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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:49 PM
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Default Update..Helen is at rest now:(

I just received the sad call from Ray's daughter Celeste, that, Helen passed away, at 12:12 today. Helen was with her beloved Ray and family,and now she is at peace, and, pain free.

I will have the times for her funeral a bit later, if anyone is interested...she will be at the Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, in Winter Garden, and, burial will be in Florida Memorial Cemetery in Rockledge.

If anyone would like Ray's address please email me at Tripearl3@aol.com

I'm going to remember her beautiful smile.
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Very sad new's, my heart goes out to Ray and his family. May Helen rest in peace.
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Trip thanks for passing this info on to us. I am so sad for Ray, he will be lost without his beloved Helen. She is now at peace and pain free. May God bless Ray and give him comfort in the coming days.
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Trip............you said it all............




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A very sad day indeed.

I wish we could be there for him and the service.

It was good that she got to enjoy the grand kids recently.

I assume they will take cards and flowers at the home address?
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Thank you Linda for letting us know. I saw Trudy's post on FB and was so surprised and sad to hear this news.

I will also remember Helen and her beautiful smile. She was such a sweet kind lady, and I'm so glad that I got to meet her.

My heart and prayers go out to Ray and his family.

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Very sorry to learn that we've lost another member of our cruise family. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ray at this most awful of times.

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I think this is the place...Home - Florida Memorial Gardens

There is a wall to leave a message on the guestbook for those that wish to do so when the services are officially announced and published.

There is also a link to send flowers via a service they suggest...
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Oh, I am so sorry to hear this, and feel so helpless for Ray.
I hope that Helen find peace now, and our thoughts are with Ray at this difficult time.

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God bless Ray and his family at this difficult time, and may Helen rest in peace.

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Thank you for posting. Vita and I were just talking about Helen an hour or so ago. So sad, but Helen was a beautiful person, and had a wonderful family, and life. Please pass along the plans for the funeral.

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So sad to hear this. Helen had the most beautiful smile. I will miss her.

Our family extends our deepest thoughts and prayers for Ray and his family.

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So very sorry to hear, my thoughts and prayers are with Ray and his family.
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Very sad news, prayers going out to Ray and family...
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Even with all the sadness, Celeste said something that was so true, it made us both giggle. She said when she was going to get the clothing for Helen, she was planning on getting dress shoes, but, decided, instead to get her socks, and, sneakers instead, because her Mom was going to be doing a lot of walking around heaven.

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Linda, that comment from Celeste about the socks and sneakers is great. I think all the pictures I have seen of Helen she was wearing her sneakers.
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I was just given this funeral information, for those in the area.

Friday, viewing, August 12th, 6pm to 8pm
Saturday, Memorial, August 13th, 10am
Interment to follow
Celebration of life, at Ray's address.
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I've been thinking about Helen all day. Keith and I extend our condolences to Ray and his family. Helen wa a lovely lady.

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I just received the sad call from Ray's daughter Celeste, that, Helen passed away, at 12:12 today. Helen was with her beloved Ray and family,and now she is at peace, and, pain free.

I will have the times for her funeral a bit later, if anyone is interested...she will be at the Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, in Winter Garden, and, burial will be in Florida Memorial Cemetery in Rockledge.

If anyone would like Ray's address please email me at Tripearl3@aol.com

I'm going to remember her beautiful smile.

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So sad to hear this,,,but just know she is in a much better place. She was such a sweet wonderful lady and will be missed by all that knew her. Prayers to Ray and his family.
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My heart breaks reading the news of Helen's passing. Ray my thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family. You and Helen will always hold a special place in my heart- not only for your love of cruising but for the love you have for each other.
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Truly a sad day for the Boudreaux family indeed and for all of us who knew, loved and admired Helen. The passing of a loved one is so hard but I hope all will consider the fact there is no more pain or suffering for Helen. She is indeed well and at peace and eternal rest. She leaves behind a legacy of wonderful memories for her family and for the cruise family. Ray, she is smiling down on you right now. We were fortunate to have known and loved her. She was the epitome of the words "true southern lady". Our love and prayers are with you.
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Sad news indeed, may Helen rest in peace and prayers for Ray.
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I spoke with Ray today, and G-d bless him, he is doing well. He is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and affection of everyone, and is very thankful.

He mentioned that his church, and his daughter's law firm, are sending over lots of food, for the celebration of life, which will be after the interment, at Ray's home. Having the love of his family surrounding him, is surely a blessingat this tough time.
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Thanks for the update Trip.

Although it is a very sad time, it is so appropriate that a celebration of Helen's life is held.

I am sorry I did not meet Helen - she sounded quite a lady.

Ray should be so proud, if that is the appropriate word, of all the very heartfelt tributes received.

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My prayers go out to Ray and his family....such sad news.
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Jose and I had the pleasure of sharing the table at dinner with Ray and Helen on the first Let's Get Lei'd cruise in 2002. We fell in love with them. They were so gracious and their love of life was surpassed only by their love for each other. Ray will, without a doubt, feel an enormous hole in his heart without his life's partner by his side. Our prayers will be with Ray, that he find peace and comfort knowing that Helen is no longer suffering and that Heaven is rejoicing at the arrival of such an angel as she. We love you, Ray.
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