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April 20, 2010

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Andrea,
Your beautiful tribute had me teary eyed. Your Grandpa sounds like a lovely man who was clearly well loved. Sending you hugs. Jen

I'm so sorry, Andrea. It must be hard for you not to be there right now, but you have these wonderful thoughts and memories of your grandfather to warm your heart at least. He sounds like a very special person, indeed.

I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Grandfather.~~~XXOO, Beth

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, Andrea. Grandparents are so dear to our heart. I lost my last a week before we got married, 12 years ago. Sounds like your grandpa was an amazing man and will live on in your hear:)
Big hugs~
Kari

I am so sorry to hear of your loss...you were lucky to have him in your life so long. Think of it this way, you and your family just got a lovely guardian angel to watch over your family.
Lori

What a beautiful tribute to a man who sounds amazing. I am so sorry for your loss. If he hugged you that tight - he loved you that much right back!

I'm very sorry for your loss, Andrea. He sounds as if he was a wonderful man.

Andrea,
Thank you for opening your heart and sharing with us today. It is strang how the circle of life, not to be corny, happens. Your Grandpa is at the end of his journey and you are preparing for a new life to enter your family :)
My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
Catherine

Oh Andrea...warm hugs to you:) I'm so sorry to hear of your loss and that you've been sad. Your Grandpa sounds like a dear, sweet man and you must miss him terribly.

May the Love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

Someone so special....
....can never be forgotten.

Thinking of You with Sympathy

Oh Andrea, I'm so sorry for your loss. I love your description of your Grandpa, Sounds like an amazing man. I'm thinking of you.

xoxo

Your Grandpa sounds like a wonderful man ~ what precious memories he has left you with ♥ A beautiful post honouring his life.

Andrea,
So sorry for your loss. He sounds like a wonderful man and has blessed you with so many special memories.

Andrea, what beautiful memories you have of your Grandpa, I am so so sorry for your loss. I hope that it brings you peace knowing that one day he will hug you again until you can't breathe..

lots of love to you, Heather

I am writing this comment with my eyes filled with tears. Your Grandfather sounds like the kind of person I would love to know. I wish you and your family the very best wishes upon this difficult time. Even though we are strangers, I can relate to your situation and send my thoughts and prayers.

Dear Andrea - i send my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I loved your description of your grandfather - and gave us a look into a great era too, nothing will ever replace him - he was part of a great generation you are sooo right .. both with you all there and over the pond here in the UK . As we get older it is inevitable that we loose them at some point ... so sad. But some great memories right ;-)

best wishes Ginny x

Very saddened to hear you news Andrea. God Bless you and your family and the love between you.

Fleur
xxx

Grandpas are so wonderful - It sounds like you two had a very special relationship. My prayers are with you.

Grampas are so great, I had the same experience with my Gramps, he lived in Canada me in Washington state and the last time I saw him I knew it would be the last time too, I cried almost all the way home.

Andrea,
I cried when I read your blog--what a lovely tribute to your wonderful grandfather. I never knew either of my grandfathers--they passed before I was born--you are blessed. My maternal grandmother (Gran) lived to be 100. She has been gone for years, but I miss her still. May the Lord comfort you and your family at this time.

and yet through your sadness you have written the most beautiful and happy post, your love shining through. One I'm sure this is one entry he would have read.

xxx

He sounded like the kind of Grandpa every child would want to sit by and listen to all his stories.

I'm very sorry for your loss. Both my Grandfather's died before I was born so I never got to know them. You're so lucky to have known him for so many years. You've got stories to tell your own children and such fond memories.

I once heard this saying that may help you, "Carry him in your heart, not on your shoulders; he wouldn't want that."

Prayers are being sent your way.

Jill

I am very sorry to hear about your loss. I know he is looking down upon you feeling the same pride he surely did when ready your blog. I loved reading the little excerpts of his life and thinking that he must have been a wonderful man. Many hugs to you and your family.
Heather

ohhhh I am so sorry for your loss. My grandfather's have both been gone for more than 5 years now and I am still in tears thinking of them now.

what a treasure to have such memories!

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