Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Death in the Family

My brother-in-law, Mike's brother passed away on Saturday.  We will once again head off to Connecticut for the funeral.  Bill was a year younger than Mike.  The cancerous tumor they thought that they could remove turned out to be system wide cancer and he was to be released from the hospital to go into hospice.  The doctor's gave him six months to a year, but Bill, ever the practical one decided not to go through all that bother.  We are very sad.

21 comments:

  1. It's sad when we lose a sibling. I have no siblings but Bob had 12. Most of them are gone now and we're feeling very lonely. Bob & his twin are the only boys left and he has two sisters left. We miss the ones that are gone.

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  2. You and Mike are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  3. So sorry, Olga. May your husband find peace.

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  4. I am very sorry to hear this Olga. Please give my condolences to your husband.

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  5. My deepest sympathies to you and your husband.

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  6. So very sorry for you and Mike. Many prayers...
    Peace,
    Muff

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  7. I am so sorry, sending you my deepest sympathies!

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  8. I am so sorry for both you and for Mike. Sending hugs and strength.

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  9. My thoughts go out to you and your husband. Safe travels.

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  10. Good for Bill, but sad for his loved ones. Hugs.

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  11. I'm awfully sorry, Olga. This is so very sad. Please take care as you travel.

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  12. That's too bad. He was too young to die. Please accept my condolences, Olga.

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  13. I am so sorry for this loss. It is so hard to lose a sibling. My sympathies to you, Mike and Bill's family.

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  14. Thank-you, everyone, for kind words and thoughts.

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  15. Blessings to your spouse and to you.

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  16. My condolences, Olga. Safe trip.

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  17. So sorry Olga, it's a trip many of us have had to make all too often. Loss seems to be the one constant of "elderhood".

    Hugs from Canada, and a wish that you and Mike especially, find peace.

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  18. I am so sorry. I wish you and the rest of the family peace and comfort.

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  19. So sorry to hear about Bill. Praying for your family.

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