Oh my gosh! No! No! no! Oh poor Ashley! I heard the word "Bernice" before... and I meant the name of Bert's pigeon.
I didn't to bring that up, but that's sad. I will do the best I can to keep your friend in my thoughts and prayers.
My condolences. But she had a long life, and touched you. I've come to understand death is not final, we may be separated for a time, but reunited in Heaven. And there's comfort to know there's no more suffering.
...And in time we'll understand,
When the river meets the almighty sea...