Thank you, Dad passed away today

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  1. noodle31

    noodle31 Registered User

    May 1, 2005
    81
    kent
    dear friends

    i thought I would take a moment and update you.

    dad passed away at 3.10pm today, mum was holding his hand, and both my brothers were by his side.

    I stayed home with my baby, I lit a candle for dad on the gratefulness site, and prayed for him to be at rest.

    I feel numb....

    Mum is seeming to be coping ok, but i think she has grieved lots already.

    We dont know as yet when the funeral will be, possibly not til after christmas.

    When I think of the funeral I feel panic rise up, I dont know how any of us will cope.......I have only ever been to one, and have avoided them since.

    I miss my dad, I kept seeing his laughing smiling face today.....I watched my baby playing and thought what a wonderful man she will now never know.

    He wasnt perfect, who is? He was stubborn, and at times very tunnel visioned, but he loved us all, and we loved him.

    The world is now short one very special man

    Rest in Peace dad, I love you
     
  2. oonaghw

    oonaghw Registered User

    Dec 4, 2005
    18
    isle of man
    much love

    Hi

    Just wanted to say how great it is that you can remember a special dad - a one that loved you all so much. Wish I could say the hurt and the pain will disappear soon - but it won't only time will make it easier.

    You will cope - we all do - your baby will know your dad because you will talk about him you will pass on those lovely memories. keep them close to your heart and be happy to have known a loving dad.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

    Oonagh
     
  3. Mjaqmac

    Mjaqmac Registered User

    Mar 13, 2004
    939
    So sorry to hear of your sad news. Peace at last for your father. This will be such a difficult time. My thoughts and sympathies are with you.
     
  4. Nutty Nan

    Nutty Nan Registered User

    Nov 2, 2003
    787
    Buckinghamshire
    Love and prayers - hang on to those happy memories, they will see you through the hard times!!!
     
  5. Sheila

    Sheila Registered User

    Oct 23, 2003
    2,259
    West Sussex
    Dear Noodle, your Dad is at peace now. Thinking of you at this sad time, with much love and hugs, She. XX
     
  6. katieberesford

    katieberesford Registered User

    May 5, 2005
    114
    south wales
    Hugs

    Just wanted to add my condolences. Keep the good times close to your heart and remember we are all thinking about you and your family.

    I am sending you a very big hug. God bless.
    Katie x
     
  7. janew

    janew Registered User

    Mar 28, 2005
    51
    Dear Noodle,

    Just wanted to send my sympathy to you as well. I am not very good with words at a time like this but just wanted you to know I am thinking of you and your family.

    Jane
     
  8. Lulu

    Lulu Registered User

    Nov 28, 2004
    391
    So very, very sorry to hear your news , Noodle.
     
  9. twink

    twink Registered User

    Oct 28, 2005
    265
    Cambridgeshire UK
    I know how you feel


    Hi Noodle,

    I am so sorry to read your news. My Dad passed (not from AD) on Boxing Day last year and the nearer it gets the more I'm thinking about him and feeling upset. You will cope at his funeral, we all do. It's something you dread and you feel sick but you will get through it. Like my Dad, he is at peace now and not suffering. My granddaughter was born one week before Dad passed and he would have loved her but as she grows, she will know of him as we all have photos of him and talk abut him. He wasn't perfect but we THOUGHT he was and that's all that matters.

    Thinking of you.

    Love Twink/Sue x x
     
  10. Shakey1961a

    Shakey1961a Registered User

    Nov 7, 2004
    111
    Southport
    So sorry to hear of your sad news. Let me tell you though it will get better after the funeral. These always seem "limbo" days. I was told by people that once the funeral is over things start to get better and I didn't believe them, but they did. You can't see that now and don't even try.

    On a positive note, why don't you go and see your Doctor. I saw mine and she gave me 2 5mg Valium. Take one a couple of hours before the funeral and it may help. I did with my dad's funeral and I sailed through it when I thought I was going to be a wreck.
     
  11. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones at this time.

    Take care.

    N.
     
  12. Linda Mc

    Linda Mc Registered User

    Jul 3, 2005
    1,881
    Nr Mold
    I too would like to add my condolences to you and your family.

    Thinking of you.

    Love Linda x
     
  13. Kriss

    Kriss Registered User

    May 20, 2004
    513
    Shropshire
    Dear Noodle

    My Dad passed away 3 years tomorrow with Mum holding his hand and me by his side. It seems like yesterday it is still so clear in my mind. But I can now look back and be very thankful that he finally found peace.

    Your Dad has now also found peace. Stay Strong, you Dad lives on in you and your family

    Love
    Kriss
     
  14. Norman

    Norman Registered User

    Oct 9, 2003
    4,348
    Birmingham Hades
    Dear Noodle
    thinking of you ,we are here for you
    Norman
     
  15. rummy

    rummy Registered User

    Jul 15, 2005
    700
    Oklahoma,USA
    Deepest sympathy Noodle, I know how much the loss hurts and I pray in time it will get easier for you.
    Take care,
    Debbie
     
  16. connie

    connie Registered User

    Mar 7, 2004
    9,519
    Frinton-on-Sea
    Dear Noodle, so sorry to read your post. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, Connie
     
  17. Michael E

    Michael E Registered User

    Apr 14, 2005
    619
    Male
    Ronda Spain
    Noodle hi,

    So sad - very difficult time for you - so sorry

    regards

    Michael
     
  18. soozieann

    soozieann Registered User

    Dec 7, 2005
    20
    Wallington
    So sorry Noodle, my prayers are with you and your family. My Dad passed away on the 23rd December 1983, it can be difficult at this time of year especially.

    Try not to worry about the funeral, try to see it as a way of celebrating your father's life.

    My son didn't know my father, but he knows so much about him from my memories and photographs, just like your baby will.


    Take good care of yourself.

    Deepest sympathy
    Soozieann
     
  19. KarenC

    KarenC Registered User

    Jun 2, 2005
    122
    Los Angeles, USA
    Thinking of you with sympathy at this sad time,
    Karen
     
  20. Loiner

    Loiner Registered User

    Oct 29, 2005
    73
    Leeds, UK
    dear noodle, lots of love and hugs, I will pray for you, your dad and your family

    David
     

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