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My Dad has died
« on: December 18, 2011, 08:32:25 PM »

My beautiful, precious Daddy took his last breath in my and my sister's arms early this evening after suffering from the awful disease of Alzheimer's for 11 years. I cared for him here in my home for the past nine and my prayers were answered when he fell into a deep sleep and two days later, died very peacefully. After me and a Hospice nurse bathed and dressed Dad, he was draped with an American flag, being a Navy Seal and serving in the Marine Corps, and the Sheriff's department was here with an honored salute. It took my breath away...what was left of it.

I want you all to know that although I have not been here much in the last three weeks, that you have all been in my thoughts and in my heart with having to deal with the holidays. I check in twice a day for messages, except for yesterday and today. Pam has been helping with posting dates and if you should need any help or have any questions, since this week will be especially busy for me, please don't hesitate to contact Pam or Tom.

I have a room set up for our group in chat, The Cave so feel free to pop in Sunday.  Get together and fill each other in on how the holidays are going for you. I'll pop in Sunday, too. I've missed everyone.

You all have my Heart & Love,
Terry

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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2011, 11:26:45 PM »
Sympathies, Terry.

Will be thinking of you.
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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 11:27:10 PM »
Terry
 I'm sorry for your loss. I have the greatest admiration for you. Even with this loss you are still thinking of us. You are in thoughts


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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2011, 06:06:28 AM »
Terry,

As always my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love
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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2011, 01:40:55 PM »
((((Terry))))))

Lots of love.
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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2011, 02:06:36 PM »
Dear Terry,

I am so very sorry about the loss of your dear father. My heart truly goes out to you and your family. How it must have been such a comfort to your Dad to be with you and your sister when he peacefully passed away. I was just posting myself on sibling loss when I read of your loss. Terry, I know what it feels like to lose a beloved Dad! I have not recovered from the loss of mine over 20 years ago! He was so beloved by me!

You have been there for us SO MUCH....now take care of yourself. Let US be here for YOU as much as possible. WE all love you - you know!

Much love and hugs,


((((((((((((((((((((Terry))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2011, 02:15:46 PM »
(((Terry)))

Please accept my deepest sympathies on your loss. I'll play a lament for your father on the pipes when I practice tonight.

John

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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2011, 03:22:16 PM »
So sorry for your loss.

((((((Terry))))))

Love and hugs,
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2011, 06:02:48 PM »
((((((((((((( TERRY )))))))))))))

I am so sorry about the loss of you father.  My deepest sympathy to you and your family.  You are always in my thoughts and prayers.  Let us be here for you as you are always here for us.

It's time to take care of you my friend.

With love and prayers.

Love,

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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2011, 06:29:20 PM »
Terry,
I will be thinking of you. I am so sorry to hear about your loss.
Take it easy.
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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2011, 11:47:28 PM »
Terry......I will say a special prayer for you and your dad.....You are such an amazing person, and i am so very sorry for your loss.  My dad was in the military and a deputy sheriff, too.....
Please don't worry about us, this is your time.
Many warm hugs and much love.....Sissy

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Re: My Dad has died
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2011, 12:00:48 AM »
Hi Terry..I am very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please accept my condolences for his death. I lost my dad when I was 13 years old and it changed my life.
I read that you were taking care of him while you were posting on this forum helping us who lost our loved ones. I am deeply thankful for the sacrifces you made to do this.   God bless you Terry, arthur

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« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2011, 07:17:29 AM »
So very sorry for your loss.

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« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2011, 05:57:22 PM »
Terry, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad.  You are in my thoughts and prayers!!!!!!

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« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2011, 09:07:24 AM »
Terry,

I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Take care of yourself and know we are all thinking of you,#

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