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Old 11-18-2006, 07:39 AM   #31
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Cindy, my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences. May God rest Richie's soul and give you and your family the strength you need to overcome his loss.

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Old 11-18-2006, 10:07 AM   #32
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Oh Cindy, I'm so sorry. Losing someone is so hard. I'm glad that he has some relief from his pain now. Prayers for healing for you and your family.

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Old 11-18-2006, 10:15 AM   #33
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So Sorry at least he is not in pain anymore, but I know and understand the part of missing loved ones when they are gone. Thius is my favorite consolation prayer. Hope you find it useful.
Do not stand by my grave and weep,
I am not there...
I do not sleep,
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints upon the snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning hush,
I am the soft uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight,
I am the stars that shine at night,
Do not stand by my grave and cry...
I am not there,
I did not die.
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Old 11-18-2006, 10:47 AM   #34
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So sorry for your loss...............prayers for you and your family!
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:17 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by Gossie
A big hearty thanks to all of who have sent prayers and wishes, it means so much.

Rich passed on around 4:30 this morning (11/17/06). It's going to be a very simple graveside ceremony on Tuesday, just the way he wanted it.

Thank you so much.
I'm so sad for you, Cindy... but the prayers won't stop.

at least now he won't have any more pain,

and he'll be with you, always.
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Old 11-19-2006, 01:34 PM   #36
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I am so sorry. Prayers to you and your family.

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