Mike I too am going to use that word that has been used before me and send my condolences. I think you know that the same term has been used by many of us - but the emotions are heartfelt.
I am so glad you were with Rosie when she died and she was able to be where she chose to be - and I hope that will give you some small comfort.
Please forgive my over familiarity as we have not met - but I know you have shown such kindness, compassion and a generous sharing of knowledge to some of my wiki friends - and I know how highly they regard you - so I could not leave your new without a reply.
My very sincere wishes that you find the strength to deal with this loss from somewhere.