# Bereavement

Related: About this forum# My uncle died this evening.

I don't know why I'm posting this except that he was a truly good man and the last of my grandmother's eight children. He lived a good and long life and I will miss him.

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#### niyad

(114,101 posts)huggggggs, and know that your DU family is here for you.

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)It means a lot. I always look for your posts.

#### lisa58

(5,756 posts)Having special memories of special people has always been how I have dealt with loss. Knowing he was a truly good man is a beautiful start. You certainly loved him enough to let us know about him. Thank you

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)I don't know why I'm crying. I am usually very pragmatic about death. He called me LoLo.

#### lisa58

(5,756 posts)It’s a beautiful thing

#### Deuxcents

(16,498 posts)A good long life is a beautiful way to remember and celebrate all the time you have spent with him. My condolences 🌺

I must honor him by celebrating his life not mourning his death.

#### calimary

(81,637 posts)Sounds like he left warmth in your heart. You’ll keep that for life.

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)I strive to be as pure of heart as he was. I often fail but he never did.

#### mahina

(17,797 posts)Wishing comfort to you and Peace to him

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)He lived at peace and I have no doubt The Universe has welcomed him into the higher echelon of the "good ones".

#### George McGovern

(5,429 posts)#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)He had a very quiet strength. Never raised his voice in anger but went through life quietly getting things done. One day I hope to be just like him.

#### RestoreAmerica2020

(3,439 posts)#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)I appreciate it.

#### StevieM

(10,500 posts)#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)I appreciate it.

#### Randomthought

(843 posts)A beloved uncle is another father, it's hard. My very sincere condolences.

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)I appreciate your condolences.

#### livetohike

(22,175 posts)with such good memories. May your memories and the stories you’ll tell always comfort you .

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)#### Chainfire

(17,757 posts)#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)Thank you so much.

#### XanaDUer2

(10,944 posts)#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)How are YOU doing?

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)#### OAITW r.2.0

(24,891 posts)And tonight it is your turn to be sad and remember the wonderful things that you will remember him for.

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)Thank you. You are very wise.

#### OAITW r.2.0

(24,891 posts)It's the human condition. Sorry for your loss.

#### LoisB

(7,276 posts)Your words were very much appreciated.

#### BeyondGeography

(39,402 posts)It hurts. Deeply.

RIP Uncle. I am truly sorry for your loss.