Breaking: Margaret Thatcher passes away; Update: Obama issues statement

posted at 8:04 am on April 8, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

Margaret Thatcher, the legendary Iron Lady of the United Kingdom, has passed away after suffering a stroke.  So far, CNN only has a banner headline carrying the announcement from her spokewoman, but more will undoubtedly be coming.

Update: CNN has its news report live now:

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday following a stroke, her spokeswoman confirmed.

Britain’s only female prime minister, Thatcher served from 1979 to 1990 as leader of the Conservative Party. She was called the “Iron Lady” for her personal and political toughness.

ABC News has more:

Margaret Thatcher, the first woman ever to serve as prime minister ofGreat Britain and the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century has died at age 87.

“It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning,” Lord Timothy Bell said today. “A further statement will be made later.” …

Many considered her Britain’s Ronald Reagan. In fact, Reagan and Thatcher were political soul mates. Reagan called her the “best man in England” and she called him “the second most important man in my life.” The two shared a hatred of communism and a passion for small government. What America knew as “Reaganomics” is still called “Thatcherism” in Britain.

Like Reagan, Thatcher was an outsider in the old boys’ club. Just as it was unlikely for an actor to lead the Republicans, the party of Lincoln, it was unthinkable that a grocer’s daughter could lead the Conservatives, the party of Churchill and William Pitt — that is, until Thatcher. She led the Conservatives from 1975 to 1990, the only woman ever to do so.

ABC also includes this archive video from her election victory, featuring the late anchorman Frank Reynolds:

Thatcher was the last living member of the triumvirate, along with Reagan and Pope John Paul II, that forced the Soviet Union into collapse.  Jonah Goldberg offers this tribute:

Would that were true here on Earth. Godspeed, Mrs. Thatcher, and thank you.

[more to come]

Update (AP): By popular demand, here’s Thatcher’s eulogy for Reagan.

Update (AP): Via Conn Carroll, another Thatcher classic:

Update (AP): Expect barrels-full of vitriol in social media today, needless to say. George Galloway gets started bright and early.

Update (AP): The White House grits its teeth and salutes an ideological opponent:

“With the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the great champions of freedom and liberty, and America has lost a true friend,” he said.

“As a grocer’s daughter who rose to become Britain’s first female prime minister, she stands as an example to our daughters that there is no glass ceiling that can’t be shattered.

“As prime minister, she helped restore the confidence and pride that has always been the hallmark of Britain at its best.

“And as an unapologetic supporter of our transatlantic alliance, she knew that with strength and resolve we could win the Cold War and extend freedom’s promise.

Obama added: “Here in America, many of us will never forget her standing shoulder to shoulder with President Reagan, reminding the world that we are not simply carried along by the currents of history—we can shape them with moral conviction, unyielding courage and iron will.

“Michelle and I send our thoughts to the Thatcher family and all the British people as we carry on the work to which she dedicated her life—free peoples standing together, determined to write our own destiny.”

Meanwhile, it’s come to this:

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Good bless.

Electrongod on April 8, 2013 at 8:05 AM

God Bless her. She and Ronald Reagan reshaped the world, and ended the tyranny of the Communists in Russia.

May she rest in peace.

neoavatara on April 8, 2013 at 8:05 AM

God bless and Rip

HotAirian on April 8, 2013 at 8:05 AM

A great woman in history, I am so sad.

Cindy Munford on April 8, 2013 at 8:05 AM

Ah, no. No, no, no.

Axe on April 8, 2013 at 8:06 AM

the World lost a great Lady today.

unseen on April 8, 2013 at 8:06 AM

Without Doubt … THE voice of anti-social communism in the 80′s.

lm10001 on April 8, 2013 at 8:06 AM

A heroine.

22044 on April 8, 2013 at 8:07 AM

God bless Baroness Thatcher and her family. Were it that our rat-eared devil leader had half the courage, drive, and integrity of this woman.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Damn. Just……. damn.

I’m going for a walk.

