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Good-bye to Uncle Willie

Monday, September 06, 2010

My non-uncle - my father's best friend of over 70 years - passed away this weekend. He'd had Alzheimer's for about 10 years, was 85 or so, and, well, it was his time.

But he will be missed. He had a lovely wife, two daughters, and was like an uncle to my brothers and sister and me. In fact, my sister and I used to argue about which one of us would marry Uncle Willie when we grew up. We adored him.

So good-bye, Uncle Willie, you leave this world with lots of love.
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NOTBLUSHING 9/6/2010 10:41PM

    (((hug)))

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SECRETFUN 9/6/2010 10:17PM

  Peace and tranquility to all

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SECRETFUN 9/6/2010 10:16PM

  Peace and tranquility to all

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JLPNURSE 9/6/2010 9:17PM

    Prayers and good thoughts with the family

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ASTROS_FAN 9/6/2010 8:38PM

    I'm so sorry for your loss.

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LSCHULER72 9/6/2010 7:14PM

    So sorry to hear that. Alzheimers is such a sad way to go. I pray he is at peace.

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MEOWMAMA3 9/6/2010 7:01PM

    Very sorry for your loss. How lucky to have had such a special "uncle" for all those years. My condolences.

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WATERMELLEN 9/6/2010 6:36PM

    My condolences: Alzheimer's is such a difficult way to exit.

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SAPNA. 9/6/2010 5:46PM

    I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to come to terms with the loss of a much loved relative or friend. especially when they have been such a big part of our lives. it takes time before the grief turns into fond memories and eases the pain.

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