Lost my mom.

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by LivingMyDream, Jan 15, 2021.

  1. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning, my mom peacefully passed away. She was 89, going to be 90 in March, but she had suffered a stroke about 7 weeks ago that left her with some permanent weakness.

    I'm going to miss her greatly, but I'm glad her health issues are behind her now.

    For me, Saturday is her burial, and I will be the pastor that conducts it. It's my honor to do it for her, and yet it's going to be a tough day.

    Thanks for giving me a place to share this, because I imagine there will be plenty of tears as I gather with family today.
  2. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Oh Pastor Bob I am so sorry . Always here if you need a friend . Prayers to you , your family and to your Mom . God bless her
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  3. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Country Gent

    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    Sorry to hear this. Prayers for and your family.:(
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  4. ruger9

    ruger9 Country Gent

    Nov 1, 2008
    So very sorry. My mom is 90 this year, and we just had to move her in with my sister, because the decline has started :(

    Getting old sucks. For those who get old as well as those who have to witness it. God bless your family.
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  5. dak55

    dak55 Country Gent

    May 31, 2018
    Central Florida
    So sorry to hear. It must be very hard for you to do the service. Stay strong!
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  6. michelb

    michelb Synchromatic

    Mar 27, 2020
    Sorry for your loss :( Remember and celebrate her as the person she was.
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  7. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    So hard for you to endure the pain of your loss while you lead your friends and family through their grief, but it is a blessing to have had your mum for four score years and ten and to be able to pray for her and for those she leaves behind. You will be in my prayers this weekend.
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  8. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    So sorry for your loss... I lost my Mother last May.. Sad times.,
    Condolences to you & your family...
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  9. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    I knew that I would get this kind of response from my Gretsch-Talk friends, and it is very much appreciated as I try to stay strong for my family. It will after I get home that will be the tough time.

    Again, thank you all for your kind words.
  10. Floo

    Floo Country Gent

    Dec 16, 2012
    Elmshorn, Germany
    Condolences to you and your family. She'll be with you in your memories.
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  11. stiv

    stiv Country Gent

    Sep 12, 2014
    Florence, Italy
    Sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
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  12. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa Cruz
    So sorry.

    I know you feel blessed that you had so many years with her. I’m sure conducting the service will be cathartic.

    You are a good son.
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  13. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    I’m sorry.
    Deepest condolences to you and yours.
    I’m sure she’d be glad to have her boy deliver her service.

    Take care.
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  14. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Sorry to hear of her passing. Condolences to you and the family.
    It would seem an honor to do her services.
    God Bless
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  15. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Country Gent

    Dec 7, 2011
    United States
    Condolences Pastor Bob, that’s a hard one to go through. Peace be with you and yours as you celebrate your Mother’s life.
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  16. manunk

    manunk Gretschie

    She raised a good son, her spirit, even her presence, will be with you. Peace of God be with you too in this time of trial and hurt.
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  17. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2011
    Sincere condolences sir
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  18. Ando

    Ando Synchromatic

    Aug 7, 2013
    Grace be with you and family, Pastor Bob.
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  19. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Very much so. I have many good memories, and I hope that I'll be able to access those memories for a long time yet.
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  20. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    My deepest sympathies, my friend. Many of us share your grief.
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