In an Ireland of large families, Pat was an only child and never married. When her mother died thirteen years ago, Katharine’s mother became next of kin, when Katharine’s mother died at the end of August, the mantle passed to Katharine. After five years in a nursing home with dementia, Pat died last Sunday. Tomorrow we say our farewell.
âThough I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evilâ?.
It would not have been possible to have known Pat for long without …