Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in Fairport, New York, USA in July 1967 to Gordon Stowell Hoffman, formerly on the board of directors at Xerox, and Marilyn O’Connor (née Loucks), a lawyer and judge. An interest in wrestling at high school had to be abandoned after he suffered a neck injury, so Hoffman took up […]more »
Lady Lucy French, great granddaughter of the 1st Earl of Ypres
“I sadly lost both my parents when I was reasonably young. Remembering them and having them remembered by others is terribly important to me. I wanted to find a way to do this that would stand the test of time. Permanent recognition of Mummy and Papa, Passing Lives has given me the means to do just that.
It is about remembering those we love with dignity. Sharing and celebrating their lives. It’s what we need to do now in the 21st Century. Remembering, not just today, but for the generations to come. ”
Read the obituary of Lady Lucy’s mother, Countess of Ypres
written by Lady Lucy exclusively for Passing Lives