TKindred on April 8, 2013 at 8:08 AM

One of my favorite YouTubes is her great final Prime Ministers Questions where she merrily scolds “What the good Gentleman would wish is that the rich be less better off and that the poor be poorer! He didn’t mean to let it out! But he did!”

Marcus on April 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM

One heck of a fine Lady!! RIP Mrs. Thatcher and enjoy one with the Gipper!!

dddave on April 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Rest in peace and thank you, Lady Thatcher.

SagebrushPuppet on April 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Regret that her place on the international stage may never be filled.

God Bless.

socalcon on April 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM

The world is better because of her.

beatcanvas on April 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM

RIP Iron Lady

Sekhmet on April 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM

I’m going for a walk.

TKindred on April 8, 2013 at 8:08 AM

This day’s claimed itself.

I’m going with you.

I don’t want anyone to see what happens now, anyway.

Axe on April 8, 2013 at 8:11 AM

RIP

cmsinaz on April 8, 2013 at 8:12 AM

Katty Kay
She was a divisive figure

cmsinaz on April 8, 2013 at 8:14 AM

RIP, Maggie and Godspeed.

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:15 AM

A hero lost.

The Iron Lady and Ronaldus Magnus changed the world.

It’ll take another Margaret Thatcher/Ronald Reagan to pull us out of the hole we’ve fallen into since. So rescue seems unlikely.

petefrt on April 8, 2013 at 8:17 AM

Rest in peace, Baroness Thatcher.

Thank you for what you did on Earth.

ITguy on April 8, 2013 at 8:17 AM

Perhaps the last great world leader and certainly the last vestige of Britain’s now vanished greatness. Her death brings to mind a passage from the memoirs of Sir Edward Grey, as the First World War loomed. Somehow I think it is tragically appropriate for what lies ahead for us:

“A friend came to see me on one of the evenings of the last week — he thinks it was on Monday, August 3rd. We were standing at a window of my room in the Foreign Office. It was getting dusk, and the lamps were being lit in the space below on which we were looking. My friend recalls that I remarked on this with the words: “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.”

RIP to Baroness Thatcher and condolences to her family.

Rixon on April 8, 2013 at 8:18 AM

If she was in charge today England wouldn’t have the dilemma of unemployed couples with 6 children living in 150 thousand pound flats and demanding bigger accommodations and stating they’re not looking for work because why lose it all.

Marcus on April 8, 2013 at 8:19 AM

She’s the gold standard for leadership.

A stark contrast.

Speakup on April 8, 2013 at 8:20 AM

Rest in peace, Lady Thatcher. The world is a better place for your efforts. May we have one like you in our country.

makattak on April 8, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Thatcher was always proud of her country.

Electrongod on April 8, 2013 at 8:21 AM

If only today’s politicians could learn from the yesterday’s leaders.

meci on April 8, 2013 at 8:22 AM

Margaret Thatcher famously said that socialism was easy until you run out of other people’s money. Words as true today as they were in the 1980s.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:22 AM

This is very sad.
God save the world from itself.
Bcs there are no more good charismatic leaders who seem to want to step forward.

Badger40 on April 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM

Dame Thatcher hasn’t ‘passed away’-she’s died…and the world is worse because of it. Margaret Thatcher was one one of my personal heriones(Golda Meir was the other one).
RIP, Oh tireless pursuer of freedom!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 8, 2013 at 8:24 AM

RIP

visions on April 8, 2013 at 8:24 AM

One of my favorite YouTubes is her great final Prime Ministers Questions where she merrily scolds “What the good Gentleman would wish is that the rich be less better off and that the poor be poorer! He didn’t mean to let it out! But he did!”

Marcus on April 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Could just as easily be spoken of Teh SCOAMT.

Rest well, Lady Thatcher. You have earned it.

