Sad News

Unusually, I am doing two blogs today as I got news that doesn’t fit easily into my usual idle chatter.  In the afternoon Dropscone, or to call him by his given name, Dennis, rang me up to say that his wife Doreen had died earlier in the day.  Doreen had been ill for quite a long time with multiple sclerosis but her sudden death was a great shock and all our thoughts go out to Dennis and his family.

Published by tootlepedal

Cyclist, retired teacher, curmudgeon, keen amateur photographer.

31 thoughts on “Sad News

  1. Very sorry to hear this. Please pass on my condolences. Having lost two close relytives lately myself I really feel with him.

  2. Dennis, well Dropscone, has been a part of my reading world through your posts for several years now. Please pass along my condolences to him.

  3. Although I don’t know Dropscone, I feel I do through your blogs. Please pass along our heartfelt condolences to him and his family. I’m glad he has such a good friend as you. I’m sure that will help in the coming months.
    Teresa from Ohio, USA

  4. So sorry to hear about Dennis’ wife passing on. Please pass on our condolences to Dennis and his family. I will plant some daffodils for Doreen this fall, here on the farm. I have many such plantings about the place. Memory gardens. She will be in good company.

  5. So sorry to hear of Doreen’s passing. I am so used to you mentioning Dropscone in your posts that I felt sadness even though I don’t know the people in person. I know that you and Mrs T will be a caring support for Dennis as he grieves the loss of his wife. Kind wishes.

  6. Oh Tom I am so sorry. I feel as if I know Dropscone because of your blog. What a terrible shock – please convey our condolences to Dennis.

  7. I’m so sorry to hear that, albeit very late as I’m so behind with my reading. You write about him so much I feel I know him. My best wishes to him.

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