Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Farewell to Dutch


Claude Marion Harrington
April 3, 1916-July 21, 2008

El Jefe's father, our beloved "Dutch", passed away yesterday afternoon. He was 92. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Friday at 2 pm at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, Houston.

More later--blogging will be light this week.

19 comments:

Rev Dave said...

Hugs and prayers for ya'all.

Mark Smith said...

Prayers from here.

cheesehead said...

May perpetual light shine on Dutch.

Mary Beth said...

Many prayers for you all. love you.

Mac said...

Grant him eternal rest, O Lord,
and may perpetual light shine on him.

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry, QG. Condolences to El Jefe.

Grant 'Dutch' eternal rest, O Lord.

PresbyG

Singing Owl said...

As for Dutch, well, I trust he is having a wonderful time indeed. Thinking of you and El Jefe, and praying for the family in your time of loss.

Rev Kim said...

Praying for all of you.

Presbyterian Gal said...

(((QG)))
(((EL Jefe)))

He was a handsome fellow! May he rest in peace.

Gannet Girl said...

Oh, QG and El Jefe, I am so sorry. Your deep love and affection for him have been so clear when you've written about him.

Songbird said...

I am so sorry for your loss, may you find ways to remember him that bring both smiles and tears.

Michael Kruse said...

Peace to you and all the kin.

Viola said...

May Christ be with you and comfort you. Our prayers are with you.

net said...

((((QG and family))))

Praying for you all!

SpookyRach said...

I'm so sorry. Adding my prayers to the others...

Reformed Catholic said...

I never know what to say, so I chose something from the Book of Common Prayer:

Receive, O Lord, your servant, for he returns to You.

Your family is in my prayers.

DannyG said...

I'm so sorry.

Jan said...

I am sorry. Thank you for the picture.

seethroughfaith said...

thanks for his life, praying for consolation as you grieve and peace at the memorial service.

loved what you wrote in the post above.