Christine’s Service

Last week I lost a dear friend, as did many of you. Here her husband and family share their tributes to her.


Dear followers of Dadirridreaming,

Our family has been so moved by your tributes and good wishes, and would like to share some of the service that we held for our beloved wife, mother and nanna on Wednesday July 9.

There will be a link to a slide show shared sometime soon as well.

The morning before the service, I walked with Mitchell and Casey on the beach. As we reached the northern end, we saw a white faced heron fly from shag rock across the water straight towards us. It landed very close and did not take off as we walked back. As we reached the southern end on the way home, the white breasted sea eagle flew over us, really low.

The family greeted people as they arrived and then we carried Christine’s casket into the chapel. I had been able to paint the plain casket over the weekend and…

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5 thoughts on “Christine’s Service

  1. Tears flowed through my eyes the entire time I was reading the post on Christine’s service. Her family and friends have showcased the beauty of a very special woman. I hadm’t popped in on her blog from time to time and always found her posts to be wonderful. I wished I had known her more. She seemed like she was a lovely healing soul.
    You were fortunate to have had her touch your life, Gilly.
    May your memories of her keep you calm in your moments of sorrow.
    Namaste ….

  2. Such a beautiful ceremony, Gilly, I’m still processing the fact that Christine has moved on, it was all so sudden. Her family have been so unbelievably generous sharing their grief with us here in Christine’s online community and allowing us to be a part of celebrating her life. Sending you all my love and a big, virtual, healing hug. xxx Ailsa

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