When despair and discouragement surround youabove and below,
And you're looking around for that fabled rainbow,
Think of me.
When the joy of life bubbles through you like liquid sunshine,
Take a precious moment of that time to
Think of me.
At day's end when you're saying your prayers,
Giving your thanks to the Man upstairs,
Think of me.
Peace love and blessings to The Dade family.
With all my love Joanne
Don't think of him as gone away
his journeys' just begun, life holds so many facets,
this earth is only one, just think of him as resting
from the sorrows and the tears, in a place of
warmth and comfort, where there are no days and years.
Think how he must be wishing that we could know today
how nothing but our sadness can really pass away.
And think of him as living in the hearts of those he touched.
For nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much.
He was a man in all senses of the word but with a touch of the
gentleness and the breadth of knowledge and the depth of a soul so great
I loved him
At this time carewolf played the Kaddish for david.
SammieWolf: thank you for bringing him into this world for us
MamanLoup: I wish my wife was here; she's a lot better for
words than I am. It was a beautiful ceremony Lobowolf I'm sorry I must
leave I 've copied all the transcript to give to Johanne. Christian and I would
like to offer you once again as to the mother of your beloved son and your
family our sympathies. We're with you mon ami, bonsoir
abbeywolf1: hugs connie
LoboWolf: tyvm mon ami papa loupand my petit frere loup.
may wakan tankan nici un. May the Great Spirit walkwith you.
consuela: Amen I have many fond memories
but at this timeI will ask if anyone else would like to say a few words to david.
• 'And now we commit the body of our beloved (David Lee Dade) to his final resting place., •
To rest in peace till the resurrection of the dead at our Savior’s return to earth.
When this corruptible shall put on incorruption. And this mortal shall put on
immortality. Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is
swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
CareWolf: a child is born in pain we should not have to bear the pain of his leaving
READING ... PSALM 23
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
He leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul:
He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil:
for thou art with me;
Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:
Thou anointest my head with oil;
My cup runneth over
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:
and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
I found this interpretation to be relevant to our David's life.
"THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD"
King David himself was a shepherd. He viewed his early days
in which he spent in solitude and meditation
as the best ones of his life.
He was unaccompanied but never alone;
He was his sheep's shepherd,
but God was his shepherd, the One who cared for his every need with compassion
"HE PASTURES ME IN THE PLEASANT
HE LEADS ME TO STILL WATERS.
MY RESTLESS SOUL WAS LED IN RIGHTEOUS CIRCLES,
FOR THE SAKE OF HIS NAME."
"EVEN THOUGH I WALK THE THROUGH THE VALLEY
OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH, I FEAR NO EVIL BECAUSE YOU ARE WITH ME."
Our paths lead us to places that we have never imagined.
Like David facing Goliath, we too find ourselves looking at death in the face
when we least expect it.
What's a shepherd without his rod? His staff is there to protect the sheep, not to attack them.
When our lives are harsh and force us into confronting realities that we would rather not face,
we sometimes confuse the staff with the shepherd.
The one fact that must never be forgotten is that we are beloved.
David means beloved and he is.
"YOU HAVE ANOINTED MY HEAD WITH OIL, MY CUP OVERFLOWS"
David the shepherd eventually was anointed king, chosen by the entire nation.
His personal evolution was no longer only his own,
but influenced Jewish history indelibly.
"ONLY GOODNESS AND KINDNESS WILL
PERUSE ME ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE.
I WILL LIVE IN GODS HOUSE FOR THE LENGTH OF DAYS"
I will take the person I became
through my years of isolation and prayer to the palace.
No matter where I live, I will be in God's house.
Aurich109 This is a message sent to you by Jay.
skyhawk1AF says: Please pass this on to Don for me
skyhawk1AF says: My Dear Brother Don,
My heart is with you at this truely sad time in your life
No words can ever tell someone how to deal
with a loss as great as this, or be able to offer comfort.
Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you my brother
and that I walk beside you now.
