In loving memory…

by | Mar 15, 2009 | Prayer Request, Requiescat in Pace | 34 comments

Francis Aloysius
June 5, 1920 – March 14, 2009

I just found out that my Grandpa died last night… Oh, I am going to miss him soooooo much! I would love to tell you all about him, but I just can’t right now. It’s all I can do to get on here and ask if you could please say a prayer for the repose of his soul, as well as one for my sweet grandmother, their 13 children, and countless* grandchildren and great-grandchildren. (*My Grandpa could always tell you exactly how many of us there are… All together he has over 100 descendants!)

I love you Grandpa!

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him.
May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


  1. Allison

    Sorry for your loss, Jessica and will pray immediately.


  2. Mimi

    Oh, I’m so sorry to hear. May his Memory be Eternal.
    Hugs and love.

  3. Angela

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers going up for you and your entire family!


  4. Ruth

    I’m so sorry,Jessica. I will keep him and your family in my prayers.

  5. Anne (aussieannie)

    Jessica, I am so sorry to read this, what a loss to you all! I will remember your grandfather in prayer.

  6. Barbara

    I’m so sorry for you and your family. I hope that your beautiful memories will carry you through this difficult time, and the knowledge that he is with Our Lord in heaven.

    Saints of God, come to his aid!
    Hasten to meet him, angels of the Lord!
    Receive his soul and present him to God the Most High.

  7. Sara

    So Sorry to hear your sad news, Jessica! He sounds like a wonderful man! God rest his soul.

  8. Charlotte (WaltzingM)

    I am so sorry Jessica! I know the space in your heart that only a grandpa can fill. You will be in our prayers!

  9. Anonymous

    I’m so sorry Jessica. You are in our prayers.

  10. Anonymous

    Jessica, I am sorry and will pray for him and for all of your family. My grandfather died 20 years ago and I still miss him. God bless you all.

  11. Margaret

    That’s a cute picture of Grandpa. I always loved to see him smile!

  12. Anonymous

    I am so sorry, Jessica. I remember meeting your Grandpa at ordination #2 when his 100th descendant was born. He was so proud! What a great man! We’ll include him in our Rosary intentions. May God comfort you. Love, Teresa

  13. Shelly

    i am so very sorry for the loss of your dear grandpa, Jessica. May perpetual Light shine upon him!
    Jesus, Mary, Joseph… save souls!

  14. Erin

    {{{}}} Prayers for you.

    What a legacy he left. A grandparent is a big loss indeed{{}}

  15. Christine

    Requiescat in pace!

    I will remember him and your family will be in my prayers.

  16. kw

    I am sorry for your loss and your family is in my prayers.

  17. Anonymous

    May God bless you during this very difficult time. We will pray for the repose of his soul and for the comfort of your family!

  18. Debbie

    Sorry for your loss. May the angels lead your Grandfather into paradise.

  19. Anonymous

    I’m so sorry Jessica! May You be comforted in your memories of the love you shared…

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. May perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace…

  20. Aubrey

    I’m sorry, Jessica. We will pray for your Grandpa and for your family!

  21. Unknown


    I will be praying for you during this time of loss for you and your family. May the Lord Bless you all.

    In Christ,

  22. Anonymous

    So sorry for your loss, Jessica. What a beautiful legacy! We will pray for the repose of his soul, and for your Grandmother as well. God bless you and your family!

  23. Renee

    Dear Jessica; So sorry to hear of your loss. For sure I'm offering up prayers for the soul of your grandfather, prayers for the entire family and of course, hugs to you my dear. <3 God Bless!

  24. Regina

    sorry for the loss, glad he is no longer suffering.
    the kids will say a prayer for him tonight.

  25. Unknown

    What an inspiration! Here is a prayer for him and your beautiful blessed family!!
    Pater noster, qui es in caelis,
    sanctificetur Nomen tuum.
    Adveniat regnum tuum.
    Fiat voluntas tua,
    sicut in caelo et in terra.
    Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie,
    et dimitte nobis debita nostra
    sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris.
    Et ne nos inducas in tentationem,
    sed libera nos a malo.

  26. Erin

    Jessica, so sorry for your loss!! After just losing my grandpa in January, the pain is still very fresh. I will keep him and your family in my thoughts and prayers…what an amazing legacy and family is was able to leave behind…and look forward to seeing again one day! Have a safe trip!

  27. Anonymous

    Praying for him and all of you missing him. We are going through some of the same with a grandpa that was put in hospice last week.

    Thinking of you!

  28. Catholicfitmom

    Jess.. We are so sorry for your dear lost! We’ll pray for his soul and your family!

  29. Jamie Jo

    Oh, Jessica, he is in my prayers, as are you and your family.

    hugs and love to you! (((((big hugs))))

  30. Thought and Action

    I will pray for the repose of his soul.

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him.

    May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

  31. Jessica Gordon

    Thank you so much, to ALL of you, for all of the prayers!!!! May God Reward you!


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