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Peace at last!

Hi Ladies, Just wanted to let the ladies on here who have been a tower of strength to me over the last three yearsand 4 months  that my lovely Mum passed away yesterday, in the early hours of Friday 6th August. She was a very strong woman who battled until the end. She went into the hospice on Monday afternoon, 2nd August, just after her  Grandaughters birthday which was on the Sunday 1st- and, even then, still managed to hold on until her beloved Grandson's 16th birthday on  Wednesday 4th August. I wish that she had allowed herself to be looked after by myself and family for longer, but know that was not 'her'! She continued to think of others and do things despite the teriffic pain she must have endured. She even left a folder for me with handwritten notes, letters, names and addresses, funeral arrangements, etc.-all carefully written down by her to help me arrange everything after she had gone. My Dad, myself and my brother were all with her throughout her last hours and this has been a great source of comfort.
I would like to thank you for the help and support I have recieved from you and will continue to keep you strong, wonderful people in my prayers .x
Jackie
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I,m so sorry for your loss Jackie, sending prayers of peace and comfort to you and your family.

Angie
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I am sorry for your loss.  You describe your mom and it reminds me of my own mom's strength and love for her family.  May peace be yoursand your family's.  Marie
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Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss.  Wishing you peace and comfort.  

Karen
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I'm so sorry you've lost your Mum. She sounds like such a selfless, giving person, always thinking of you until the very end. What a joy and blessing she must have been to you. I wish I could have met her. Many hugs and sweet memories for you.

irene
196469 tn?1365387975
Hold on to all the wonderful memories!  


Peace!
Heidi
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I'm so sorry for your loss.  

You might want to add your mother's name to the "remembrance list" in the health care pages -- lowest item on the right hand column.  

And please keep coming to this site to offer your support to those who come along behind.  

Sheila
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Jackie...my thoughts are with you and your entire family.  

Pam
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Jackie , I am so sorry for your family's loss.  Your mom will be missed, still, it is a blessing for her that she is no longer suffering.  
I wish for you and your family to find Peace, now that your mother has.
Peace.
dian
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Jackie,

I am so sorry for your loss.....You and your family have my deepest sympathies....My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Love,
Dawnlyn
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I am so sorry for your loss.  My prayers are with you and your family during this time.  I sickened to see that this horrible disease has taken more wonderful women yet again.  God Bless.    Jane
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I'm so sorry. My prayers are with you, God Bless.
Mirella
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COMMUNITY LEADER
Please accept my sympathy for your great loss.  Reading your post actually made me smile through the sadness at the selfless attitude your mother had.  I am so glad you were able to spend time with her in her last moments.  May you always keep her memory close to your heart.

Gail
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