For My Father

Update-10/29/11: My father passed away last night with my whole family by his side. He was 61.

He was a wonderful father, grandfather, husband, and brother. Out of all the things he truly enjoyed in life, good food was at the top of his list– specifically pizza. So, please, have some pizza this weekend in his memory. He will be greatly missed.


The doctors are doing all they can, but it doesn’t look like my father is going to make it. I really have no words to express how I am feeling right now, so I’m going to share a few pictures instead. Please keep my family in your thoughts.

One of his favorite places- Montauk, NY

With his grandson, Nicholas

My parents' 40th wedding anniversary dinner

My father and me- Christmas 2009

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  1. Your father is in my thoughts and prayers. We’ve all got our fingers crossed for good news soon. This is a terrible thing to happen to such a wonderful family. I am sorry again 🙁

    Side note: Nicholas is so cute in that picture. that should have been in the maagazine. 🙂

  2. Praying for you and your family as I type this. You must be feeling all sorts of emotions right now. Prayers for strength, peace, and courage for you and your entire family.

  3. Dear Rebecca~Please accept my heartfelt condolences at this sad and difficult time. May warm, happy, cherished memories help sustain you and your family. Thoughts and prayers continue for you all. God Bless.

  4. Hi girl,
    I am thinking about you and keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Life isn’t always fair but hopefully one day we’ll learn that everything happens for a reason.

    Tons of love.

  5. The news today makes me sad. I feel like I spent a good part of my adolescents in your house with your brother and your family. There are no words to say today. May your dad be at peace. May you find comfort. I will see you soon!

  6. My heart is aching for you as I type this. I’m so incredibly sorry for your loss. Continued thoughts and prayers for strength, courage, peace, and comfort for you and your family….

  7. Oh Rebecca, I’m so sorry for the loss of your father. I only just saw this today but coincidentally ended up having pizza on Friday night anyway. Thinking of you & praying for you and your family at this time. Lots of love x x

  8. I’m sorry I’ve only just read this, I’ve been very behind in blog reading.
    I’m crying as I write this. I’m not going to pretend I know how you feel, I can’t imagine anything more devastating. I am so so sorry for your loss and you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Take care of yourself xxx

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