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« Reply #45 on: April 07, 2010, 08:55:06 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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« Reply #46 on: April 08, 2010, 04:10:16 AM »
"Lord have mercy."

Never hesitate to ask for our prayers my friend. I know how much my grandmothers meant to me. They passed many years ago, but their love and encouragement enabled me to survive numerous adversities. I know your children lift her spirits, so take them by to see her as often as you can. Sometimes we fear that the elderly will be bothered by the rambunctiousness of children, but often it has a profoundly positive effect on them.


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« Reply #47 on: April 08, 2010, 09:29:46 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #48 on: April 12, 2010, 07:31:44 AM »
+Lord Hve Mercy !
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« Reply #49 on: April 12, 2010, 08:05:20 AM »
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« Reply #50 on: April 20, 2010, 08:44:09 PM »
Thanks for all the prayers :)  My gram is now at home, and she is making more progress each day. She uses the walker if she is alone, and if someone is at the house with her she practices walking around with a cane. She is going to go out to the mall this Sunday and test out how she does there. She hopes to start using the senior citizen bus* again soon and going back out.

* Where she lives they have a program for senior citizens who don't drive, in which they will pick you up in a bus and take you to the mall or stores or the movies or wherever.

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« Reply #51 on: April 28, 2010, 10:14:33 PM »
Not that I want to give you weekly updates or anything... but... my gram fell again today  :-\  Thankfully she wasn't hurt bad, and her hip was fine. She just scraped her arm up a bit. The bad thing is, she was using her walker at the time, and she still fell. I'm afraid that this is a bad sign as far as her getting back to the active lifestyle she once lived.

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« Reply #52 on: April 28, 2010, 11:58:12 PM »
Not that I want to give you weekly updates or anything... but... my gram fell again today  :-\  Thankfully she wasn't hurt bad, and her hip was fine. She just scraped her arm up a bit. The bad thing is, she was using her walker at the time, and she still fell. I'm afraid that this is a bad sign as far as her getting back to the active lifestyle she once lived.

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« Reply #53 on: April 29, 2010, 03:59:53 PM »
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« Reply #54 on: May 02, 2010, 01:52:00 PM »
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« Reply #55 on: May 10, 2010, 03:49:17 PM »
Not that I want to give you weekly updates or anything... but... my gram fell again today  :-\  Thankfully she wasn't hurt bad, and her hip was fine. She just scraped her arm up a bit. The bad thing is, she was using her walker at the time, and she still fell. I'm afraid that this is a bad sign as far as her getting back to the active lifestyle she once lived.

Lord, have mercy.  Has she been doing better with the walker lately?
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« Reply #56 on: May 10, 2010, 03:51:54 PM »

Lord, have mercy.  Has she been doing better with the walker lately?

She seems to be. She has been going with family to the mall once a week to walk around, and she has been practicing in her house, and she hasn't fallen since the incident I mentioned. I fear that she will never get back to where she was, but she may yet regain the ability to go out on the bus to wherever she wants.

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« Reply #57 on: April 04, 2011, 08:40:35 PM »
I don't expect that anyone is still praying for my gram, but just as an update... things have not gone well. She is still living at home, but sadly we don't know for how much longer she'll be around. Her short term memory is completely gone, and she has declined in spurts in other areas as well (e.g. she can barely write anymore, even to sign her name). We have it drilled into her head that she is not allowed to take her pills on her own, and has to be given them, otherwise she'd probably overdose. Still, she is not overly depressed, and is handling the situation as best she can.

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« Reply #58 on: April 04, 2011, 08:49:10 PM »
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Lord have mercy!
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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« Reply #59 on: April 04, 2011, 08:59:13 PM »
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« Reply #60 on: April 04, 2011, 09:16:19 PM »
Continues Prayers......


