Saturday, 22 September 2012

The saddest day

My wee mum Joan Whitelaw passed away earlier today surrounded by family and friend’s .My heart is broken and life will never be the same without her
I am to heartbroken at the moment  to find the words to describe my mum   Thank you for the words of support over the last difficult weeks
Tommy and family


  1. Dear Tommy...I am so sorry...She must have been so proud of you.
    Love from me and all my family

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. You have both done so much to raise awareness of dementia and carers. Thoughts are with you

  3. Dear Tommy, speaking as a daughter and as a mum I think you have been so fantastic. I hope I can be as loving. Very sorry to read of your loss.

  4. we are very sorry to hear your news Tommy. Your work and dedication is a tribute to you wee mum. Keep fighting like your mum did mate. Cliché, but if you need anything, just let us know.

  5. I am so sorry to hear about your mum, Tommy :( You are a great son. Take care and see you soon. Will be thinking of you x

  6. John RobertsonSeptember 23, 2012

    R.I.P. Aunty Jan xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  7. Dear Tommy, We are all thinking of you at this very difficult time. Your love for your wee Mum was amazing and your journey together inspiring. Your awareness campaign WILL make a difference - you have shared such insights into dementia and what it means for families.
    RIP Joan Whitelaw. Love from Gill

  8. Hello Tommy, we don't know each other but I've seen online how much you've done for your mum and how much you care about caring. Very sorry to hear of your loss.

  9. Hi Tommy
    I feel your pain and I am so sorry for your loss. This is a very difficult time and safe to say you and your mum have changed the face of dementia and the lives of families forever. It is not in vain. Your mum taught you well Tommy cause she taught you about 'true love' and that has been a blessing in itself.
    Take care forever your friend Lorna xx God Bless you Joan xx

  10. No words express my deep sorrow and sympathy for you and the family. Your mum is now free from pain and in a better place. No-one will ever forget Joan and I know that through your work, her legacy will live on. N x

  11. Dear Tommy,
    I am so very sorry and will be thinking of you. You have worked so hard for carers everywhere, your mum must be the proudest lady up there.
    I have let our members know so you will have many carers thinking of you through this very sad time.
    Thank you Tommy for being there, now we are there for you.


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