Taking up the Baton for the next Generation

Last week I made a trip to England for my grandmother’s funeral.  She was approaching 103 years when she died. She had lived a long, happy and healthy life which spanned most of the 20th century and a full decade of the 21st.   Her death marks the last of a generation in my family. She had a substantial impact on my life and that of my immediate and extended family over those many years and I will miss her.

Flora Moss was one of nine siblings, who between them had 14 children, 32 grandchildren (my generation) and …

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