Category Archives: From Matt

Tara Lynn Boland – Obituary

The following obituary was published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on April 13, 2014: Boland, Tara Lynn 38 years old, of St. Louis, MO. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Thursday, April 10, 2014, surrounded by her family after a prolonged battle with breast cancer. Tara was born in Memphis, TN on…
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Tara’s Arrangements

Angel - by Sarah Mclachlan This song has really been a tear-jerker over the past two years, especially in the last six weeks as Tara's journey came to an end. (Usually, I'd talk about her "fight" rather than journey, but Tara was never a fan of the fight analogy...too many losers, not enough winners). As we…
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A little after midnight, surrounded by family and friends, my cherished Tara left us. Up to her last day, she made the day count, enjoying a lunch out with her sisters and sneaking a few peanut M&M's. She was comfortable towards the end, at peace in the knowledge her children would be loved and supported…
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