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Old 08-13-2016, 10:24 PM   #1
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Unexpected RV trip to moms funeral

A week and a half ago my 78 yo mother tripped over a cat and fell in he sunken den hitting the step with her chin and throwing her head back violently. She broke her neck at C2. Prognosis was ok with her expected to wear a halo for 6 months. She was ambulatory but in a great deal of pain. Today I get a call that she stopped breathing and passed away suddenly.

Thankfully, we have the RV. We will make the trek to California for the Memorial service.likely will pick up my brother in New Mexico on the way. I can't handle flying so this gives us an opportunity to,pay our last respects. I'm so glad we have a reliable RV.

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Old 08-13-2016, 10:31 PM   #2
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Wow. So sorry to hear of your loss. It's tough losing your mother. I lost mine almost a year ago. Travel safe.

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Old 08-14-2016, 05:16 AM   #3
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We are so sorry for your loss.
Take care in your travels and get there safely.

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Old 08-14-2016, 07:47 AM   #4
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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:26 AM   #5
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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:33 AM   #6
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Sorry for you loss, take care and travel safely.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:46 AM   #7
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Sorry for your loss!!! Glad you have a reliable way to make it to California.
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So sorry for your loss.

Yes - the RV is a great Plan B when not being used as Plan A. Lousiana is flooding and I hope some of those folks have a good Plan B they are staying in.
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Old 08-14-2016, 12:36 PM   #9
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That's a tough one. Thoughts and prayers headed you way.
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Our deepest sympathy. Prayers for a safe trip.
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Sorry for your loss. Be safe on the road!
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Our sincere condolences, what a shock this must be for you. Please take good care on the drive.
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My condolences as well.
In 2010 I was 1600 miles from my home in Fl. ( South Texas ) and got a call that my 89 year old Mother fell and broke her femur bone. I drove home in a little over two days and then flew to NY to be with her. She passed five months later.


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