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I lost my Nan tonight

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IcecreamRocks Tue 21-Apr-20 02:24:23

We lost our wonderful Nan tonight to Coronavirus, she was 94. I am devastated, she was like another mum to me. She lived in a care home due to dementia, because of this we haven't been able to see her for over 6 weeks, she died in hospital without any family member to hold her hand.
My Nan went through many hard times in life, including being taken away from her own country at 16 by the Nazis and not seeing her family again until she was in her 60's. She did not deserve to die alone.
I ask you all to please listen and adhere to the government's advice, just so you don't have feel the heartache we are feeling right now.

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bettybeans Tue 21-Apr-20 02:29:43

I'm very sorry for your loss. I too wish people would look at the numbers and see people rather than statistics. Take care of yourself.

LittleMissBumFun Tue 21-Apr-20 02:32:55

thanks I am so very sorry for your loss, she sounds like an amazing woman. May her memory live on with your family always.

Ipadipod Tue 21-Apr-20 02:36:47

I’m so sorry you lost your Nan, my condolences to you and your family.
flowers

MrsTerryPratchett Tue 21-Apr-20 02:37:24

I'm so so sorry for your loss.

midwesteaster Tue 21-Apr-20 02:47:08

I am sorry OP. 💐

PhoenixIsFlying Tue 21-Apr-20 03:01:27

Truly sorry for your loss. Your Nan sounds like an incredible woman 💐

Sosadandempty Tue 21-Apr-20 06:24:06

I am really sorry @IcecreamRocks xxx

RomeoLikedCapuletGirls Tue 21-Apr-20 06:28:32

Your Nan sounds amazing and her life fascinating. I’m so sorry it’s over. flowers

I agree that the real tragedy of the Coronavirus is dying alone. It’s heartbreaking.

Cherrycee Tue 21-Apr-20 06:33:45

I'm so sorry. I've also lost a loved one to this horrible virus and it's heartbreaking

KeepWashingThoseHands Tue 21-Apr-20 06:40:19

I'm so sorry thanks Sounds like your Nan was quite the lady having lived through so much.

All I can offer is there are threads on here from nurses, they don't leave people alone. I know it's not family. Take care of yourself.

IcecreamRocks Tue 21-Apr-20 08:51:29

Thank you everyone for your kind words,
Keepwashing thank you for telling me she would not have been alone, and thank you for what you do thanks

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YessicaHaircut Tue 21-Apr-20 08:56:04

I’m so sorry for your loss OP 💐

IHateMyPassportPhoto Tue 21-Apr-20 09:24:44

I can also say she would definitely not have died alone. Someone would have been holding her hand and giving her comfort and support, even if it wasn't her family.

I'm sorry for your loss flowers

Crayfishforyou Tue 21-Apr-20 09:56:49

My cousin is a covid nurse, she says patients are never alone when they pass. They hold their hands and tell them to imagine them as their family, and they are sure their family will be doing the same.

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