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Celebration of Life for Ron Gregoire - Shared screen with speaker view
Beth Agnello | Speaker
52:23
Welcome!
Camryn Agnello
52:35
hi beth!
Sherry
52:54
Good morning Beth
Clare Fazackerley
53:17
Hi, Beth!
Lynn McC
53:38
Hi Beth! such a great idea.
carol schrimp
53:48
Morgen Beth
Beth Agnello | Speaker
54:31
Morning, Carol, Clare, Lynn and all!
Cecile
55:37
Love that picture of Ron
Sherry
55:54
It is awesome
Deb Lamothe
56:07
Hi everyone!
Dawn Germain
56:23
Good Morning all!
Kendra Lee
57:27
What a great photo of Ron! ❤️
timagnello
58:02
Hey Everyone
Ari Wharton | GatheringUs
01:00:11
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Ari Wharton | GatheringUs
01:50:37
Now we would like to invite you to share a memory or a story.If you would like to the opportunity to speak, please raise your hand. We will call on guests who have their hands raised and ask you to unmute your microphone. When you begin to share, please introduce yourself.In a moment, we will ask guests to raise their hand either by waving at the camera, or using the Reactions "Raise Hand" Button at the bottom of your screen.If you feel more comfortable sharing a written memory or story, you can use the chat feature. The chat will also function as a virtual Guest Book. To sign the guest book, enter your name and contact information below.
annemarieegli
01:52:30
Hi this is Annemarie Egli
Leisa Aiken
01:53:33
Leisa Brown Aiken, Beth's colleague and friend
Cecile
01:56:23
Cecile N. Yancu
Kathleen
01:57:50
Cousin Kathy
Dolores Dorsett
01:58:27
Didi Dorsett - Sad that I never met Ron in person, but was blessed to get to know him through Beth over the last year. Thank you for including me along a bit of your joint journey, Beth. 😎🧡
Allen
01:59:58
Hello. Cherne my wife and I, Allen, met Ron and Beth on or boat Honalee around 1996 in Bonaire and had many adventures with them.I am still on Honalee in the indigenous Islands of Kunayala better known as the San Blas Islands and have poor internet and cannot stay connected to Zoom.The two humorous stories that come to mind is my teaching Ron to spearfish in the Aves and a flounder appeared that has to be the easiest fish to spear and you had flounder for dinner that nightThe other is Cherne and I adopting "DO NOTHING DAYS" which we learned from you!
Barbara Ball
02:01:01
I'm Barb Ball, Ron's first cousin. It's sad to lose such a thoughtful and special man. Loved the stories and pictures of his great life!
Don Robbins
02:06:07
Don Robbins. I met Ron through Beth that I worked with at the college. It was funny I would go places like restaurants, Hiking, race tracks I would run into Ron and Beth. I have never seen a couple so in sync with each other. Always living life to the fullest. Ron you will be missed.
Martha Murphy
02:06:23
I will forever remember Ron for his graciousness and warmth in welcoming me to his home on consecutive Christmas Days to celebrate with Ron's and Beth's family and friends. On our last Christmas celebration together prior to the pandemic, in the midst of all the laughter and good cheer, I was presented with my very own Hawaiian shirt! I felt as though I had officially become a member of the Christmas Day family! That day was the last time I saw Ron--and Beth's father--a memory I will always cherish. The love Ron and Beth shared was palpable when you were with them--they were true soul mates. They shared their love generously with family and friends. I am blessed to have experienced that love first hand.--Martha Murphy
Stacy Waters-Bailey
02:07:08
Stacy Waters-Bailey - I met Ron when we both worked at DCCC and he always watched out for me and took care of me. He always stopped by my office to check on me and make me laugh. When he found out I accepted a new job at Forsyth Tech, working with his beloved Beth, he immediately introduced me to Beth. Again, Ron was looking out for me ❤️
Emily Lewitt
02:18:12
Emily Lewitt - Ron was and continues to be an inspiration to me. I will always remember his humor, his warmth and his honesty. I am better as a person for meeting Ron, Beth and Les, and I am honored to be counted among their many friends. I just want to express my gratitude for my friendship with Ron, Beth and Les. Ron, your memory will live on in the hearts of those you knew here on earth, for as long as we live.
Tom Hennig
02:20:18
Here's to Ron, the adventurer and the guy at the track who only Norm Demers could understand through the New England accent. I had no idea that we have so much in common from ham radio to NASA and race cars to the love of stout beer and dark chocolate. I salute you fellow veteran.
Ann Morey
02:26:08
Love from Ann and Brad. ❤️ Beth and Ron were our race car adventure couple role models!
kristi
02:26:53
Kristi and I met Ron and Beth through Road Racing and it was always constant ribbing and laughing. Being a fellow Marine Heaven has another great one to guard the gates. Semper Fi my brother and you will be missed.
Ari Wharton | GatheringUs
02:45:00
Thank you all for sharing today and please continue to share your memories on the GatheringUs memorial for Ron - located here: http://www.gatheringus.com/memorial/ronald-joseph-gregoire/8914
Cecile
02:46:31
The photos & memories were a joy to hear. Beth, I love you. Ron I miss you.
Carey Paige
02:47:08
Thank you for having us. Justin and I so enjoy being your neighbors. We will miss him dearly.Carey and Justin Paige
Deb Lamothe
02:48:19
I’m Ron’s cousin Deb Lamothe from MA and I remember long ago at Grandma Hanam’s house on Dewey Street in Worcester how Ron was dressed as a cowboy. I loved his costume and was jealous because I wanted to be Annie Oakley when I grew up! Thank you Beth for this beautiful service. I know that my Aunt Ellie would have loved it.
Sherry
02:48:28
This was a beautiful Celebration of Ronnie's life. Thank you for including us. Such a blessings. Love ya, Beth Sherry
Valentina Diulger
02:49:26
Thank you, for the invitation, Beth. It was a true honor. Ron was a true example of how one should live his life, so unapologetically himself. He will be truly missed. Grateful that our paths have crossed. Love, Valentina.