last milestone

After bravely suffering, probably more than he told me, this damned ipf, it finally beat him and he died surrounded by his family yesterday. He took a turn on fri night after eating his tea and having his favourite pudding, an ice cream choc nuts cone, and at 6 pm started to struggle. The nurses came and made him comfortable. On sat morning the grandchildren all came to say their goodbyes to him, and with his family all around him he left us to be at peace. I shall miss him like crazy, but the last weeks struggle also makes me feel he has to be better off now,

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  • I am so sorry to learn of your sad loss.I have followed your blogs for the last few months & know the struggle you both have endured.My sincere & deepest condolences.

  • Oh Amagran, what sad news. I'm so very sorry for your loss. My love and sympathy to you all. As you say he is now at peace after a long brave struggle but its still a huge loss for you and your family. Thinking of you. Marie x

  • I am so sorry to hear this news amagram and my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. What a comfort that it was a peaceful passing and that all the family were there. After the initial flurry of activity that is now inevitable, please remember to look after yourself at such a difficult time.

    Lynne xx

  • I am so very sorry Amagran for the loss of your dear Richard, my deepest sympathy and prayers for you and your family. May he rest in peace and love forever more. I'm so glad you have your family with you at this sad time, love, Carol x

  • I feel so sad to hear your sad news about husband Richard. He is at peace. My condolences to you and your family - you will be in my thoughts.

  • Thinking of you and your family Amagran. Richard is at peace, no more suffering.

    Lib xxx

  • Sorry for your loss Amagran but Richard is at peace now. I'm glad the family were there to say their goodbyes. Be brave and remember the good times you had. I'm sure that is what he would have wanted. Dave. X

  • I am so saddened to read your news amagran. My thoughts are with you all. x

  • Much love to you and your family at this sad time x

  • so sorry to hear your very sad news,

    take care,

    rose xxx

  • So sorry to hear of your sad loss. It must have been a comfort that all the family were able to say their goodbyes. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Judith x

  • So sorry to hear of your sad loss , My thoughts are with you and your family . Su xx

  • So sorry to read your sad news Amagran. He left surrounded by his loving family.

    My thoughts are with you.

    Chris

  • So sorry to hear your news my love and condolences to you and your family. Richard is at peace now and had all his family around him when he left on that final journey and he went feeling all that love what could be a better way to go.

    Love to you Amagram and remember we are still here for you.

    Janet

    xxx

  • Sorry sorry Amagran not Amagram it is the tears xxx

  • Goodbye Richard.Will never be forgotten.We are all your friends Amagran so please feel free to continue to talk to us.God will be taking good care of Richard now in Heaven.

    Richard C

  • (((((((((((hugs)))))))))))), so sorry to hear the news. You are in my thoughts xx

    ingrid x

  • So sorry to hear you sad news Amagran, our thoughts are with you and your family.

    polly xx

  • I am so sorry amagran, you are such a brave lady. My thoughts are with you and your family.xxxx

  • Saddened my condolences to you and the family.

  • The tears have been flowing for you since yesterday and will continue for a long time.....

  • So sorry to hear your news. I lost my wonderful hubby in November to IPF too. I was with him at the end, and he died peacefully. My thoughts are with you and your family, God bless xx

  • I am so sorry amagran all my sympathy at this sad time.

  • Sorry to hear of your sad loss, my thoughts go out to you

  • Sad Sad news, thinking of you and your family xxx

  • Very sorry to hear of Richards passing. Try and take comfort from knowing all who loved him most were with him at the end and he passed knowing he was much loved. My thoughts are with you. XX

  • Sorry to hear of your sad loss,thoughts are with you and your family. Richard is at peace now xx

  • Sympathy and thoughts at this sad time.

  • All of the above and more my thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Sadness and sympathy for your loss.

  • Back again, Amagran. I would like to think that you can come and talk with us, should you feel the need to do so, at any time. Big love Annie80xxxx

  • Sending love

  • In my thoughts and prayers xx

  • amagran, I have no words to ease your loss but please accept my most sincere condolences and deepest sympathy. You are in my thoughts (((hug))), and may Richard rest in peace.

  • Amagran please accept my deepest Sympathy

  • Remember happy times and celebrate having the time with so much richness hold onto the dear things as we all grieve with you. Heartfelt sympathy as Richard finds peace.

  • Sorry amagran this is so sad, you have my sympathy.

  • Heartfelt sympathy at your sad loss.

  • I am so sorry for your loss, deepest sympathy to you and your family

    Val

  • Peace and strength in your loss.

