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In memory of my father... a man whose life was an inspiration, whose memory is a blessing to all of us who loved him. G.T.P. 1927-2012 Thank you for all your comments and well wishes over the past weeks... I appreciate your understanding if I am not attentive to replying to you all, but know that your thoughtfulness and concern has meant so much to me.
  • pitchwoo 281w ago

    So sorry about your loss 😔Sending my thoughts and love ❤

  • A very lovely and touching image.

  • ijapes76 281w ago

    Beautiful memory and image. I'm sending prayers for you and your family.

  • Beautiful. Sending prayers your way.

  • leahflick 281w ago

    Sending good thoughts to you.

  • A beautiful photo! I'm so sorry Erin I must have missed that you lost your father. So sad! 8( My heart goes out to you love!

  • mariussl 281w ago

    Sending my condolences to you Erin.

  • So sorry for your loss.

  • I've been down that same road not too long ago and know how you feel. Sending good thoughts to you. Your post is a wonderful tribute to your father!

  • Beautiful. A fitting tribute to an amazing man...

  • @erinleight Oh, God... Erin, I'm so sorry... I say only "Ciao Papà, I'll see you again one day...Rest in peace and put an hand on my head sometime". Oh, God. It's terrible.

  • azysko 281w ago

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family and take care. You have more important things to do right now than respond to comments. Wonderful tribute to your father!

  • So sorry to hear that, my sympathies. Lovely picture. 😘

  • orbabgirl 281w ago

    Such a beautiful tribute to him Erin. So sorry for your loss ❤

  • lysvia 281w ago

    I understand your loss, sorry you have to go through this. Seems like he had a long life filled with you admiration. That's good. Hopefully, you'll find solace real soon.

  • mmartin97 281w ago

    So sorry for your loss, Erin ❤. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.

  • monte71 281w ago

    Condolences to you and your family for your sad loss. A beautiful tribute of which I certain your farther would be more than happy to have seen.

  • Erin, my heart is heavy for you and your family. So sorry for your loss. 💜

  • tlml97 281w ago

    I'm so sorry for your loss. 😔 I lost my mom a few months ago.

  • I'm so, so sorry for your loss, Erin. I'm thinking about you and your family. Hugs to you, my friend.

  • 789kelly 281w ago

    Sad to hear :( Good thoughts to you and your family.

  • My condolences Erin. Very sorry for your loss

  • So sorry for your loss, Erin. Prayers for you.

  • So sorry for your loss...

  • Oh Erin, I'm so so sorry for your loss. Just want to send you love & warm thoughts. 💙

  • I'm do very sorry Erin. Hugs

  • So sorry for your loss, Lots of warmth and strength! ❤❤❤

  • desas 281w ago

    Sorry to hear Erin, such a great tribute!!

  • My thoughts are with you. Peace and comfort to you and your Family Erin 💗

  • binkdub 281w ago

    All the best to you & your family Erin, sorry to hear your sad news.

  • So sorry to hear of his passing, Erin. Love to you.    

  • alexvh 281w ago

    Lovely tribute, my condolences Erin.

  • 63vip 281w ago


  • So sorry for your loss. Hugs and strength.

  • b_moo_ 281w ago

    My condolences to you and your family Erin 💐

  • sijusime 281w ago

    My condolences, Erin. So sorry to hear this!

  • So sorry😌🙏🌟

  • leib_k 281w ago

    So sorry for your loss Erin.

  • Sorry for your loss ❤

  • hapautsch 281w ago

    Thank you for sharing this image and tribute to your father. Very sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

  • My condolences, Erin. A lovely tribute.

  • anntix 281w ago

    I am so sorry about your dad. Didn't realize that he passed away. My thoughts are with you.💐

  • @erinleight so sorry for your loss Erin, I had no idea. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family, I know how hard it is, I lost my dad just over a year ago 🌻🙏😞💛✨

  • jjbad 281w ago

    Wholeheartedly with You <3<3<3

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  • raf901 281w ago

    Erin, I am truly sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. I send you lots of love and strength. We've been experiencing grief for a while, since losing Natasha's mom a few months ago. We understand how hard it is. Beautiful tribute. Will be thinking of you

  • l_o_r_y 281w ago

    ..Erin I'm so sorry for your loss..🌷

  • So very sorry. 💐

  • Sending my condolences @erinleight so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you

  • I had no idea, sorry

  • Dear Erin , this is a most beautiful photograph. Filled with honor, tenderness and dignity. My heart reaches out to yours. Sending you sustained prayers for gentle healing and comfort to you and your family. 😢🙏💨❤❤❤❤❤

  • mau_ku 281w ago

    Dear Erin, I continue to pray for you and your family, Hope that you get the strength to go through this hard part of life. As you know I have also lost my mother and can relate to what your going through, I only can add that you can count on me if I can help in any way. My heart is with you. 

  • m76r 281w ago

    May you find strength during this difficult time Erin.

  • kganello 281w ago

    Oh, Erin, I am terribly sorry. My heart is breaking to hear this sad news. I will keep you, your dad, and your family in my thoughts and prayers, especially this Memorial Day. Your photo is a beautiful and powerful tribute to your dad...may his memory be a comfort to you as you mourn his loss. Sending you many hugs, my friend.

  • So sorry to hear this Erin. Saying prayers for you and your family.

  • __tpst__ 281w ago

    Erin i'm so sorry...All my prayers are with you and your family🙏❤from France

  • My thoughts and prays are with you and your family during this tuff time. My deepest sympathies.

