Ann - The Silent1 💔

Ann - The Silent1 💔

Ladies Ann passed away during the night with her husband and daughters by her side.

My special, kind and gentle friend who has been a rock from we met through this illness back in May 2014. We were very fortunate to live near each other and that enabled us to meet regularly and support each other. We were able to share our lives and had the pleasure of meeting each other’s families especially our grandchildren.

I’m sure you could all tell from her posts on the forum that Ann was a very genuine and gentle lady that was always willing to support others. She campaigned tirelessly to bring awareness for ovarian cancer to women in Northern Ireland. We both shared this passion. Thanks to a Target Ovarian Cancer “Being Together” day in Belfast a small group of us now have a local support group. This has been a blessing and great fun too.

Ann still lived and loved her life while managing this illness. She loved the reference to warrior. We really are warriors at times ! This photo was taken on her trip to NY in August. She was so determined to get there and she did ❤️

We were always able to speak so openly and share our hopes, dreams and fears. We had a very deep and meaningful about this only a couple of weeks back and It gives me great comfort knowing that Ann although not wanting to leave this earth so soon knew that when she did would be in heaven, safe in the arms of God.

Please keep Ann, Stuart, their daughters Emma and Sarah and her precious grandchildren in your thoughts and prayers please xo

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Oh Julie,

What a lovely tribute to Ann. I am so very sorry for your loss, her family's loss and for the loss of Ann's loving wisdom on this forum. May she rest in pain free peace.

Dx

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I am so saddened by this news. Ann always supported people which is why I missed her posts. I could tell she was a lovely lady by her warm replies. My thoughts are with her family and you Julie. This must be very hard for you too. I'm sending hugs to you and her family will be in my prayers. Rest in peace lovely lady xx

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❤️ Xxx

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I'm so very sorry that you have lost what was obviously a very special person in your life. I agree, a beautiful tribute to a wonderful woman and warrior. May her memory shine forever. xxx

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Thank you for the wonderful tribute and lovely photos. Devastating news. Best Wishes to you - Nicola

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I'm so sorry. Ann was a lovely woman and my heart goes out to her family

LA xx

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So sorry to hear this. May she be at peace. So sad for you and her family Julie. Of course you will miss her but we have to keep on keeping on. My sincere sympathy

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Julie, thank you for sharing this news and your beautiful tribute to Ann. She was a kind lady and I always read her thoughtful comments. May she rest in peace.

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This is such sad news, RIP lovely teal sister, you’ve got your wings now fly high xxxx

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I am so sorry to read this, Julie. Ann will be sorely missed on here. Thinking of her family at this sad time, and sending you a gentle hug at the loss of such a dear friend.

Vicki x

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Sorry to read this... what a lovely tribute from you Julie. I am sure it would have made Ann smile.

Too many gone too soon RIP Ann

xx Lyndy

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So sorry to read this. A lovely tribute to Ann. RIP x

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Thank you to warrior Ann and your beautiful tribute to her. Being in the states -I learned the word "wobbles" from Ann's heartfelt posts. She gave me permission to have the "wobbles" too (even though I am still to hesitant to post them). I love that she made it to NY in August, this whole site was pulling for her.

So sad for her passing,

Valerie

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So sad to hear this: I don't post very often now but remember reading Ann's posts. I know from experience what losing a close friend feels like but hope she is now at peace.

Love and prayers

Anne x

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So very sorry to hear this. It's a sad day indeed. Thoughts and prayers to all of Ann's family and friends

Love Wendy xx

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So sad to hear Julie. Such cruel timing too but she is now at peace. You’ve written a wonderful tribute to her and we will miss her on this forum.

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So sorry for your loss please send all the family my love my mum got diagnosed in August with the same disease she’s receiving chemo at the moment it’s days like this you value every minute hour day of life we as a family still have mum xFrom the picture Ann looked beautiful and I’m sure an amazing women hope you can make the most of Christmas and I’m sure you will toast a drink to Ann xxxI will too ❤️💖💕

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How very sad. Too many gone recently. So so sad. May she rest in lovely peace. Xxxxxxx

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Such sad news. Rest in peace Ann xx

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Such tragic news... My heart goes out to Ann's family at this sad time. R. I. P

Luanna xx

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Such sad news. Love to all the family

Judy xx

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Very sad to hear about Ann. Love to her family. 🌻🌺🌸🌼🌹

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Such a lovely tribute to Ann. I will be thinking of her family xxx

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I'm so sorry to hear this. Ann came across as such a caring soul and you two as such great mates. I offer my deepest sympathy and prayers to her family and friends. May her soul rest in peace x

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So so sorry to hear this news. 😢😢😢

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This is such sad , sad news . Ann was such a tower of strength and so pleased to get to New York .....today there has been such dreadful news of a number of our community .

