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Old 09-21-2012, 08:29 AM   #1
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My current status

I know we have not posted much lately. I have a sad update, my beloved Janet passed away this Tuesday, it was a complete shock to me because she had been doing relatively well other than some flu symptoms for the last day or two. Once I get through the next few hectic days, I'll probably continue to read the forum and every once in a while chime in when I have something useful to add. I am overwhelmed at the loss of my very best friend ever, she was so much more than my wonderful wife, she knew how to make me smile and accepted every facet of my self and helped me to enjoy the last 16+ years.
Janet was a concert trained pianist (I'm just an old rock and roll keyboard player that drives nails for a living these days) and was the Music Director/Pianist at our church for several years, though I had said many years ago that I would never re-marry, after we met and started hanging around together, it just ended up being inevitable. We breed and show Bengal and Oriental Shorthair cats as a hobby since we both love animals (cats in particular). She was also a high performance car enthusiast with a fondness for mid '50s T-Birds, a NASCAR fan and she really wanted to experience a ride in a first gen Z/28, never was able to make that happen for her. I'm going to paste a short piece that I wrote on my Facebook status Tuesday evening, I think it expresses a little about how close we were.

"Janet, my beloved wife and best friend ever, heard God's Call today and answered it. I will miss her very, very much and tonight there is a huge part of my heart missing, you always knew how to cheer me up, make me smile and always encouraged me. I shall miss hearing you practice the piano and the breath taking pieces you performed. I will miss your running dialogue on the judges at a cat show, your dry wit and humour, I will miss gazing at you while you slept peacefully. The last 16 years of my life were brighter and fuller because you were part of it. And I will always love you for the rest of my years. Play for the Angels tonight, play on always, this is your encore."

I'm taking each day minute by minute at this point, some good, some bad, I know it will be a long process, but with help from my family and friends locally and all of my friends from forums of many different subject matters, I'll eventually get to the point I need to be.
Clyde

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Old 09-21-2012, 08:44 AM   #2
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:47 AM   #3
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Can't even imagine what you're going through right now, just know that you will have lots of love and support from your friends here. Being that she was a music director at your church I'm sure you know what a comfort it is knowing that she's in a place where she will no longer experience pain and that one day you'll meet again. Sorry for your loss brother, I'll be praying for you.
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:54 AM   #4
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May, Janet Rest in Peace .


and ( dont want this to sound weird )
but hope she gets that 1st gen Z/28 ride in
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:59 AM   #5
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:09 AM   #6
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I am saddened for your immeasurable loss. My deepest condolence's go out to you Clyde.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:24 AM   #7
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I'm sorry for your loss. She obviously was 1 in a million. Stay close to family and friends it will help in getting through this. We are all here for you as well. Again sorry for your loss.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:54 AM   #8
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:58 AM   #9
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Clyde, please allow me to acknowledge your unimaginable loss...and I thank you for thinking of us in your time of need... Sincere condolences are extended.

You are an integral part of this community, and particularly this section, and so we share, in some small way, your plight...and we're here, when you care to visit.
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:55 PM   #10
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I can not imagine what you are going through. What a loss an we are all thinking of you and hoping you find a wag through this.

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Old 09-21-2012, 11:12 PM   #11
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Sorry for your loss, wish you the best and stay positive, she would want you to.
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Old 09-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #12
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Sorry to hear. stay safe and things will get better.
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:35 PM   #13
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Sorry for your loss Clyde. Remember, it's ok to be sad. Grieve the loss of your wife, and in time, your time, come out the other side a stronger man. I'm sure Janet would want it that way.
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:06 PM   #14
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Clyde, My deepest condolence's go out to you my friend.
If there is any thing we can do please let us know.

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Old 09-22-2012, 11:07 PM   #15
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:46 PM   #16
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Many thanks to my friends on this forum for all the thoughts and kind words. It gets a little bit easier each day, all the help from local friends (I hardly have any family left) and my online friends from various sites has been a huge help.
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Old 10-03-2012, 03:02 AM   #17
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Very sorry to hear it. My deepest condolences. Sounds like our little automotive collective lost a great member.
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Old 10-03-2012, 03:21 AM   #18
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Truly sorry for your loss. May Janet R.I.P.
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