My husband Michael Anthony DiCarlo is not a suit and tie person but I seem to have pix of him in them in picture frames. He’s definitely a jean, boots and Harley tee shirt (or Nascar tee shirt) person.

He is a very loving, giving, simple man who knows who he is and has always put our family first.

I don’t have a lot of pix of him because he hated his picture taken but here are some from our wedding in November 1996, our first anniversary in November 1997 (wearing jeans and a Harley shirt), a rare picture of the whole family Christmas 2004, some pix from Nick’s wedding in September 2007 (what gyrations to get him to cut his hair and put on a tuxedo!) and last weekend, the last day he was well, on Bear Mountain with the little boys.

The last picture with Derek is the last one ever taken of him before his seizure.

These pictures don’t really do him justice but he is a man who stood by me, gave me the world and only cared that me and the kids and the grandkids were all taken care of.

UPDATE 10/12/08: The last set are pix of Michael after a week of radiation/chemotherapy and his release from the hospital.

During our wedding vows 11/96

During our wedding vows 11/96


wedding dinner

wedding dinner



First Anniversary 11/97

First Anniversary 11/97


First Year Anniversary

First Year Anniversary

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The Whole Family Christmas 2004

The Whole Family Christmas 2004


Nick's Wedding September 2007

Nick's Wedding September 2007


changing out of the tuxedo as fast as possible

changing out of the tuxedo as fast as possible


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These next two pictures…the one with CJ and Derek (our grandsons) were taken on his last “well” day. He felt ill later that night and all the next two days before having the seizure that changed our lives forever. That beautiful day on Bear Mountain was our last great day together.


Taking CJ down to the lake to see the ducks 9/13/08

Taking CJ down to the lake to see the ducks 9/13/08


showing Derek the mountains on September 13, 2008, two days before he fell sick


Pix with granddaughter Samantha, October 2008, after 3 weeks in the hospital and rehab. You can see the craniotomy scars (on his right side):



Pictures where we stop, near the Bear Mountain Bridge, to look at the river and watch the hawks
10/08:

A stop near the Bear Mountain Bridge, to look at the river and hawks


When I came up to NYC before him, I heard this song and broke down and sent it to him on a CD and it’s STILL in the CD player in his car: