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YellowRubberDuckie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-27-06 06:11 PM
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35. It always pisses me off when a relative dies...
Because in come the vultures. You always find out who loved the deceased and who just loved their stuff. When my grandma Pauline passed away, his son couldn't be bothered to clean out her house himself. He sent his greedy wife. She was trashing stuff right and left. If my mom hadn't showed up, she wouldn't have known what was special to Grandma and what wasn't. We ended up with a trash can and several frames and the pictures and frames we had given her over the years. I wonder what happened to the picture of her parents she kept on her bedside table and the wahoo game we played when we visited. At least the really special stuff went to the grandchildren who loved her, like the ceramic christmas tree she treasured and the buffet she'd had for fifty years.

I'm so sorry you have an uncle like that. I swear to God, if, when my mother dies anyone comes in and starts to pillage, someone is getting their ass kicked. It makes me want to puke that people treat the lifelong possessions and treasures of their loved ones that way. They didn't love them. They were just biding their time until they died and they could have their stuff. I hope your grandmother finds out and kicks your uncle's ass.
Duckie
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  -We looted my grandparent's house this weekend. Fenris  Mar-26-06 09:23 PM   #0 
  - Sorry  buddyhollysghost   Mar-26-06 09:26 PM   #1 
  - Indeed.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:43 PM   #12 
     - Fenris, all they needed was a letter of intent to go along with a will  Radio_Lady   Mar-27-06 04:59 PM   #25 
        - Thanks R_L  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:25 PM   #40 
  - cold, greedy twat  ChoralScholar   Mar-26-06 09:27 PM   #2 
  - The value of most objects is in the eye of the beholder.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:42 PM   #11 
     - I agree with you, Fenris and I am sorry for your loss.  Midlodemocrat   Mar-27-06 05:02 PM   #27 
        - I'd rather have my grandmother's Bible than a sack of gold coins.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:27 PM   #41 
  - ugh  WindRavenX   Mar-26-06 09:30 PM   #3 
  - There was really not anything of great worth in that house.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:41 PM   #10 
  - the fighting over money and possessions ruined my family  bleedingheart   Mar-26-06 09:31 PM   #4 
  - That's a great plan of action.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:40 PM   #9 
  - People try to get in the event of a person's death  KitchenWitch   Mar-26-06 09:34 PM   #5 
  - It's really quite frightening.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:39 PM   #8 
     - Nobody will get anything if you have a will and an executor and  Radio_Lady   Mar-27-06 05:50 PM   #34 
  - Yes... I know what you mean.  El Fuego   Mar-26-06 09:36 PM   #6 
  - So it goes, I guess.  Fenris   Mar-26-06 09:38 PM   #7 
     - I'm sorry that you had to deal with this.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-27-06 05:34 PM   #31 
        - Pre-assignment seems to be the way to go.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:28 PM   #42 
  - aunts and uncles charged the grandkids for my grandma's stuff  nini   Mar-26-06 10:09 PM   #13 
  - Yep, my uncle is the ONLY Repuke in the family.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:29 PM   #43 
  - Burning the home reminds me of a Viking funeral ship  DuckBurp   Mar-26-06 10:11 PM   #14 
  - I like the Viking ship aspect of it.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:31 PM   #45 
  - The dead deserve so much better than a shopping spree for their survivors  bertha katzenengel   Mar-26-06 10:14 PM   #15 
  - Thanks Bertha.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:32 PM   #46 
  - Poor love.  flamingyouth   Mar-26-06 10:21 PM   #16 
  - Of course.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:33 PM   #47 
  - "Then my home and everything in it will be burned to the ground."  sundog   Mar-26-06 10:26 PM   #17 
  - Hey man! Haven't seen you around in a while!  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:33 PM   #48 
  - Whew! I would advise putting it all in writing...  BikeWriter   Mar-26-06 10:32 PM   #18 
  - Amazing how little regard people have for each other.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:35 PM   #49 
  - I'm sorry, Fenris.  Shine   Mar-26-06 10:53 PM   #19 
  - Good point.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:36 PM   #50 
  - Oh how horrible  proud2Blib   Mar-26-06 10:56 PM   #20 
  - Indeed it is.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:37 PM   #51 
  - People go nuts over these things, sometimes when you don't expect it.  ocelot   Mar-26-06 11:05 PM   #21 
  - Sorry to hear that. My husband's side of the family has been  HopeLives   Mar-27-06 05:16 PM   #29 
  - Christ, the greed of some people knows no end!  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:39 PM   #52 
  - One of my earliest childhood memories was of dividing an estate  lwfern   Mar-26-06 11:17 PM   #22 
  - That sounds like a lovely photo.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:41 PM   #53 
  - Well said. Sorry you had to go through that.  Redstone   Mar-26-06 11:22 PM   #23 
  - Thanks Redstone.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:41 PM   #55 
  - Good idea about assigning things you want people to inherit...  greatauntoftriplets   Mar-27-06 04:48 PM   #24 
  - Yeah, I've slept a good portion of today.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:43 PM   #56 
     - The mover is coming tomorrow to assess what the move will involve....  greatauntoftriplets   Mar-27-06 09:04 PM   #70 
  - There is a saying in the legal field . . .  mikeiddy   Mar-27-06 04:59 PM   #26 
  - Indeed.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:43 PM   #57 
  - I'm so sorry, Fenris ...  Lisa   Mar-27-06 05:13 PM   #28 
  - It is truly sickening.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:45 PM   #58 
  - Fenris, I am so sorry about this  JulieRB   Mar-27-06 05:22 PM   #30 
  - Yeah, it's sad.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:48 PM   #59 
  - oh sorry to hear it  tigereye   Mar-27-06 05:35 PM   #32 
  - Thanks, Barb.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:49 PM   #60 
  - Too Sad.  GalleryGod   Mar-27-06 05:44 PM   #33 
  - Indeed.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:49 PM   #61 
  - It always pisses me off when a relative dies...  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-27-06 06:11 PM   #35 
  - Thanks Duckie.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:50 PM   #62 
     - And doesn't that make you want to beat the crap out of them?  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-27-06 08:53 PM   #63 
        - My mother made me go outside several times.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:57 PM   #65 
  - I'm sorry.  Left Is Write   Mar-27-06 06:16 PM   #36 
  - My other grandmother, who is 86  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:56 PM   #64 
  - It's times like these when I'm thankful for two things:  GOPisEvil   Mar-27-06 06:17 PM   #37 
  - I have a lot of siblings.  hunter   Mar-27-06 07:27 PM   #39 
  - That's a good point.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:58 PM   #66 
  - A suggestion about the family photos and documents  MidwestMomma   Mar-27-06 06:57 PM   #38 
  - Thanks for the suggestion.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 08:59 PM   #67 
  - Fenris....all that you need of your grandparents' is the love you have  MrsGrumpy   Mar-27-06 08:31 PM   #44 
  - Oh it's beyond difficult.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 09:02 PM   #68 
  - So Sorry for You. I Watched a Similar Scavenging when My Neighbor Died  we can do it   Mar-27-06 08:41 PM   #54 
  - So sad.  Fenris   Mar-27-06 09:03 PM   #69 
  - I have a few stories...  Pied Piper   Mar-27-06 10:53 PM   #71 
 

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