A mom lost to coronavirus, a daughter’s first Mother’s Day without her

ByLisa Martucci-Thibault“I’m not ready,” I confessed to my husband when the early pregnancy test indicated I was carrying a tiny embryo. He had heard me say that repeatedly over the past decade and laughed. Then, I picked up the phone to tell my mother, patiently hoping for this news since my wedding.She was hardly subtle when I broke the news, “Oh Lisa, this is the best thing you will ever do, I know you will be a wonderful mother and you will love raising a child!”On Mother’s Day 20 years ago, she was in the room with us as we welcomed our daughter Emily into the world. In fact, as she would...


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