These were taken at the wake, which took place on the evening after my dear father's passing. There we greeted many family members as they arrived , many driving more than 10 hours. There also the parish priest prayed the prayers for the Recommendation of the Departing Soul to God, and there we recited a family Rosary and sung the Salve Regina and Ave Maria in Latin.
|Our two dearest aunts: the first, my father's sister Teresa ("tia Isca"), the second, my mother's sister Lygia, talking to oldest brother Pedro.|
|We all love this photo.|
|Niece Julia, sister in law Camila, her son Gabriel, my sister Nena'.|
|My aunt Teresa's grandchildren sang the Ave Maria chant.|
|Pedro and Joao, my oldest brothers.|