Irv began saying the Kaddish prayers for David last Thursday
and will finish the 7 days tomorrow.
He will continue the prayers each morning and evening for 11 months after that
I hope to speak with you soon.
If there is anything you need tell Kathy and she will let me know.
Love, your Brother Jay
Nancy read I am completely in awe
over this service. I have never seen anthing so beautiful. I know now why I
was immediatly drawn to all of you
SammieWolf Dave and I would both smile whenever we saw
you and you took the time to care , you watched us through our entire pain
filled journey and made it more bearable
I so much wanted that to happen for Sammie and David.
They shared a love that I* have never seen before.
It was truly amazing
abbeywolf1 : I am in awe as well.
The service was so touching and words came from the heart.
BartenderBluesWolf : Right now words are so hard to find, to express how much you touched my heart.
By reaching out and bringing me your friendship. Is a very special
heart that can bring so much joy to another with a few kind words.
AurichWolf): Nancy nothing ever
happens that has no reason There was a reason that you met Dave and Sammie and
I believe it was to bring them comfort and friendship when they were in a lonely
situation and needed an angel to help them through all that was to come for that we are
so very grateful that you answered Gods call
Don't grieve for me,
for now I'm free I'm following the path
God has laid you see.
I took His hand when I heard his call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, towork or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way
I found peace at the end of the day.
If my parting has left a void Then fill it
with remembered joys- a friendship shared,
a laugh, a kiss Oh yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I savored much, Good
friends, good times, a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief-
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts, and peace to thee-
God wanted me now; He set me free.
LoboWolf : and silver tears fell.
Grieve not for me with tears,
but laugh and talk as if i were beside you,
twas heaven here with you
God looked around His garden
And He found an empty place.
And then He looked down upon the earth,
And saw your tired face.
He put His arms around you,
And lifted you to rest.
God's garden must be beautiful,
He always takes the best.
He knew that you were suffering,
He knew you were in pain,
He knew that you would never Get well on earth again.
He saw the road was getting rough,
And the hills were hard to climb,
So He closed your weary eyelids,
And whispered "Peace be thine."
It broke our hearts to lose you.
But you didn't go alone,
For part of us went with you,
The day God called you home.
: I will print this out and send it to dale,
so that he can know how much David was loved
Each night memories come to me of the talks we had
Of how you adopted me as your sister
and the courage you helped me find within.
I saw the glow of caring all around you.
I need that courage now my brother for not a moment goes
by that I don't miss you. Many times I have gone to call
you and I remembered. I wait till the stars come
out to see your silver star blinking brighter then any other
Is you saying here I am watching over my loved ones.
Brother I will always keep my promises to you
to be near for the ones you love.
A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO DAVID
We know you have gone on ahead to where there is no more pain.
We shall feel you in each ray of sunshine and in every drop of rain.
The sun will warm our hearts as our thoughts drift back in time to what used to be
The rain drops will remind us of of the tears we shed, enough to fill the sea.
As the gentle winds of peace blow softly, they whisper in our ear.
There is no need for worry and never cause for fear.
The colors of a rainbow glowing after the fallen rain
Reminds us that on some longed for day our souls will touch again.
wizardwolf2001 : may God wrap each of you in his arms and give you peace.
May The Lord bless you and keep you;
May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you;
May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.
LoboWolf : ty mother connie. ty aunt katie, aunt abbey.
sisters carly, jackie, bootsy, joanne, leslie, son william,
friend nancy, and his beloved Samantha..
I would also like to thank all the wolves that I know care and were so considerate.
Also Ed Williams for his posting at his candle ceremony.
All the people I call friends from before the wolfpack.
All the wonderful people across the world from petloss
who took the time to share their thoughts, condolences and prayers for David.
And expecially my wife, mom Linda to David for her love, devotion and urging me
to go be with my son while she did her work and mine so I could. tyvm
SammieWolf : he was not afraid to die, he welcomed the next adventure,
but he was angry at all he left undone and for leaving dale, dad mom Linda,mom
Connie and me.... he thought more of the pain of others than his own
LoboWolf : this then will
conclude the service.
you may however speak as you wish. I thank you all for being here in behalf of sammie and connie me,
Mom Linda and grandson Dale..
