A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
In Loving Memory of
Elsie Sullivan (ne Johnson) of Liverpool, England
September 1, 1915 - December 2, 2008

Elsie Sullivan (née Johnson) of Liverpool, England grove

Taken on Mum's 85th birthday on the beach in Montrose,
Scotland by her daughter Eunice

Tread softly my child for the road is stony

Take the wrong turn you may end up lonely

Give of your love, your wealth and strength

For only in giving will go the length,

Of the road through life

Give freely and gladly of all you own

Especially to those who feel their alone

For keeping a grasp on the things you don't need

Will hold you back and most surely impede

Your road through life

Try to keep smiling as you go through the years

Put on a brave front when you're near to tears

Always be cheerful through stresses and strife

You'll find it less wearing

On the road through life

When you come to the end and you take a rest

Be sure you can look back and say,

It was not much, but I did my best

As I went on my way,

Along the road through life

By Elsie Sullivan

In loving memory of our dearest Mum, grandmother and great grandmother she lived the sentiments she wrote about in this poem 40 years ago and her strength of character, tenacity and sheer will power are attributes she has passed on to us all, how lucky we are to have had her.

Always in our thoughts, her loving daughters Maxine and Eunice


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Happy birthday Mum, never far from my thoughts but today more so. Love and miss you. Eunice xxx

Donated by Eunice Solomon

1st September 2016

Maxine Black  donationSi the Campo clan, Tommy and his book taken at his celebration party on August 7, 2016.

Donated by Maxine Black

11th August 2016

Simon's thesis is now printed and bound and a copy on its way to the National Library Archives of Canada, the book is dedicated to you mum; in memory of my grandmother Elsie Sullivan.

Donated by Maxine Black

11th August 2016

A tree in honour of your grandson Simon receiving his doctrate degree Feb 23/16. He told his committee that you were with him in Spirit. Well done Dr.Black your grandmother would be so proud of you!

Donated by Maxine Black

12th March 2016

Hi Mum, I seem to find Mothering Sunday very difficult. I miss looking for the right gift, bunch of flowers, the perfect card but mostly I miss spending time with you. Love you Eunice xxxx

Donated by Ms Eunice Solomon,

7th March 2016

New Years Eve evokes memories of parties in Alton Rd., conga lines, you and Auntie Ethel a bit tipsy on port, later years happy memories of NY shared with Eunice & you in Mockett Crt. Happy Times! xxx

Donated by Maxine Black

1st January 2016

Thinking of you Mum on what would have been your 100th birthday. Wonderful memories flow through me, love you Eunice xxxx

Donated by Eunice Solomon

20th September 2015

Maxine Black donationIn loving memory of a wonderful mother, grandmother. You are forever in our hearts and never to be forgotten. On what would be your 100th birthday, we love and miss you. Love Maxine, Ken, Sam & Simon

Donated by Maxine Black

28th August 2015

A little late this year for your tree in honour of Canadian Mother's Day, sorry I had trouble with the web site. Mississing you and loving you always. Love Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

20th May 2015

Another Mothering Sunday without you Mum. Missing you, lots of love Eunice xxxxx

Donated by Eunice Solomon

16th March 2015

Another year without you Mum, still loved and missed xxx

Donated by Eunice Solomon

23rd January 2015

Sadly missed along life's way, Quietly remembered every day, No longer in our life to share, But in our hearts, She's always there. Thinking of you mum at this special time of year, you always enjoyed Christmas and made it so special when we were kids.

Donated by Maxine Black

10th December 2014

Thinking of you on what would be your 99th birthday. Miss and love you so much. Eunice xxx

Donated by Eunice Solomon

3rd September 2014

In loving memory of our great Grandmother. Love Ava, Giacomo,Maya and Beatrice xxxx

Donated by Maxine Black

18th August 2014

This year to honour you on Mother's Day I posted a photo of you on Instgram, another first for you Mum! Love always, Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

11th June 2014

Thinking of you on Mothering Sunday. Maxine & Larry along with Ken & Jan came over to help me celebrate my 70th birthday then stayed on for a week. It was sad to see them leave and I'm missing them already. Love you Mum Eunice xxxx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

31st March 2014

Eunice Sullivan donationThinking of you at this special time of the year, you are never far from my thoughts. Will raise a glass to you in March when we all get together to celebrate my 70th. Love you Mum. Eunice xxxx I've added a photo of nearly all your great-grandchildren at Kelsies' 21st x

