John I am so very sorry for your loss. I also lost my dear wife in her early 50's. it is so hard to start your life over. What can help is being supported by family and friends. The Bible calls death our enemy at 1Cor 15:26 "And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing". John please visit the website JW.org there on the home page click on bible teachings than bible questions answered. You will be surprised at what the Bible teachings on subject of death. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this most difficult time.
John and Krista,
My heart goes out to you two on the loss of your lovely wife and mother. I have no idea how much this must hurt, but, I hope and pray that you will find peace and healing in this time of grief.