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Offline Dachshund

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Thank You
« on: July 02, 2007, 05:00:11 PM »
For all of you who have been so kind in asking about my friend Chuck, I just wanted to let you know he passed away this morning from complications from the Histoplasmosis. Once again I appreciate the kind words and thoughts.

Rest in peace Chuck.
Hal
« Last Edit: July 02, 2007, 05:02:06 PM by Dachshund »

Offline Nadine

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2007, 05:03:04 PM »
Oh Hal...I'm so very sorry to hear about Chuck. 

May he rest in peace

How are you doing my friend?

(((BIG HUGS)))
Nadine

Offline dtwpuck

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2007, 05:06:32 PM »
I am terribly sorry to hear about the loss of your friend.  Many of us know what that's like, and it never gets easy.  I hope you find a way to honor him and your friendship in the coming days.  And, in some way, I hope you are able to find solace in the knowledge he enriched your life  (as I'm sure he felt about you).

Until then, accept my deepest condolences and humblest good will to you.


Hugs,

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2007, 05:11:40 PM »
my thoughts are with you
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Re: Thank You
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2007, 05:16:18 PM »
((((((Hal))))))

You have my sincere condolences. May Chuck be at peace.

Ann
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Re: Thank You
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2007, 05:31:21 PM »
I'm so sorry, Doxie.




Offline lucas clay

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2007, 05:34:10 PM »
I'm so sorry to hear about your friends passing.
Try to remember its not goodbye, its until i see you again.

                                                           Lucas

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2007, 05:35:17 PM »
My thought are with you. 

Kindest,
Drew

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2007, 05:36:09 PM »
I'm very sorry for your loss, Hal. My sincere condolences.

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Offline DanielMark

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2007, 05:39:46 PM »
My condolences, Hal.

Daniel
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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2007, 05:40:14 PM »
I'm sad to hear of the passing of your friend.  I'm sure he appreciated greatly your close support and companionship.
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Offline frenchpat

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2007, 05:44:24 PM »
mes condoléances Hal.

((((((((((((((HUG))))))))))))))

Pat
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Offline Cerrid

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2007, 05:46:11 PM »
{{{{{{Doxie}}}}}}
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Offline zeb

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2007, 05:55:54 PM »
Hal,

It's always sad when someone close to you passes away. I hope you'll be fine and that you have good support. My thoughts are with you!

((((((((((((((((((((FIRM AND SUPPORTIVE HUGS))))))))))))))))))))

Zeb

Offline anniebc

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2007, 06:08:25 PM »
Dearest Hal

I was so sad to hear about your friend Chuck.

It's always hard to lose a friend and loved one...and  letting them go is even harder.

Friendships are not always easy but you had the strength to hold onto Chuck and the friendship you both shared, I pray you will find the strength to let go.

Sending you prayers and ((((hugs)))

R.I.P Chuck

Love
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2007, 06:21:59 PM »
Dear Hal,

My deepest condolences on your friends passing. My heart goes out to you...


Ray
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Offline aztecan

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2007, 07:05:03 PM »
Dear Hal,

I am very sorry to hear of your friend Chuck's passing. You are in my thoughts.

Mark
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Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2007, 07:13:07 PM »
Dear Hal,

Thinking of you and Chuck. May you be comforted by memories of your friend.

My condolences.
Andy Velez

Offline bear60

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2007, 07:42:17 PM »
Dear Hal
   I know trhat the void  left in your life will never be filled but I do wish you peace and fond memories.
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Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #19 on: July 02, 2007, 08:19:29 PM »
Vale Chuck.

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Offline cjc

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2007, 08:24:59 PM »
Sorry to hear of the loss of your friend Chuck.    Thinking of  you. Cristy

Offline AlanBama

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #21 on: July 02, 2007, 08:34:06 PM »
Hal,

my deepest sympathy on the loss of your friend.

Alan   :'(
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Offline RapidRod

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #22 on: July 02, 2007, 08:34:25 PM »
Hal, I'm sorry to hear of Chucks passing. Please accept my condolences.