Steve Eggleston on April 8, 2013 at 8:25 AM

The Iron Lady meets her reward. Rest in Peace Sister and may the Lord receive you 10 minutes before the Devil knows you’re dead.

tommyboy on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

I’m Irish and grew up during the 80′s and it’s important to remember how much the left and liberal establishment hated Thatcher. The fact she was a woman made them hate her all the more. The left are still trying to destroy her legacy today. Why? Because she showed that conservatism works.
Thatcher took an economy on its knees from years of labor mismanagement and turned it into the strongest in Europe. She restored Britain’s pride in the Falklands. She broke the unions. She helped Reagan down communism. All in the teeth of furious opposition from the leftist establishment.
Thatcher was elected conservative leader in 1975 when the left was in power. She foresaw the challenges and opportunities ahead as Labor failed. Her speech in 1975 could be given here today.
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/102777
Thatcher succeeded because as she said, you have to “put people first” and not just talk about deficits and reform. She won because she had the people. There’s a lesson there for conservatives in the US.

breffnian on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

Watching the video at the end, I see where Dukakis got the idea for riding in a tank. Difference is that she looked natural, while Dukakis looked dorky. LOL.

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

Axe on April 8, 2013 at 8:11 AM

Today is also Yom Hashoah.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

God speed, Lady Thatcher. One of the great political leaders of modern time.

De Oppresso Liber on April 8, 2013 at 8:27 AM

The last bit of foundation stone the British Empire had, turns to dust. I suppose pints will be raised and a few tears shed, as well as curses uttered and malevolent chortles chuckled. Yet, no one shall step forward to declare by action “l lead.”

Damn. What we’ve lost, what we’ve lost.

M240H on April 8, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Marcus on April 8, 2013 at 8:19 AM

She actually quoted St. Paul in a speech once. “If you don’t work, you shouldn’t eat.” Poverty rates for families with children did go up, though.

Otherwise, she saved their economy!

MSNBC just managed to take the death of Mggie Thatcher and turn it into a knock of our legislative gridlock, “they have a part system than ours, it really works”

They mentioned her success in correcting Britain’s economic free fall that started after Britain’s “booting out” Churchill in 1945, wih the recitation of Britain’s stupid policies like “strikes and nationalizing factories and blah blah blah and never mentioned that she was at the other pole from this administration in Washington. Not a word on national healthcare and the other innovations they implemented during their 20 plus years of a very weak economy.

IlikedAUH2O on April 8, 2013 at 8:27 AM

One of the truly great leaders of our lifetimes…the lamps are indeed going out, perhaps never to be lit again in our lifetimes.

Thank you, Baroness Thatcher, for giving the free world so much.

coldwarrior on April 8, 2013 at 8:28 AM

We loved her in America too, RIP

Dollayo on April 8, 2013 at 8:28 AM

Tingles bashing w and Blair while talking about Thatcher

Idiot

cmsinaz on April 8, 2013 at 8:31 AM

IlikedAUH2O on April 8, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Yeah, weaning baby’s isn’t easy.

Speakup on April 8, 2013 at 8:31 AM

The rarest of politicians, a leader. Rest in peace dear lady.

Limerick on April 8, 2013 at 8:31 AM

What a woman. RIP Iron Lady.

Lizzy on April 8, 2013 at 8:32 AM

Very sorry to hear this.

I remember well the days of Reagan-Thatcher…

my how far we’ve fallen.
A true Leader, you will be missed.

RIP

ToddPA on April 8, 2013 at 8:34 AM

RIP Margaret Thatcher.

You shall be missed.

ajacksonian on April 8, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Her speech in 1975 could be given here today.
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/102777
Thatcher succeeded because as she said, you have to “put people first” and not just talk about deficits and reform. She won because she had the people. There’s a lesson there for conservatives in the US.

breffnian on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

Her website is a great respostory of documentation that I haven’t found elsewhere. Particularily with regards to Pappy Bush, Gorby & Helmut Kohl and the paniciked reation from Pappy trying to stop the Wall from coming down. Without Maggie, Pappy Bush would well have suceeded in keeping the DDR running however longer. For that, Pappy Bush is forever mud — he has never been that promoter of freedom, to wit Tiannemen Square, the breakup of Yugoslavia et al. That’s the new world order for you.

