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Offline Rosehip

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Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« on: October 25, 2008, 05:01:35 PM »
Dear Friends,

I received the terrible news that a lovely, now 20 year old  Ukrainian Baptist boy by the name of Andrei, was tragically killed on Friday morning at 3am on a Ukrainian highway near Novograd-Volinskiy as a drunk driver smashed into the car he was driving. It took four hours to extricate Andrei's body from the vehicle in which his body was trapped. I have known Andrei as a quiet, gentle,godly youngster, the firstborn of a large, very pious Baptist family, during my years in Kyiv.

A crowd of over 500 people- family, church people, and friends gathered outside their apartment building for the first part of the funeral. As Andrei's earthly remains were committed to God, three separate rainbows appeared overhead, which provided a source of comfort for the grieving family.

Please remember Andrei's family as they cope with their loss and grief. His mother especially is suffering terribly from the shock.

Many thanks!

« Last Edit: October 25, 2008, 05:07:58 PM by Rosehip »
+ Our dear sister Martha (Rosehip) passed away on Dec 20, 2010.  May her memory be eternal! +

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2008, 05:42:37 PM »
Lord have mercy on Andrei and his family who he left behind!

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2008, 06:48:12 PM »
Lord have mercy on both Andrei and his grieving loved ones.

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2008, 08:19:01 PM »
Prayers...
An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2008, 09:37:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2008, 09:40:19 PM »
May Andrei Rest in Peace and May the Lord comfort Andrei's family during this difficult time.
Amen!

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2008, 09:46:35 PM »
Eternal be your memory, Andrei! May the Lord have mercy on your soul, and may He comfort and sustain your family, friends, and deeply grieving Mother at this time...
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2008, 10:22:28 PM »
Lord have Mercy on Andrei!
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2008, 12:54:32 AM »
Lord have mercy
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2008, 08:33:09 AM »
Memory Eternal.

I also pray that the Lord and His holy angels help and guide Ukrainian lawmakers so that they could come up with better laws that enforce safe driving.
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2008, 11:24:21 AM »
May Andrei rest in Peace and may God give comfort to his grieving family and friends.   So young and another victim of a drunken driver.

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2008, 12:16:12 PM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2008, 01:11:26 PM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2008, 05:56:35 PM »
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2008, 09:22:57 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Andrei and those who grieve for him. Memory Eternal.
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2008, 12:32:06 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2008, 10:07:38 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #17 on: October 28, 2008, 10:25:15 PM »
Eternal be his memory!

Lord, have mercy. Hospody pomyluy.

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Re: Repose of a Young Ukrainian Lad
« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2008, 11:53:01 PM »
May Andrei's memory be eternal, and may the Lord grant comfort to his grieving loved ones.
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