(Closed) My MIL passed away this morning, whilst I was with her.

posted 7 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
1636 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@Schrodingers-Car:  She died holding the hand of someone she loved. Many die alone and broken.

You all gave her dignity in death. 

May she rest in peace.

BIG HUGS to you. 

Post # 4
8021 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I work in Hospice care- so I know what an honor and privilage it is to be with someone as they pass from this life.  I am sorry for your loss, but dementia is an awful disease and you can take some comfort in the fact that she no longer suffers.  Take care of yourself!

Post # 6
47439 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I’m sorry for your loss. You will never have any regrets about not being there for her.

Post # 7
643 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 1988

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@LuvMySailor:  This.

I am so very sorry for your family’s loss.

Post # 10
2249 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I am so sorry for your loss. You were with her when she needed somebody the most, and that’s a big thing. It’s a privilege, and something that you’ll be able to hold on to in the future.

Post # 11
11266 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

i am so sorry to hear of your loss.  my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Post # 12
2585 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I am so sorry for your loss.

Post # 14
552 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@Schrodingers-Car:  My heart goes out to you and your family. I think in situations like this people to a certain extent choose when to go. Your Mother-In-Law must have felt very comfortable with you there and made her decision. She may have also choosen to wait until her sons weren’t there because she thought it would be too difficult for them, so I don’t think you should feel sad that they weren’t able to be with her. 

Post # 16
1805 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

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@Schrodingers-Car:  So sorry for your loss, I’m sure it’s hard for you to have it all sink in. What a wonderful family she had.

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