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Well my mom died with my dad and I by her side Tuesday March 21st at 4:34 pm. She fought it until her last breath. A few minutes before her death she opened her eyes and we locked gazes and I know she saw and heard my dad and I say we love you for the last time. Thanks for all of the support and information throughout her treatment. She truly fought the beast and she will be the best guardian angel that my kids could ask for.

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I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My love and prayers are with you. How blessed she was to have your support and encouragement throughout her illness. She will indeed be a guardian angel to you and your family.

Take care,

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I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. I'm glad she saw and heard your love at the end.

Please take care of yourself. You are never ready to lose your mother.


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I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mother fought this disease bravely and she will indeed be a guardian angel for you and your children.

Please accept my deepest sympathies.


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I am sorry to hear that your mom passed away. I'm glad you got to be by her side. Thoughts are with you.

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I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. She fought a long hard battle and now she can finally rest and be at peace.

My thoughts are with you and your family.


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When I look to the sky and see a "rainbow" I think of my mum and dad and all my dear friends that have passed away. I have sent rainbows to my friends here because they are "the gift of love". Your mum has received that love and is in good hands. Look upon a rainbow with the memories of your dear mother.
We are so sad for you, may you find comfort in that she no longer suffers.
Sincerely, Ross and Jen

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Im so sorry to hear about your mom. Its funny you said she opened her eyes at the end. I hear everyone does that. My grandmother did that and i was standing right over her. Till this day I believe she is my guardian angel. When ever I pray to her she listens and I beleive its because I was the last person she saw before she passed on. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your dad. Mindy

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I am very sorry to hear about your loss. I know you stood by your mom through her fight.

I haven't posted this in a while, but now seems like an appropriate time:

I'm Not Here
Do not stand by my grave and weep
for I'm not there; I do not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow
I am the diamond's glint on snow
I am the sunlight on ripened grain
I am the gentle autumn's rain
When you awaken, in morning's hush
I am the swift, uplifting rush
of quiet birds in circle flight
I am the stars that shine at night
Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am not there; I did not die.

- SB

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I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I can really feel your pain. My mom lost her battle last night (3/22) at 10:45 p.m. with all of her daughters by her side. I hope you find comfort in knowing she will never have to deal with the monster again. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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I offer my sincerest condolences to both of you, themis01 and gabor. I remember when I lost my own mother to colon cancer, and I know how difficult a time this is for you. I wish you the best for the future.


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i am so sorry for your loss. may she rest in peace.

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what a beautiful send off. Thank you for sharing.

I am sorry you lost your mother.

May you find some peace and joy in her memory in the days to come.

peace, emily

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So sorry to hear about the loss of your mothers.
My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to both of you . Peace be with you and your family.

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I truly believe that your mom just changed positions...from in front of your eyes to inside your heart. She will live forever there. No longer in pain or having to fight the beast. Please take comfort in knowing that all of us have you and your family in our prayers.

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I am sorry for your loss, please accept my condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Audrey

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so sorry to hear this news from both of you. i don't know what else to say.



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themis and gabor,
I am sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories you've shared with your moms support you in the days to come.

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My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Share stories of your mom with your kids to keep her memory alive.


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I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I know that there is nothing anyone can say right now that will make you feel any better, but know that you were a rock of support for her through the entire battle and you did everything you could. I know she felt that support and it was a great comfort to her. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Please call me if you feel like talking.


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I am so very very sorry for the loss of your mom.

I will keep her and your family in my prayers.


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Heaven has 2 more beautiful angels. My sincere condolences to you, and your families, themis and Linda.

Peace. They know peace now. What a wonderful thing.

And Kanga, every time I see a rainbow, it makes me stop and take a moment to remember those we have lost, and the blessings we have in our lives. Thank you for that.

You will miss them dearly, but please take solace in knowing that they now know true peace.

All my love,


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I am so sorry for your loss.

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Erika, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. It was very nice you and your Dad were right by her side. I'm so sorry. May she rest in peace and may your family find peace soon.


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Erika & Gabor, I am so sorry for both your losses. It is so tough to lose someone to this horrid disease. You are both in my thoughts.


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For Linda; Jen and I offer our sincere sympathy to you. And I meant what I said about the "rainbow". The colours come from the light that shines over us all. From the day we first saw those colours in the sky as children we stood in awe of its beauty.It is the one thing that we all will see throughout our lives.
Erika and Linda....please continue to share with us your thoughts. There is a family here for both of you when you feel the need for comforting.
huggs to you both, Ross and Jen

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I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She's in a better place now, without suffering and gazing down with gratitude at you and your kids.


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I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.

May God give you and your family strength during this difficult time.



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I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She will now be with you all the time. She is just in a better place with no pain or suffering. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Terri

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Oh Erika:
I was so very sad to see your post...

"and He will raise her up on eagles' wings
and bear her on the breath of dawn
make her shine like the sun
and hold her in the palm of His hand"

I pray you find some comfort knowing your Mom is at peace- God Bless you and your family honey.

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I too have just lost my dear mother to colon cancer.. She was only 66 and was diagnosed October 15,2012 and passed May 26,2013. 

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You've posted to a thread that's from 2006. Many have passed on and simply can't reply, or have other things to do, like sweep off clouds, or in my case, shovel coal into the vast furnace of hell.

Please take care to look at the original date of the very first post? If it's more than a few months, start a new thread.


Best wishes


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Start a new thread, and people will come to support and comfort you. 

We are here for you even though your mum has passed.  

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