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:34 AM

RIP to the last surviving member of the triumvirate (with Reagan and John Paul II who revived the West and won the Cold War.

(And as an aside, if you think the vitrol from the left was bad this weekend when Rick Warren’s son died, just wait until the news of Thatcher’s death circulates for another couple of hours.)

jon1979 on April 8, 2013 at 8:35 AM

Rest in peace, Baroness Thatcher.

Thank you for what you did on Earth.

ITguy on April 8, 2013 at 8:17 AM

What more can be said? The world has lost a jewel worth prizing.

onlineanalyst on April 8, 2013 at 8:36 AM

Just Saturday we were at the Reagan Library thinking about how important she was to his success. She was such an inspiration.

Rest In Peace

InTheBellyoftheBeast on April 8, 2013 at 8:36 AM

Godspeed

gwelf on April 8, 2013 at 8:37 AM

Will there be anyone left in England to mourn her?

Cindy Munford on April 8, 2013 at 8:37 AM

Tingles bashing w and Blair while talking about Thatcher

Idiot

cmsinaz on April 8, 2013 at 8:31 AM

What? No mention that the rat-eared devil has gone out of his way to alienate the UK and destroy the “special relationship” our nations have enjoyed for centuries. Idiot indeed.

Reagan and Thatcher were ideological soulmates. GWB and Blair had a good working relationsip. The rat-eared devil didn’t even know that they use different DVDs there. I wonder which utterly inappropriate and offensive representative the rat-eared devil will send to the funeral.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM

“paniciked reation” s/b “panicked reaction”

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM

The UK gets Margaret Thatcher, Australia gets Julia Gillard. Go figure!

Crux Australis on April 8, 2013 at 8:39 AM

Rest in Peace, Dear Lady.

“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” –
Margaret Thatcher

Naturally Curly on April 8, 2013 at 8:39 AM

I wonder which utterly inappropriate and offensive representative the rat-eared devil will send to the funeral.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM

Probably Slo Joe who will hail Neil Kinnock as his doppelganger.

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:40 AM

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM

Will probably send that drunk mick from Delaware to make inappropriate remarks within St. Paul’s.

coldwarrior on April 8, 2013 at 8:41 AM

:-(
What an era !!

pambi on April 8, 2013 at 8:42 AM

Let’s remember that Margaret Thatcher did not merely reinvigorate the conserative cause in the UK. She took what was a socialist state and put it on a different path. Were it possible to see where this nation’s Margaret Thatcher is going to come from.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:42 AM

Iron Lady.

Jeddite on April 8, 2013 at 8:44 AM

God Bless & Godspeed to a great lady and great friend to America.

She was one of a kind.

workingclass artist on April 8, 2013 at 8:44 AM

The world will miss her, although the Brits, rising to the heights of their socialistic stupidity, probably won’t.

Old Country Boy on April 8, 2013 at 8:45 AM

Probably Slo Joe who will hail Neil Kinnock as his doppelganger.

AH_C on April 8, 2013 at 8:40 AM

And try to get the Queen to sit on his lap.

Naturally Curly on April 8, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Baroness Thatcher, along with President Reagan, showed the world what leadership was all about. Godspeed, Mrs. Thatcher. And, thank you from Americans who considered you, not only the UK’s leader, but a cherished friend. May God hold your family in the hollow of His Hand.

kingsjester on April 8, 2013 at 8:49 AM

One of the greats from when at least a couple of western countries weren’t yet ready to give up.

RIP

MNHawk on April 8, 2013 at 8:50 AM

coldwarrior on April 8, 2013 at 8:41 AM

I almost spit out my coffee.

