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rebecca
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Sad News

Post by rebecca » Wed November 9th, 2011, 7:10 am

I just wanted to thank everyone for their kind thoughts and their prayers.

Sadly my father died at 5:30AM on Tuesday we were very thankful in that the nurses allowed us all to spend the night with Dad and that his pain was lessened by 2 hourly doses of morphine.

Dad is now with Mum and that knowledge brings me peace :) .

Once again many thanks for your kind words and thoughts I will return here and join in on the discussions soon...Dad also loved books, so he'd approve ;)

Bec :)

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Wed November 9th, 2011, 9:41 am

So sorry, Rebecca. You will always have your memories. Thinking of you. Hugs!
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Wed November 9th, 2011, 10:05 am

So sorry to hear your news, Rebecca. Condolences to you and your family.
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Divia
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Post by Divia » Wed November 9th, 2011, 12:09 pm

I'm sorry for your loss. But I am glad you were able to spend the last precious moments with him. :)
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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Wed November 9th, 2011, 12:39 pm

*hugs*

I'm very sorry for your loss, Becca.
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Ludmilla
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Post by Ludmilla » Wed November 9th, 2011, 2:14 pm

So sorry to hear about your Dad. My condolences.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed November 9th, 2011, 2:46 pm

My sympathy to you and your family, Becca. Praying you'll remember the best times with your dad and the pain will pass soon.

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Brenna
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Post by Brenna » Wed November 9th, 2011, 2:53 pm

I'm so sorry Bec! Thankfully you were there and he knew that, that must have brought him some peace. Big hugs!
Brenna

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sweetpotatoboy
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Wed November 9th, 2011, 2:54 pm

Thanks for letting us know. Condolences to you and your family.

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Wed November 9th, 2011, 4:08 pm

So sad to hear your news Bec, thinking of you x

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