|Catherine Schmidt Ryan|
Tass knew the tragedy of widowhood as a young woman and the fulfillment of second chances with a new marriage and motherhood. She knew the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression, World War II and contributed to the Baby Boomer generation. She was foremost a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was funny and thoughtful and kind and had a family that absolutely adored her.
What an amazing life span. I'm so glad that she was independent and clear headed right until the end and that her passing was swift and dignified. What we always pray for at the end of each rosary and call a merciful death.
Our Paige Elizabeth is named for her three great grandmothers from the same generation. Three Elizabeths. Strong, steadfast, intelligent and beautiful women. It's a legacy worth preserving.
Until next time,