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Offline Robb

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Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« on: December 07, 2009, 10:51:05 PM »
Please pray for the repose of the soul of my grandmother.  She died at the age of 95 on
Friday and is to be buried on Wednesday.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2009, 10:52:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2009, 10:52:45 PM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2009, 10:53:04 PM »
+Eternal Memory.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009, 11:03:47 PM »
Thanks to all. I was very close to her since my childhood.  my heart will have a big hole in it until the day I die.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 11:07:38 PM »
Lord have mercy! Memory Eternal!

I can't even imagine what you are going through. I am very close to my paternal grandmother and dread the day she dies.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009, 11:14:19 PM »
Memory Eternal.  (Prayers for your family.)

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2009, 11:15:13 PM »
+Memory Eternal

I, too, was so very close to my grandma.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2009, 11:16:04 PM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2009, 11:57:51 PM »

Memory Eternal.

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2009, 01:26:23 AM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2009, 02:20:04 AM »
МОЛИТВЕ , PRAYERS...

БЛАЖЕИ ПОКОЈ, ДАЈ СЛУГИ ТВОЈОЈ.......АМИН АМИH...

Blessed rest grant Robb's  Grandmother Lord , count her amongst
thy just....Amen Amen...

May The Lord Forgive Her all Her sins ,May the Earth Be Light..Amen Amen..

Grant Comfort Oh Lord To Family and Friends...

  +  May Her Memory Be Eternal.....Amen  +

 BLESSED ARE THEY THAT MOURN , FOR THEY SHALL BE COMFORTED...
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2009, 08:55:23 AM »
Memory Eternal!

My two grandmas were very special to me, too. My parents were both scientists and worked very long hours when I was little, so I was, essentially, raised by my two grandmothers and my grandfather (all three retired). My maternal granndmother died when she was 79, in an instant (transmural infarction and rupture of the heart), and my paternal grandmother died very slowly, in about 8 years, succumbing to Alzheimer's; she reposed when she was 82.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2009, 12:06:58 PM »
May her memory be eternal!

I lost two grandparents this year and, especially around the holidays, that hole feels much larger.  Lord, have mercy on you, too, Robb as you go through this time.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2009, 02:28:52 PM »
Memory eternal! Christ is risen!
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2009, 02:36:04 PM »
May God forgive her and rest her!

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2009, 09:00:31 PM »
Thank you all for your kind words and prayers.

Heorhij,

Is it true that Russian/Ukrainian/Slavic people tend to be very close to their grandmothers?  This seems to be what I have both noticed and heard. 
Is there some cultural factor that makes this more so then in other societies?
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2009, 03:13:43 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2009, 08:42:57 PM »
Lord, give rest to the soul of your servant!

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Re: Pray for my Grandmothers repose.
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2009, 01:26:12 AM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Lord, please grant the eternal rest to Your handmaiden. Dear Redeemer, please help Robb and other members of the family.

Please, dear Lord, also, grant the eternal rest to other reposed individuals, who were mentioned by their loved ones in this thread.

I, too, was so very close to my grandma.

So was I as well.