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#1 FirefyterEmt OFFLINE  

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Posted May 06, 2011 - 11:10 PM

My wife and I just got a call from my baby sister tonight (33) to tell us that her husband died! He was only about 35 and they came home to find him on the couch! I can not even fathom how awful this is... they have a daughter that is just 5 and she does not know yet. I just got home from driving up to MA to see her, she is holding up far better than I would, I think. But what a shock, he was not sick or anything... maybe an embolism? They don't know what happened yet. I am just a loss to express how sad this is... I am not sure if she will even be able to keep the home with just her job. It really makes you stop and think. :(

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Posted May 06, 2011 - 11:17 PM

So sorry to hear, we got a call yesterday that a good friend had been killed in wreck, So tomorrow will lay him to rest. Life is so full of surprises.

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Posted May 06, 2011 - 11:18 PM

Wow, what a shocker!
I hope things work out so they can keep the house. Please pass along condolences from all of us.
She and her daughter will be in my prayers tonight.

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Posted May 06, 2011 - 11:23 PM

Thanks, It's hard on his parents too... they are both alive and he was an only child. Not something any parent should ever have to deal with.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 04:23 AM

Oh man,that's terrible.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 05:36 AM

So sorry to hear. Please keep us posted. If there is anything I can do to help let me know. I live in NH so not too far away.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 05:47 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss. Let them know they are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 05:55 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to your sister and family.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 06:28 AM

Very sorry to hear, such a young age. He didn't have sleep apnea did he?

Our prayers will go out to his wife and family. If there is anything we can do let us know.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 07:44 AM

I am very sorry to hear about this loss in your family FirefyterEmt! You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Keep us posted and let us know if there is anything we can do to help.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 07:53 AM

Sorry to hear this. All of you will be in thoughts and prayers.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 08:34 AM

Thanks all... Right now there is no reason for anything to of happened. My only thought is that he just got back from plane flight trip and the flight might of had something to do with it. He was away for a week for work, and had just gotten home at 3am the night before... At least he did get home and see his daughter and my sister. He was at home resting that day after the trip. His Mom (who was watching his daughter) brought his daughter home and found him on the couch like that before my sister got home from work.

I can't even imagine what his Mom is going through...

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 08:58 AM

Wow, not much I can say save how sorry I am that this happened. Our prayers go out to you and your sister, the little one and all the family.
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Posted May 07, 2011 - 09:08 AM

That is about as sad as things can get. Husband, Father, only Son. I hate to talk money, but I hope he had a good life insurance policy for his family's sake. I sure feel for those he left behind.

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Posted May 07, 2011 - 11:11 AM

Daniel... I have not had the hear to ask, but I have a feeling that he might not have. He worked as truck driver for a while and about a year or two started working as a head maintenance man for a pretty good company. I sure hope he did, but I have doubts. The big saving grace is that they live pretty close to his parents so they can both lean on each other. They had a pretty big house and I know my sister could not cover it with her job alone, and this is not the time to be selling.




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