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hywel

By hywel

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I am sorry to tell you all that my dear Beryl passed away peacefully in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The past few years have been a long hard struggle for her and I am relieved she is now out of pain.

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Oh dear Hywel how very sad you must be feeling...I had been missing you on GOY lately. Keep strong,we will have you in our thoughts over the next few months.

7 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry to hear Beryl has passed away It is going to be hard for you but I hope you find comfort that her suffering has ceased. You are in my thoughts kind regards Denise xxx

7 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry to hear your soulmate,Beryl,has passed away,Hywel,but is now at peace,with no suffering.You have been her rock,when she needed you,and I hope you can draw comfort from that.You are in my thoughts too,and we are here for you,when you feel like chatting ..Sandra xx

7 Feb, 2020

 

Beryl added so much to your life and we have enjoyed the blogs you have written about your days out together exploring the beauty of your lovely country. You will feel the loss of her presence but this wee poem captures what we wish for you.
"Those we love don't go away.
They walk beside us every day.
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
still loved and very dear."

7 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry for your loss, think only of the good times, of which there will have been many. Take care of yourself, as she would want you to.

7 Feb, 2020

 

My condolences Hywel it wont be the same for you nor us with out her when you ve shared wonderfull plants of her choosing and delightful blogs of you both out and about. I hope you think of the good times you ve both had together she had the best career you xxxxx

7 Feb, 2020

 

I'm so sorry to hear of Beryl's passing. Al the best to you in this very trying time for you. May the Lord give you peace and strength.

7 Feb, 2020

 

Hope you are managing at this difficult time. You shared so much together and with us. In my thoughts.

7 Feb, 2020

 

May gardening give you comfort during this difficult time. Thinking of you. Xxx

7 Feb, 2020

 

I’m so very sad to hear of Beryl’s passing, Hywel.
My thoughts are with you and your family.
Xx

7 Feb, 2020

 

I'm so sorry to hear your sad news Hywel. Take care and look after yourself at this very sad time, we will be thinking of you.

7 Feb, 2020

 

Sending you sincere wishes at such a very sad time. You knew that it was only a matter of time, but when that time comes it is still a terrible shock.

You are in my thoughts. Do take care and I hope that the support of dear friends and family will help you through it all.

7 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry Hywel. Even if her death was expected, it’s still heartbreaking for you. Please take comfort from the fact that Beryl knew she was dearly loved by you. x

7 Feb, 2020

 

Thanks for all your lovely comments. You are all very kind.
I am so grateful to have so many friends - both
e-friends and non-e-friends, wonderful family (both Beryl's and mine) and very thoughtful neighbours, without all of of whom I would never have got through this.
I shall be back in circulation soon I hope xxxxxx

7 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry for your loss Hywel our hearts and thoughts are with you all at this sad time xxxxx

8 Feb, 2020

 

Oh Hywel, I am truly sorry for your loss. As you said , she is not suffering now . It is still so sad even if you expect this to happen ! My thoughts are with you and as many of us have said, we are all here for you.

8 Feb, 2020

 

This is very sad news, Hywel. I am not sure what to say that other haven't already said. I am glad you have family and friends around you but it will be a lonely path without Beryl. Linda xx

8 Feb, 2020

 

Very sorry to hear your Beryl has passed away, she will always be in your heart and in your garden, look after yourself Hywel.......Spring is just around the corner...you will be able to get out in the garden and create something beautiful to remember her by.....thinking of you..

8 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry to hear your news Hywel. My thoughts and love to you at this sad time. Gardening is a great help at times like this as I well know, and you will soon have better weather to get out in the garden and ‘lose yourself ‘ for an hour or two. God bless...

8 Feb, 2020

 

Sorry for your loss Hywel and thinking of you x

9 Feb, 2020

 

With deepest sympathy, but you will never think of her as 'gone' - just out of sight somewhere. This sums it up.

Death is nothing at all.
I have only slipped away into the next room.
I am I, and you are you.
Whatever we were to each other, that we still are.
Call me by my old familiar name,
Speak to me in the easy way which you always used.
Put no difference in your tone,
Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow.
Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together.
Play, smile, think of me and if you want to, pray for me.
Let my name be ever the household word that it always was,
Let it be spoken without effect,
Without the trace of a shadow on it.
Life means all that it ever meant.
It is the same as it ever was;
There is unbroken continuity.
Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight?
I am waiting for you,
For an interval,
Somewhere very near,
Just around the corner.

