21269Re: Passing of a Mythie....
- May 28, 2010CORRECTION:
Tuesday June 1st, not 2nd for wake--our mistake and apologies...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "herenistarion" <herenistarion@...> wrote:
> Update from Alexei's family and funeral arrangements:
> Fellow Mythies,
> Jessie and I are very saddened to be writing this, but more so now that
> we have spoken to his family, his sister Kira and Valeria.
> Alexei lived with his sister Valeria and his Mother. In speaking to them
> both we informed them of the support Alexei has at MythSoc and how loved
> and respected he was. I do not know if it is appropiate to post here the
> circumstances of his passing but you all wish to know we will post them.
> But it does appear he passed of heart trouble.
> In speaking to Valeria they will want someone to speak at his funeral
> and they have asked, since we are the first from MythSoc they spoke to,
> if Jessie and I will speak at his funeral. We are going to reach out to
> locals to see if they wish to attend and speak as well. Those who are
> not local and would like a remembrance offered, please email them to us
> or post them here and they will be read at the funeral.
> If you have any pictures please email them to us, or express mail prints
> to Jessie and I in time for Tuesday. The family said Alexei didnt like
> his picture taken much but if we have any to bring them.
> These are the funeral details:
> Tuesday June nd
> Wake: 2pm-5pm and 7pm to 10pm
> Martin A. Gleeson Funeral Home
> 149-20 Northern Blvd
> Flushing, Queens.
> Burial and Services:
> Weds June 3rd
> 10:45 am
> We dont know where the cemetery or internment services are yet, but will
> keep everyone posted.
> Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via facebook
> email: herenistarion@... <mailto:herenistarion@...>
> Phone: Anthony 347 831 6640
> We know alot of you who knew Alexei far longer and better than we did,
> but we are doing everything we can to make sure that he is remembered by
> those who cared of him, because there are alot of us.
> Alexei's sister Nadia posted this on his facebook profile:
> Aliocha, you will be sorely missed. Aliocha read all of The Hobbit and
> The Lord of the Rings out loud to us two times at least, as well as the
> entire Narnia Chronicles and the CS Lewis Perilandra etc books. Need I
> say more!
> He knew 64 languages, read a book once and was able to quote from it. I
> hope someone will publish... his fiction work as a collection; he had a
> great imagination.
> I will add what people seem to know less: Aliocha was a fantastic artist
> and musician.
> If the Mythopoeic Press would want to do a volume dedicated to Alexei we
> will inquire of the stories she speaks of. Because we believe MythSoc
> should be the place for them to appear.
> Anthony and Jessica
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