The Rosie Crane Trust

Patron:  Mrs Louise Chapman

Latest News

  • Grief Journey South Somerset

    This support group, generously sponsored by A E Stoodley and Son, provides the community with help and reassurance after a loss. The next six we...


  • Annual General Meeting

    Our AGM will be held on Monday 27th March at The Meeting Room, Horton Village Hall at 7.30pm. Please come along and support the Trust; your thoughts a...


  • The World's Biggest Quiz

    The Rosie Crane Trust has been chosen as the charity to benefit from the proceeds of a Quiz, as part of The World's Biggest Quiz, at The Windwhistle I...


  • Unite AgustaWestland Industrial Branch

    We are very grateful to Unite AgustaWestland Industrial Branch for their wonderful donation of £100. This generous donation will help us to continue ...


  • The Ilminster Belles

    A huge thank you to local choir The Ilminster Belles for their very generous donation of £100 to the Trust. This donation will help us support bereav...


  • Broadway Health Walk Group

    Thank you so much to Broadway Health Walk Group for their donation of £25 and whose continued support of the Trust is very much appreciated and will ...


  • Rosie's Chocolate Memories Puddings

    Thank you to our Patron, Louise Chapman, for another generous donation of £166.50 from the sale of Rosie's Chocolate Memories Puddings! So far, these...


  • Cookery Book

    There are only 15 copies remaining of The Rosie Crane Trust Cookery Book - priced at only £9.99 it makes a really good present. There are over 100 tr...


  • Facebook Group for Bereaved Parents

    We are creating a closed group Facebook page exclusively for bereaved parents to communicate with each other, post articles or poems which are meaning...


  • Stories

    Thank you to all the parents who have written their very moving stories for our display and website. I hope they will help other parents relate to the...




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Parent's Bereavement Stories 

 

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Many bereaved parents find it helpful to share their experiences with others and to hear from parents in similar positions to themselves. As part of our grief support, we are building a database of stories, meaningful poems or prose that have helped you or others through the grieving process. These meaningful words offer reassurance, relief from distress, or a much-needed conncection to someone who understands. 

 

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How It All Began - Rosie Crane's Story

It was just before her 23rd birthday when Rosie was diagnosed with leukaemia. She had been complaining of tiredness and aching joints, but as she had just started a new job and was going to the gym tw...
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Right to the End

Michelle Paull, better known as Shelly, was born on 5 January 1963, the first of three children. She was a happy, fun loving girl who grew and blossomed into a fun loving woman, beautiful outsid...
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Always the Star

Sarah was given to us on 2 January 1981. We were the proud parents of our first born daughter. She gave us so much joy and happiness, and she was our whole world until her baby brother Gav...
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What my Heart Says

I'm going to tell you something, I hope you'll never know, I'll tell you how a heart can break and tears can constant flow. I lost my baby girl you see, an angel in my eyes, God chose to take her h...
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My Tsunami

I sit and try to make sense of it all with no emotion, no feeling. Wanting to feel something but there isn't anything there. Like the ocean when struck by mother earth it comes with no ...
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Flying Colours

At the time of her death Hannah was 22 years old and working and living in Leeds in the HR department of the Children's Workforce Development Council. She had only come home to Somerton that aft...
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Stay at Home

My beautiful daughter,Olivia, was born on 19 July 1993. She was my first child and my mother's first grandchild. My father had died suddenly at 57, after my wedding in 1992....
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The Muse of my Mind

If you didn't know this man... then you seriously needed to, you can ask about him to almost anyone and they will give you the best speech you will ever hear. He is my inspiration for li...
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