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Offline Dachshund

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My mom passed today.
« on: November 27, 2007, 11:37:20 AM »
My mom passed peacefully early this morning. Her long struggle with Alzheimer's is over. Please hold her in your thoughts and prayers today.

Thanks,
Hal

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2007, 11:41:22 AM »
Hal,

I will certainly say a prayer today for your mother, and also for you and your family.

Hugs,

Henry
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Offline JPinLA

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2007, 11:41:37 AM »
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.  You and your family will be in my thoughts today.  

JP
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2007, 11:42:47 AM »
Please accept my deep & sincere condolences. I'm so sorry to hear this.
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Offline CowboyPOZ

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2007, 11:45:32 AM »
Oh Hal,

I am so sorry for your loss. It is hard to see a parent leave us but know she is in Gods hands now.

Phil

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2007, 11:47:02 AM »
I'm here if you need me, Aunty.

Love you.
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2007, 11:51:51 AM »
I'm horribly sorry for your loss.  Alzheimers is a very, very difficult situation.  My thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

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Offline bear60

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2007, 11:55:26 AM »
Oh Hal,
I am so sorry to hear this news.  I wish you grace and peace. You are in my thoughts.
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Offline cayucosguy

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2007, 11:56:19 AM »
Hal -

You and your family are in my thoughts today.

Take comfort in the knowledge that it was a peaceful passing.

Vince

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2007, 11:59:18 AM »
So sorry for your loss too.  Sincere condolences.

With you and your family.

John

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2007, 12:03:16 PM »
Hal

I will. And, I send my sympathy to you and your family.

Em

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2007, 12:09:58 PM »
Hal,

My condolences to you and your family at this time.

Iggy

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2007, 12:18:22 PM »
condolences to yourself and your family, a prayer in mom's behalf, and a hug for you, Hal.

Mike

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2007, 12:39:47 PM »
Sorry to hear this.  You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.  I lost my great-grandmother to Alzhimers in Sept, and know that she is in a better place.  Again, my thoughts and prayers are with you. 
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2007, 12:40:33 PM »
Hal,

My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom....may she rest in peace.

Love,

Alan  :'(
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2007, 12:43:32 PM »
I'm so sorry. But, thankfully she'll no longer have to suffer. I'm relieved that it was peaceful for her.

I love you, Doxie. I'm also always around (as you know) if you need me. <3


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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2007, 12:44:29 PM »
Oh Hal, I'm so sorry for your sad loss. You and your loved ones are in my thoughts.

Love
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2007, 12:48:42 PM »
So sorry to hear of your loss.

My thoughts are with you and your family today.

bry

Offline Basquo

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #18 on: November 27, 2007, 12:56:09 PM »
I'm very sorry for your loss.

Offline Peter6836

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2007, 12:59:53 PM »
I am sorry for your loss. Your mother will be in my thoughts and prayers today.
Peter

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2007, 01:10:32 PM »
I'm sorry for your loss, I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
May God Bless you and give you peace and comfort in your time of need.
Paulette
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2007, 01:19:50 PM »
Hal,

I'm sorry for your loss.  You're in my thoughts.

David
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08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
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Offline Teresa

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2007, 01:21:24 PM »
My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Hugs
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2007, 01:23:30 PM »
Hal,

thank you for sharing the sad news with us. I hope you find comfort in the answers here and strength for the days ahead.

you are in my thoughts,

Pat
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2007, 01:28:24 PM »

My sincerest heartfelt condolences to you, Doxie - I know you will be feeling a bit hollow for a few days.

Your Mum is in a better place.

Look forward and smile - your friends are always with you

Lots of hugs to you and your family

XOXOXOXOXOXO
Scud44
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #25 on: November 27, 2007, 01:32:55 PM »
Oh, Aunty, I am so sorry and you have my deepest condolences.... :-*
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #26 on: November 27, 2007, 01:39:31 PM »
Hal,

May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
My condolences,
Woods
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Offline Cliff

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #27 on: November 27, 2007, 01:41:26 PM »
Hal- You and your family are in my thoughts.  My condolences.