Cindy Munford on April 8, 2013 at 8:50 AM

R.I.P. to the Iron Lady. Her finest moment.

thebrokenrattle on April 8, 2013 at 8:51 AM

Dame Thatcher hasn’t ‘passed away’-she’s died…and the world is worse because of it. Margaret Thatcher was one one of my personal heriones(Golda Meir was the other one).
RIP, Oh tireless pursuer of freedom!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 8, 2013 at 8:24 AM

…I had a trio I admiired…Jean Kirkpatrick was my third lady…they had more testosterone than 90 % of the men!

KOOLAID2 on April 8, 2013 at 8:51 AM

Even now, like Reagan’s, you can listen to her speeches and get a good dose of laughs at her wit and goosebumps from the messages she tried to send. If only GB could have produced more of her.

Bishop on April 8, 2013 at 8:51 AM

What a marvelous leader.

Has the White House sent out a tribute yet? Will they???

conservative pilgrim on April 8, 2013 at 8:52 AM

…there are no more good charismatic leaders who seem to want to step forward.

Badger40 on April 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM

One did and she was pilloried so mercilessly that there are many even here who no longer want to hear her name.

How will we ever get back to greatness when the media serves only to hound great leaders from our side to the ends of the Earth while promoting two-bit, tin-plated socialists on the other side?

Odysseus on April 8, 2013 at 8:52 AM

I wonder which utterly inappropriate and offensive representative the rat-eared devil will send to the funeral.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM

Himself.

Even though he hates the British you just know that the Dog Eater can’t resist placing himself front and center before this great woman. The fud is just dying to give a speech at her funeral where he will chronicle his rise to “greatness”, and then refer to her as either “ol’ Maggie” or “Maude Thuringer”.

Bishop on April 8, 2013 at 8:55 AM

How will our present leader inject himself into a tribute to her ??
Assuming he’ll even acknowledge her passing, that is.
As a leader, he’s not even worthy to polish her pumps.
My heart is sad.

pambi on April 8, 2013 at 8:56 AM

breffnian on April 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

An Irish Thatcherite,you must of been lonely in the 80′s.You don’t mention Thatchers’ strong stance against I.R.A terrorism and the personal relationship that developed between them.

Although the songs are already written and sung about her,today they will have to raise a glass to her as a worthy enemy that didn’t give in ,her speech following the Brighton bombing that nearly killed her was great.
It was the I.R.A that said to Thatcher,’you have to be lucky all the time ,we only have to be lucky once.’

She was very anti American in it’s support for IRA terrorism as we all were and are.

mags on April 8, 2013 at 8:58 AM

RIP, Great Lady.

Bitter Clinger on April 8, 2013 at 8:58 AM

Himself.

Even though he hates the British you just know that the Dog Eater can’t resist placing himself front and center before this great woman. The fud is just dying to give a speech at her funeral where he will chronicle his rise to “greatness”, and then refer to her as either “ol’ Maggie” or “Maude Thuringer”.

Bishop on April 8, 2013 at 8:55 AM

You’re probably right. If, of course, he doesn’t send Mooch because of what Lady Thatcher meant to single moms like her.

Here’s hoping he remembers what year it is when he signs the guest book on this trip to the UK.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Now there was a leader. She is already missed. Godspeed

St. Regis Philbin on April 8, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Plugs is our official funeral attender, but it wouldn’t surprise me if Da Won decides that because of the sequester, we can’t afford to send him, all the while contemplating the next vacay.
The pairing of Reagan and Thatcher came about at just the right moment in time for both countries. The PC crowd in charge today would be frozen in fear.

Kissmygrits on April 8, 2013 at 9:02 AM

You just know who jumped up and opened the Pearly Gate for her. You just know.

Wathching those two made me want to be a better Gentleman.

Jabberwock on April 8, 2013 at 9:02 AM

Rest in peace, Iron Lady.

Philly on April 8, 2013 at 9:02 AM

I was just on a “progressive” forum and the people there are orgasmic with delight at her death. Many want to help bury her. Others want to urinate, defecate, spit or dance on her grave. (I used proper words there. They are not being so restrained in their wording.) Out of the 100 or so comments only one was not nasty towards her death and was just a call to tone the celebration down a bit.

