My Mother passed away

tfdchief Posted By tfdchief, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:16 PM

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  1. tfdchief

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    Sorry I have been absent for a while. My Mother passed away Tuesday morning.
     
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  2. BrotherBart

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    Sorry to hear that Chief. I lost Mom in December. Funeral on Christmas Eve puts a damper on the holiday.
     
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    My mom died in May 1990. I still miss her every day. My condolences, Chief. :(
     
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  4. tfdchief

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    I understand completely. We celebrated Mom's 90th birthday in December and despite the fact that she was not well then, It was a good time and she was really ready to go after that. I took a while and the end was tough, but she was ready and now is in heaven with my Dad and others. We sent a message to heaven that Grandma was on her way and the party up there was over! Just FYI. ;)
     
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  5. tfdchief

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    Thanks. I will miss her every day too. But fond memories will persist. My daughter just called me to get my approval of her Eulogy. All I could say was Yes, I am so proud of you, perfect!
     
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    So sorry. And to you BB. I somehow missed that you just lost your mum.
     
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    Condolences
     
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    Sorry for your loss....I know how heartbreaking it is.....RIP Mom....
     
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    Sorry for your loss Steve.
     
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  12. razerface

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    Sorry to hear that.

    I am glad she was ready to go. My mom was the same before she left us, and in her words "I am anxious to see your father"
    My mothers funeral was full of smiles and stories. She led a good life and had many friends. I hope there are smiles at your moms too.
     
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  13. Bobbin

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    The death of a parent is a profound thing. There are all sorts of little memories that only you and your mum shared, Chief, and now those memories belong only to you. You will think of them at the strangest times in the coming years and every remembrance will affect you differently. Sometimes I use an expression peculiar to one of my parents and think nothing of it, other times I wonder where/when they first heard it. Occasionally I stumble upon something one of them wrote in a book's margin and it makes me smile.

    My condolences to you and your family. How wonderful that your daughter wrote her eulogy.
     
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    Sorry to hear, Chief....

    I'm looking at my three surviving parents and in-laws and know that they have all far outlived the "norm", so sooner or later they are gonna (aren't we all?) going to join your mom. All I can hope is they go with peace and a min. of pain.

    my MIL is 93 and is still flying regularly (even up north in the winter), playing crossword puzzles and seems to have more stamina than I do! They fixed her heart about 20 years ago - what a miracle!
     
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    Condolences, Chief. Most of us only get one shot at a mom & a dad & hopefully whatever time you had with her was quality. Nothing forces you to face your own mortality like the death of a parent. Lost my Mom in 97 (ALS) & Dad almost EXACTLY 2 years later (Big C). They're both in Saratoga National Cemetery & unfortunately, because I am a Patriot Guard Rider, I am at that cemetery a lot, so I'm able to go to their site often...The conversations aren't the same...
     
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    Condolences to you chief. Its never easy..
     
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    So very sorry to hear, Chief. There is nothing easy about loosing a loved one.
     
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    Her light's in your eyes, My folks used to say. She knows you miss her. The best to you Chief, She'll put in a good word for you.
     
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    Blessing be with you, Chief. Remember, you will meet again.
    Take care.
     
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    My condolances. My Mom passed away in 10/12. Feels like I'm more alone in the world now. Eyes tearing while writing this.
     
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    Pop passed away last year and Mom is terminal. You have my empathy.
     
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    Very sorry to hear of your loss chief. The loss of a parent is hard. I often think of my mom and dad when dealing with challenges and joys of life. It keeps them alive in your heart and mind.
     
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    Deepest condolences from my family to yours. The loss of a parent is a tough one.

    Sending Dixie snuffles your way, big time.
     
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  24. tfdchief

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    We put Mom to rest today. It is over. She is at peace. Thank you all, my friends, for your caring hearts and concern for me. Steve
     
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  25. iceguy4

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    My eyes tearing as I read this thread...Still have my mom....for now....gonna call her after I post this... condolences to all here who have lost loved ones. It seems to me we should celebrate cuz their going to a better place ....but we don't....They say "moms" are the hardest.....
     
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