Losing a spouse is an emotional loss that many struggle to cope with, especially when the person passes away unexpectedly. The discovery of a hidden note from a decreased husband to his wife provided a heartwarming moment to the family dealing with their untimely loss.
Mason was a loving husband and step-father, although his step-son considered him the only father he has ever known. He put his carpentry skills to use when his wife, Becca, took up the hobby of engraving metal. She was soon the owner of a custom workbench that provided her with a space to work.
At the age of 51, Mason passed away from a ruptured artery in early 2016. The death was untimely, and it caused a lot of grief for the close-knit family left to deal with a major absence. One day Becca’s son decided to reinforce a broken leg on the workbench, and found a secret letter hidden underneath.
Handwritten in red marker, Mason inscribed the bench with a heartfelt letter to his beloved wife. The romantic gesture may have never been discovered had he not passed his carpentry skills to his son. Upon finding the inscription, he immediately brought it to the attention of his grieving mother.
Becca was brought to tears reading the romantic message left behind by her soulmate. It was a bittersweet moment, but the family decided to mount the inscription in a frame to keep the memory of the couple’s love alive.
Mason’s son has shared photos of the inscription in a story that has gained quickly gained viral status. Mason’s letter was discovered at a time that the family needed a source of comfort to uplift their spirits. The untimely death of a loved one is a devastating adjustment, but the immortal words left by Mason prove that true love is ultimately fulfilling.