Dr. Frank Enstine on April 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM

I was stationed in Britain during the Falklands War.
The Iron Lady demonstrated excellent leadership throughout that conflict while President Reagan applauded.

Today, we have a president who has announced to the world that the British ought to negotiate with the Argentinians over what was a dead issue until we revived it.

itsnotaboutme on April 8, 2013 at 9:05 AM

I wonder if the world will ever see another great leader
the likes of Margaret Thatcher .
RIP

Lucano on April 8, 2013 at 9:06 AM

RIP, Margaret Hilda Roberts Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, former research chemist who became the longest-serving Prime Minister of the UK in the 20th century, the only woman so far to have held the post. While she has been out of public life for many years, this is a sad day indeed for all who respected the intelligence, the commitment, the fortitude and the forthright capitalist views of “The Iron Lady.”

ExpressoBold on April 8, 2013 at 9:06 AM

HN
I bet he sends joe

cmsinaz on April 8, 2013 at 9:06 AM

There is no one of her stature to eulogize her.

God bless Margaret Thatcher.

itsspideyman on April 8, 2013 at 9:08 AM

This made me tear up.

RIP you wonderful amazing lady. President Reagan has been waiting to show you the ropes.

gophergirl on April 8, 2013 at 9:08 AM

RIP Baroness Thatcher

Tip back a pint with Ronnie for us.

D-fusit on April 8, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Just another sad reminder how far from class and grace the world has fallen.

Rest in peace.

tru2tx on April 8, 2013 at 9:10 AM

Dr. Frank Enstine on April 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Take comfort that they cannot even imagine the paradise she is in and the company she is with.

Cindy Munford on April 8, 2013 at 9:12 AM

I was just on a “progressive” forum and the people there are orgasmic with delight at her death. Many want to help bury her. Others want to urinate, defecate, spit or dance on her grave. (I used proper words there. They are not being so restrained in their wording.) Out of the 100 or so comments only one was not nasty towards her death and was just a call to tone the celebration down a bit.

Dr. Frank Enstine on April 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM

OWS in words.

Those bugwits still believe that Thatcher and Reagan conspired to create AIDS in an effort to eradicate homosexuals.

Bishop on April 8, 2013 at 9:13 AM

If it weren’t for the hard work of Reagan and Thatcher, it wouldn’t be so difficult for Obama to get the Communists back on track. Thanks Maggie. We sure could use you and Ronnie right now!!

Deano1952 on April 8, 2013 at 9:13 AM

Reagan called her the “best man in England”

Now THAT’S a keeper.

Cleombrotus on April 8, 2013 at 9:14 AM

Rest In Peace

Sad that history is left to Hollywood and leftist professors. She’s already being treated less kindly in that regard.

As a young soldier under Reagan with her as his stanchest ally and vice versa, you had no fears that you would be supported in any operation.

hawkdriver on April 8, 2013 at 9:15 AM

The two shared a hatred of communism and a passion for small government

Thanks to their efforts the communist scourge is not the threat it once was. Both were great LEADERS. Oh the irony there how many of the comunist regimes called the heads of their countries “Great Leader” yet it was the two that blunted the threat of comunnism that really deserve the title.

Sadly today the threat is growing once again. Hell you have people that don’t even think there were communist countries in the world and they wrongly believe that more government is the answer. I guess the schools no longer teach about the horrors of comunnism and the action Lady Thatcher took to end the scourge. somedays I wonder how we as a people fell so far from being able to produce leaders like Reagan and Lady Thatcher to people like bush clinton and obama in such a short time. We went from the golden age of leadership to the bottom of the barrel in the span of a generation. God Bless Lady Thatcher you were one of a kind. it seems as the years pass that fact becomes more seen.

unseen on April 8, 2013 at 9:17 AM

Rest in peace, Baroness Thatcher.

Thank you for what you did on Earth.

ITguy on April 8, 2013 at 8:17 AM

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let the Perpetual Light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen

PatriotGal2257 on April 8, 2013 at 9:17 AM

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