View Full Version : For my wife...please
January 31st, 2013, 04:29 PM
...I ask for my family here, to draw my beloved wife Tracy to your hearts...she has lost her Grandpa, and I a good friend....Jack had been suffering the effects of a stroke for quite sometime, and with the other co-existing conditions-his big heart just finally gave up and he entered the clearing Wednesday evening...Tracy was always her G-pa's little girl, and I know how much love shone in both their eyes when they were together...I grieve for her, and just wish I could do more to assuage the pain I know she's feeling...but even as a "healer"-I can't do it, and THAT hurts me...she payed me a magnificent compliment on her Grandpa's passing, saying that I am very much like him...all gruff, rough and testy on the outside, but tenderhearted as they come inside...as I say...Jack was my friend, and my life is remarkably enriched from having had the honor of knowing him, and Tracy had a wonderfully warm guiding hand and open heart for 80 plus years...so if you would-remember her, and her Grandma Bonnie in this most trying of times....bless you all, and thank you...
...and I would be remiss if I didn't remember Jack's favorite baseball team as well...what a fan they've lost...
February 1st, 2013, 07:58 AM
(((Tracy, Scott & family))) My sincere condolences.
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February 1st, 2013, 08:01 AM
Consider it done.............
All the very best to her and you and the entire family...........................
I'm thinking there are special seats in many stadiums reserved for Forever Fans.................
February 1st, 2013, 08:03 AM
I will keep your family in my prayers. It's tough for little girls (no matter their age), to lose a grandpa who they adored. Thank you for sharing with us, I can feel the love you have for wife she's lucky to have you in this dark time.
February 1st, 2013, 08:10 AM
Candles are lit, Scott, and prayers being said. May all find the needed comfort in the days to come.
(((Scott, Tracy, Grandma Bonnie)))
February 1st, 2013, 08:12 AM
So very sorry for the loss of such a beloved figure. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
February 1st, 2013, 08:20 AM
Sorry to hear it Scott. Thoughts and prayers. :down:
(((((Scott and family)))))
February 1st, 2013, 08:21 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss ♥
(((((((Tracy, Scott, Bonnie)))))))
February 1st, 2013, 08:22 AM
I am sorry for your loss, Scott and family.
February 1st, 2013, 08:24 AM
Absolutely. I am so sorry. :down:
February 1st, 2013, 08:25 AM
I am very sorry for your family's loss. Grandparents are indeed special.
cat in a bag
February 1st, 2013, 08:41 AM
(((((Tracy, Scott and family)))))
I am very sorry.
February 1st, 2013, 08:42 AM
Sincere condolences to your wife Tracy and you, as well as Grandma Bonnie. 80+ years is a long time and now Grandma needs to be supported at this time as well. I hope you can all love and support one another until the pain starts to fade. Only time will help. "Time heals all wounds" - I know that may sound trite right now but it is all I can think of. It may take quite a while until your wife feels normal again. My heart goes out to your family. So sorry for your loss
February 1st, 2013, 08:43 AM
Scott, sorry to hear of yours and Tracy's loss, thoughts and prayers are on their way.
February 1st, 2013, 08:48 AM
I'm so sorry, Scott. My heart aches for you all.
February 1st, 2013, 08:58 AM
Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers go out to you and yours.
February 1st, 2013, 09:35 AM
My heart is with you and yours big fella. OXO
February 1st, 2013, 09:45 AM
"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die."
king family fan
February 1st, 2013, 09:51 AM
So sorry for the loss Scott. Tracy is very close to my heart right now. Let her know we will be praying and thinking of yous. grandpa memories are the best.((( Bonnie,Scott,Tracy and family)))
February 1st, 2013, 09:52 AM
My heart goes out to you and your family. I'm lighting a candle for you right now.
February 1st, 2013, 10:58 AM
http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4998908964111842&pid=15.1http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4857132165955655&pid=15.1Condolences to you and Tracy,Scott..
February 1st, 2013, 10:59 AM
Scott, so sorry for your loss. Hug Tracy tight, as I know you will, and hold on. Sounds like Jack was an incredible guy.
February 1st, 2013, 11:24 AM
Dear Scott, I am so sorry for your loss. I am holding you and Tracey in my thoughts and prayers. May Jack rest in peace.
February 1st, 2013, 11:40 AM
You are all in my thoughts.
February 1st, 2013, 11:48 AM
Scott, I am so sorry. :down: Sending prayers to you and yours.
(((Scott, Tracy, and Family)))
February 1st, 2013, 12:31 PM
<<<<<<<<<<Tracy, Scott & family>>>>>>>>>>>> Loss of a loved one is never easy. We, your other family will always have you in our hearts...
February 1st, 2013, 01:17 PM
Thoughts going out to you and your family.. She's got you, lucky lucky lucky..
February 1st, 2013, 01:18 PM
Your a fine solid rock for her to hold on to, know our warmest thoughts are with you both:love:.
