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John's Passing

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Hello all my spokespeople friends.
Here I am in Florida for good. We sold our home in Waterbury VT in August. My wonderful husband John was getting weaker with his lung capacity down to less then 20%. Doctors told us in April he had
a 50/50 chance of lasting a year. He wanted to die at home in Florida. He got his wish and passed away Feb 5th. The Hospice people were wonderful. My heart is heavy and my house is empty without him. I was his caregiver during his decline and I used to tell him of all the jobs I had, and I liked them all, taking care of him was my best job ever.
My days are long now that he is not here. I just started getting back I to volunteering and am now walking in the pool here.
Support from both Florida and VT has been healing. My memories will see me through this time of grieving.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MSGRANNYMAE 10/20/2015 6:34PM


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VIADOLOROSA 4/26/2014 9:00PM

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I stopped by your page to see your quilts, and then looked at your blog list. I'm a quilter too. I'm sorry to hear about your husband. Take the time you need to heal.

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ROCKYCPA 2/27/2014 10:31PM

    So sorry for your loss!

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SOVTWALKER 2/27/2014 10:05PM

    I am very sorry to hear this. emoticon

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DLDMIL 2/27/2014 7:03PM

    Sorry to read about your loss. Hugs and Prayers.

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    Awww, so sorry for your loss!! You are in my thoughts and prayers. Big hugs!

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VICKI-B-N-FLA 2/27/2014 5:41PM

  I am so very sorry for you loss. I'm facing the same situation with my hubby only it's his heart that's at 20%, not his lungs. Hopefully though, I have a few more years with him.

I hope in the days ahead you'll find some peace, and know he's in a better place. emoticon

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CANNINGNANNY 2/27/2014 4:01PM

    So Sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers to you at this time.
How lucky you both were to have each other.

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ALICIA214 2/27/2014 2:30PM


I am so sorry you have suffered the loss of your dear husband,I know that pain first hand,although I had 2 young sons the house still felt empty and preparing dinner lost a
lot of joy because my husband was not coming home from work to enjoy it and to share his day.
All I can say to you is time will help,and in the meantime think that your DH is at peace,
you have many memories to treasure, stay in touch with family and friends and try to
stay busy.. God Bless. emoticon

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-DAVE- 2/27/2014 2:02PM

    Condolences, Blessings and Kind Memories to you.

I am in FL as well if you ever need anything...Ft. Lauderdale

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BOB5148 2/27/2014 2:01PM

  so sorry you just need to keep busy

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NORASPAT 2/27/2014 2:01PM

So very sorry for your loss. Take care and treasure the memories. Pat in Maine.

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