The funeral is on Friday

Hi, I just want to say thanks for the messages regarding my sisters death and the fact that you all respected my wishes of no sympathy.

I thought it would be right to follow up and let you all know when the funeral is. It is on Friday the 19th and I will with my son Brendon be travelling down to Accrington on Thursday and staying overnight, attending the funeral on Friday.

I also wanted you to know Julia has left behind 5 children, 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren at 69 years of age. Isn't that some achievement and all we can manage is to stop smoking ha ha. Again people please no sympathy, I'm doing great and will have quit 11 weeks tomorrow and still strong.

I will not be around Thursday or Friday.

Respect and best wishes to you all

Jack. :)

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  • Hi Jack Jack will miss you

  • Safe journey to you and Brendan :)

    Amongst the sadness and farewell make sure there are laughs a plenty and tales and memories fondly recounted, especially with the younger members of your sisters family :)

  • Safe journey to you and Brendan :)

    Amongst the sadness and farewell make sure there are laughs a plenty and tales and memories fondly recounted, especially with the younger members of your sisters family :)

    Safe journey Jack my thoughts are with you mate.

  • Respect and best wishes to you Jack....

    Safe journey my love..xx

  • I wish you the strength needed for friday all the same. Peace.

  • Hi jack :)

    As requested no sympathy but much respect and I'll be thinking of you

    Yes a good achievement by your sister

    Love and Hugs

    Marg xx

  • Sounds like she was a very special lady. Hear from you at the weekend.

    Jackie

  • thanks for keeping us updated xxxx

  • Love, hugs and respect to you Jack, safe joureny to you and Brendan. Thinking of you. x

  • Best wishes and lots of strong thoughts for you Jack. Lxx

  • Cheers for thinking to update us all.

    Regards,

    Cav

  • Hi Jack.

    Safe journey for Brendan and yourself. Take care. Thinking of you.xx

    Ju

  • Respect to you and your family Jack. Have a safe journey.

    Lorraine x

  • I have just jumped on here to say thanks to you all. On this forum it's not just support to stop smoking and all is greatly appreciated.

    Don't worry about me smoking I am 11 weeks today and I am not going to give that up. Sometimes it's hard but it can be controlled and I love knowing I don't smoke. I found my self thinking about them things today while driving and then I thought to my self "Why? they are not part of my life anymore". And to all you guys please keep it up at least untill I get back On here Saturday.

    If you see a young man on here with the name Jordan please give him a special welcome he is one of my pupils. I think he's on day 6.

    Love to you all,

    Jack

  • My thoughts are with you Jack;)

  • take care Jack

    see you when ur back

    xxxx

  • Hi, I just want to say thanks for the messages regarding my sisters death and the fact that you all respected my wishes of no sympathy.

    I thought it would be right to follow up and let you all know when the funeral is. It is on Friday the 19th and I will with my son Brendon be travelling down to Accrington on Thursday and staying overnight, attending the funeral on Friday.

    I also wanted you to know Julia has left behind 5 children, 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren at 69 years of age. Isn't that some achievement and all we can manage is to stop smoking ha ha. Again people please no sympathy, I'm doing great and will have quit 11 weeks tomorrow and still strong.

    I will not be around Thursday or Friday.

    Respect and best wishes to you all

    Jack. :)

    Blimey Jack, that's one hell of a family! I moan about my Christmas card list. I hope today was a great celebration of your sisters life - to me that's what days like this should be for.

    Natter to ya soon - drive carefully!

    Stav

  • Best wishes Jack.

    Paul

  • 561 mile round trip and back safely. The funeral aside we had a wonderful time meeting family I have not seen for many years. Have to go out just now but will give you more details later.

    I'm still a non smoker.

    Regards and thanks to all,

    Jack:)

  • Hi Jack,

    So good to see you back, you were missed! Happy that all went well, and you're still a non-smoker. You're still an inspiration.

    Hugs,

    Jenni xx

  • Hi Jack :D

    Nice to see you back safely and I'm glad every was OK for you

    Love and a Hug

    Marg xx

  • Glad to see you back Jack, we missed you.

    xx

  • hey jack

    nice to see u back

    great u got through it smoke free xxxxxx

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