1. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    Thank you Hazel. It`s good to see both Connie and Lionel. No one would tell from appearances how poorly they both are.
  2. Rosie

    Rosie Registered User

    Jun 10, 2004
    South East Wales, UK.
    Thank you for sharing those lovely photo's, as you say Lionel is content, thats good, he seems quite peaceful in the photo's. Love to you Connie xxxxx
  3. TinaT

    TinaT Registered User

    Sep 27, 2006
    I agree with Sylvia. They look just the same as photos Connie has posted from a few years ago. I'm sure Connie will be glad to hear this as she looks as beautiful now as she always has!

  4. Helen33

    Helen33 Registered User

    Jul 20, 2008
    Thank you for the update. The photos are wonderful and it is good to hear that Lionel seems to have plateaued.
  5. Canadian Joanne

    Canadian Joanne Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 8, 2005
    Toronto, Canada
    I agree with Sylvia and Tina - both Lionel and Connie look unchanged.

    Thanks for the photos, Hazel.
  6. BeckyJan

    BeckyJan Registered User

    Nov 28, 2005
    Lovely memorable pictures! Connie looks lovely, Lionel looks content and you and Gigi look great too :)

    Thank you.
  7. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    Lovely pics. Great to hear update.
  8. sussexsue

    sussexsue Registered User

    Jun 10, 2009
    West Sussex
    Thanks for the photos, and lovely to be able to put faces to all three of you beautiful ladies :)
  9. Mo_N

    Mo_N Registered User

    Oct 29, 2009
    South East Essex
    Thank you for the update & the lovely photo's.

    Connie looks as immaculate as ever:) No-one would ever know the rotten hand of cards she has been dealt, I don't know how she does it.

    Love & Best wishes to Connie & Lionel.

  10. Scottie45

    Scottie45 Registered User

    Jan 25, 2009
    Dear Hazel

    Lovely photos,you would never think looking at Connie that she is unwell,glad to hear that Lionel is well,best wishes to all of you Marian xx
  11. milly123

    milly123 Registered User

    Mar 15, 2009
    thanks hazel for posting these lovely photos i agree with others how lovely connie looks given the circumstances im sure your visit did them a world of good my love to connie and loinel milly
  12. susiesue

    susiesue Registered User

    Mar 15, 2007
    What lovely photos of you all but particularly dear Connie and Lionel.

    Thinking of you and wishing you well.

  13. Necion

    Necion Registered User

    Thank you Hazel. My very best wishes to you all, of course, especially Connie & Lionel. It's nice to be able to put faces to the names.

    Lots of love, Necion. xxxx
  14. Lynne

    Lynne Registered User

    Jun 3, 2005
    Final Update on Lionel ...

    Connie's son Simon has phoned me today to say that Lionel died on Thursday 1st March.

    The poor man has been "out of it" for a couple of years, well before Connie became ill herself, unable to speak or recognise his visitors, even Connie. Before she died in August she said that she wished he had gone before she did, so she didn't have to worry about his continuing care when she was no longer around to oversee it. Bless them, now they are both at rest.

    His funeral will be on 22nd March at 2.15pm, at Ipswich West Chapel, in case anyone who remembers Connie would like to think kind thoughts or a farewell prayer.
  15. geum123

    geum123 Registered User

    May 20, 2009
    I am so sorry to hear this Lynne.

    Connie and Lionels journey was one of the first I followed
    when joining TP, and I have often wondered how he was.

    I hope that Lionel has now found peace and is reunited with Connie.
    Please pass my condolences to the family.

    Geum xxx
  16. BeckyJan

    BeckyJan Registered User

    Nov 28, 2005
    Thank you Lynne for updating us. I have often wondered how Lionel was and its with much sadness I hear this news. When I first joined TP Connie was still taking Lionel out to restaurants occasionally. We often compared notes of the mayhem that this caused sometimes.
    Most certainly will.
  17. turbo

    turbo Registered User

    Aug 1, 2007
    Hello Lynne, thank you for letting everyone on TP know. I was just thinking about Connie this morning and how kind she was when new people joined TP.
    My sincere condolences to the family.

  18. Pollyanna

    Pollyanna Registered User

    Jul 8, 2008
    #938 Pollyanna, Mar 3, 2012
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2012
    When I first found TP, it was Connie's posts that I followed and I have wondered how Lionel was. I always found her posts and the film items she did very touching.

    A sad but inevitable conclusion, but they are now together.

    They seemed to be a lovely couple.
  19. Jo1958

    Jo1958 Registered User

    Mar 31, 2010
    Lynne, hi
    Thank you, I have been thinking about Lionel a lot these fast few weeks and he has kept coming into my mind, I'm so pleased to hear that his journey here has finished and Connie's worries are now over, bless them both.

    I hope it's a lovely celebration of his life on 22 March, just as it should be.
    With kind regards from Jo
  20. Nutty Nan

    Nutty Nan Registered User

    Nov 2, 2003
    Rest in Peace

    Lionel and Connie re-united ...... their names and their story stands for TP, Connie was always there with a friendly reply and an encouraging word, and although I never met either of them I felt I knew more about them and their journey than of many friends and colleagues.
    I will remember them both, and will think of them and their families as another chapter comes to a close.

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