Offline ademas

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #28 on: November 27, 2007, 01:42:51 PM »
I'm so sorry for your loss, Doxie.
My sincere condolences, and my best thoughts, to you and your family.
Peace.

Offline Tim Horn

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #29 on: November 27, 2007, 01:56:22 PM »
Hal:

I'm terribly sorry to hear this, but can also appreciate the "relief" -- for lack of a better word -- that comes from seeing the passing of a loved one who has been suffering for so long.

My thoughts are with you.

Tim

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #30 on: November 27, 2007, 02:03:25 PM »
{{{Hal}}},

I am deeply sorry and sadden for the loss of your Mom.

With fondest thoughts.

Alain.

Offline Dachshund

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2007, 02:59:13 PM »
Thanks everyone for the kind words and wishes. Funny how I keep thinking about all my friends here at AidsMeds and it just makes it all so much easier. Love to all.

Hal

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2007, 03:03:28 PM »
My condolences to you, Hal.

Daniel
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #33 on: November 27, 2007, 04:07:10 PM »
sorry for your loss.

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« Reply #34 on: November 27, 2007, 04:29:07 PM »
My condolences to you and your family, my thoughts are with you today


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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #35 on: November 27, 2007, 04:52:21 PM »
((((hugs))))..Hal, you and your family are in my prayers and my thoughts.

Holding you close to my heart

Hugs
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #36 on: November 27, 2007, 04:52:32 PM »
Oh Hal, I'm so glad she went peacefully.

Sending you love, light and strength. I know you're going to need to be there for your Dad right now so please, remember, we're here for you.

((((((Hal))))))

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #37 on: November 27, 2007, 05:08:32 PM »
Sorry to hear.  She is in my prayers. 

Pete

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« Reply #38 on: November 27, 2007, 05:40:28 PM »
Hal,

My deepest condolences go out to you and your family at this time. My thoughts are with you..



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Offline manchesteruk

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« Reply #39 on: November 27, 2007, 05:47:38 PM »
Sorry to hear about your loss Hal my thoughts are with you and your family.  My grandmother had Alzheimer's, it's really heartbreaking to see.

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #40 on: November 27, 2007, 05:51:52 PM »
So sorry to hear of your loss -- knowing she is no longer suffering must certainly help, but I know it is a hard time still.

Hugs,
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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #41 on: November 27, 2007, 06:26:30 PM »
Hal,

I'm so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. 

You and your family are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

Love ya!  :-*

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« Reply #42 on: November 27, 2007, 06:47:18 PM »
{{{{{{{{{{{HAL}}}}}}}}}}

My deepest condolences to you & your family during this difficult time.
You and your family will be in my thoughts.

Love,

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« Reply #43 on: November 27, 2007, 06:56:21 PM »
Dear Hal...My condolences on the loss of your mother after an awful illness.  Know you were there for her and your memories are to be cherished.

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #44 on: November 27, 2007, 07:07:03 PM »
Very sorry for your loss.
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Offline sharkdiver

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« Reply #45 on: November 27, 2007, 07:14:23 PM »
I am sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers today

Offline tnboy

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« Reply #46 on: November 27, 2007, 07:52:46 PM »
Dearest Hal,

     Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. :'(

I wish and Pray for you to find peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

You seem like such a wonderful guy and Loved by many, I wish you nothing but the best!

Love and Hugs,
Mike

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #47 on: November 27, 2007, 07:56:09 PM »
Although you know she is at peace i can feel your pain in having to let her go.

I will keep her in my thoughts and prayers and the same goes for you Hal.

Hope our support will hold you warm in these difficult days.

Love

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #48 on: November 27, 2007, 08:05:07 PM »
Hal -- I'm sorry for your loss.  Obviously, you have lots of love in these forums, and our thoughts are with you.

Peter

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Re: My mom passed today.
« Reply #49 on: November 27, 2007, 08:19:22 PM »
Hal,  Always remember...   I am so sorry for your loss...

Hugs,

Eric

 


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