TOUCHING SURPRISE: A stranger named Bec left a note and flowers at Nicole and Chris Gillogly's daughter Indianna's grave.
TOUCHING SURPRISE: A stranger named Bec left a note and flowers at Nicole and Chris Gillogly's daughter Indianna's grave. Warren Lynam

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A KIND note left at the grave of a Coast couple's stillborn daughter has warmed the family's hearts right when it was needed most.

On January 6, 2016, the Gillogly family had to bury little Indianna, who sadly passed away before she could experience the world.

BECS BLESSING: A stranger named Bec left a note and bunch of flowers at the grave of a Coast familys daughter, Indianna. Pictured: Indiannas parents Nicole and Chris Gillogly.
BECS BLESSING: A stranger named Bec left a note and bunch of flowers at the grave of a Coast familys daughter, Indianna. Pictured: Indiannas parents Nicole and Chris Gillogly. Warren Lynam

Mum and dad, Nicole and Chris, with sons Jack, Cooper and Xavier, often visit the Caloundra cemetery to clean up around her grave or to leave flowers in the planter box above it.

After Christmas holidays, Nicole and Chris went to visit their daughter but were gifted with a welcome surprise.

"We were cleaning up around it and picking up the leaves when I saw something in the planter box," Nicole said.

"Some flowers wrapped in paper and an envelope with a card inside.

"The envelope read 'I often come to say hello, I don't know you but I am so sorry for your loss' and 'love, Bec'."

This gesture brought Nicole to tears, but then she read the card.

"The card read: 'Merry Christmas tiny angel, love Bec (a stranger)."

When Chris noticed his wife was crying, he ran over and asked her what was wrong, but she told them they were tears of happiness.

"I just think nobody can love your child as much as you do. Nobody can understand how we feel," Nicole said.

"But, to think that somebody, a stranger, had taken the time to write a note, lay flowers and acknowledge our daughter, that was really special to us."

Nicole said her immediate family were the only ones that saw Indianna.

She said the family was never given the choice to bring their baby home and show her off to the world.

"A stranger showed us she cared and I think she needs to be acknowledged," Nicole said.

"Bec seems so kind and thoughtful, such a sincere person...and if she wanted too, I would love to meet with her, talk with her and buy her a cup of coffee.

"She seems to have her own story to tell, and if she wanted to tell me I would be there for her. But if she wanted to stay anonymous, I would respect that too."



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