  • Je suis de tout coeur avec toi. 😔

  • Oh Erin, I just saw this. I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family right now. Your photograph is a heartfelt and loving tribute to your Dad. Know that you are loved and if there is anything you need from your IG family, we are here for you. You are in my heart Erin. 😔❤

  • @erinleight Oh Erin! I am truly sad to hear this sad news and so sorry not to have realized earlier ! I know that words are very few things in these circumstances but please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences. All my thoughts and warmest love are with you all. May you find courage and strength. You picture is a very great tribute to your Dad Honor and respect for the soldier who served his country too. Many hugs to you Erin.❤

  • How are you Erin? So sorry to hear your sad news. Val. @erinleight

  • 281w ago

    My dear Erin! I kept thinking about you not knowing how things are! I am truly sad to hear this! My thoughts are with you and I hope you stay strong during this hard time! Lots of love my dear 💚

  • hachidori 281w ago

    just saw this... sorry about your father. best wishes to to you and your family.

  • @erinleight sending a virtual hug.

  • @erinleight sending a virtual hug.

  • Mi mas sentido pesame !

  • My deepest condolences. Life to you & yours.

  • So sorry for your loss Erin...😔

  • Sincere condolences and a big virtual hug to you, Erin. This is a very well-chosen memorial pic.

  • Just saw this😔 Thinking of you! And a big "ooh rah!" to your father from a fellow marine :)

  • Oh Erin, dear, I only just saw this now. I'm deeply sorry for your loss, please accept my deepest condolences. All my thoughts go to you and your family. I know words mean nothing now, so I won't even try. Just hope you keep the memory of your dad and his love for you always, always in your heart.

  • lesliefog 280w ago

    Erin, I have been somewhat erratic in following everyone's feeds recently and didn't know about your dad. I'm so sorry for your loss, but happy that you had him for so long. My dad died at 54 and would have been 86 in 2012 - he/we missed so much, but your dad got to see it all! xx

  • archmama 280w ago

    Dear Erin, sorry to hear of your loss and my apologies for not able to write earlier. I am sure your father was proud of you and enjoyed a full and happy life with his lovely daughter! 🙏

  • grokl 280w ago

    I'm so sorry for your loss 

  • evvied65 280w ago

    @erinleight I'm so sorry for your loss!!🙏🌹

  • So sorry to hear this news Erin. Love to you at this sad time.

  • Having just returned home from a long trip and catching up with your feed, I am very sorry to learn about your father's passing. Please accept my deep felt condolences dear Erin. His picture in a uniform reminds me of my own father who died at the age of 82 a number of years ago. I feel for you and send you my heartfelt wishes. ❤

  • patticoll 279w ago

    Oooo im sorry. I'm so sorry. Please let me know if you need anything. Love to you my friend

  • Erin, I was unaware of this. I lost track while in Italy. Im so very sorry to hear of your profound loss, sweetheart. How lucky you are to have had a "good man" as a father. Im sure your bond was a very strong one. My sympathy...

  • Was he a Marine?

  • xeusverum 279w ago

    Please accept a warm hug from my heart, Erin..

  • sockit 279w ago

    So sorry. You continue to amaze in every way. Thanks.

  • sailor56 279w ago

    So sorry for your loss @erinleight !! My father was a WW2 Marine 1922-1989, I remember something of him every day... Again I am sorry for your loss Erin

  • My dad fought in Iwo Jima, as a Marine. He passed away when I was only 21. What a proud, strong group of men we had for fathers. Again, I'm sorry for your loss, Erin. I hope you are doing ok... Sending hugs

  • Oh Erin I am so sorry 😥my heart goes out to you and your family . I am glad you have such fond memories to comfort you . 💐

  • swissagi 277w ago

    Please excuse my late reaction. Receive my condolences to you and your family for the loss of your wonderful father. My prayers are with you in this difficult time.

  • @joleary11 Thank you so much John  I appreciate your kindness and thoughtfulness. And I'm glad to hear your father is doing so well... what a great generation of men our fathers came from  I still find it hard to discuss it... and I guess that's why you're the only one I've replied to on this post. I just wanted to know that I appreciate your

  • @joleary11 sweetness... thank you my friend 

  • 😔I know I don't know you, but sending a hug.

  • #jj_forum_0450 in remembrance... During World War II my father left high school at the age of 17 to join the marines... they were the only branch of the military who would accept him at that young age. He was sent to the South Pacific & was fortunate enough to enter the fight at a point when the war was nearing its end. He always regretted that he didn't participate in any big battles... tongue in cheek, he liked to say the war would've ended a lot faster if he had gotten over there sooner. He came home, got his GED while working in a Pennsylvania mill, became a volunteer fireman, put himself through night school so he could get out of the mills and became a draftsman... all while raising a family. We lost my father this year to cancer... he led a life of service to his country, his community and most of all us... his family. I miss you everyday Dad and I thank you and your entire generation for what you gave for our country.

  • Sounds like a great man. And that bit about getting there sooner, just like Patton! Excellent! Great story and photo. My sympathies for your loss. Aloha

  • gsmills 257w ago

    @erinleight great shot and story Erin - an honour to be featured with you. I will remember.

  • Wonderful tribute to a great man. An inspiring generation to all of us. Thanks for sharing🙏

  • Erin, I am thinking about you as I remember your Dad passed away about a year ago. I know from experience that the first year without him is the hardest. You are in my thoughts! 💗

  • @mustangvii LeAnn... I'm so touched by your compassion and thoughtfulness. It was truly the most difficult year of my life... and it seemed like I would never feel better again. But life goes on and I'm finally coming back. Thank you so much my friend 🙏

  • nei.cruz 193w ago

    Erin. I'm so touched. My father is also in the army. They are heroes! Much love to your whole family. ❤️

  • #jj_forum_0841 Hero... my father. In every way ❤

  • @n_cruz Thank you so much for your sweet words Nei... sending love right back to you and your family my friend 😘

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