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Old January 23 2013, 08:09 AM   #1
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My father died today

He had Parkinson's and had suffered pneumonia over new years, and was just slowly fading away. He died peacefully with my mum at his side.

Bye Dad, enjoy those football matches up there.
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Old January 23 2013, 08:13 AM   #2
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Sincere condolences. My Dad died when I was 19, over 40 years ago. I still dream about him.
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Old January 23 2013, 08:14 AM   #3
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I'm very sorry to hear that Candlelight Take care of yourself and your mum.
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Old January 23 2013, 08:45 AM   #4
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My condolences, Candlelight, and my blessings to you and your family.
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Old January 23 2013, 08:54 AM   #5
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I'm very sorry, Candlelight
While it is always terrible to lose someone near and dear to yourself, at least you were grated the opportunity to say goodbye. That doesn't sound like much of a comfort, but those of us who unexpectedly lost a friend or family member will propably agree that being unable to say goodbye is a rather traumatic experience, leading to years of what-if, if-only-I and why-didn't-I.

I'm not really good at expressing feelings in this language, I'm afraid. But if you need someone to talk to (or just someone to listen), please don't hesitate to contact me.
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Old January 23 2013, 09:08 AM   #6
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I managed to get up to see him at new years when everyone thought the pneumonia might take him, so I got to say a proper goodbye then (which was good as he effectively became non-responsive not long after that). It's funny how fate works; I live too far away for a simple drive up and so if he hadn't had the pneumonia scare I wouldn't have been able to take the emergency flight and say goodbye... though on the flipside it was that which began his sudden decline to begin with...
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Old January 23 2013, 09:34 AM   #7
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Very sad. My dad died of cancer 4 years ago and I can imagine the pain you feel. It's not easy but you will get through it but he will alway be with you.
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Old January 23 2013, 11:48 AM   #8
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My condolences, my Kiwi friend. Sending my blessings to you and your family.
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Old January 23 2013, 12:25 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear that, mate. Take care of yourself and the rest of your family.
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Old January 23 2013, 12:28 PM   #10
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My condolences Candlelight.
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Old January 23 2013, 12:40 PM   #11
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Sorry to hear that.
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Old January 23 2013, 01:30 PM   #12
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Sorry for you loss. condolences to you and your family.

It's coming up on 20 years for me since my dad passed and there are still time I wish we could talk.
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Old January 23 2013, 02:04 PM   #13
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Sorry for your loss, Candlelight.
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Old January 23 2013, 02:30 PM   #14
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My sympathies, Candlelight. May he rest in peace.
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Old January 23 2013, 02:44 PM   #15
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My condolences to you and your family.
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