A moving eulogy.
Eulogy – September 14, 2014
First Presbyterian Church, McAllen, Texas
I’m Avrel, the youngest of Jan and Carl’s three sons, and I want to thank all of you for being here.
Dad enjoyed Bob Newhart, and especially the bit in his show about “Darrell and my other brother Darrell,” so I think he’s especially amused today by “Jessie and my other pastor Jesse.” Thank you, gentlemen, for everything.
Ruth, thank you for that beautiful tribute and all you and Mike have meant to our family through the years.
Dad’s decline was lengthy and difficult. My mother has been nothing less than heroic and inspirational, and I know you all will lift her up as she begins writing the next chapter of her remarkable life.
I also want to say a very heartfelt thanks to the two people who, next to Mom, did the most for Dad over many…
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