1. Norman

    Norman Registered User

    Oct 9, 2003
    Birmingham Hades
    I have had a letter from two of our dear friends telling me as Peg loved trees so much they have dedicated three trees to Peg's memory.
    There are at Millhampton Wood,Ombersley,Worcestershire,this being the nearest wood to Birmingham where trees can be dedicated.
    I have a very nice certificate "In loving memory of Peggy."
    What a lovely thought from two dear friends.
  2. Margarita

    Margarita Registered User

    Feb 17, 2006
    How that is a lovely kind caring thought , some friends are really a blessing .

    Just go to show how much peg was loved by her friends
  3. cris

    cris Registered User

    Aug 23, 2006
    That's a lovely idea Norman
  4. Taffy

    Taffy Registered User

    Apr 15, 2007
    Hi Norman,
    What a lovely sentiment, also, a lovely memory for you, knowing that Peg touched their hearts. Take Care Norman. Taffy.
  5. blue sea

    blue sea Registered User

    Aug 24, 2005
    What a lovely way to remember Peggy's life, Norman. Thinking of you.
    Blue sea
  6. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    SW Scotland
    Dear Norman, that's such a lovely idea. Your friends are so thoughtful.

    You have the certificate to keep, and will you be able to visit the trees and remember Peg? I think that would be such a peaceful thing to do.

    (Sorry if it's too far, don't know that area of the country very well).

  7. Cate

    Cate Registered User

    Jul 2, 2006
    Newport, Gwent
    Hi Norman

    What a lovely way to remember Peg, and a fitting tribute to you both.


  8. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    Dear Norman,

    We lost a boy at our Special School to Leukaemia. It was a terrible time for all of us. We planted a tree in the school gardens, in his memory. That was 20 years ago. It is still known as Stephen`s tree even now, when not many staff, and certainly no children know who Stephen was.

    Yours and Peg`s friends have made a truly thoughtful gesture. Peg`s trees will grow and flourish in her memory.

    Love xx
  9. Linda Mc

    Linda Mc Registered User

    Jul 3, 2005
    Nr Mold
    What lovely friends you have choosing to honour Peg's memory in this way.

    Love Linda x
  10. Tender Face

    Tender Face Account Closed

    Mar 14, 2006
    NW England
    Hi Norman ... what a beautiful tribute. We have a 'Woodland Cemetry' on the outskirts of Manchester. It is a place of natural beauty and peace where peoples' lives can be celebrated in a quiet and contemplative way ...

    I hope you are able to take much comfort from this,

    Love, Karen, x
  11. janetruth

    janetruth Registered User

    Mar 20, 2007
    Hello Norman,

    What a nice thing to do and what lovely friends you both have.
    Sitting by a tree you, can get lost in your thoughts and be close to nature.
    May ypur thoughts bring you some comfort.

    Take Care
    Janetruth x
  12. connie

    connie Registered User

    Mar 7, 2004
    How thoughtful. Norman it will be such a comfort to you.

    I had trees planted (through The Woodland Trust) for both my parents, but not until some years after their deaths.

    I had two trees planted in my Len's memory. Some of the trees are chosen for their medicinal properties. I think it is a lovely tribute.

    I am glad you have such good friens Norman, and thanks for sharing with us.
  13. alfjess

    alfjess Registered User

    Jul 10, 2006
    south lanarkshire
    Hi Norman

    I think planting trees in memory of a loved one is a great idea.

    I had never heard of it before, now I think that is what, I would want.

    I shall tell my family about this.

  14. lovdn2

    lovdn2 Registered User

    Jul 24, 2007
    Hello Norman

    That's a thoughtful tribute to your dear Peg.

    They do a similar scheme in Scotland too, a close relative of mine has a tree planted in his memory there, where he spent many happy times.

    Nice to think that the generations to come will be able to enjoy the trees and we are giving something back to the world.
  15. Lonestray

    Lonestray Registered User

    Aug 3, 2006

    Hello Norman, I'm so sorry to have been away from TP when you lost Peg. You are showing us the fruits from your years of caring by being there for others. Only the very special people such as you and Connie who have lost a loved one after years of caring can show there's light at the end of the tunnel by shedding a little on us.
    May you both be able to savour happy memories of your loved ones like a fine wine from the cellars of the mind.
    May I wish you both peace of mind and good health, God bless. Padraig
  16. Tina

    Tina Registered User

    May 19, 2006
    Norman, what a lovely tribute.

    Thinking of you.
  17. Norman

    Norman Registered User

    Oct 9, 2003
    Birmingham Hades
    Hi Padraig
    thank you for your kind words.It will take me a long long time to get over losing Peg,if ever.
    I now just wnt try to help where I can and try to bring Dementia to the notice of more people who do not know the suffering it causes.
  18. fearful fiona

    fearful fiona Registered User

    Apr 19, 2007
    Dear Norman.

    This is lovely, I think planting a tree in memory of a loved one is perfect. The nicest way possible of remembering them.

    I'm very pleased for you.
  19. Canadian Joanne

    Canadian Joanne Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 8, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    Dear Norman,
    What wonderful friends! I think it is a beautiful tribute, which can be enjoyed by so many.
  20. mel

    mel Registered User

    Apr 30, 2006
    Hello Norman
    I echo what everyone else has said....what a beautiful tribute
    Love x

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