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S/Sgt Fred
« on: August 10, 2008, 08:08:29 AM »
Please pray for one of our Senior Sergeants in the Police force here-he was recently diagnosed with a large tumor in his bowels. It was too big to operate on, so they wanted to do 5 weeks of intensive chemo. Then he developed a chest infection, so the chemo didn't start. He is now in an induced coma. He's 54. He is the most gentle, happy, caring man. Everyone that works (or has worked ) with him are quite upset. He has been a 'model' Police Officer for over 25 yrs. Pray for recovery, his family (ex wife & 18 yr old son, who are both taking this really hard). His name is Fred.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2008, 08:30:40 AM »
Lord have mercy on His servant, Fred!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2008, 08:33:35 AM »
Lord have mercy on the work of Your Hands.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2008, 08:44:42 AM »
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2008, 08:45:30 AM »
Lord, have mercy on the works of your hands.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2008, 10:27:17 AM »

Lord have mercy on the work of Your hands!

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2008, 11:27:19 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2008, 11:52:44 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2008, 10:31:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2008, 10:26:33 AM »
Lord Have Mercy

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2008, 12:01:33 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant Sgt. Fred.

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2008, 04:59:40 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2008, 05:05:31 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2008, 09:54:28 AM »
Lord have mercy on the work of Your hands, Fred, and his family, at this time of suffering!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2008, 04:42:28 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant Fred.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2008, 09:13:38 AM »
Just an update - Fred is out of his coma - but still very weak - unsure what is happening next - please keep praying for him.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2008, 10:59:18 AM »
Glory to God! May He continue to have mercy on His servant Fred.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2008, 12:28:17 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your servant Fred.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2008, 05:32:28 AM »
Thanks for prayers. Fred is in chemo now, and has been told that he will not leave the hospital :'( . He has a passiln for Russia, a lifetime dream was to ride his motorbike from one end to the other. I gave him a few books on Russia, and some CD's of Russian chants. I hope he finds God before his death. Please pray, not just for him, but his family, who are devastated.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2008, 08:27:06 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2008, 08:30:41 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2008, 09:44:40 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #22 on: November 03, 2008, 10:18:43 AM »
Lord have mercy

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #23 on: November 03, 2008, 10:37:35 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your Servant.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #24 on: November 03, 2008, 10:44:05 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #25 on: November 03, 2008, 11:14:37 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #26 on: November 03, 2008, 11:27:15 AM »
Lord have mercy on your servant!  Comfort and guide his family in their time of need!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #27 on: November 03, 2008, 01:12:40 PM »
Lord have Mercy.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #28 on: November 03, 2008, 11:43:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Jesus, please help Fred, his family and friends.

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #29 on: November 04, 2008, 01:37:23 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your servant Fred.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #30 on: November 06, 2008, 01:26:01 AM »
This is sorrowful news.  Poor S/Sgt Fred. Lord, have mercy on him and his family
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #31 on: January 22, 2009, 11:31:08 AM »
Thanks for all your prayers - Fred succumbed to the cancer a few days ago.   :'( He was cheerful to the end! He will be missed. Please pray for his family. Our community just lost a great police officer!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2009, 11:36:52 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Fred, and comfort his family and friends.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #33 on: January 22, 2009, 12:07:00 PM »
May His Memory Be Eternal...Amen..
Blessed Rest Grant Thy Servant O Lord...Amen Amen..
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #34 on: January 22, 2009, 04:33:24 PM »
Memory Eternal!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #35 on: January 22, 2009, 05:29:09 PM »
May the Servant of God, S/Sgt Fred, Rest in Peace and May the Lord comfort Fred's family members.  Amen!

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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #36 on: January 22, 2009, 07:03:27 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Fred. May his memory be eternal.
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #37 on: January 22, 2009, 07:05:50 PM »
Memory eternal and Lord have mercy!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #38 on: January 22, 2009, 08:46:40 PM »
Lord have mercy on his servants, the family of Fred, and may Fred's memory be eternal!
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #39 on: January 23, 2009, 01:42:34 PM »
May S/Sgt Fred rest in Peace and Light perpetual shine upon him.   :'(
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Re: S/Sgt Fred
« Reply #40 on: January 23, 2009, 07:23:50 PM »
+Eternal Be His Memory.

Lord have mercy on those he leaves behind until that Glorious Day when we will all meet again.
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