Rodney

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #23 on: July 02, 2007, 11:26:40 PM »
AD-

I'm speechless and saddened for you. We'll chat soon-

Love,
B
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Offline fearless

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #24 on: July 02, 2007, 11:40:49 PM »
Sorry to hear about this, Hal. Hope your coping ok.
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Offline Rockit

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2007, 11:44:25 PM »
 :-[   
...after the storm, the calm......

Offline xyahka

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #26 on: July 02, 2007, 11:45:18 PM »
Sorry to hear the news...

i wish him and you (Hal) lot of peace.

Juan Carlos

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17/09/08 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 84Kg
06/02/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 85Kg /HCV: Neg /HBV: Neg.
07/03/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 87Kg / Gym 3días/semana y Natación 2días/semana.
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09/12/09 CD4: 510 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg. No medicinas aún
10/01/10 CD4: ? /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
15/05/10 CD4: 320 /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
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Offline RAB

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2007, 08:45:55 AM »
Dach:

I'm sorry for the loss of your friend.  Be good to yourself during this time of grief.

RAB

Offline Carolann

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #28 on: July 03, 2007, 09:48:27 AM »
My deepest sympathy. My thoughts are with you.

Hugs,


CA

Offline purpledragonfly

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2007, 11:48:19 AM »
Hal. I am so sorry to hear about Chuck, I know how hard it is to have someone you love pass away. Just know that he is at peace now and is in no pain anymore. You will see him again one day and he will wecome you home with open arms. For now remember the happy times and know he was a good friend. I will keep you and Chucks family in my prayers.

Love, Wendy

Offline Dachshund

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2007, 12:01:41 PM »
I want to thank all of you for the kind words...it really does help. Tonight I am going to help Chris (Chuck's lover of 22yrs and my friend of 25) plan a memorial service for Friday based on Chuck's final requests. We were all holding our breath waiting to see how Chuck's very conservative, religious mother would react. She graciously decided that Chuck would have wanted Chris to finalize the details...he always did that in their relationship  :) so he should do that now. Knowing that Chuck's final wishes will be honored makes it just a bit easier to bear.

Once again heartfelt thanks.
Hal

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #31 on: July 03, 2007, 12:10:03 PM »
AD-

Matty told me about the concerns regarding Chuck's family. I'm glad Chris is able to carry out Chuck's wishes.

Love,
B
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Offline Dragonette

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #32 on: July 03, 2007, 12:34:53 PM »
dear Hal
deeply sorry to hear of your loss. thinking of you from across the ocean.
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Re: Thank You
« Reply #33 on: July 03, 2007, 04:45:22 PM »
Oh Hal, I'm so sorry. My condolences to you and Chuck's loved ones. You're in my thoughts.

Melia xx
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Offline Christine

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #34 on: July 03, 2007, 06:13:22 PM »
Oh Hal, I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Christine
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Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #35 on: July 03, 2007, 08:07:48 PM »
Aunty,

Sorry for the loss of your friend, Chuck. I am glad his mother decided to be gracious and make things the way Chuck wanted them...I know it sounds cliche but he has gone to a better place.
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Re: Thank You
« Reply #36 on: July 03, 2007, 08:32:26 PM »
Dox,

sending you big hugs boss. 

i am saddened to hear of your friend's passing.

John

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #37 on: July 04, 2007, 09:41:40 PM »
Hal:
  I'm so sorry to hear about your friend. :'( :'(  I will be thinking of you, especially Friday.  {{{{{{{HEALING HUGS!!}}}}}}}}}
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Offline lovingdaughter

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #38 on: July 04, 2007, 10:35:31 PM »
I am so sorry to hear about your friend , my heart goes out to you. Just hold on to the memories, they are a blessing !

             With all my heart, Lisa

Offline Teresa

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Re: Thank You
« Reply #39 on: July 05, 2007, 09:52:51 AM »
Hal,

I'm so sorry to hear about your friends passing. I'm so glad that his final wishes will be carried out by his partner. Chucks family will be in my thoughts and prayers epically you and Chris.

Big Hugs
Teresa
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