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  • herenistarion
    May 28, 2010
      Tuesday June 1st, not 2nd for wake--our mistake and apologies...

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "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.
      > http://www.gleasonsfuneralhomes.com/content/facilities/flushing.asp
      > <http://www.gleasonsfuneralhomes.com/content/facilities/flushing.asp>
      > Burial and Services:
      > Weds June 3rd
      > 10:45 am
      > http://www.standrewavellinorcchurch.org/
      > <http://www.standrewavellinorcchurch.org/>
      > 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
      > http://www.facebook.com/anthony.jessica
      > <http://www.facebook.com/anthony.jessica>
      > 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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