In Memory…


Last week I lost a friend shortly after returning from conference. Her husband killed her. Michele was the sweetest person you would meet. Always smiling, serving others, a wonderful mother of 8 children. I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around it all. It is such a tragic loss. She should be here today.

I’m posting this today because Michele’s brother-in-law has set up a GoFundMe account for Michele’s children. I really would like to see this funded. If you are able to donate, I will be happy to send you a brand new Easter themed game that really can be played whenever… Hop, Skip and Jump is a board game that reviews intervals. You can see it here.

After you donate to the GoFundMe account here, just send me an email: jennifer (at) foxxpianostudio (dot) com and I will email you the file as soon as I can.

Thank you in advance for helping if you can! I totally understand if you can’t.

And please, if you are a victim of domestic violence or know someone who is, please do whatever you can to get help and get out. Here is a 24/7 hotline. I know it’s not easy, but I never want to see another friend’s life cut short because of such a senseless and horrific act.

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  1. Alice

    Jennifer, I’m so sorry. God’s comfort to you and to Jennifer’s family.

  2. Robyn Harris

    OMG- that made my heard jump 🙁 Sorry for your loss.


    • foxxpianostudio

      Thanks Robyn, you might have seen this on the news if you watch the news at all… 🙁

  3. mymuco1

    Hi there,

    I am so sorry to hear of this loss. I would like to write a piano piece in her memory, if possible. Do you have suggestions on how to work on this?

    Thank you for sharing, this is such a tragedy yet there are many in the musical community that are banding together for her children.

    Yours Sincerely,

    Ian Green B.Mus, A.R.C.T, R.M.T. Professional Affiliations ORMTA, RCCO, SOCAN, CMFAA 1 (905) 483-2776


    • foxxpianostudio

      That is sweet of you to think of composing a piano piece in memory of Michele. Though I am not sure how to go about that…

  4. Phyllis Bowers

    I am so sorry. What a horrible tragedy. I will be praying for you, her dear friend, and for her children. What a special thing you are doing for her memory and for her children. I am unable to help financially at this time – but I can pray.
    Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Romans 12:15 “weep with those who weep.” .
    My deepest sympathy.

  5. foxxpianostudio

    Phillis, I really appreciate those prayers, thank you!

  6. Robyn Harris

    *heart- ugh auto correct

    On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM, Robyn Harris wrote:

    > OMG- that made my heard jump 🙁 Sorry for your loss. > > Robyn >

  7. Sheryl

    I’m so sorry for your loss and for the loss to her children. Such a tragedy. I pray God’s special grace will hold you and comfort you.

  8. (R) Jeannie

    I am so sorry for your loss but most of all, I am so sorry for the children and can only pray that they receive good counseling and lots of love from the rest of their family and friends. I have sent a memo to my ‘piano family’. Teaching music has given us all an extended family to share with and to get comfort from. Two years ago, we did a ‘play-a-thon’ to raise money for a lady who needed eye surgery. I have been working on a new project for next fall and I think doing a ‘play-a-thon’ for domestic abuse awareness will be our theme.

    • foxxpianostudio

      What a great idea for doing play-a-thons Jeannie! A lot of people have rallied around to make sure the children will be okay. Tonight a group of us will be making easter baskets for them. Thank you so much!

  9. Joy Morin

    This is tragic. 🙁 I’m so sorry, Jennifer. Prayers.

  10. Sue D

    Very sorry to hear of this loss for you, those children, their family and friends and community.
    Is there a way for a dinosaur to send the kids a donation with a good old fashioned check? How and to whom and to where?


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