November 9, 2010

For those who cared about the late Peter and Anita Monash

I have been writing a series of posts about my recently-deceased parents Peter and Anita Monash. A listing of them may be found below.

We now have details for their joint Celebration of Life, a better term than “Memorial Service,” or at least one less fraught with religious overtones. It will be Sunday, November 14, 4 pm, at Friendship Village of Dublin (address and directions below).

To quote a previous post:

Please make in-lieu-of-flowers donations to the Clinton Foundation, which is doing terrific work in Haiti relief, microfinance, tropical disease, HIV/AIDS, and much, much more.

Unfortunately the Clinton Foundation has no obvious “In Memory Of ____ ” option, so please feel free to make mention of a gift in the comments below, should you choose.

At this time I do not plan to blog at any length about my parents’ retirement years or final declines. More precisely, I do not plan to cover those subjects at length unless I am prepared to weave them into “lessons learned” kinds of posts. But to cover those in very abbreviated form:

Location details for Peter and Anita Monash’s Celebration of Life are:

And finally, I’m the executor of the wills of both Peter and Anita Monash — dated 2004 — and we have a glitch. There’s a bequest of some nice craft items to Robert Zwink, perhaps now or previously a resident of the Columbus, OH area, and I have no idea who Robert Zwink is. Mr. Zwink — if you discover this post, please contact me via the Contact link above. If you’re the wrong Robert Zwink, but have an idea of a namesake who might be the correct one, please help me out by putting us in touch.

The series so far


6 Responses to “For those who cared about the late Peter and Anita Monash”

  1. Where I’m at now | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on November 10th, 2010 1:37 am

    […] work out as I hoped, and my parents wound up dying 53 hours apart. I’m dealing with the aftermath, and expect that to continue pretty much until Thanksgiving. Thus, for a while I’ve stopped […]

  2. John Bantleman on November 19th, 2010 7:58 pm

    Our sincerest condolences during this difficult time. John and the RainStor team. (we have made a donation to the Clinton Foundation).

  3. Curt Monash on November 25th, 2010 11:19 pm


    Thank you for your kind words and your generosity alike!



  4. Sterling Commerce predecessor company Management Horizons Data Systems (MHDS) | Software Memories on February 12th, 2011 8:08 am

    […] started drafting this post along with others around the time of my parents’ deaths, then put it aside. However, I have been informed that my father’s old colleague Alton Doody […]

  5. XLDB: The one conference I like to go to | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on September 20th, 2011 12:32 am

    […] I really like XLDB. Last year I got a lot out of XLDB, even though I couldn’t stay long (my elder care issues were in full swing). The year before I attended the whole thing — in Lyons, France, no […]

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