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Old August 9th, 2011, 01:55 PM
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Default With heavy heart...Helen Boudreaux

It is a sad day indeed. Ray's lovely Helen passed away earlier today.

I have known Helen for many years and can honestly say that a kinder, nicer lady does not exist. The world is missing a beautiful person today but she is at peace. May she rest in peace. We are keeping the family in our thoughts and prayers.

As soon as funeral arrangements are made they will be posted either by me or one of the family.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 01:58 PM
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God bless Helen and her family.

May she rest in peace.

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Well, so sorry to hear this but we can only hope the end was peaceful & a release from pain. Best wishes to Ray..there are no words really....
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:00 PM
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Peace and blessings to Ray and his family. Her work here was done and God called her home.
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Tweets.... thanks for letting us know. It is a sad day for CruiseMates.

On on last Get Lei'd cruise, sadly I could clearly see the deterioration.

Ray and Helen had been on almost every CruiseMates Group Cruise we had done since CruiseMates began. And everyone who ever met them loved them, and loved spending time with them and listening to their amazingly wonderful travel stories, filled with love.

Helen is at peace now, and that can be celebrated. Our hearts go out to Ray who has lost his true life long love.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:14 PM
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So sad to read this. God Bless Ray!
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:19 PM
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Blessings to Ray and his family. May his heart be open to the condolences from his fellow CM's to allow peace and comfort.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:26 PM
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I am happy I saw both of them last year december. My heart goes out to Ray, who lost the love of his life. Also to Celeste, who took care of Helen like an angel.

I wish the whole family all strenght with the loss of Helen.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:37 PM
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I am saddened to read this. Helen is at peace and Ray is in all our thoughts at this difficult time.

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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:39 PM
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This makes me very sad. Helen was the sweet gal who ever lived. My heart breaks for Ray....the sweet guy. Having had the privilege of meeting and sailing with both of them, I can say finer people do not exist.

Bon Voyage Helen........I'm sure Pam has a table waiting for you and you both will regale each other with fabulous tales again.

Thanks Gaile for being the messenger.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 02:50 PM
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Ray, our hearts are heavy today. May the good Lord bless you and Helen. John & Priscilla
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I never had he pleasure of meeting Helen and Ray just knowing of thier love for each other here.

Helen is now at peace and back to being the beautiful happy lady that I know she had been.

Ray, my prayers go to you and your whole family.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 03:23 PM
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Very sad new's, my heart goes out to Ray and his family. May Helen rest in peace.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 04:24 PM
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Ray and him family have the greatest possible symnpathy from Peggy and I. Helen was a wonderful person and we met with her and Ray on several Cruismates cruises. I know that we will all cruise together again at some future time on the Celestial Ship.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 04:28 PM
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As the others have said.........Helen is at peace.....Ray you are in our thoughts.............



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So sorry for Ray, and Helen, may you rest in peace...

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Old August 9th, 2011, 05:15 PM
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As did Jacqueline, Iwas so thrilled to finally meet Ray and Helen in December. They were among the most marvelous people I've ever met.

My heart goes out to Ray as I know exactly what he is going through only in his case it's much worse as they were together far longer than Fran and my forty years.

She is now in Heaven where there is no pain nor anquish. She will receive the eternal rest she so richly deserves.

Now our attention must be devoted to Ray, not only in prayer but in contact at this, the most agonizing time in his life.

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Ray, I am so sorry hear this news. Sweet Helen is at peace now Rest in peace dear Helen you will be missed by many.

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Old August 9th, 2011, 07:56 PM
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Hugs to you and yours. I will always remember Helen's beautiful smile and great stories she shared with me of your adventures around the world! I feel fortunate to have been able to spend time with both of you at the dinners you so kindly arranged for us.
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Old August 9th, 2011, 08:25 PM
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Old August 9th, 2011, 09:13 PM
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Default With Heavy Heart...Helen Boudreaux

Such a sad say for all of us who were fortunate enough to meet Helen and Ray. As Todd, says, now the person who needs our support is Ray. I wish there were words that would make him feel better . . .

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Oh Ray,
My deepest throughts are with you now, I too have never met a nicer, sweeter lady than your Helen, may see rest in peace, no more suffering.... You have been blessed with so many wonderful years and memories together, take care Ray.

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I was thinking how privelaged we have all been to know, in one way or another, such wonderful people. Ray, you, Helen and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for sharing so generously your travels and experiences with all of us. Sweet Helen, thank you for being a part of our lives. Rest in peace and in the comfort of our prayers.
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Beverly and I also send our condolances to Ray and family. May Helen rest in peace.

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Such sad news. The world lost a very lovely lady. Our prayers go out to Ray and family.

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Ray,

I only know you and Helen from these boards, so I am quite honestly shocked at my reaction, that I am overwhelmed by emotion right now.

I think that is a testament to how you both have impacted the lives of friends, family, and virtual friends.

May Helen rest in God's peace. You and your family are in my prayers.

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I too, didn't have the joy or privledge to meet Ray or Helen, but I have been on the Cruisemates board for a few years now. The way Ray talks about Helen is inspiring for everyone, his LOVE for her is so evident in how he speaks about her.

Ray, please take care of yourself and know that YOUR HELEN is watching over you now. I am so very very sorry Ray, take the support of all your family and friends and hold on tight. You are both in my prayers.

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Many thoughts and prayers are with Helen and Ray. May she rest in peace and may Ray gain strength in his many memories with her!
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