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Monday, January 4, 2016

A Love Story.......

My mom has been in in-home hospice since October 15, 2015, bedridden and being taken care of by myself, my sister, my dad, Visiting Angels and Hospice.  She has been amazingly strong throughout all this time when we thought she wouldn't be here weeks ago.  It's been quite a struggle with schedules and all the care that we never thought we would have to give, but you do what you have to do when you love someone. 

Unfortunately, my dad suddenly was taken from us.  A total shock to all of us. So unexpected.  He left us on Christmas Eve (12-24-15).


He will be so missed.  

I guess after 68 years of marriage and upon seeing the flowers we brought to my mom from dad's funeral made her realize she didn't want to live any longer without him.

So on New Year's Eve (12-31-15), my mom decided to go home and be with my dad.  


It's been a very difficult holiday season for us, but we know that they are both in a better place....whole, healthy and happy...

and together.

Miss and love you both Mom and Dad.






9 comments:

  1. So sad, and so sorry for your loss, Faye.
    Sharon

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  2. I'm so sorry for you and your pain. Am glad they are together.

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  3. My heart goes out to you and your family!
    So very sorry for your loss, I wish you love and great comfort during this difficult time!

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  4. So very sorry for your loss Faye, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  5. So very sorry for your family's loss ! I'm glad you know about their love story and it's memories can bring you peace .

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  6. What a handsome couple your parents were Faye!
    And to be blessed with 68 years of marriage.
    I pray for comfort for you and your family
    during this time of bereavement.

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  7. So sorry for your loss. Both in a week is a hard hard adjustment. Enjoy the memories.... they are there for you. Hugs.

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  8. I'm so sorry for your double loss. It is a testament to their love. You often hear of these stories. They are very sweet in their way.
    I'm sure you take solace in knowing they are together again in Paradise. Bless them and your family.

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  9. Such big hugs are being sent your way. How many times we've heard this story of a spouse passing away so quickly after the other. But wow, 68 years together, what a testament to the type of people they were and how they lived their lives. So many memories for you and your family. Take care of yourself.

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