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Goodbye Grandpa

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Grandpa passed away peacefully around midday. He was surrounded by family. He went downhill so quickly. My dad, sadly, didn't make it back from Australia in time.

Frank Harding R--------
24/3/27 - 3/11/13


Grandpa was always so proud of me. I went to uni, got qualified and got a good job. He lived long enough to hear that I was offered a position in Wellington, which made him prouder. I share his love of travel, and his obsession with the USA. He even gave me $10 to go up the Space Needle when I was in Seattle. He saw it built and was one of the first people to go up it.

I'll miss him.
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TWINSMOMMY607 11/27/2013 9:41AM

    I just saw this, I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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JAZZEJR 11/10/2013 6:42PM

    It's wonderful that he left you such wonderful memories. I can tell you cherished his love.

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SELENITYLUNARE 11/9/2013 10:39PM

    emoticon I wish you strength and peace on your continuing journey through this difficult time. I am so glad you got to know him and learn to love him. Cherish the good memories you made together. If you ever need to talk, I always have an open ear. emoticon

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FIT4MEIN2013 11/4/2013 11:10AM

    emoticon So sorry to hear of your loss. Grandfathers are special people. emoticon

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CARLA-216 11/4/2013 7:22AM

    I'm so sorry for the loss of your Grandpa.
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LIVEDAILY 11/3/2013 11:04PM

    Your grandpa lived a rich life, filled with family and friends who loved him. May you take comfort in his memory.
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KELLEY1010 11/3/2013 8:06PM

    So sorry for your loss. He sounds like a great man! emoticon

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BECKY0111 11/3/2013 7:50AM

    So sorry for your loss. May your memories of your grandpa bring you comfort.

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SPEEDYDOG 11/3/2013 6:26AM

    Hi Jess,

He was a lucky man to have such a nice grand daughter and caring family.

Bruce

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JSTETSER 11/3/2013 6:12AM

    What an amazing man. I feel your loss. emoticon

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SLIMMERKIWI 11/3/2013 3:19AM

    I'm very sorry for your loss. I know how hard it can be, but am so glad that you have the special memories of him. I am sure that he will always be close to you! This is a beautiful photo you shared with us.

BIG hugs,
Kris xxxx

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