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For John, who has died unexpectedly
« on: August 28, 2014, 05:58:19 PM »
I learned this afternoon my uncle John has died. He was 56.

My aunt discovered shortly after waking this morning he had died during the night . He did not have any known major medical issues. They were away from home, but thankfully near family.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2014, 06:01:51 PM »
Memory eternal.  :'(
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2014, 07:24:14 PM »
Memory Eternal.  Lord have mercy on John's wife.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2014, 07:28:54 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2014, 08:00:46 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2014, 08:46:29 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2014, 09:22:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2014, 10:26:34 PM »
May John's memory be eternal.
Lord, have mercy on John's family.

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2014, 11:02:27 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2014, 11:21:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  May his memory be eternal.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2014, 12:20:50 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2014, 12:28:16 PM »
Lord have mercy.  May you and your family find comfort in the Lord.

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2014, 01:01:49 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2014, 01:05:20 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2014, 03:09:05 PM »
Memory Eternal

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Re: For John, who has died unexpectedly
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2014, 06:37:43 AM »
For your intentions:

Hail Mary, full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee,
Blessed art thou amongst women
and Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners, now
And at the hour of our death.
Amen.
Christ is Risen, Alleluia!