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I’M SAD TO INFORM THE FORUM THAT A MEMBER , Beginner 1 and of late Beginner 2 , as she was known on here,PASSED AWAY ON THURSDAY .

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Rosemarie was well-known for her amusing cartoons featuring “Dr. NO” . I made friends with her after joining this forum . We found that we lived 1/2 mile away from eachother . I will miss her as this forum will. A good soul who had also suffered through lack of treatment for P.A.

The old Gloucestershire support group wish to express their condolences .

R.I.P. dear Rosemarie .

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pvanderaa

Condolences to her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to pvanderaa

i will let them know of your condolence pvanderaa. Thank you.

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Nackapan

Very sad news .Will be greatly missed on this forum.

Very best wishes to her family and friends .

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wedgewood in reply to Nackapan

I will pass on your good wishes Nackapan . Thank you .

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scorpiojo

Won’t like that post doesn’t seem right - but I remember her ❤️🙏🏻… She’ll be on that B12 forum in heaven as I type🙏🏻 I hope she & you knew/know of the respect, gratitude & fondness we have for you folk that answer & care for members… Jo x

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wedgewood in reply to scorpiojo

Thank you for your kind thoughts scorpiojo.

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EllaNore

I'm so sorry for your loss Wedgewood. Very sad news. My condolences to everyone that loved her.

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wedgewood in reply to EllaNore

Thank you ElleNore. Will pass on your condolences .

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Libuse

That is so sad. Rosemary was very kind to me when I joined this group and really encouraged me, along with yourself, not to be afraid to to take control. Please tell her family how sorry I am and how very supportive she was of a complete stranger

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wedgewood in reply to Libuse

That was a lovely tribute to Rosemarie .Thank you Libuse . I will tell her family . I think that they knew nothing about the forum . They will be proud to hear that .

so sad, what a loss to the forum, she helped and guided many of us.deepest condolences to her family.

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Thank you so much Happypensionerclub . I will pass on your condolences to Rosemarie’s family.

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SallyRees

Oh so very sad 💔 Lots of love and condolences to Rosemaries family at this very sad time. And to you, Wedgwood ❤️ I’m sure you’ll miss her so much but how lovely that two sisters of our b12 plight found friendship together, I’m sure she’ll be keeping a good eye on you 😢 x

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wedgewood in reply to SallyRees

Lovely thoughts of yours SallyRees . I will pass on your condolences to her family . Thank you .

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helvella

Very sorry to hear.

And thank you for letting everyone know.

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wedgewood in reply to helvella

Thank you so much helvella.

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jade_s

My condolences to you wedgewood and all her family and family. She will be missed! Was already missing her since she wasn't around as much lately. I'm so sorry. 💔 Thank you for letting us know.

R.I.P. Rosemarie 🙏❤️💐

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wedgewood in reply to jade_s

She made us laugh with her cartoons . Thanks for your condolences.I will pass them on .

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jade_s in reply to wedgewood

She sure did x

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Ritchie1268

Very sad to hear this, thoughts with her family and friends. RIP Rosemarie.

My deepest condolences wedgewood

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wedgewood in reply to Ritchie1268

Thank you so much Ritchie . I will tell the family of your thoughts . . Thanks for your condolences .

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EiCa

I hope your memories of your time as Rosemarie’s friend sustain you through this time of loss, Wedgewood. I did not know her much but I hope her passing was not too painful and that she is now at peace.

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wedgewood in reply to EiCa

Thank you so much Ei Ca Your message is very much appreciated.

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Berry007

very sorry to hear this very sad news, a huge loss to you 😢 May her gentle soul rest in peace and pray that you also find some comfort during this difficult time ❤️

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wedgewood in reply to Berry007

Thank you for your kind thoughts Berry007. Much appreciated .

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wedgewood

Thank you EiCa . She’s not been well lately , so we have missed her cartoons on the forum . She is now at peace .

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Nackapan

For Rosemarie

In memory
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wedgewood in reply to Nackapan

Thatbis such a lovely gesture Nackapan Thank you !

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deniseinmilden in reply to Nackapan

What a lovely tribute! You too are an amazing lady - she loved her flowers!

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deniseinmilden

Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry. She was having terrible problems over the past few/several months and couldn't get the help she needed, often with Drs just dismissing her because of her advanced years and gender.

I am so pleased to know that you lived so close and were able to support her - she was wonderful on here and knowing that you are too and saw her really helps me to manage this sad news.

Did she give you her pictures? She wanted to entrust them to someone who understood what they were about and who would appreciate them.

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all who had the opportunity of knowing her. A remarkable lady.

I have flowers in my garden that I now always associate with her and always will. May she be surrounded by flowers for ever more...

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wedgewood in reply to deniseinmilden

Thank you deniseinmilden . A lovely kind tribute to Rosemarie . Yes her cartoons and flowers were her trademark here !

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deniseinmilden in reply to wedgewood

Along with her sensible approach and terrific encouragement, friendliness and kindness.I'm so glad you're still here and didn't leave. Thank you!

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Gillsie54

Rosemarie was such a lovely lady. She loved her garden and enjoyed our summer garden parties.

She came to our meetings in Dursley brought by her dear friend .

We are so sad to hear of her death. Our condolences to her family.

We will miss you dear friend. Your battles are over but we thank you for your support of others in our quest for better diagnosis and treatment.

Rest in peace. Not forgotten .

Xxxxx💔❤️💔❤️💔

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wedgewood in reply to Gillsie54

Yes we have those lovely memories of Rosemarie . Your tribute to her is lovely . Thank you Gillsie54 .

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deniseinmilden in reply to Gillsie54

A wonderful tribute that sums things up so well.

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cheriton22

So sorry to hear this.

RIP Rosemarie.

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wedgewood in reply to cheriton22

Thank you cheriton22

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bookish

RIP indeed. I am so sorry to hear this very sad news. I shall miss her sense and support and her cartoons and of course her flowers. Condolences to you and her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to bookish

Thank you so much bookish . Her flowers snd cartoons were great !

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Ratherbewalking

Such sad news. Sending love and prayers to her friends and family. 💔 RIP

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wedgewood in reply to Ratherbewalking

Thaks so much for your kind message . I will pass it on to Rosemarie’s family .

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FarmerDJ

My condolences, she will be sadly missed. X

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wedgewood in reply to FarmerDJ

Thank you FarmerDJ

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red2022

RIP Rosemarie a sad loss for all. My condolences.

red2022

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wedgewood in reply to red2022

Thank you red2022. I will pass on your condolences to Rosemarie’s family .

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Gambit62Administrator

Thank you Wedgewood. I am very sorry to hear this. She was a long standing and valued member of this community. Please pass my condolences on to her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to Gambit62

Thank you Gambit . I will pass on your condolences. In fact I’m going to print them out , so they will see every message that has been sent .

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Ajane

That is sad news. This forum will remember her for her kindness, knowledge & humour! We really appreciated her, as we do you, Wedgewood. My condolences x

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wedgewood in reply to Ajane

Thank you Ajane. Your message is appreciated .

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Hedgehogs15

sending condolences to you all during this sad time. RIP Rosemarie 💐

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wedgewood in reply to Hedgehogs15

Thank you Hedgehogs15 . b

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andepande

may she rest in peace . Sending hugs and love to all that loved and knew her ❤️

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wedgewood in reply to andepande

Thank you andepande. Your message is really appreciated . Rosemarie loved the forum .

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Jillymo

What a sad loss of a very dear friend wedgewood.

RIP to a wonderful lady who offered other's support during her own ill health. God bless her and my condolences are sent to her loved one's.

RIP Rosemarie.
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wedgewood in reply to Jillymo

Thank you Jillymo . Much appreciated tribute . Rosemarie’s family will receive every message from the forum .

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Nackapan in reply to Jillymo

How lovely 😍

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KBird01

So sorry to hear this. Sending thoughts of love and peace to all her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to KBird01

Thank you KBird01 Your message will be passed on .

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redbobbie5

So sorry to hear this sad news. Condolences to her family and friends.

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pitney

Rest in Peace Rosemarie you will be greatly missed and in my thoughts and whenever a cartoon makes me smile I will think of you. Condolences and best wishes to family and friends on their loss of a loved one❤️

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wedgewood in reply to pitney

Thank you Pitney . Yes , the cartoons were great , message will be passed on .

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Suchadrain

Sad news, my heart goes out to you and Rosemarie’s family 😥

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wedgewood in reply to Suchadrain

Thank you Suchadrain. Your message will be passed on .

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Suzibelle

So sorry to read this. She will be missed on this forum, as will her beautiful flowers and, of course, Dr No! Condolences to you and your family.

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wedgewood in reply to Suzibelle

Thank you Suzibelle. The cartoons will never be forgotten . Will pass on your message.

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Frogit

She sent me one of her cartoons so I could pin it up in the waiting room of he doctors’ surgery here. She was unfailingly kind in her comments, a light has gone out.

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wedgewood in reply to Frogit

Thank you Frogit . So glad that you have one of Rosemarie’s cartoons .

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Litatamon

Thank you wedgewood for letting us know of her passing. I am sorry to hear that she is gone, sorry for the loss of your friend & much love sent to all of her loved ones.

Thank you Rosemarie for all the support you gave to us. And the lovely distractions as well. I am sorry that I never expressed that directly to you. As we can talk about our insight and frustrations all day long (and some middle of the night rants!) but a breather for a smile and a laugh has the utmost importance.

Thanks again wedgewood. May you find some comfort in the memories that you made together.

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wedgewood in reply to Litatamon

Thank you Litamon for that lovely tribute . Much appreciated .m Your message will be passed on .

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Parlay

oh gosh how terribly sad and shocking! So so sorry to all who knew her and loved her. Thank goodness you were so close. My thoughts are with you all. Such a helpful fun lady and a huge loss.

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wedgewood in reply to Parlay

Thank you Parley . A lovely tribute to Rosemary . Much appreciated .

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FlipperTD

A sad loss. I always looked forward to her cartoons! Thank you for letting us know.

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wedgewood in reply to FlipperTD

Thank you FlipperTD . Yes ,nthe cartoons were great . And there would have been many more .

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Lowblow

such sad news . RIP Rosemarie .. condolences and love to her family and friends 🌹🌹

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wedgewood in reply to Lowblow

Thank you Lowblow . I will pass on your condolences .

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RisingOne

May God Comfort and keep you and your survivors.✝️🙏

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wedgewood in reply to RisingOne

Thank you RisingOne .

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Ms_J

I’m so sorry to read this, my heart goes out to all who knew her. She was a lovely lady whose presence in the forum and Dr No cartoons will never be forgotten.

Rest In Peace, Rosemarie. X

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wedgewood in reply to Ms_J

Thank you Ms_J. Much appreciated.

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Natural1970

Rest in Peace Rosemarie. X

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wedgewood in reply to Natural1970

Thank you Natural1970 .

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Dragonfly1962

RIP Rosemary, will miss the flower and cartoon posts, as well as the informative posts. Condolences to all who knew her personally x

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wedgewood in reply to Dragonfly1962

Thank you Dragonfly1962 .

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120848

So sorry to hear this sad news. R.I.P. Condolances to the family xx

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wedgewood in reply to 120848

Thank you 120848 . Will pass on your message .

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Parody103mg

Such sad news. Condolences to her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to Parody103mg

Thank you . I will pass on your condolences.

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VellBlue

Oh no, really sad to hear this. She and her cartoons were wonderful. x

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wedgewood in reply to VellBlue

Thank you VellBlue .

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Delilahmy

so sorry to hear this sad news …. Condolences to the family xx and your very one who knew her in this group family … xx

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wedgewood in reply to Delilahmy

Thanks so much for your message -I will pass on your condolences.

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Kazania

Deepest sympathy to you and her family.

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wedgewood in reply to Kazania

Thank you Kanzania . Will pass on your message.

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CherylclaireForum Support

That is very sad news.

I loved her cartoons, and her flowers, her stories about her life. When I first joined the forum, and did not have a computer of my own, I would use the library -and photocopied a few of her cartoons, just to cheer me up. Generous, funny, indomitable. Her personality shone through in all her posts here.

 wedgewood - Can some of her cartoons be reposted here as a tribute to her ? I wouldn't know how to do this - but someone here will, I'm sure.

Sending love to you and to Rosemarie's family.

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wedgewood in reply to Cherylclaire

Thank you so much Cherylclaire. Yes Rosemarie’s cartoons were great . I wouldn’t know how to retrieve and post them . You message is so much appreciated . It will be passed on to her family !

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to wedgewood

Take care x

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Nackapan in reply to Cherylclaire

At present they are still on her posts .I went back and read a few .

Perhsos someone csn put them together as a tribute / rememberance .

A good idea

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to Nackapan

Would be lovely.

Otherwise, I'll just do what you did.

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to Cherylclaire

To wedgewood

One of my favourite cartoons by Rosemarie
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jade_s in reply to Nackapan

Were you able to find any of her Beginner1 messages? She had an issue with that account and it looks like it's all gone 😪

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Nackapan in reply to jade_s

That's really odd. I've just looked again and now csnt find them??

I definitely read her last post a month ago . ? Yesterday

Also looked at some Dr No cartoons

Pity If now gone.

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jade_s in reply to Nackapan

You can find her newer posts and a few Dr No's via healthunlocked.com/user/Beg...

Xx

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wedgewood in reply to jade_s

Thank you very much indeed !

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to Nackapan

Did you see this one ?

Another cartoon from Rosemarie
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wedgewood in reply to Cherylclaire

No I’d not seen that one ! Great . Thank you !

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to wedgewood

I printed off these cartoons from Beginner 1's posts - and transferred them by taking photos.

I remember having the conversation about there being a book in the making there....

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NisajuBlue

So sad to hear, my thoughts and sincere condolences to you and everyone who knew and loved Rosemarie. You both and so many other kind souls on this forum will never know how much you have helped myself and countless others with advice, encouragement and humour, I for one am eternally grateful 💔

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wedgewood in reply to NisajuBlue

Thank you NisajuBlue Appreciate your message. .

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Ghound

So sorry to hear that, I always enjoyed her cartoons. My sincere sympathy to you as her dear friend and to her family. Her kindness and humour will be sadly missed xx

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wedgewood in reply to Ghound

Thank you Ghound Your message is greatly appreciated.

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Miss-guineapig

So very sorry to hear of Rosemary’s passing. She sounds a great character, although I didn’t know her. A sense of humour with her Dr No’s, when we all struggle in different ways withPA, is a true gift. Thank you beginner 1 & 2 for making a difference to us. Safe in Gods hands xx

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wedgewood in reply to Miss-guineapig

Thank you Miss -guineapig . Such a lovely message .

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Twaddletop

I’m very so sorry for your loss wedgewood and condolences to Rosemary’s family. She will be sadly missed.

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wedgewood in reply to Twaddletop

Thank you so much for your message . It will be passed on .

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scnuke

My deepest sympathies to her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to scnuke

Thank you schnuke

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ACritical

My condolences to her family and friends.

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wedgewood in reply to ACritical

Thank you do much ACritical .

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JGBH

Thank you for letting us know. So very sad. Sending a hug..

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wedgewood in reply to JGBH

Thank you JGBH .

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Soulsister

very sad news, condolences to her family and friends 😥

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wedgewood in reply to Soulsister

Thsnk you Soulsister -I will pass on your condolences.

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Granny56

heartfelt sympathies to family and friends.

Rest in peace Rosemarie.

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wedgewood in reply to Granny56

Thank you for your kind message

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Marz

Thank you wedgewood for conveying this very sad news. Re-reading her eloquent posts helped to remind me of the amazing person she was. My condolences to you and her family and friends - and all those here who will miss her constant kindness. Laced with humour her kindness was a wonderful cocktail - inspiring us all 💖

So sad her earlier posts were lost - but not forgotten ...

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wedgewood in reply to Marz

Thank you Marz , for your lovely message. I will pass it on

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Hamayeshguy

Very sad news. Long Covid complication with untreated PA is fatal. Still I think PA patient are in need of colonial antibody infusion not vaccination because body immune system weakness due to long term B12 deficiency can't handle it. Condolences to her family.

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Lunario

I'm sorry for the loss of your friend. I remember some of her posts, and although I never had direct contact with her, I recall the photos of her lovely flowers and her cartoons.

She will be missed by many.

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CherylclaireForum Support

Remember this wedgewood ?

She said that whenever she was angry, she'd do a cartoon.

Except once, when instead she made an apple pie with the name of the offending person who had angered her, together with a very rude word, made of pastry, on the top.

Then invited a couple of friends round to help her eat it !

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wedgewood

Thank you for reminding me Cherylclaire . I’m compiling a little memory bank which i shall give to her daughter about her PA forum life She doesn’t know about this other life her Mum had .

I have printed out every tribute from so many members .

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CherylclaireForum Support in reply to wedgewood

A lovely thought. Hope her daughter will gain some comfort, knowing how much she meant to us here.

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wedgewood in reply to Cherylclaire

She will be amazed because she didn’t know about the forum !

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Morris1994

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Dr No got me through some rough times and always put a smile on my face. She will be missed ❤️

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MikeyO

condolences to her family and friends. Very sad

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Sleepybunny

I was so sorry to read that Rosemarie had passed away.

I hope she knew that her kindness and humour made such a difference to me and others on the forum. I really appreciated how she tried to keep our spirits up in the lockdowns with her lovely flower photos and at other times with her cartoons.

Please pass on my condolences to her family, she was a special lady.

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wedgewood

Thank you so much Sleepybunny . I have down loaded and printed out all the condolences that were sent in for Rosemarie . I sent them to her daughter , who was very touched . Yours will be added . I go to Rosemarie’s funeral on Thursday 1st December , and the kind messages , of which there were a huge number , will be mentioned.

Thank you again .

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