21270Re: Passing of a Mythie....
- May 28, 2010Anthony and Jessica, thank you once again for being people who step up and carry the baton when necessary-- Alexei has been on my mind and in my heart all day. Thank you for sharing our heartfelt condolences with his family.
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "herenistarion" <herenistarion@...> wrote:
> Tuesday June 1st, not 2nd for wake--our mistake and apologies...
> --- In email@example.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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