Yet another loss for our school

Discussion in 'Teacher Time Out' started by Aliceacc, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Aliceacc

    Aliceacc Multitudinous

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    I just got word that another of the teachers in my school has died.

    Bernie lost his battle with cancer this morning. He had been in hospice since spring.

    Bernie was a retired cop, and a founding faculty member of my school. His sense of humor, his patience, and his gentleness will be greatly missed.
     
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  3. MrsC

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    I'm so sorry, Alice, for you and your school community. Hugs and prayers to you all.
     
  4. teacherintexas

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    I'm sorry. Even losses we know are coming hit hard.

    I hope this coming school year will be loss-free. Your school community needs a break from grief!
     
  5. MsMar

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    So very sorry to hear this Alice. My heart sank as soon as I read the thread title. Hugs to you and your school family.
     
  6. bonneb

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    Alice, hugs to you. It is sad even if expected. We have just lost 2 of our elderly in the last 2 weeks. Overwhelming.
     
  7. tracykaliski

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    I'm so sorry Alice. Your school has had more than it's fair share of loss this year.
     
  8. TamiJ

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    Wow, I am so sorry! You guys have had such a tough year. I was shocked to see this post, hoping the worst was in the past. Hugs to you!
     
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    I'm so sorry!
     
  10. Ms. I

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    I'm sorry.
     
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    Hugs and prayers!
     
  12. Mrs. K.

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    Hugs, Alice. Hope the coming year is free from grief and loss for your school.
     
  13. Blue

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    I am so sorry.
     
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    So sorry for your loss. I hope that this concludes your very difficult year last year and does not continue it to next year.
     
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    I'm very sorry for your loss.
     
  16. Aliceacc

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    Thanks guys.

    God willing, this will be our last school funeral for quite some time to come.

    It's staff member number six since Labor Day.
     
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    I know you and your school community were braced for this one, Alice, but that doesn't make it any less painful. You're all in my thoughts. Hoping things get easier for you.
     
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    Hugs and prayers, Alice. This has been a tough year for all of you.
     
  19. Peachyness

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    Sorry Alice. :(
     
  20. TeacherGroupie

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    Hugs, Alice.
     
  21. Missy

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    I'm so sorry.
     
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    May God hold you and your fellow teachers close during this sad time
     
  23. leighbball

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    Hugs to you and your community, Alice!
     
  24. Jinkies

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    I am so sorry for your loss.
     
  25. TeacherApr

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    oh my....so sorry to hear.
     
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    So sorry, I will keep you and your school in my prayers.
     

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