I bought this swan to give to Daureen for her birthday this year. I found it in an antique store just last week. She had just started collecting them she had 4 of them, I was so excited when I saw this, I knew she was going to love it, unfortunately I never got the chance to give it to her.
I took some rose petals from the flower arrangement I sent and put them in the bowl of the swan along with the memorial card, On the back of the card I wrote the story behind the petals and the swan.
The top shelf is my personal memoriam to all of my deceased loved ones, It killed me to have to add another picture to it. L - R My mother, my brother Tony, Daureen (my mom's life partner), my brother Stephen, My husband's grandmother and my father.
This photo was taken in March 2006 Daureen had come to the house to give my husband and me our birthday gifts.
This photo was taken on Thanksgiving Day 2006 one of the last photo taken of her. The Cancer really took its toll on her. That's my Nephew Eric and brother Wayne with her.