Quick Facts

Born: 27/04/2007
Time: 03:31 pm
Place: Ajax, Ontario
Weight: 6 lbs 3 oz
Length: 19.5 in
Wyatt Steven Berndt
                                                                                                                                                                                               

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As I Watch You Sleeping

As I watch you sleeping
,
my problems seem so small.
The rewards you have to offer me
,
are so big and so tall.

As I watch you sleeping
,
I realize just how great your accomplishments are.
I know how much you struggle
to have made it this far.

As I watch you sleeping
,
I can't imagine how my life would be without you.
Even through the hard times
I'd be lost without you.

 

 

As I watch you sleeping,
I see just how much you have brought into my life.
All the joys and happiness
,
all the wonder and excitement.

As I watch you sleeping
,
I am overcome with such love.
Your sweetness and happiness
,
are something I can't get enough of.

As I watch you sleeping
,
I think just how lucky I am.
To be the mother of such
a beautiful little boy.

As I watch you sleeping
,
all of my worries seem to melt away.
I know that no matter what happens
,
together we can make it through another day.

 

 "To the world you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world"

 

Hi everyone,

I do not have too much to say right now, except to thank everyone for their continued outpouring of love and support for Lisa and Wyatt and the rest of our family.  Through the visitations and funeral service, it became very evident the number of lives that Wyatt has touched in his short life.  It was absolutely amazing the people that came out, sent messages, calls, emails, you name it. We of course knew, and have known for a long time, how special and loved Wyatt was by us, but it became very clear how loved he was by so many that we don't even know.

The visitations and service went beautifully, and the service was an amazing tribute to Wyatt.  We would like to thank those who spoke at the service, Dr Schwartz, Susan, Ashleigh, Cortney, Sean, Eric,  myself and my Dad.  A big thank you to Michael, the Chaplin who did the service, who truly took time from a crazy schedule, to come and do this for Wyatt and Lisa.  He did a fantastic job at touching on what Wyatt's life was all about.  For those who don't know, it was very special to us that Michael did the service, because Michael is the Chaplin from SickKids, and knows Wyatt and Lisa very well.  It was important to have him, as no one else would have known Wyatt on a personal level, like Michael does. 

We were just amazed at the number of staff who came from SickKids, and it sounds funny, but I truly wonder who staffed the CCCU that day, because I think most of them were at the service.  It was amazing to see that Wyatt was not only loved by us, "his family", but also truly by his family at SickKids.  And that they truly were, and are, a part of his family, our family now, because of Wyatt. 

Thank you to the staff at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, who guided us in arranging things, put up with my 600 phone calls and questions, allowed Lisa to spend more time with Wyatt, and for keeping things running smoothly.

The obituary was published in Wednesdays paper, but I cannot find it online, so I thought I would put it here for anyone who has not seen it and would like to.

There was an adorable picture of Wyatt with it, I am working on getting that on here :(

CELSIE - SWANTON, Wyatt (April 27, 2007 - May 16, 2009)

On Saturday May 16, 2009 at 6:56pm, our brave handsome hero passed away peacefully in his Mummy's arms at SickKids Hospital, surrounded by those who love him.  Wyatt, loving son of Lisa Celsie, Loved Grandson of Roni (Doug), Blaine (Karen).  Cherished Nephew of Laura (John), Colin, Andrew, Amy (Joe).  Dear Cousin of Sean, Eric, Gabriella and Nolan.  Wyatt will be lovingly remembered by his extended family, and all the hearts that he touched.  Wyatt, a true warrior, will fondly be remembered for his strength, bravery, will, and by his beautiful smile, his love of bubble baths, movies, sweets, playing stinky feet and doing things his way.  Funeral Services were held at Mount Lawn Reception Center, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby, 904 443 3376.  In memory of Wyatt, donations to the SickKids CCCU would be appreciated.         

"Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it etched on a stone, for a stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a heart, and there it shall remain forever."

Please also visit Wyatt at his Caring Bridge site, that we have had since June of 2007, with many journals, a few pictures, and lots and lots of notes from my family and friends!  We will also continue to keep this site up to date for everyone who follows it!  You can find it by clicking here   http://caringbridge.org/visit/wyatts

 

 

 

For anyone interested in making a credit card donation, or who need a tax receipt, please take a look at our new online donations page. Here you can make an online donation, that will go directly to the SickKids Foundation, into the Wyatt's Warriors Memorial Fund, which isdirected to the Cardiac Critical Care Unit.  We appreciate all donations made here as well, but please remember that anything donated there will ONLY go to the hsopital part of things, and not to any families affected by CHD's.  You can find our page here http://my.e2rm.com/personalPage.aspx?registrationID=672480  Thank you!

