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Uncle Buddy is soaring with the angels!

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  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019
    Thank you all!

    I appreciate your kind thoughts and words. It has been tough, but life must go on.

    Dad is now in a local assisted living where he is enjoying life again. I know it was the right thing for him.

    I've been visiting my daughter and her family this past week. I head back up north tomorrow. I will miss my grandson. he's been the light in my eyes these past few weeks.

    Now it's time to clear out dad and my brother's apartment. That's going to be tough.

    I think of you all often. I pray for a cure for all of you.

    Lin

  • Trubrit
    Trubrit Member Posts: 5,529 **
    edited August 2016 #33

    Thank you all!

    I appreciate your kind thoughts and words. It has been tough, but life must go on.

    Dad is now in a local assisted living where he is enjoying life again. I know it was the right thing for him.

    I've been visiting my daughter and her family this past week. I head back up north tomorrow. I will miss my grandson. he's been the light in my eyes these past few weeks.

    Now it's time to clear out dad and my brother's apartment. That's going to be tough.

    I think of you all often. I pray for a cure for all of you.

    Lin

    Happy

    Lin, I am happy to know that your dad is handling life well in his new home. That must be a huge blessing and weight off of your shoulders. 

    May you enjoy the memories that clearing out their home will bring. It would be much easier to be overcome with emotion and depression, but try to look at it as sifting through happy memories. Also, having cleared out my parents home, I know how easy it is to want to keep many, many things. I couldn't, as they were in Engalnd and I here in the States. No bringing it all home possible. It was hard throwing or donating precious 'stuff' that held memories, but now, years down the line, I realize I have the memories even without the physical 'stuff'. 

    Oh, listen to me, spouting off. 

    Back to you (and your dad). I pray that you will move forward in joy, with memoires of a wonderful brother, until you are reunited with him again. 

    SUE

  • danker
    danker Member Posts: 1,276

    Thanks Karen

    I love this blessing. :)

    also

    And to Woolfen's Irish blessing. May he be in heaven 3 days before the devil knows he"s dead!

    My condolences to you!

  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019
    danker said:

    also

    And to Woolfen's Irish blessing. May he be in heaven 3 days before the devil knows he"s dead!

    My condolences to you!

    Thanks!

    I appreciate the condolences! I hope you're doing well.

  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019
    edited September 2016 #36
    Trubrit said:

    Happy

    Lin, I am happy to know that your dad is handling life well in his new home. That must be a huge blessing and weight off of your shoulders. 

    May you enjoy the memories that clearing out their home will bring. It would be much easier to be overcome with emotion and depression, but try to look at it as sifting through happy memories. Also, having cleared out my parents home, I know how easy it is to want to keep many, many things. I couldn't, as they were in Engalnd and I here in the States. No bringing it all home possible. It was hard throwing or donating precious 'stuff' that held memories, but now, years down the line, I realize I have the memories even without the physical 'stuff'. 

    Oh, listen to me, spouting off. 

    Back to you (and your dad). I pray that you will move forward in joy, with memoires of a wonderful brother, until you are reunited with him again. 

    SUE

    Thanks Sue

    It is hard going through his things. I feel like I'm intruding. I have until the end of the month to empty their apartment. I have to start making calls to donate a lot of the big stuff.

    The grandbabies keep me smiling. I'd be lost without them. Today is my granddaughter's 3rd birthday and I was able to spend a few hours hanging out with her. Saturday is her party, I can't wait to see the family together.

    Dad is making new friends and taking advantage of the bus they have there. He goes to church and shopping with the other folks. He even won at a game of shuffleboard. It's nice to see him smiling.

    Thank you for being a good friend. I hope we're able to meet one day. Let me know if you're ever in NY.

    Lin

  • Easyflip
    Easyflip Member Posts: 588
    edited September 2016 #37
    Sorry

    Lin. He was lucky to have you for a sister. Peace to your brother, you, and your family.

    Easyflip/Richard

  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019
    edited September 2016 #38
    Easyflip said:

    Sorry

    Lin. He was lucky to have you for a sister. Peace to your brother, you, and your family.

    Easyflip/Richard

    Thanks Richard

    That means a lot. I find myself second guessing everything I did or advised him to do.

     

  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019

    I'm so sorry, Lin.

    May the passage of time bring with it a little peace to you and your family. I know the memories you have of a wonderful brother will help.

    Big hugs~AA

    Thank you

    I miss my brother terribly! 

  • Phil64
    Phil64 Member Posts: 838
    So sorry for your loss. I

    So sorry for your loss. I wish you much love during this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Phil

  • UncleBuddy
    UncleBuddy Member Posts: 1,019
    Phil64 said:

    So sorry for your loss. I

    So sorry for your loss. I wish you much love during this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Phil

    Thanks Phil

    Everyday gets a tiny bit better. My grandchildren have really helped me get through this. I wish you the best of health!

    Lin