Eulogy, cont’d.

Translated from Victor’s memorial card which is beautiful as it describes his final wishes.

When I have gone, free me, let me go i have things to see and do,

You should not attach yourself to me with tears, be happy that we had So many years. I gave you my love, you can only guess how much you gave me in happiness.

I appreciate the love you’ve demonstrated but now is the moment to fly free. So cry a little bit for me, if you must. then allow me to comfort you with Faith. It’s only for a while that we will be separated, so bless the memories inside you my heart.

I won’t be far because Life continues. And if you need me; call me and I will come. Though you cannot see me or touch me I will be close.

And if you listen with your heart, you will hear all my love around you, faithful and docile.

Later, when you come alone on this road, I will greet you with a smile and “WELCOME HOME.”

Victor “tito” Bruno a.k.a Manhattan; rest in peace.

Published by theexiledexhorter

Retired NYC High School History Teacher from Washington Heights.I taught at G.W. H.S.( alumnus 1977), A. P. Randolph, MLK, Joan of Arc( Ms. Garrett, principal) and Wadleigh. Love jazz, r&b, Johnny Cash, Gil Scott Heron, Rubby Perez, Omega el fuerte and Frank Sinatra.

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