Diane Theresa Bryan
Yesterday Mary and I along with many of Diane's family and friends gathered at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on St. Thomas to celebrate Diane Bryan's life. It is never easy to say good-bye and she will be greatly missed by so many. Her talent, love, and kindness have touched so many people and many of our clients and we are forever grateful and blessed to have known her.
I am deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, Diane. What started as a business relationship, quickly grew into a deep friendship over the past 9 years. Diane has been my rock, loyal friend, confident and sounding board through out our friendship. The beauty and happiness she created through her talent, lives on in the hearts of so many couples. Diane's essence is in their hearts as they reflect on their wedding day, through photos, videos and memories. What a lovely thought to remind us, our relationships never end, but change in their form. Sail on my friend, I miss you deeply,
Mary Bartolucci, Island Style Weddings
Here are a few photos of the bridal bouquets we had this week as Jessica and her team at Roses Too continue to carry Diane's beauty onward and put smiles on so many bride and groom's faces as they celebrate the most important day in their lives with beautiful flowers.
A poem shared by a family member that I wanted to share:
Death Is Nothing At All - by Canon Henry Scott-Holland
Death is nothing at all, I have only slipped away into the next room
I am I and you are you,
Whatever we were to each other, that we are still
Call me by my old familiar name
Speak to me in the easy way you always used to
Put no difference into your tone
Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow
Laugh as we always laughed
At the little jokes we always enjoyed together
Play, smile, think of me, pray for me
Let my name be ever the household word that it always was
Let it be spoken without effort
Without the ghost of a shadow in it
Life means all that it ever meant
It is the same as it ever was, there is absolute unbroken continuity
What is death but a negligible accident?
Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight?
I am waiting for you for and interval
Somewhere very near, just around the corner
All is well.
Nothing is past; nothing is lost
One brief moment and all will be as it was before
How we shall laugh at the trouble of parting when we meet again!