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Lord Have Mercy....Amen Amen
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« Reply #61 on: April 04, 2011, 09:35:46 PM »
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« Reply #62 on: April 05, 2011, 04:29:36 AM »
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« Reply #63 on: April 05, 2011, 07:57:06 AM »
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« Reply #64 on: April 05, 2011, 09:45:54 PM »
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« Reply #65 on: July 30, 2012, 01:22:31 PM »
My grandmother Helen passed away at 3:30 this morning. Please say a prayer for her if you have a moment.  :'(

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« Reply #66 on: July 30, 2012, 02:00:57 PM »
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« Reply #67 on: July 30, 2012, 02:23:24 PM »
Very sorry to hear that, Asteriktos.

Lord, have mercy on your servant Helen.
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« Reply #68 on: July 30, 2012, 03:08:03 PM »
Memory eternal

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« Reply #69 on: July 30, 2012, 08:13:07 PM »
May Helen's memory be eternal. Lord have mercy. So sorry to hear this Asteriktos.  :'(
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« Reply #70 on: July 30, 2012, 08:58:56 PM »
Oh I am sorry to hear this Asteriktos, May the memory of the servant of God Helen be Eternal! May the Lord comfort all who mourn her. Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #71 on: July 30, 2012, 10:10:02 PM »

Memory Eternal!
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« Reply #72 on: July 30, 2012, 10:17:21 PM »
Memory Eternal!

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« Reply #73 on: July 31, 2012, 04:19:37 AM »
My deepest sympathies brother. May her memory be eternal!



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Re: So...
« Reply #74 on: July 31, 2012, 04:54:20 AM »
With the Saints give rest, O God, to the soul of Your servant, where there is neither pain, nor sorrow, nor sighing, but life everlasting. May her memory be eternal!
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« Reply #75 on: July 31, 2012, 08:11:54 AM »
May her memory be eternal.

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« Reply #76 on: July 31, 2012, 10:36:28 AM »
Into thy hands, O Lord, I commend the soul of thy servant, Helen, and beseech thee to grant her rest in the place of thy rest, where all the blessed Saints repose, and where the light of thy countenance shineth forever. And I beseech thee also to grant that our present lives may be godly, sober, and blameless, that, we too may be made worthy to enter into thy heavenly Kingdom with those we love but see no longer: for thou art the Resurrection, and the Life, and the Repose of thy departed servant, O Christ our God, and unto thee we ascribe glory: to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit; now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen. 

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« Reply #77 on: August 01, 2012, 07:03:05 AM »
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« Reply #78 on: August 01, 2012, 08:38:10 AM »
Memory Eternal!
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« Reply #79 on: August 06, 2012, 05:08:51 PM »
Memory eternal
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« Reply #80 on: August 06, 2012, 05:29:39 PM »
My grandmother Helen passed away at 3:30 this morning. Please say a prayer for her if you have a moment.  :'(

Asteriktos, I am very sorry to hear this, I am going to ask for a Panikhida on 17th of august for two persons, if you wish I will add your grandmother too, just tell me via post or PM, what was her name and surname. If she was other faith, and you think she would like to have it in her own denomination, don't worry to say, there are plenty of Churches in Warsaw.
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« Reply #81 on: August 06, 2012, 05:37:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #82 on: July 29, 2014, 08:51:14 PM »
Tomorrow will be the two year anniversary of the death of Helen. If you could say a quick prayer for her it'd be appreciated.

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« Reply #83 on: July 29, 2014, 09:00:19 PM »
Tomorrow will be the two year anniversary of the death of Helen. If you could say a quick prayer for her it'd be appreciated.

May her memory be eternal.
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« Reply #84 on: July 29, 2014, 09:06:14 PM »
Memory eternal.

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« Reply #85 on: July 29, 2014, 09:21:18 PM »
May her memory be eternal.
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« Reply #86 on: July 29, 2014, 09:50:52 PM »
Memory Eternal! +++


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« Reply #87 on: July 29, 2014, 09:54:02 PM »
May Helen's memory be eternal.

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« Reply #88 on: July 30, 2014, 10:41:55 PM »
Memory eternal.