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Mark Rimmell

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[Sep. 11th, 2007|08:11 pm]
Mark Rimmell
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Got home from Sword Fest... Checked messages on landline.... My uncle died on Sunday :-(

Bugger! I called the nursing home on Saturday and walked up the hill several times a day to get a signal and check for messages. Seems they couldn't leave a message.

I may be out of touch for a few days dealing with all the paperwork.

Don't worry I'll be OK... A bit down I wasn't with him. But relieved it was mercifully quick.
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[User Picture]From: missjinny
2007-09-11 04:41 pm (UTC)
I am so sorry to hear that Mark. Hope you are all ok.
love from me n Emsy-loo-loo
xxx
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[User Picture]From: markrimmell
2007-09-11 05:38 pm (UTC)
Thank you
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[User Picture]From: geodhinn
2007-09-11 05:14 pm (UTC)

Sorry to hear about your uncle Mark.....Was he that ill? and still discharged from the hospital to the nursing home.Thinking of you....G
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[User Picture]From: markrimmell
2007-09-11 05:37 pm (UTC)
Seems he was worse than I thought... The nursing home wanted to send him back to hospital but he refused. I am pleased they respected his wishes. He died in familiar surroundings as I took a lot of stuff from his bedroom to the nursing home and set up the room to look as much like his home.

Not really taking it all in right now. Thinking about all the practical stuff that needs to be dealt with.
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[User Picture]From: chyldecatcher
2007-09-11 05:41 pm (UTC)
What a shock! I hadn’t realised how near he was to his time. My deepest condolences. I think you can be very proud what you did for him …
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[User Picture]From: pvcdiva
2007-09-11 07:04 pm (UTC)
Oh Mark, I'm so sorry....

I have nothing useful to say, except thoughts are with you.
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[User Picture]From: glamgothruthy
2007-09-12 04:10 am (UTC)
wow that does seem quick - so sorry. Mercifully quick maybe like you said...

If there is anything i can do - or wanna meet up for coffee... russell and i are going to see lady chatterley at the Watermans 18th sept 6pm if you fancy that - or something similar in the future...
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[User Picture]From: ian_wyrdness
2007-09-12 05:34 am (UTC)
Sorry to hear about your Uncle. Let me know if you want to meet up for a drink/chat.

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[User Picture]From: demonmoonglow
2007-09-12 05:35 am (UTC)
So sorry to hear the news. Don't get on a guilt trip - same thing happened when my mum died.I stupidly blamed myself - what could I have done. My thoughts are with you
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[User Picture]From: ellefurtle
2007-09-13 05:40 am (UTC)
So sorry to hear your news.
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[User Picture]From: m31andy
2007-09-13 05:49 am (UTC)
My condolences.
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[User Picture]From: indigo_violet
2007-09-13 11:21 am (UTC)
Sorry to hear that, Mark. Hope you are doing OK xx
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