My mother's obituary ... R.I.P.
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Oct 4, 2018 - 4:10am
My mother's obituary ... R.I.P.

   ------------------------------------------------------------------ Sometimes it seems like nothing ever went quite right for my mother. It took her three marriages to find one that fit. She loved to work, but seldom stayed long where she was. Then, when she passed on, the timing went all wonky and as of when I'm writing this--four days later--we still don't know exactly when the service will be. It's all bad timing and red tape. You see, instead of a viewing and funeral, followed by cremation (which I didn't know she wanted until after she died), the family decided on the cremation first followed by a service. The reasons boil down to bills and money, and that's something that never quite went right for my family, either. Maybe it's crass and not something people want to think about, but …

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Sep 26, 2018 - 6:27pm
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Oct 9, 2018 - 12:42pm
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Oct 6, 2018 - 9:46pm
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Oct 13, 2018 - 7:19pm
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Sep 22, 2018 - 10:45pm
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# I DON'T BELIEVE YOU

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