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Old 03-18-2011, 02:20 PM
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How sad. I am sure she was looking forward to seeing Albert finally marry.
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:47 PM
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The funeral will be held on Thursday, March 24th at 10 am. in the Cathedral.
Princess Antoinette's body was transferred in the Palace Chapel today. 2 weeks of mourning will be observed in Monaco.

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Old 03-18-2011, 03:05 PM
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It's very hard when these last members of that great generation have gone. Condolences and peace to the Grimaldi family.
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Old 03-18-2011, 03:15 PM
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My condolences to the family, how unfortunate she couldn't make it to Albert's wedding. :(
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Old 03-18-2011, 03:32 PM
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Despite her age and infirmities I would have bet that the Princess Antoinette would have been at the wedding no matter what. She was so proud of Prince Albert, I'm sure she would have been overjoyed to see that day finally come. Sadly, it was not to be.

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I just realized, she was born in the reign of Prince Albert I and has passed away in the reign of Prince Albert II.

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Death of Princess Antoinette, two weeks of mourning in Monaco. Following the death of Princess Antoinette last night, the Principality of Monaco and particularly the Government of Monaco and the Royal Household will observe a mourning period of fifteen days will run until April 1.
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My condolences go out to the family, it's such a terrible lose.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:32 PM
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R.I.P Princess Antoinette

Very sad news, and I'm thinking of all the family members at this sad time. It's the last of the old guard and the end of an era. But in the darkness of sadness, there will always be the light of the memories. Rest in peace Antoinette, we will always remember you.
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I think of Princess Antoinette and I think of a lady who lived her life on her own unequivocal terms as a true Grimaldi perhaps the truest in the gene pool-.Antoinette was the last link with the past. Her life was long and colourful.MY condolences to the family and may she rest in peace.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:56 PM
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My condolences to the family.
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:10 PM
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My deepest condolences to her children, her nephew Prince Albert and nieces Princesses Caroline and Stephanie. And to everyone that loved and cared for her! Rest in peace
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The Princess("Tiny") lived quite a full and colorful life and she lived it-as Jaya already posted-on her own terms.

The last time I saw a photo of her she looked quite frail. She was the last one remaining of her birth family, wasn't she?

My condolences to the Princely family and to all her friends..may she REST IN PEACE.
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A thing that endeared me to her was her love for the animals, we shared this love. From what we can see she was a lovely lady !
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Yes, all the Grimaldis are animal lovers,and I remember reading that Princess Antoinette's dogs had full run of her home!
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She lived a long amazing life, born during the last years of her grandfather's reign, she watched her father, brother and now the first years of her nephew's reign. The stories I am sure she could have told. At least Caroline and Stephanie have children alive and old enough they could have heard some of these stories.

Her love for animals, president of the society for the protection of animals, is definitely something I respected about her.
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My condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.
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My condolences

My condolences to the all the members of the Grimaldi family.
May she rest in peace.That's the way for all us one day.
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She was a great lady, may she rest in peace.
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My deepest condolence. It is sad news.
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:23 AM
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Such sad news... The end of an era.... may Princess Antoinette rest in peace.
I believe the interment is to take place in the Chapelle de la Paix, it's where her father Prince Pierre and Stefano are burried. I wonder if there will be coverage of the funeral service....
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