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Old 11-03-2011, 11:03 PM   #41
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Belated condolences. Sorry to hear of your loss.

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Old 11-05-2011, 10:13 PM   #42
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Very sorry for your loss.

I did not realize that tossing dirt into the grave was a Jewish custom. The first time I saw this was at a Protestant funeral in Germany. I found it very moving and suggested to my family that we do the same at my father's burial. Everyone appreciated this opportunity for a final "good bye" to his physical remains.
I did this at my Dad's (Catholic) burial, because it just felt like the right thing to do.
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Old 11-05-2011, 10:54 PM   #43
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I missed this thread SueJ. Am very sorry for your loss. Take care of yourself.
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Old 11-08-2011, 08:28 PM   #44
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Thank you all.

For an update on what happened yesterday head over to here -
My turn again - Dad fell and broke his hip
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