 PLEASE VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE WHICH WILL FEATURE ALL EVENTS, CHD INFORMATION AND LINKS, AND MORE AT WWW.WYATTSWARRIORS.CA  WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT, AND HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY IT!!  WE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP THIS AND CARINGBRIDGE UP TO DATE AS WELL.  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS CONTINUED TO SHOW US THEIR LOVE AND SUPPORT.

We are gearing up now for our Wyatt's Warriors 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on Saturday June 6th at Newcastle Golf and Country Club.  Shotgun start is at 12:30pm.  The cost is $130 per golfer, and this includes your round of golf (18 holes), cart, and a delicious steak dinner.  Those of you who are not golfers, please join us for dinner only, at $30 per person.  We will once again be having a silent auction, raffles, door prizes, and TONNES OF FUN!!!!  Call me at 289 404 1021 or email me at wyatts-warriors@hotmail.com for any information or registration!  LET'S FILL THE COURSE THIS YEAR!!!!

The online link to the obituary http://www.communitynotices.ca/notice.php?nid=41297&category=Death

Yet another article about our little man and Wyatt's Warriors http://www.newsdurhamregion.com/article/126380

Another.... http://newsdurhamregion.com/article/124878

Another....http://newsdurhamregion.com/article/126300

And another lol ... http://www.snapajax.com/index.php?option=com_sngevents&id[]=92209

Our Wyatt is one famous boy!!  Here is yet another article about our awesome little boy!  This was in Metro Newspaper, please take a moment and check it out!!  http://www.metronews.ca/toronto/Live/article/201758 

Wyatt is famous again!!!  He made FRONT PAGE NEWS this time!!! Way to go buddy!  Please check out the link, and see Wyatt's front page debut in the Whitby and Oshawa This Week papers.  It also appeared in the Ajax, Pickering, and Clarington papers.   http://newsdurhamregion.com/article/117673  We are so proud of you little man, and you are the cutest front page there ever was!!  

We want to invite everyone to help support Wyatt, and the Cardiology Department at The Hospital for Sick Children  We are selling beautiful handmade bracelets with matching necklaces and earrings available as well.  There are two different styles (colors) available, and I will post the pictures in a seperate album in the photo gallery for anyone interested.  You can email me at wyatts-warriors@hotmail.com or leave a message in the guestbook with how to contact you if you are interested in purchasing one!

We are hosted our first Gala, Wyatt's Warriors Have A Heart Gala" on Friday February 13th 2009 at Tosca Banquet Hall in Whitby, Ontario.   There was a 5 course meal, open bar, live entertainment provided by Singer Georgia Higgins and Comedian Frank Spadone, DJ and dancing, silent auction, raffles, door prizes and more.    Once again we raised about $10000 and Funds raised will be distributed between The Cardiac Critical Care Unit at SickKids.  Once again we had a lot of fun all the while raising awareness of Congenital Heart Defects, and helping to Support Wyatt, and all the other little ones there with him.  

BELIEVE  HOPE  REMEMBER

We hosted our 1st Annual Charity Golf Event, at Newcastle Golf Club, on Saturday June 7, 2008.    We had a beautiful day.... Excellent weather, great people, tonnes of fun, great food, and lots of prizes....  The only thing missing was Wyatt and Lisa.... Hopefully they will be there next year!  I want to thank everyone who came out, everyone who volunteered there time before, after and during the event, and everyone who sponsored in one way or another.   I do not have final numbers yet for how much was raised, but I will let you know when I know.   Proceeds will be helping Wyatt as well as The SickKids Foundation, at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario.  I hope to make next years event even bigger and better, and hope to see you all there again, along with Wyatt and Lisa.  I have posted pictures in a new folder here, called Wyatts Warriors 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament.  Please go take a look.  There will be more added in the days to come, as well as some classic unforgettable videos Wink   

We also hosted our first Casino Rama bus trip, back on October 4th, and I want to thank those of you who came out and showed your support there as well.  We had a lot of fun!!!  I think we all came home with empty pockets, but it was fun nonetheless.   There are a few pictures on here for anyone interested, in the Fall 2008 folder.

 Anyone who wishes to be involved in any of our events, can of course email me anytime at wyatts-warriors@hotmail.com

 Here is the link to an article that was published in the paper recently about Wyatt and our upcoming golf tournament... it is by no means a great article, but it is Wyatts first, so enjoy!

http://newsdurhamregion.com/news/whitby/article/99070

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" The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him"

-Pau(Pablo) Cassal

  

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