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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:48:53 AM
DH's mom passed peacefully in a beautiful hospice facility in CT.

She was at peace with her decision to go into hospice. I'm so glad my husband was there, as well as his two sisters and father. They had all gone to see her late last night after dinner and DH said he knew his goodbye was probably for real.

The mass should be amazing; she worked for the chief of police in New Canaan, and they have all commited to being there to honor this lovely woman.

On a prevous thread I had asked your opinions about whtether or not my kids should go up and see her one last time. Because of her wishes, they did not go. Caeley's letter was the last thing she was able to read.



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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:50:08 AM
I'm sorry.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:50:13 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:50:37 AM
Aww - I'm so sorry for your family's loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:51:31 AM
So sorry for your loss. Big hugs to you and your family!

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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:51:48 AM
I am so sorry for your loss.

May you take comfort in many happy memories.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:51:50 AM
I'm sorry for your loss.

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I'm sorry for your family's loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 7:58:27 AM
Im so sorry for your loss.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:02:39 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss. Via con Dios.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:12:30 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:15:45 AM

My sympathies to you and your family.








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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:20:09 AM
Sorry for your loss. Wishing your DH and the whole family peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:22:44 AM
I am so sorry. Peace and comfort to you and yours during this time.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:44:11 AM
I am so sorry for your loss.



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Posted: 6/27/2012 8:45:30 AM
I'm so sorry. But it says a lot about your relationship when you referred to her as 'our' sweet mom. I think that was a gift you gave her. May her memory be a blessing to all of you.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:12:42 AM
(((hugs))) I'm so sorry for your loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:14:48 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss. Big hugs.

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I am sorry for your family's loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:25:57 AM
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will say a prayer for your family.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:26:23 AM
I am so sorry.

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So sorry for your loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:40:35 AM
I'm very sorry for your loss ...

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I'm so sorry for your family's loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 9:46:53 AM
I'm very sorry, Kelpea. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts. (((hugs))) to you.






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Posted: 6/27/2012 10:37:44 AM
I'm so sorry for your family's loss. May the memories of fun times you spent together bring you comfort during this sad time.

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Im so sorry for your loss. Prayers being said for you all..



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Posted: 6/27/2012 10:48:19 AM
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Posted: 6/27/2012 10:57:29 AM
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Posted: 6/27/2012 11:44:16 AM

But it says a lot about your relationship when you referred to her as 'our' sweet mom. I think that was a gift you gave her.


Thanks, Batya. I knew her since 1989; she was one of the most wonderful moms I've ever known. The patience she showed her children and grandchildren was phenomenal.

Adam already told me last Friday, when she went into hospice, that he wanted to say something at the mass.



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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:01:42 PM
I'm so sorry. She sounds like a lovely person.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:04:34 PM
{{{ hugs }}} and prayers for you all. I'm sorry for your family's loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:06:51 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family has been through so much this year. You are all in my thoughts.

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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:25:09 PM
I'm sorry for your loss. {{{hugs}}}




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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:25:43 PM
I am so sorry for your loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:31:53 PM
I'm sorry for your loss.

The wake/service will probably be amazing due to her ties to the police department. I really don't want to sound tacky, but to give a suggestion.......get a relative to take photos. Why? You will not recall everything that was done.

Prior to everything my cousin asked us if we'd like photos. I'm so glad my mom agreed to it. My father had an absolutely incredible wake/service. There were approximately 1,000 people that came to the wake. The police/fire depts had very nice tributes to him. From the police honor guard to the fire dept ladder display and the full escort we received to the cemetery. If we didn't have the photos we would of forgotten some of the smaller details that my cousin photographed.

Take care of yourself and your family.......


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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:35:59 PM
Ginger, thank you for your reminder about photos...I am thinking that would be a nice tribute to DH's family; to get them some reminders of the day.

I'm hoping also his sister, who's a soprano for the NY Oratorio Society, will sing as well, but I don't think she will be able to handle it. She has been with her mom and dad for the last month, working out of a satellite office just to help out. She's wiped.

Crossing my fingers his cousin, Larry Campbell, will do a musical tribute. He was my MIL's nephew and is a a wonderful musician.



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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:40:13 PM
It sounds like your MIL was a wonderful woman. I'm sorry for your loss.


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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:42:38 PM
So sorry for your loss.




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Posted: 6/27/2012 12:44:26 PM
I am so sorry for your loss.
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