February 1st, 2013, 01:22 PM
Be well, friends. Sorry to hear it Giant...
February 1st, 2013, 01:40 PM
I really feel for all of you. Whwn my Father in law died my husband and son felt incredible pain. Sean and hid grandad were incredibly close from the moment he was born and there is nothing you can actually do except be there and be an ear and a shoulder. Prayers to all of you.
February 1st, 2013, 02:23 PM
Thoughts and prayers going your way.
I'm so sorry for your loss. :down:
((((((GNTL, Tracy, Bonnie, and family))))))
February 3rd, 2013, 04:24 PM
Prayers going up, and love being sent. Hugs on their way, and tears shared.
February 4th, 2013, 06:34 AM
....my faith in humanity never goes unrewarded here...thank you all from the bottom of my heart, because your words have been a great comfort in a time of sadness...I've said it before, and will maintain it forever-I love you all so very much....I am going to turn the keyboard over to my lovely wife Tracy here in a bit, because she wishes to thank you all herself...again bless all your hearts, and I am lucky to have such great friends....
February 4th, 2013, 07:46 AM
So sorry for your family's loss! :down:
February 4th, 2013, 08:23 AM
How's it going Gentle Giant? I know you are all holding close.
February 4th, 2013, 09:16 AM
Sending out thoughts & prayers for you both because she needs you to be the rock you are, and you need help with the loss as well. I believe ones loss is the others as well.
February 4th, 2013, 09:36 AM
Many prayers for you and your beloved. Eighty years is a good span in this life and Grandpa is finally at peace. Hold close your memories for they will sustain you. Again, many prayers.
February 4th, 2013, 12:25 PM
My condolence for you Scott and for you wife Tracy and grandma Bonnie.
Saying prayers too.
(((Scott and Tracy and family)))
February 4th, 2013, 12:51 PM
I'm so sorry. Please know that I'll be praying for you all. Life is hard and sad, isn't it? Sending love your way.
February 4th, 2013, 03:26 PM
I am so sorry to hear about all of this! We will be thinking of you both. Let us know if there's anything at all we can do.
February 4th, 2013, 03:31 PM
Hello everyone.. Tracy here....The Beloved of the Gntlgnt. I don't know how to begin to thank you for all the wonderful thoughts, love and prayers that have been the sent our way from all of you. My heart has been very blessed by all of your kind words. I am doing fairly well at this point, but the hard times will come when we go to visit and he's no longer there with Grandma. He was a wonderful man and raised me half my life and I was lucky to have lived across the street from him and grandma for half of my life, which allowed me to see them everyday.
He and Grandma just had their 69th Anniversary on the 16th of January, gives me something to work towards. He suffered a stroke a little over 4 yrs ago and left him unable to do all the things he loved so dear like his woodworking and flower gardens. Watching his declining health the past couple of months was really hard and but I know now that he no longer is suffering pain and despair over his inablilty to live his life.
Contine to keep us close, the hard times are yet to come. We will need all the love and prayers we can get to pick our broken hearts up and move on, for life doesn't stop just because a loved ones life does.
Blessings to you all and thank you so much for being another "FAMILY" that we can count on and turn to in a time of need.
Many, many heartfelt thanks
February 4th, 2013, 10:49 PM
So sorry for your loss, Scottie. My very best to you, Tracy and Bonnie. :down:
February 5th, 2013, 01:37 PM
Dear Scott and Mz. Tracy:
Well, I for one, believe that Gramps is showing them angels a thing or two about woodworking and having the proper garden. Hold Grandma close for she has lost half of herself.
February 5th, 2013, 02:14 PM
(((((Tracy and Scott))))) Thanx for your post, Tracy. I'll never forget the day I listened to the phone message my big sister left for me, that Dad had had a stroke. My life as I'd been so used to it stopped as if slammed head on by a battering ram, and was never the same. He passed away in 2011. I'm grateful he will never suffer any pain again.
I know in time your pain will be easier to live with. Time is our friend because with every nanosecond we are a little bit more removed from the pain. At first the nanoseconds don't add up, then they do. Separation from the pain is inevitable because of time.
February 5th, 2013, 02:59 PM
Oh Scott, I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts go out to you and Tracy and the rest of the family.
February 5th, 2013, 03:58 PM
Thank you for checking in, Tracy. Anyone close to GNTLGNT's heart is close to our hearts! We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Much love and groups hugs to you both, and if you ever get lonely stop on in, we'd love to see more of you!
February 5th, 2013, 06:55 PM
So sorry....((((Tracy & Scott)))
February 6th, 2013, 08:04 AM
Thank you for your wonderful words Tracy. That must have been hard to do. Your pain can be felt with every word. I'm so sorry.
February 6th, 2013, 08:59 AM
My condolences to you, your wife, and grandma.
February 7th, 2013, 05:13 AM
Very sorry to hear of your and your wife's loss, my thoughts go out to you
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