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Re: About Tony

The feeling is very mutual, I assure you! A most special man - he will
be missed very much. I hope the bed I plant for him this Spring will
flourish and do him justice...


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Tony Veca <romans8@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 21 Dec 2003 14:46:16 -0800

>Dear Gardenchat friends,
>First of all, to Melody:
>How wonderful it is that you have been organizing something in memory of
>Tony through the gardenchat group.  I am so very moved that so much love is
>being shown because of knowing him even though most have not met him in
>He has touched many !!  In fact at his memorial on Tuesday our pastor will
>take 25 minutes for friends and family to stand and talk about how Tony had
>touched their lives with his gentle and loving soul; his care and concern
>for others more than himself.  The pastor said that 25 minutes will probably
>not be long enough because his life has touched so many.
>We are preparing a beautiful memorial celebration of his life. I'd like to
>share some of the highlights with you:
>A flute will be playing soft beautiful music as people come into the worship
>center.  There will be prayer, scripture read (probably special Psalms that
>Tony loved).  His favorite song is "Just a Closer Walk With Thee".  (Don't
>know if any of you knew that Tony used to play guitar in a western band
>years ago!). So, we are going to have "just a closer walk..." sung by a guy
>playing a guitar and joining him will be our music leader playing a great
>jazzed up rendition of the song on the saxophone.  The combination should be
>great and something that Tony would really love.   There will be some
>congregational singing === some of the praise songs that he loved,  along
>with the hymn, "Amazing Grace".  The pastor will present the Eulogy and will
>share the story of Tony's life and how he loved the Lord and the Lord loved
>him as he walked in such great faith.  Intermixed with that Tony wanted my
>voice in there (I'm a soloist...), and the CD I have of my singing "He Loved
>Me With a Cross."   Then, of course, there will be time spent with those
>friends who want to share their love for Tony and how he influenced their
>It should be a great memorial for him and I know that Tony would be pleased
>that his memorial would reflect his personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
>We are preparing a large board with many pictures of Tony's years to be
>placed in the foyer for people to see parts of his life.    An overhead
>screen in the worship center will show the informally dressed picture that
>you might have seen on the web which was taken recently at a Men's retreat
>in the mountains.   On a special table in in the front of the service will
>be a large blown-up picture of him dressed more formally in his dapper suit
>and tie.  He was always comfortable either way.
>I thought I'd just take this time to give you an idea of how we will honor
>your friend and my dear Tony....
>Thanks to those of you who have sent  messages to me personally.  What
>wonderful friends you have been to Tony and to me and I thank you for your
>part in his life.  He loved you all as his "family".
>God Bless You,
>  Janice Veca 
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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