Monday, March 28, 2011

A Celebration of Life

Janet - still dealing with the shock
of the party
 Janet's birthday is not until April 12th. At that time she will be 80 years old. We held the surprise birthday party/celebration of life party on March 26 mainly because there is a good chance she will be celebrating her 80th birthday with her mom and dad and friends who have gone before her...not on this earth but in her eternal home.  Janet has terminal cancer and has only a few weeks to live.  Family came from all over.  Hubs and I drove from Phoenix to Long Beach.  Hubs is Janet's baby brother, Hubs twin sister, her hubs, and two of their grown children and one of their almost grown grandchildren came with them.  Janet's daughter came from Virginia.  We had a total of 25 friends and family.

Janet and her daughter Ellen
 It was truly a 'celebration of life'...a life that was filled with love, family, friends, over the last 80 years.  A life ending too soon but a life that will continue eternally with her Lord and Savior.  We love you Janet and we look forward to seeing you again someday, after your life on earth has ended.

Mary Post Warren
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  1. What a wonderful celebration! I'm sure she enjoyed seeing all of her family.

  2. I hope Janet enjoys her party, as well as making it to her 80th birthday. Tell her, "Happy Birthday" for me.