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

30th December 2013

That special time of year is upon us again. The the day of your funeral December 17, 1998. Childhood memories of those special Christmases you made for us. Letters sent to Father Christmas thrown up the chimney. Stockings hung at the end of the beds. The tree lite in the front room. How special you made those times. Eunice and I waking up together, finding our stockings filled with small fun gifts and that special gift at the end of our bed. These traditions and more have been passed on to our children and your great grandchildren. You're always in our thoughts Mum. Love you, Maxine and Eunice xx

Donated by Maxine Black

17th December 2013

Happy 98th birthday Mum. Larry said you would be thrilled that your favourite team Liverpool, beat Man. United today... your birthday. Eunice will be thrilled too. Always in my thoughts. Love Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

2nd September 2013

Happy birthday Mum Missing you always Lots of love, Eunice xxxx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

2nd September 2013

Happy Canadian Mother's Day May 12th 2013. Thinking of you today and always. Love Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

13th May 2013

Happy Mothers' Day It's early this year as I will be in New Zealand on 10th March. I can hear you saying "what on earth are you going there for?" We are going to visit friends. Lots of love Mum Eunice xx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

25th February 2013

Happy birthday Mum. The sadness is fading leaving wonderful memories. Miss you Love you Eunice xx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

4th September 2012

September the first again, how time flys. Danita, Tom and children have just returned to England after a visit. We spoke often of you and they all shared wonderful memories they have a you. Danita told me about buying you the luxury hand soap made from olive oil and your comment was "well if I don't wash with it, I can always cook with it" so you! Happy Birthday Mum, I love and miss you. Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

29th August 2012

Just because I'm missing you Mum. Lots of love always Eunice xx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

24th May 2012

Your in my thought's on Mother's Day 2012 and each day in the year. Love Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

14th May 2012

Eunice and I went to Crosby Beach on the 2nd of January 2012 and scattered a dozen roses in honour of you. I think you were laughing at us as we tried to scatter them and deal with the gale force winds, it was one of those very funny situations you always got a good laugh from. We both love and miss you. Maxine and Eunice xx

Donated by Maxine Black

10th January 2012

Love you Mum and miss you every day. Had a wonderful time at Maxine and we laugh & cried a lot while we remembered on our lives with you. Eunice xxx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

8th December 2011

Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow; I am the diamond glints on snow; I am the sunlight on ripened grain; I am the gentle autumn's rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush; I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry: I am not there, I did not die. I remember you each day in so many ways. On December 2nd the fourth anniversary of your passing, I will remember. Your loving daughter, Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

23rd November 2011

Miss you lots grandma.x You are in my thoughts every day.

2nd September 2011

Happy birthday Mum. Going to see Maxine next week so you will be in our thoughts a lot, we have lots of happy memories to share and, as you know, we will not stop talking. Love and miss you still Eunice xxxx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

2nd September 2011

September 1st 2011, on what would have been your 96th birthday. I know your wonderful spirit lives on through your grandchildren Samantha and Simon and your great grandchilren Maya, Giacomo, Ava and Savannah Beatrice. Love and miss you. Your loving daughter, Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

25th August 2011

Your Great Grandaughter Beatrice Maria Simone was born July 21/2011. Beatrice will know you through wonderful stories we will tell her about her Great Grandmother. Your loving daughter Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

26th July 2011

Another Mother's Day without you. A day to remember and appreciate the joy and dedication you shared with us as a mother and grandmother. Love and miss you, Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

25th April 2011

Lots of love Mum on Mothers' Day. Love and miss you. Your loving daughter Eunice

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

4th April 2011

In loving memory,on the second anniversary. I miss talking to you. This day is remembered and quietly kept. No words are needed, we shall never forget. For those we love do not go away, unseen and unheard. Always in my thoughts, Maxine

Donated by Maxine Black

11th November 2010

Happy birthday Mum. in my thoughts every day. Love always Eunice xx

Donated by Eunice Sullivan

31st August 2010

In memory of forefilling mums wishes to have her ashes scattered in the River Mersey. Her loving daughters Maxine and Eunice did this at Crosby Beach on August 24,2010. It was a lovely time of day early evening, a time mum always enjoyed. The hills of Wales could be seen in the distance.

30th August 2010

For my Mum Missing you today and everyday, thinking of you on Mothering Sunday. Your loving daughter Eunice

15th May 2010

Remembering you on Mothers Day and every day throughout the year. Your loving daughter Maxine

Donated by Maxine L Black

3rd May 2010

1st December 2009

In memory of a wonderful mother-in-law. Love Ken.

Donated by Ken

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Elsie Sullivan (ne Johnson) of Liverpool, England's grove
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