[Ansteorra] Loss of an Ansteorran

Burke McCrory bmccrory at oktax.state.ok.us
Tue Jun 8 08:31:46 PDT 2004

At 12:36 AM 6/8/2004, you wrote:
>I convey sad tidings with this missive, on behave of my wife, Countess 
>Anne.  After a period of severe ill health, Honorable Lady Cerelia de Lacy 
>of Sherborne, CSM, Crane, Thistle, Comet, AoA passed from this life, to 
>what I pray is a more serene and gentle place.  Though she has not been 
>active for several years, due to poor health, many in Northern Ansteorra 
>have benefited over the years from her efforts to enrich our fair 
>kingdom.  Those who knew her marveled at her tenacious skill for wresting 
>donations of material and services from local merchants for the (then) 
>Shire of Northkeep.  Her motto was." It doesn't cost much more to go first 
>class." and she never did anything in a small way.  With Grand Purple 
>Pavilions and extensive heraldic displays, it was clear when Casa de 
>Morodo (House Purple) was on site.  As Lady of the House, Honorable Lady 
>Cerelia left no stone unturned in her quest to affirm that "Purple IS 
>period."  She will be greatly missed by those of us who knew her well.
>Honorable Lady Cerelia (mka Trudy Weddington) is survived by her husband, 
>Honorable Lord Rafael Diego de Burgos (Larry Wedding), her daughter 
>Countess Anora (Anne) Frayne of Winward (Kimberly Rischard), and her sons 
>Craig Weddington and Lord William de Lacy of Sherborne (Eric Weddington) 
>and 5 grandchildren
>Duke Richard


My deepest condolences to both you and your Lady.  I knew HL Cerelia well 
having spent many a day sitting in her camp or under her pavilion.  Please 
also pass on my words to HL Rafael and let him know that all of you are in 
my thoughts and prayers.


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