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   Posted 12/5/2013 9:26 AM (GMT -6)   
Got an email from my sister on Monday morning that Mom had really taken a turn for the worst. I drove to the Bay Area, and got there about 3:00 pm, and she was in an agitated state so the hospice nurse started the morphine.
She is now at peace, and sitting with my Dad whom she missed so much since his passing two years ago. We were fortunate to have both my parents with us for such a long time; Mom was going to be 85, and Dad was 86. And, the most amazing parents ever!

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   Posted 12/5/2013 9:35 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm so sorry about your mom, Lonie. It's good to know that she's now at peace and with your dad. I'm glad you have loving thoughts to comfort you.


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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:08 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm so sorry to hear this Carol :( My condolences to you and your family. Hugs my friend.
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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Lanie and Red, your kind thoughts mean so much.

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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:38 AM (GMT -6)   
My deepest sympathy to you, Lonie.  I am so sorry for your loss.  Heaven has a new angel.
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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Kitt for your kind words. She definitely is an angel. Her last words were "thank you" to the nurses.

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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Lonie, I'm so sorry for this, the final loss. But I'm celebrating for your mother, who will never suffer again. May you find peace just as she has, knowing you did all that was possible for her.
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   Posted 12/5/2013 10:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Judy; she definitely was loved and the four children she brought into this world were with her when she left. She and my father left a legacy of a huge loving family.

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   Posted 12/5/2013 11:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Carol .....
   I guess it was good that it seemed to be fairly quick. It does seem that you are at peace with your Mom now being able to be with your Dad.
Bless you.
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   Posted 12/5/2013 11:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Rob. How are you feeling today?

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   Posted 12/5/2013 7:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Lonie, I am so sorry to hear about you Mom. It's so difficult to lose your parents. She is now happy and healthy and with loved ones. She does sound like she was an amazing woman. I'm sure you have many cherished memories.

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   Posted 12/5/2013 8:38 PM (GMT -6)   
My deepest sympathies to you and your family, Lonie. What wonderful memories you must have that you can share and remember them both by.
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   Posted 12/5/2013 9:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Dear Lonie,
May The Lord surround you with all that is needed to manage life and give u strength thru this time of struggle. Bless u & UR family. She will always be in UR heart, no one can take ur memories of her. They will be a part of UR life forever. As she always held you dear to her heart in life as she will in death. Dear Lord bless her soul, give her family peace and always cherish the good times.

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   Posted 12/5/2013 11:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I love HealingWell for the precious people that come to support each other. Thank you so much for all of the kind words, it is so very appreciated, and made me tear up. Mom was a special lady, and all that met her; met a friend. I only hope I can carry on her legacy of the woman she was. Again, thanks so much. You are all amazing people.


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   Posted 12/11/2013 1:11 PM (GMT -6)   
so so sorry. My mom is my world. I don't even want to think of that day.

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   Posted 12/11/2013 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm sorry to hear this Lonie. My condolences to you and the family.
I'm glad that she's with your dad and peaceful now.

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