(Closed) NWR: My grandma just died.

posted 6 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
13071 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

So sorry to hear that.  Take comfort in the memories you have with her, and know she is at peace in a better place.  Lots of prayers, hugs, and good thoughts going your way!

Post # 4
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’m so sorry, ladyartichoke.  ((hugs))

Post # 5
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Big hugs to you and lots of sympathy. Even when we know it is for the best, it is very hard to say goodbye.

I lost my grandmother (and last grandparent) 1 year ago in October. Unfortunately I was living in NY at the time while she was living in CA. She was in her 90s and had had a wonderful life. Two days before she died, my mom had me call her and just tell her how much I loved her and that my then Fiance and I were happy and doing well. It was a call to say goodbye and let her know it was OK to go.

Making that call was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, but I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to do it. 

So big hugs and cuddles to you. 

Post # 6
6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

BIG HUGS to you today.  I’ve sat with two people I loved very much, at the very end and while it’s so very painful to have lost them, they no longer are in pain.  It sounds like your grandmother was a wonderful and caring person, after all three of her grandchildren made sure she wasn’t alone. How very kind and loving of the three of you.  ((((HUGS))))

Post # 7
2216 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I am so sorry for your lost.   Losing someone is never easy.  Sending virtual hugs and cuddles your way!

Post # 8
124 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I am so sorry to hear about your loss! Sending Big Hugs to you today! 

Post # 9
2756 posts
Sugar bee

I am so sorry. HUGE hugs to you, death is never easy to deal with no matter who it is.

Post # 11
10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) I’m so sorry sweetie. My grandmother passed away 2 years ago, I know how tough it is. I still miss her. But I know she’s here with me, in my heart. My grandmother too was a tough lady, and I can’t tell you the number of “Come say your goodbye” phone calls I got, and she still hung on. Honestly, she was such an active, vibrant woman, I couldn’t stand to see her in that bed and like you, it was so hard to see her suffer. I’m glad she’s at peace now. I keep a photo of her in my kitchen since she was such a phenomenal baker and cook, and that’s where she was always happiest. I call her my kitchen angel 🙂 I always like to think that when I’m in the kitchen doing my thing she’s smiling and proud of me. It gets easier I promise. You’ll find your way to pay tribute to her, and you’ll always hold her close to you.

More ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Post # 13
246 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I am so sorry for your loss!  Grandmothers are very special people and we are lucky as grandaughters that we get to have such a special bond with them.

You did such a great thing by sitting with her yesterday and those are moments that you will never regret, you gave her peace, love and comfort.  You sound like you were such a great grandaughter.

I lost my Grandma at 18, she was my last grandparent, 8 years ago and I still get emotional when I am doing something that reminds me of her.  I also just lost my Mother-In-Law a month ago and we were by her side for the last six months and in the final hours.  It’s so hard watching someone that you love knowing that they will not be around much longer but also we took great comfort in knowing that we did everyting that we could and got to tell her everything that we needed to.


Post # 14
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@ladyartichoke:  It really was. It was so hard not to say “I hope you feel better soon” and just say “Sleep well and I love you.”

My mom and her brother were both there, and they said after my grandmother had the phone calls from my sister and me she very peacefully slipped into unconsciousness and passed another day later.

As hard as it is to let a loved one go, there is some comfort in knowing they went in peace.

Post # 15
2547 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m sorry for your loss. Death is so hard to comprehend. At times liuke this, I know nothing I really say can be that comforting, so I’ll give you a BIG ol’ HUG, and let you know, it’s going to get better. Hang in there! XO

Post # 16
1855 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

((hugs))  You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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