Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Patrick's 27th Birthday

On November 17th 1982 William Patrick Rooney III was born to my delight.........It was a boy!
He was sweet from the beginning (a little whiney at times). He grew into a wonderful boy and then became a great man, husband and father. This is the first birthday without him and it's been so incredibly hard! A Mother's love is tender and fierce at the same time but without him sometimes it feels lost. I love you Patrick with all of my heart!


avgypsy said...

He was all those things and more! I can only imagine in my worst nightmare what you are feeling. Love the pictures. Mourn not that he is gone but rejoice that he *was!* Love you. x0x0x0 {{Debi}}

Katie said...

I found your blog through your Erynn's. I just wanted to stop by and offer my sincere condolonces on the death of your son. I never had the honor of meeting him, but going back through Erynn's blog posts, I can tell he was a wonderful boy. As a new mother myself, I cannot imagine the pain that you are feeling, adding to the grief of losing your husband at the same time.

My heart aches for you and your family. I hope that God continues to bring you peace and I will pray for you.



Barbara C said...

I have been following your blog, but haven't commented before; I have felt so inadequate!!!! I can only imagine how hard it was to spend Pat's birthday without him!! Thanks for sharing the pictures. I heard from Matt how much fun the golf tournament was. I know it must be so hard to start into the holiday season without Bill and Pat. I think of you often and pray for you, daily!
Barbara C

Debi said...

Barbara....don't feel inadequate! I find it so comforting to read your words and the words of others who express love and encouragement! xoxo

Anonymous said...

Thinking of you and your family at this blessed , although difficult, time of the year.

Rita in PA