View Full Version : Prayers for Dad
09-08-2004, 08:01 PM
I know the WB forumites have wonderful power of prayer so I'm asking for your prayers for my dad he is 87 and today had a hip replaced. The basic surgury went good but he is having some trouble recovering from the anesthesia, they just had to put him on a ventilator to help him get necessary systems back running properly. Right now it doesn't sound good, thanks.
Ken and Shirl
09-08-2004, 08:15 PM
I'm in Ken.
09-08-2004, 08:28 PM
Add SWIMPAL and mine too!
09-08-2004, 08:55 PM
Prayers and sunshine from the caribbean!
09-08-2004, 09:10 PM
Steven and Mary
09-08-2004, 09:27 PM
09-08-2004, 09:27 PM
I was hoping not to have to do this, but dad was not able to recover, I just got a call he has passed away. Thanks for your prayers.
09-08-2004, 09:28 PM
Oh Ken, I'm so sorry. You and your family have my prayers.
09-08-2004, 09:30 PM
Deepest Condolences Ken.
09-08-2004, 09:35 PM
Condolences, Ken and Shirl, so sorry.
09-08-2004, 09:37 PM
I'm sorry Ken. 87! That's longer than I expect to live.
Sometime, when you've had some time to mourn and be with your memories, I'd like to hear about your father's life.
May he rest in the arms of the Lord.
Peter Malcolm Jardine
09-08-2004, 09:39 PM
Really sorry Ken... :( :(
So sorry to hear this, Ken. My prayers and sympathy for you and yours.
09-08-2004, 09:55 PM
So sorry, Ken. And I would like to second Jack's request - when you can.
09-09-2004, 01:02 AM
Ken, I'm sorry.
09-09-2004, 05:17 AM
Oour thoughts are with you all
Jeff and Anne
09-09-2004, 06:04 AM
I'm very ,very sorry Ken
Peter And Carol
09-09-2004, 06:31 AM
I am sorry Ken. Deepest sympathies. :(
09-09-2004, 06:35 AM
Our condolences to you Ken.
09-09-2004, 07:06 AM
Ken - I am so very sorry. Please know that you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.
- Margo Geer
Sorry, Ken, but thanks for asking for prayers for him. He goes with fresh currency in his pocket.
Joe ( Cold Spring on Hudson )
09-09-2004, 07:16 AM
Sorry Ken :(
Sorry for your lose. Thoughts and prayers.
09-09-2004, 07:31 AM
Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
09-09-2004, 07:49 AM
I'll shift my prayers to you and your family Ken.
May you find comfort and peace in good memories of your father.
09-09-2004, 09:06 AM
Thoughts and prayers for strength your way, Ken.
Sorry to hear about this Ken and Shirl.
Please accept our condolences and prayers in this difficult time.
(we have arrived home and if there is anything we can do just give me a shout)
Thoughts and prayers Ken.
Fair winds to your father.
09-09-2004, 10:11 AM
Very sorry to hear this. Prayers for you and your family. :(
09-09-2004, 10:43 AM
Sorry for your loss. I imagine a man 87 years old courageous enough to go in for a hip replacement has to have had a good attitude toward life, and a good run, worth celebrating. My dad is 82, and another five years isn't likely. My wife's dad died at 87 years as well. He sure got a lot in as well.
Alan D. Hyde
09-09-2004, 11:09 AM
Ken, I'm sorry to see this.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.
Fair winds and following seas to your Father, as he sails on those infinite seas beyond the reach of our eyes...
09-09-2004, 11:10 AM
So sorry, Ken and Shirl. May he rest in peace, and may you always enjoy the memories.
You still have our prayers and condolences,
Matt & Jenny
09-09-2004, 12:05 PM
Ken, My condolences to you and your family.
[ 09-09-2004, 12:07 PM: Message edited by: Jim H ]
I'm so sorry for your loss Ken, I will be saying a prayer for your dad and your family. - Ned
Sorry Ken :( . Sending prayers from here.
09-09-2004, 01:08 PM
Sorry for your loss :(
09-09-2004, 01:32 PM
Sorry Ken :( I'll still make a prayer for
09-09-2004, 01:55 PM
Eighty seven years aint bad. Still it is hard to let go and celebrate a good life especially under these conditions. Our condolences, Ken, and best wishes.
09-09-2004, 05:22 PM
Lots of love coming your way from NJ Ken. So sorry for the bad news.
09-10-2004, 02:22 AM
I'm sorry to hear this, Ken. Sincere condolences from downunder.
09-10-2004, 07:23 AM
I'm very sorry to hear this sad news. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
09-10-2004, 07:46 AM
Ken I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
09-10-2004, 10:54 AM
Ken, I pray for peace and comfort for you and your family. May you have many wonderful memories to sustain you in the days to come.
09-10-2004, 07:49 PM
Sincere condolences to you and your family.
09-10-2004, 08:20 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss. You'll be in my thoughts and prayers.
09-10-2004, 11:36 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Fair winds to your Dad,
Your hand in ours,
09-11-2004, 07:55 AM
I pray that you and your family find peace and strength. This is a hard thing.
09-12-2004, 01:56 AM
From out this way all our love and care Ken and Shirl and your family
Im guessing he had a great innings and if your anything to go by mate he did a great job of raisin a fine boy in you.
Shane Jo and the mob of galahs
09-12-2004, 08:46 AM
:( Sorry for your loss.
09-12-2004, 08:24 PM
I know this is not an easy time for you. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So many people left so many kind words on my dad's posting --too many for me to recite and re-write here. I just know that I go to the posting on numerous occasions to recharge my strength. All of the love and warmth that was shared with us are now being funneled to you and yours. We are here and we care.
09-15-2004, 07:54 PM
Thanks to everyone for the kind words, we really appreciate it. The past week has been extremely difficult not only from the normal emotions because he was our dad, but also because of the outpouring of emotions of his extended ‘family’ of friends who all dearly loved and respected him. This love and respect by all who knew him really hit me hard when even the minister started to loose his voice and shed tears during the church service.
We will be posting a separate thread on dad’s life. But to briefly cover his life here, he spent recreational time on the waters around southern Massachusetts and Rhode Island all his life. He was an Army veteran from WWII, worked at the Naval Torpedo station in Newport before and after his Army service, he was firefighter for 31 years, and after mom passed away 9 years ago he has been doing volunteer work at the Battleship Massachusetts Museum in Fall River.
The Burial service was emotional not only because he was our dad but also because there was an honor guard from the fire department and while in the church his casket was covered with a shroud embroidered with the Fall River Fire Dept emblem, Also in attendance was an honor guard from the Army when the casket was outside the church it was covered with an American flag, at the conclusion of the ceremony they played taps, folded the flag and presented it to my sister. Finally another Army veteran placed a small flag at the grave.
Again thanks to all.
09-15-2004, 08:43 PM
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