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Tomorrow is not Guaranteed

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Three weeks to the day after my friend and coworker Amy died, her mom died. Sandra's funeral is tomorrow. Sandra was not in good health. Horribly overweight, diabetes, failing kidneys, etc. But she was loved and will be missed. She leaves behind two daughters and a grandson (Amy's 7 year old). Sandra and Charlie took care of Trey when Amy could not pick him up from school and he is very close to his grandparents. Sandra also leaves siblings and other family members. My heart just breaks for Charlie, the daughters and Trey. I met them all at Amy's funeral. The girls are sure that Mom died of a broken heart.

Life is not fair, I know, but this double loss is so terribly sad!

Two funerals in one month for one family is two too many!

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  • DIVAGLOW
    I'm so sorry for you losses . It is so sad that the family has to go through so much. emoticon
    82 days ago
  • RORYLYONS
    How very sad to hear of your friends passing. I have been there recently losing 3 members of my family. My dh would be celebrating his birthday tomorrow but he is celebrating in heaven. The memory will always be there for you to cherish always. emoticon
    83 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    My deepest condolences to you .... Yes, it is indeed very difficult. A very dear friend of mine
    tht i knew since college passed away 2 weeks ago. We moved to another state together and
    lived by each other; had our babies at the same time. Hugs and compassion to you.

    83 days ago
  • WHITEANGEL4
    The lose of love ones is devestrating. Hubby lose his younger sister the first week of Feb. Had the services on the next Thursday and on that saturday, left for Georgia to spend the last days with his Mom in hospice.
    83 days ago
  • JHADZHIA
    So very sorry for your losses. It is unreal for a family to suffer two losses so close. But yes, a broken heart can sometimes not be mended.
    {{{hugs & prayers}}}
    83 days ago
  • MARINAMOON
    Hugs! Such a tragedy! 😞
    83 days ago
  • ALEXSGIRL1
    sorry for the loss of your friends
    83 days ago
  • DEE1221
    So sorry about losing your friends. So sad the family is going thru so much.

    We can't take anything for granted. Live, Love and Enjoy the day.
    83 days ago
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