＜p＞＜strong＞It was the talk of the wake. The woman in the red dress. Everyone at the service wondered. Who was that woman?＜/strong＞＜/p＞ ＜p＞Pete's dead and Gwennie's life will never be the same. How could Pete, a young, fit man, leave her now? Their lives together were only just beginning. And pneumonia? It was insane, unthinkable, unbearable.＜/p＞ ＜p＞Somehow she struggles through the funeral in a daze, and the mysterious mourner in the tight-fitting red dress barely registers in her consciousness.