  • Deepest sympathy to you and your family, Amagran

    Jude xx

  • Words cannot express how sad I feel for you right now, and for your family and all those who knew and loved him. What an amazing strong and caring lady you are. Take comfort in the thought that he is now free from suffering and will always be with you. Focus on the good times you had together. In my thoughts and my prayers God bless you alwaysxxxxxx.

  • I'm so sad to hear of your loss, I know what the day to day struggle is like having endured this disease myself for the last 7 years. Please accept my sincerest condolences and rest assured Richard will be at peace. Love to you and you family

    Take care

    Maureen XXXX

  • So sorry to hear of your sad news amagran, I'll remember Richard everytime I have a choc nut cone, one of my favorites. Love to you and your family xx

  • So sorry to hear of your loss amgram, you have many good memories to look back on & treasure. It will be difficult for you at first but you have the assurance that Richard is no longer strugling & is now at peace. Love to you & your family xxx

  • I am so sorry to hear your sad news, my thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Amagran missed your comments for some time now and now see why you haven't felt able to post very much. Glad Richard had a peaceful ending to a life which as all of us on this forum know was very much enriched by your obvious devotion to him. xx

  • So sorry to hear the sad news deepest sympathies.

  • Amagran,

    My heartfelt sympathies to you and your family on the sad passing of your beloved Richard, he was so loved and I'm sure his passing surrounded by those who loved him and whom he loved in return made his final journey of this world so comforting for all of you.

    Take care

    Karen

    XXX

  • Respect for all who have accompanied Richard with love, honesty and courage a great man has greatness around him always, now a great loss in time the great memory of an honorable family man that loved and was loved greatly.

  • So sorry to hear your sad news Amagran, my thoughts are with you and your family. x

  • God rest him in peace, so very sad, live and peace to you x x

  • Sorry that was meant to say love and peace to you x.

  • Thinking of you at this sad time x

  • Oh Amagran, I am so pleased I decided to return to the site today. I feel deeply for you and am so sorry for your loss. Your consolation will come to be the deep love you and Richard shared and the very happy memories you have of him. He will suffer no more, love. I am pleased there was an opportunity for everyone to say goodbye. I send love.

  • So sorry for your sad loss - thinking of you and your family at this sad time x

  • Oh amagran I am so sorry. I know how much you and all the family loved him. Sending you all my love. Lots of ((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))

    Bev xxx

  • sorry for your sad loss. thinking of you and your family. x

  • With lots of love to you at this sad, sad time. How lovely that you could keep him at home amongst his family. He isn't struggling any more xxx xxx

  • My thoughts are with you amagran.

  • Sending you much love, strength and sympathy, Amagran, at such a very sad time, jean x

  • So sorry to hear of your loss, words seem pretty inadequate but my thoughts and prayers are with you. With much love TAD xx

  • I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.

    Ells x

  • sorry I just seen your post-really sorry for you and your family-but all the very best to you.

    Stan --

  • My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your husband was so very lucky to have such a loving and devoted wife. Sending you all big ((((( hugs )))))

  • i am so sorry for your loss, you looked after him so well

    jan x

  • I am so very, very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.

  • So sorry for your sad loss - thinking of you and your family at this sad time. Lin X

  • Dear amgran, thinking of you and your family at this sad time, sending my very best wishes to you all.xx

    Ju

  • Heartfelt sympathies to you and your family amagran. I have been thinking of you as you were one of the first people to reply to my post and welcome me to the site. I am a carer for my hubby too. May Richard rest in peace now. xxxxx

  • My thoughts are with you Amagran, your devotion to your beloved husband enamoured you to all.

  • Such sad news to hear from you, Amagram. Loving thoughts and hugs to you - he was so lucky having you care and help him so much. RIP, Richard. xxx Julie

  • Bless you and yours, i am sorry for your loss.

  • I am sorry for your great loss. My heart and thoughts go out to all your family and friends.

  • Godbless you and the family, so sorry xxx

  • Amagran, thinking of you and your family with love and respect. He is out of pain now, no more struggling to breathe, He is at Peace. Bless Him.

    Love to you, look after yourself xx

  • I am sincerely sorry for your loss Amagran. You and your family are in my thoughts. Love to you all. X

  • Condolences for sad news.

  • I have followed the courageous struggle as an inspiration for all that face difficulties.

    The world is a poorer place with this loss, respect and sympathy.

  • Condolences to you and the family.How sad,but he knew how well loved he was.

    Sorry for late sympathies,had been away for a while,& just came across the news.I had always followed your blogs,& much admired you all.

    Take care of yourself,

    Hugs,Wendells xxx

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