All is well.

- by Henry Scott-Holland

9 Feb, 2020

 

Hywel, please accept my condolences x

9 Feb, 2020

 

Hywel what more can I say? I have kept on thinking about you and wondering how things were. You must be exhausted now and happy at least that the poor soul is free of pain at last. She was a fortunate lady at least in that she had such a dedicated carer.
Sending love.

9 Feb, 2020

 

Thanks for all your kind messages. They are very helpful to me at this time. xxx

10 Feb, 2020

 

Oh Hywel my thoughts go out to you I feel I knew Beryl through your posts and loved it when you told us about your days out with her in the car , it's a sad path we have to walk when we lose our loved ones but the memories of the journey to that path can never be taken from us .... X

10 Feb, 2020

 

Sorry to hear Beryl has had to leave you - for a time, Hywel. I hope you bear up under your loss & can always remember her for what she meant in your life. I shall pray for you.

10 Feb, 2020

 

So sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts are with you and your family xx

10 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you everyone for your comments and sympathy. x

11 Feb, 2020

 

Hywel, I am so sorry to hear of Beryl's departure. I have had no Broadband for 24 days but I have been thinking
about you both & wondering how things were going. We never meet our friends on line but still feel we know them & also feel for their joys & sorrows. Everything has already been said but I really hope that you will have a nice gardening year despite now being alone. We will all be thinking of you & wishing you well. ( Some nice poems on this blog). Best wishes Feverfew/ Josee

12 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you … everyone's comments have been a big help to me.

16 Feb, 2020

 

I’ve been thinking of you Hywel

16 Feb, 2020

 

Oh Hywel, I am so very sorry to hear such sad news. I can only echo the sentiments expressed here, especially those in Scotsgran's and Honeysuckle's poems. As others have said, Beryl had a presence here through your posts too and although no longer in sight or sound she lives on in spirit and our memories ..... as time goes on I hope we shall still share these.

17 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you both xx Everyone is so kind :)

17 Feb, 2020

 

Oh Hywel, my heart is aching for you, I've only just found out about Beryl, so very, very sorry, xx.
I always felt I knew Beryl through all your lovely blogs, no-one could have cared for her better than you did, its been so hard for a very long time for both of you, she suffered so much pain which was hard for you to watch but you made her happy, I'm pleased she went peacefully Hywel, bless her she will never be far away from you but no longer suffering.. All My Love Sue xxx.

21 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you Sue XX

26 Feb, 2020

 

Oh Hywel, I have been off-line for a while with computer problems and have only just seen this blog. My heartfelt condolences are sent to you. Like other GoY members I feel I knew your dear Beryl through your blogs of your outings together. I do hope your garden and time spent in it will help ease your loss. Take care ... x x

27 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you Shirley xx
Beryl had a stroke in January and never recovered from it. Her life had become quite difficult since last year and she could not go on like that any longer, and I was also becoming very tired from being a 24 hr carer.
I look at the stroke as a way out of an impossible situation for us both.

I hope your computer problems are sorted out now.

27 Feb, 2020

 

I've been tardy with my GoY check ins...
Hywel, please accept our (Terry's and mine) sincere condolences.

28 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you Lori.

28 Feb, 2020

 

I am very sorry to hear this Hywel . Words can't say enough but Take care

10 Mar, 2020

 

Thanks for your comment Paul

12 Mar, 2020

 

Welcome :)

12 Mar, 2020

 

Thinking of you Hywel, parting is a sorrow but I am sure your many memories will see you through.

15 Mar, 2020

 

Thank you Stroller :)

17 Mar, 2020

 

So sorry to read this news Hywel, I lost my sister last May, it takes time to get over the initial shock and it is still a shock even when you know they are going on. Hope your garden helps you ❤️

19 Mar, 2020

 

Thank you, I'm sorry to hear about your sister, every one that moves on leaves a big void in our lives. I'm glad we have our gardens :)

21 Mar, 2020

 

I am very sorry to be so late Hywel, but I would like to offer you my condolances. I can’t even imagine how hard these few months have been. However, as you said yourself, at least there is no more pain for Beryl. It is some comfort I guess.

6 Apr, 2020

 

just seen this Hywel. It's so very hard to watch a loved one suffer. It does get easier, it doesn't mean you stop caring, or love her any the less, just that loss gets easier. I'm so sorry for all you have both suffered.

6 Apr, 2020

 

Thank you both for your comments. I appreciate them very much.

6 Apr, 2020

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