Sunday, December 13, 2009

My sister, Betty, just passed on...

Finally, my sister is at rest.

She passed reasonably at peace mid-morning, within the past hour.

The hospice team was devoted to her comfort. Whenever she experienced obvious pain, they admistered a comforting medication. I am so grateful for that. I am also very comforted that this was God's obvious will. Never once after the NG tube was removed, or even during its use, did she start to "get well," so it was the right thing for me to do, to honor her long-time wishes, to ensure she was not lingering due to artificial means.

Her remains will be given to me after all is taken care of.

I reached some people with email. However, I have a list of about 20 of her former friends who will want to know and whom I must contact by phone, so I will be busy today and tomorrow.

God bless each of you who comforted me and who prayed for her.

3 comments:

Marina said...

The assurance of knowing your sister is peaceful and healed is His Arms is the peaceful thought that will take you through this time, along with His Comforting embrace. I pray God's All for you at this time. Pl drop me a mail anytime you feel you want to talk or just cry too. HUgs to you Evie

Peach Rainbow said...

"To god we belong and to him we return"
and may god give you strength during this period.

Midday Escapades said...

Peace and love be with you Evie. I am in awe of how gracefully you have been throughout this time. Hugs and kisses to you.