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Somerville news

Details:

Title

Somerville news

Other title

Somerville Community Services Incorporated newsletter

Creator

Somerville Community Services Incorporated

Collection

Somerville news; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Somerville news

Date

2014-09-01

Location

Wagaman

Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Somerville Community Services; Family services, Northern Territory; People with disabilities; Services for, Northern Territory; Periodicals

Publisher name

Somerville Community Services Incorporated

Place of publication

Wagaman

Series

Somerville news

Volume

Newsletter, September 2014

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Somerville Community Services Incorporated

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/271907

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/432111

Page content

Margaret Somerville was a remarkable lady who I was blessed to have in my life as a friend, teacher and mentor. Both Daphne Read and I attended her memorial service at the Rockdale Uniting Church with her family and friends. Margarets brother Stuart spoke about his childhood memories as part of the eulogy. It was very clear that Margaret was a warm generous person since childhood. Margaret left this poem in her room with a note to her brother to read it out at her funeral. Look for me in Rainbows Time for me to go now, I wont say goodbye; Look for me in rainbows, way up in the sky. In the morning sunrise when all the world is new, Just look for me and love me, as you know I loved you. Time for me to leave you, I wont say goodbye; Look for me in rainbows, high up in the sky. In the evening sunset, when all the world is through, Just look for me and love me, and Ill be close to you. Time for us to part now, we wont say goodbye; Look for me in rainbows, shining in the sky. Every waking moment, and all your whole life through, Just look for me and love me, as you know I loved you. Margarets legacy lives on in the day to day work at Somerville and importantly in the respectful manner in which we apply ourselves to our work and remain committed to our Mission. Thank you Margaret for the gift of Somerville. Vicki OHalloran AM Chief Executive Officer Comment By Vicki OHalloran Whats inside ? Margaret Visiting Somerville Page 4 Memorial Service at Rockdale Uniting Church Page 5 Memorial Service at Palmerston Uniting Church Pages 6 - 9 A Celebration of Margarets Life Page 10-11 A Tribute to Margaret Somerville by Cyndia Henti-Roberts Page 12 They Crossed a Continent Margaret last visited Somerville Community Services in 2011 whilst in Darwin for the re-launch of her book They Crossed the Continent. Everyone wanted a photo with Margaret. SOMERVILLE COMMUNITY SERVICES INCORPORATED PAGE 2 PAGE 3SOMERVILLE COMMUNITY SERVICES INCORPORATED


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