'll miss her dearly but we know she's in good company. Just try to behave yourselves!
Love you mum xxx,"
"my darling sis, gather the others together and take care of my baby xxx"
"I just thought I'd drop by and say hi and realised the music playing is Beethoven Moonlight Sonata - I don't usually have the sound turned up. I was going to make a comment about how it should be the Muppet Show theme tune, but I didn't think that was appropriate; although I just have lol... I'm Missing you loads mum, wish you were here but you're somewhere better, you lucky thing! x x x"
"Oh mum as I wipe the tears away reading your recent tributes, I think of you, of how much I love you and how much I miss you. I wish I could have five more mins to hear your voice to hear you laugh to see your smile, all I have are memories and photogrtphs - I don't want those, I want you. Love you mum so much xxxxxxx"
"...so here we are my lovely girl, Christmas again. Shopping finished, presents wrapped, just waiting for tomorrow when Deb and Pat arrive. I'll relax tonight, feet up and a glass or two of gin and tonic - I just know you'll approve! love you xxx"
"Missing you aunty janet....... the angels are watching over you and the family. Love now and always.. Debs, Pat and the kids xx"
"Mum, we know you are looking down on us all, now as you always did,and I know you are with me today......love you always and for all time xxxx"
"Not the best anniversary... Tracey and I have both lit a candle for you. Miss you loads mum. xxx"
"Hello sweetheart, Richard has remembered to-day,so l thought l would let everyone know that he is thinking of us all, my hugs and kisses go to JACQUI,jEFF-lUMP,RICHARD.ANDREW your auntie Kakie loves you all.and our thoughts and love are with you Michael, David & Jackie xx"
"When you proclaimed "this is Jan's rock" you couldn't have known the peace it would bring. When I sit there I am with you, I feel you close to me, you are in my heart. I have Jackie and she has me, we miss you, we always will. Look after us Jan, we still need you..."Sisters forever, never apart, maybe in distance, never at heart. xxxx"
"Thinking of you today, but its not the only day, I just thought I would tell you this time. I miss your laugh and giggles. It was contagious! I know you watch over everyone to see what they are up to. I try to keep a picture of you in my mind of your birthday, when you looked lovely in your red top and white trousers and were over the moon with your birthday cake."
"Sisters forever,never apart. Maybe in distance but never at heart.2 years have gone you are still with me sweetheart.xx"
"hello beautiful look at me on the internet,..a day does not pass without thinking of you l am no different from anyone who loves you l miss you but l know you are with me your wedding anniversary tomorrow l remember the day so well you looked very lovely see yo in my dreams Kakiexx"
We got married, but you already knew that didn't you..? I miss you mum. x"
"I wish that you had never gone away, they tell me the sorrow and pain gets easier over time but for me it's just a strong. I miss you so much mum xxxx"
"I sat on your rock today, the beach is beautiful. You would have loved it,loads of kids,little girls running in the sea and screaming - why do little girls always scream? Did we three scream when we were little? I suppose we did. I miss you even more on days like this. Love you x"
"My life, I have because of you; you gave that to me. The love I feel, the wonder, the warmth would not be mine if they weren't yours first. I owe it all to you but you never asked for anything from me. My dearest mum, all I have to give are these words: I love you, miss you. x"
"Happy birthday aunty jan, always in my thoughts and heart........love debs xxx"
"Beloved Mum, you are in my thoughts and in my heart especially today on your birthday.I hope that you are happy and at peace wherever you are and that you have an extra special day today love always and forever Jacqui xxxxxxxxx"
"My Dearest Darling Sister, on your birthday...I think of you in silence and often speak your name. All I have are memories and your photo in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake with which I'll never part. God has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart. I love and miss you xxx"
"remembering my cousin at Xmas time, miss you Jan xx"
"Aunty Jan was a trooper..... She went through so much and did so with dignity and pride. She was a very special aunty and i miss her so much. But at least she is in no pain now.
Always in my thoughts and i miss you. XX Debs XX"
"To all who visit this page I say do not arrive or leave with a heavy heart. Rejoice in her memory and your memories of her; view the contents of these pages with a smile. She is still with us and she has a smile on her face because her troubled earthly life has been replaced by God's wonders in Heaven and she is with the Angels."
"never a day goes by when I do not have a thought about you. I think back over all the years you gave to me, to all of us, and how everything you did was because you wanted to, not because you had to. You really were the foundation upon which we all grew, rest now Mum your work is done..... XX"
"God saw you growing weary and knew a cure was not to be.
So he wrapped his arms around you and whispered "Come to me."
With heavy hearts and tearful eyes we watched you slip away.
And God was blessed with an Angel on that saddest day.
Always in my thoughts and in my heart, I love you and miss you so much xx"
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