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My Grandfather...

Discussion in 'Prayers & Support' started by Veccster, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    Veccster

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    For once, I was able to say my goodbyes and not feel like the person was shorted on life!

    We buried my Grandfather today. We was 92 and lived a great life. Served in WWII, married for 70 years and fathered an awesome family.

    It was a weekend of celebration rather than a weekend of mourning. My Grandmother (90 next week) will miss his company but she has a strong support of friends and family to share her final years with.

    He was an amazing man who lived a humble and admirable life. I was very close to him and barely knew about his years in the service. He never spoke about those years but was only interested in us.

    Anyway, I can only hope I live as long and as happy as he has. He died peacefully with his friends and family at his side. May he rest in peace.
     
  2. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    oh man. sorry to hear that. i will keep your family in my thoughts
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    brianr

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    RIP granddaddy Veccster.

    I'll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    DanGer

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    Sounds like he lived a very fulfilling life! Prayers with you and his surviving family
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    chris4x4

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  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    Glad to hear he had a great life. Sorry to hear about his passing.
     
  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    XC4ME

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    Sounds like he was a good man Eric, may he rest in peace.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    Colton

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    X3.
     
  9. Aug 4, 2009 at 5:28 AM
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    Veccster

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    Thank you for the thoughts and prayers.

    It means a lot to me!
     
  10. Aug 4, 2009 at 5:32 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    My condolences Eric. :pray:
     
  11. Aug 4, 2009 at 5:33 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    God bless you and your family
     
  12. Aug 4, 2009 at 5:52 AM
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    Hot Tamale

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    My condelensces on your loss. Glad to hear he had such a great life. :pray:
     
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    JM76

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    nice to hear that you had a weekend of celebration vs. a weekend of mourning. My sympathies to you and your family in your time of loss.
     
  14. Aug 4, 2009 at 6:06 AM
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    Prayers for you are your family pal
     
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    hoosiertaco

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    What an awesome man!! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family today.
     
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