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SunFlower's Father Has Passed Away

Calgon1

Awaiting results of mental evaluation
#1
Dear Friends,

Despite all our prayers, hoping and wishing it weren't so ... Pat's father secumbed to congestive heart failure and passed away this afternoon. He was 93 and was no longer strong enough to fight. Annie, his wife of more than 70 years, was at his side.

Pat and I both want to thank everyone for all the prayers and kind thoughts. Your compassion means so much to us and has been a source of strength when the times were darkest. God Bless you, everyone.

And Bob, rest in peace my friend. Thank you for giving me your daughter's hand. I will always keep you in my memories ....
 
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GloBug

Senior Flea Coller Tester
#2
Oh my God, my heart goes out to Pat. I will call her in the morning and talk to her. I will text you now!
 

korinalacount

Well-Known Member
#3
Sweetie my heart goes out to you,he had a long life which is so wonderful,filled with joy,laughter,tears and most of all love.Maybe in this crazy world of ours he and John will meet up,who knows,keep close in your heart the memories of this very special man,your father,mine has been gone 33 years now,went in his 50s like John and there isnt a day i dont remember him,always with joy in my heart that he was my Dad.He was blessed to have you as his daughter as well as you were blessed to have him as your Dad,and that bond doesnt die but continues forever,cause you are a part of him.Dont be afraid to cry or grieve,or miss him,revel in your grief that he was and will still be. Much love my dear friend,know how you are hurting,Im hurting with you,and giving you a big hug,you will be in my prayers tonight and in the days to come,always,Korina
 

Beryl

Trivia Specialist
#4
This is very sad to read. It is always difficult to lose someone that we love and the pain is no less even when the passing is not unexpected. My very deepest sympathy to Pat and to all of the family and friends who also loved her father.


I am praying for friends to comfort you,
faith to uphold you,
and loving memories
to help you heal your heart.
 

ShipMaven

Forever Remembered
#7

To Pat, John and family - my heart sank when I just found this sad news. Please accept my very heartfelt condolences. John - please check your PM's.

May Pat's beloved Dad rest in peace and may God comfort all of you.

With love,

Mary Ann
 

Krazy Kruizers

Holland America Specialist
#8
John

I am so sorry that Pat lost her father.

You both have our condolences.

Prayers for you all to get through this difficult time.
 

Corky

Well-Known Member
#11
Calgon - thank you for letting us know. I guess I had thought he was getting along better. Please give Sunflower a big (((HUG))) from both of us.
 

JacquieP

Well-Known Member
#17
Pat and John, I am so sorry to hear this, as we were all hoping for lots more time. I'm happy, however, that you were able to spend time with him recently and let him know how much you loved him. Prayers and hugs are on the way for your entire family.
 

jk

Well-Known Member
#18
Pat and John, please accept my condolences. I am in shock reading this as I had thought that Pat's dad was doing better. Please let me know if there is ANYTHING that I can do for you. Hugs.
 
#19
"Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy." ~ Author Unknown

From the bottom of my heart I send my sincere condolences. There is never enough time with the ones we love, but we hope to one day see them again. May you find a little comfort in that. Susan
 

Calgon1

Awaiting results of mental evaluation
#20
Again, thank you everyone, for all your kind expressions. Although words often seem inadequate, they absolutely are not. We love and treasure every one.