My heart and thoughts are with all those left bereft this Xmas , to all families and friends .

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I am so sad to read this and send condolences to you and her family. I am so glad that she got to New York. Thank you for writing such a lovely tribute.

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Beautiful 💛

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This is so incredibly sad. May she rest in peace in the arms of Jesus xxx

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Hi Julie, It never gets easier reading that one of our lovely ladies has passed away, I read your post with a heavy heart, Anne has left behind a lovely family and friends, I will keep them in my thought and prayers may Anne rest in peace..Lorraine xx

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So sorry to hear this sad news . Must be so difficult for you too . You and Ann’s family are in my thoughts and prayers . Lovely tribute .

Love Kim x

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So sorry to hear another lovely sister loose her fight against this disease .May she rest in peace. Our thouhts are with you all at this sad time.Take care.xx

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This is very sad. We must reach a day when this disease doesnt keep taking xx

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Julie your tribute is beautiful and I'm so glad you two were able to get together and have the times you did. Ann was one of the first people to help me deal with my diagnosis on this forum. She was never too busy to provide support and it meant so much to me to have her take a genuine interest in communicating with a fellow OC person she had never met.

I'm so glad she got to New York. She looks fab in this picture and it clearly made her happy. I'm very sad to hear of Ann's passing and send her family my warmest sympathy.

Take care Julie - you too are a treasure!

I will light a candle for Anin tonight.

Xxx Netti

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Very sorry to read this sad news. May she rest in peace, we will all miss her wise contributions on her his site. X

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So sad!! Thank you, Julie, for letting us know about Ann. My heart goes out, not just to her beloved family, but to you, as well. You obviously had a very special friendship and will obviously miss her loads.

Love, Solange 😢

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Such a lovely tribute Julie, for your friend Ann. So sorry she has passed, my thought are with her family ❤️❤️❤️xxxx

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Lovely tribute to a lovely lady, I’m sorry you have lost such a good friend but hope you are comforted by her belief she will be safe with God. I send you hugs and love and please know we are all still here for you love ❤️Xx Jane

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Beautiful picture, beautiful words - thank you for sharing. To see the positives, this illness experience gives us the opportunity to communicate at a deeper level about life . I am glad that she lived it to the full.

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RIP Warrior, as you liked to be called.

Naimish

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Such sad sad news.I recall most of her posts and the support she gave me and others.my deepest heartfelt sympathy to her heartbroken family and friends xx

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So sorry .

Such sad news esp just now.

Take care xxx

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Julie such a lovely tribute to your friend, Ann. May she rest in peace. Our thoughts are with Ann's family.

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My heartfelt thoughts to her family, was only thinking of her last week. May she rest in peace,. Xx

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How very sad...but a beautiful tribute Julie. Ann was such a special lady who gave so much to us all on here. My thoughts and prayers for all Ann's family. May she rest in peace and be remembered always for the warrior that she was xx

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So very sad to hear this news, my thoughts and prayers are with Ann's family. Xxx

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I am so very sorry to read this. A beautiful moving tribute. Thinking of you and Ann's family at this very sad time xxx

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So sorry to hear this news. I was lucky enough to meet Ann at an APPG in London where she spoke about the cancer drugs fund and the differences in NI. Annie Mulholland also spoke about the Welsh situation. Both ladies spoke from the heart and left a last8ng impression. We all went for a meal latter and had a loverly evening. Ann was such a warm and loverly lady and will be missed. Sx

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Another teal sister has got her wings. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

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She always came across as a lovely lady, with a lovely attitude, so sad she lost her life. There are so many ladies that have left us, so sad at any time of year.

Just want to offer condolences to friends and family, can't say more,

Carole xxx

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Fly high Ann with your Teal Wings. RIP

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Am so sorry to read this 😢 another life gone too soon. My condolences to her family & you too Julie, words don’t convey much I know but it’s all I have... ❤️🙏🏼❤️

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Dreadful news, looking at the picture it seems hard to believe but know only too well the outside face often belies the struggles we all face with this disease. But Ann definitely was a warrior from what I could tell and was determined to get the most out of life, so glad she got to New York!

Thinking of her family and So sorry you have lost your precious friend Julie.

Hugs

Madeline. Xx

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