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Susan Gillet
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:07 am    Post subject: Farewell to a lovely man. Reply with quote

Desmond George (Des) Gillet passed away peacefully on Tuesday 5th June 2012.
Des and Olwen migrated to Australia in 1963 with 5 children, and a 6th was born here in Australia.
Both Des and Olwen were at our first reunion and had a great time.
He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Gone but not forgotten.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please accept my deepest sympathy Susan.We are both grieving as my precious sister passed away on 26 May 2012. I send very special thoughts to you and to Olwen and all the family.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Phyl, and condolences to you also. I know it's expected as we age, but it's no real consolation, is it? I hope your sister's passing was as peaceful as my Dad's was.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had no idea. Very sorry to hear this. Hope you and your Mum and your family are OK. It was good that you had each other into his old age. Xx
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No Susan ,you are right, it's no consulation.Thankyou for your thoughts too. Her passing was peacefull on the final two days as she was on an automatic pump.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Always thinking of you mate.Have known your dad for a long time,give my love to all your family, I know you will all miss him so much
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