LoboWolf : Linda, the SheWolf was hurt that she could not be here,
but told sammie and me she did understand.
: my heart , whats left of it
goes out to you connie and as always with you dad
LoboWolf : Connie, the service will be placed on david's pages.
no matter how many pages it takes at the wolf's website
SammieWolf : may david fly free and journey whence he may,
and may we meet again in another time and place
sargeantWoof : May the Lord's strength, Love and support be with your family Lobo
: God be with you Don, Connie, Linda, Sammie and
wishing you peace
oievay2004 : Lobo - I've always
wanted to hug you
but more than ever now.
((((((((((((((Brother))))))))))))))as a good loving caring Father
you now make for your son what he needs In life it was a walking stick
and now it is a place to rest
oievay2004 : You know the love & support you have
- you are so lucky "in that way."
AurichWolf : There have been and I believe will continue to
be many messages from Dave before and after his leaving
Clear messages about what was to come and who is was andstill is
sammieWolf : he always wanted to know hebrew so he could accuratly translate biblical text
LoboWolf: david studied greek and celtic
also, but he loved most hebrew.
AurichWolf): some are profound messages about his impending journey
some are funny and teasing now as he was so many times
SammieWolf : he made me laugh just the day before he passed
BootsWoof : lobo I wish there was something I
to help you thru this for as you know i have walked this path myself,
but all I can offer you now is the sadness I feel for you and your family
,but know that i will always be here for you if you ever need me.
: I spoke to my dad, connies dad and nashoba
to watch over and care for our beloved david to the star of they who
wait for me.
abbeywolf1 : sammie what did he say
or do to make you laugh?
AurichWolf : yes he would even in his pain
and knowing he would soon leave Sammie he wanted you to remember
how funny he could be
well he had trouble with his motor control
SammieWolf : and i was feeding him some yogurt and he made a face like some
spastic somthing as if I saw him that way....
SammieWolf : and i laughed outloud and he did it again to make me laugh again
LoboWolf : and a little bitty tear let him down, spoiled his act
as a clown.
nancy read : All, I must leave now. I did
not know david for long, but, i could see what a beautiful person he was and
still is. I only wish I had more time with all of you. Thank you so much for
inviting me tonight. i wouldn't have missed this for the world. I hope we can
keep in touch. i will miss you all. My days will never be the same. You all
have touched my heart in a way I words could never express.I wish you all
love, comfort and peace!!!!!!!! I am sorry I never got to meet all of you wonderful
people.Sammie when Dave comes to you, please tell him that I miss him. God bless
each and every one of you~!!!!!!!!!!!
SammieWolf (11/21/2006 7:34:02 PM):
I love you mom and dad if i could comfort
you any more than that I would
oievay2004 (11/21/2006 7:34:17 PM): Lobo - I hope this doesn't sound
But, from previous experiences (thank God, few) & from others, I hear
"some" people (including myself) feel an awkwardness towards consoling the ones in
pain. We "know" but "never know" the true pain the chosen ones are going thru.
I want you to know I am not as proficient and intellecutal (sp?) in words as
you & others in this room are, so please excuse me for not responding or saying
anything with the "flare" that is experienced by the many loving people
here. I'd rather be quiet than say something . . . . . . I'm sure you know what
LoboWolf (11/21/2006 7:34:53 PM): ed williams posted at the
candle ceremony. thank you to all WOLVES for being here tonight, for the father of the
wolfpack has just lost his beloved son.
SargeantWoof (11/21/2006 7:36:51
PM): Again, my prayers and heart go out to you Papa,
along with the rest of your family.I must ask to leave.
abbeywolf1 (11/21/2006 7:38:35 PM): Lobo I too find it
difficult to express myself
at times like this, but hope you know that I care for you and yours