My dad passed away last night.

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  1. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

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    He was 85. He went into the hospital last Tuesday with severe abdominal pain. The doctors found no blood circulation to the intestines, and tried to open up the artery with a angioplasty. When they couldn't get the catheter through, they went to surgery and found quite a bit of dead bowel. They cut out the dead bowel and sewed the rest back up including some bowel that looked to be dying. They had to open him up again on Friday to inspect the bowel, and found about 6 more inches that had died which they cut out and sectioned the bowel back together. He was looking good on Saturday and Sunday except he wasn't waking up like he should. On Monday his heart rate went to 180 and his blood pressure fell. They tried various medications to control the heart rate and raise the blood pressure, but nothing worked and at 9:eek:o p.m. Pacific daylight time he passed away.
  2. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. You have our deepest sympathies.
  3. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Russ, please accept our condolences,to you and your family. Our hearts goes out to you all.
  4. RailRon

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    Russ, my sympathies are with you. I know that it is hard to lose father or mother, but I believe that he is better off now. I wish you all the needed strength to carry the weight of the following bleak days.

    Ron
  5. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Sorry to here of your loss Russ.
    You and your family will be in our prayers.
  6. Tileguy

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    My condolances Russ, while its hard to lose a parent, knowing he was blessed with a long and fruitful life and surrounded by a loving family i am sure comforted him as he passed through the door to his next great adventure.The flesh is only the vessel which carries the spirit and while it may wither, the spirit endures forever!!
    As we wave goodbye on this shore,others greet him with joy on the far side of the eternal ocean.
  7. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Our Condolences, Russ... You & you're family will be in our prayers... :(
  8. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Sorry to hear about your loss. My Condolences to you Russ & Your Family. We will keep you in our prayers & thoughts.
  9. Zman

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    My condolences as well Russ. I too, have lost my father, and know what you're going through.
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    Condolences to you and family. May the Lord's comfort be with you and your father in heaven with the Lord.
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    shaygetz Active Member

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    I'm sorry to hear that Russ. You and yours will be in our family prayers tonight.
  12. Dave Flinn

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    My condolences, too. I'm sure he had a wonderful life.
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    Russ,

    Sorry to hear of your loss, my condolences and you and your family are in my prayers.
  14. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Sorry to hear about your loss Russ. My condolences to you and your family.
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    Very sorry to hear about it, I hope you and your family feel better.
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    ausien Active Member

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    You are in our thoughts Russ, and our condolences to you and your family.
    The irish have a saying; may you be in heaven for an entire hour, before the devil knows your gone...steve
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    Russ,

    My condolences to you, your family and friends. Sorry to hear of your loss.
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    Russ ,
    You and the Family are in our prayers :(
  19. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Sorry to hear about your loss.
    All our prayers are with you.



    "Don't morn my death, celebrate the life I had."
  20. rksstl

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    Sorry to hear about your loss Russ. You and your family will be in our prayers.