You may have noticed the beautiful Shadow Box Crosses in the Parish Hall. A St. Anne’s member has been carving these Shadow Box Crosses as gifts for those who make contributions to the Uncle Gus Memorial. Many of you may not know the story about Uncle Gus: Another St. Anne’s member’s Uncle Gus was dying of terminal cancer in Florida. She asked the St. Anne’s carver to make a palm cross for Uncle Gus because she was flying to Florida to visit him. When she gave it to him, he grasped it tightly and told her and his relatives that he would take the cross “in the cremation fire with him”, He died a few weeks later and the cross became part of his ashes. The memorial is named in Uncle Gus’ honor.
In Honor of “Uncle Gus”, you may elect to do one of the following: