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RIP my mum

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maggiewinchester Report 22 Dec 2012 21:06

Born on the summer solstice 1930. Died unexpectedly in Portugal on the winter solstice 2012.


SueMaid Report 22 Dec 2012 21:09

I very sorry to hear this, Maggie. My thoughts are with you and your family <3


LollyWithSprinklez Report 22 Dec 2012 21:11

Maggie I am so sorry this must be an awful time for you.
Condolences to you and your family I hope they are there with you


Dawnieher3headaches Report 22 Dec 2012 21:14

condolences Maggie may your mum rest in peace
d x


LindainHerriotCountry Report 22 Dec 2012 21:15

I am so sorry, my thoughts are with you


Cynthia Report 22 Dec 2012 21:24

So very sorry. Thinking of you. <3


maggiewinchester Report 22 Dec 2012 21:32

Thank you for your kind thoughts.
We (her chldren) are a bit stunned, and not quite sure what to do next.
She was sent to a nursing home on Wednesday, by her doctor.
As it wasn't a hospital, we were concerned, but alarm bells didn't ring, and one of my brothers was trying to make arrangements to go out to Portugal.
Yesterday she was rushed to hospital with a serous infection - she should have been sent there on Wednesday.
She died last night.

Her good friends have been keeping us informed, and have very kindly offered to organise things out there.

There's got to be an autopsy before any form of funeral/cremation, and we don't know at which point we should go out there. My time is limited, as I work, and we know, at one point, all four of us will have to go out to sign forms etc.

Mum had been trying to sell her house since her husband died last year, and came over here for the summer. She only went back for the winter as the house wasn't sold, and was going to return to England for good in February - whether or not the house had been sold.


Amanda2003 Report 22 Dec 2012 21:35

I am so sorry to hear your news Maggie . You must all be in shock at the moment . My heart goes out to you .


MR_MAGOO Report 22 Dec 2012 21:43

Condolences to you and your family Maggie... <3


AnninGlos Report 22 Dec 2012 22:11

So sorry to hear your news Maggie, what an awful shock, especially at Christmas. My thoughts are I would wait until you can make arrangements for funeral etc as you need to conserve your leave. Do you get compassionate leave?

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Dec 2012 22:11

Dear Maggie,

My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.




Von Report 22 Dec 2012 22:17

I'm so sorry to hear your news. It must have been a dreadful shock for you all.
My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.
Take care


ButtercupFields Report 22 Dec 2012 22:17

Awwww Maggie I am so sorry....sudden death is always so very difficult. My thoughts go to you and yours. BC XX


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 22 Dec 2012 22:19

Maggie...l am so sorry to read this, you must all be in a turmoil right now. Go with your gut feeling and go out there when you think its right, you should also be allowed compassionate leave!!

take care

((((HUGS)))) to you all

jude xx


GinN Report 22 Dec 2012 22:24

So sorry to hear this, Maggie, what an awful time for you and your family. My Mum died on the Summer Solstice, but at any time of year it is hard to bear.

Heartfelt condolences. Lynda .

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 22 Dec 2012 22:25

Maggie I am very sorry to read this. My sympathies to you and family.

Rose xx


Wend Report 22 Dec 2012 22:34

My condolences to you and your family Maggie. Wend xxx


Allan Report 22 Dec 2012 22:35

Maggie, My sincere Condolences to you and your family


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*$parkling $andie* Report 22 Dec 2012 22:36

Maggie , that must have been an awful shock to you all ,
Condolences to you and the family .


Mauatthecoast Report 22 Dec 2012 22:37

So sorry Maggie.My condolences to you and your family.

Mau xxx