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« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2015, 08:52:41 am »
I had been away frpm fbc for a while so i had no idea. I was so sad to hear this in chat last night.. I never got the chance to meet sue, but I've been on here since I was 13.. Now 20. She watched me grow up and achieve a fair bit. Sue helped me through a bit of a rough patch when I was younger & always kept an eye on me. Not many will know but probably 4 years ago now I did the race for life for sue, I had her name painted on my arm.

We were in chat last night some of us watching strictly and saying how much she loved it. If I remember rightly she said she wanted to do a tour of Scotland and come see us all.

Sleep tight my darling and keep those hairies out of trouble!

Hannah, charlie & Monty.


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« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2015, 08:59:13 am »
Such very sad news. Thoughts are with her family and friends who have lost a very special ladyxx


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« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2015, 09:16:48 am »
Simply stunned to hear this news today.   So often Sue was part of my everyday with little notes and shares on FaceBook.  They have become part of daily life in some ways...   I was lucky enough to meet Sue in person only a couple of times but we had a connection... Beardies and VW's... a wonderful mix and I believe both are like magnets and draw together likeminded folks.  

I will miss you alot lovely lady.   More than alot.



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« Reply #18 on: March 05, 2015, 09:21:18 am »
Words fail me... such tragic news. Sue was always so chatty and  cheerful and I loved her wit.  My thoughts are with Mike and their family at this time and I'm pleased she was able to share special times with her young granddaughter Hollie.  Harry and Sadie will have met her at the Rainbow bridge with lots of wagging of tails...
Farewell Sue and may you rest in peace xx
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« Reply #19 on: March 05, 2015, 09:58:35 am »
Many tears shed here yesterday. What a star she was and a good friend, she always gave me the best hugs.  Crufts will be difficult but I know she would say get out there and enjoy it.  Typical that her last post was for Val and Valentine, always thinking of those in need both human and animal.

Darling Sue, you were my good friend, strong, caring and funny and I will miss you and our exchanges dreadfully.  Will be raising a glass or two to you, I know you would approve of that.

Much love and prayer to Mike and her family.  God Bless sweetheart. xxx

Gerrie Two Tins  -  chicken wrangler. Mistress of the Flock.  Keeper of the Kitchen Garden and Mistress of the Kennel.


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« Reply #20 on: March 05, 2015, 10:10:44 am »
I am so very sad to read this, I met sue briefly at Crufts but through FBC I felt I had known her for a long time. We shall miss you Kentish.
Sincere condolences to her family.

Rest in peace Sue.
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« Reply #21 on: March 05, 2015, 10:24:19 am »
Sweet Sue

What can I say. She is missed everywhere, on here, in Chat, in our lives. She was the first FBC'er to welcome me, way back in 2008. She made Chat hilarious and her humour and sharp observations will forever, forever be missed. Love goes out to Mike and her family.

Nightly night Sue, sleep well and warm xxx


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« Reply #22 on: March 05, 2015, 10:43:49 am »
Devastating news. I can't think of the right words to say. Like others also in floods of tears here. Like Hannah, although I've been away from the FBC for a while, I have also been a member for the last 7 years and had the wonderful pleasure of knowing Sue. She was a fantastic woman with the most brilliant sense of humour and the biggest heart. She was always there for me through times of difficulty and the big events in my life too. She was there with her kind words and humour when I brought home my long awaited puppy Luna, got married to my best friend and told her the news of my long awaited baby who is due next week. I wish she could have met this little one.

I will miss her so so much and send Mike, Hannah and the rest of her family all my love and condolences.  
Rest peacefully now Sue.  I know Harry and Sadie will be overjoyed to see you at Rainbow Bridge for snogs and walkies. Lots of love,
Megan  xxxx

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« Reply #23 on: March 05, 2015, 11:14:18 am »
Firstly, thank you Gilly for making what must have been a very difficult post – we all loved Sue, but you two had a very special relationship.

What can I say..........

Wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother

Friend, confidante, ally, champion of lost causes and lost dogs

Joker, wit, prankster, writer

She stayed with me regularly, along with Gilly, both in Cornwall and Birmingham, and we talked and laughed so much that by the time they left our tongues and sides were aching.

She was one of life's “good guys”, always thinking of others before herself and she will be very sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.  Our thoughts are with Wynne, Mike, Hannah, Gareth and, of course, little Hollie who only got to know her amazing grandmother for one short year – but what joy she gave Sue in that year.

Our Sue has been a fighter all her life and even though we have known for some weeks that she was losing this particular battle, it doesn’t make the loss of our dear friend any easier to bear, but she has left us with so many happy memories.

Knowing the end was near, on Tuesday evening some of her friends sat vigil in Chat and we wished her “night night, sweet dreams” as we had done almost every evening for nearly 7 years, and I hope she felt the love. Now I say it one last time.....

Night night, sweet dreams, my very dear friend.


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« Reply #24 on: March 05, 2015, 12:34:16 pm »
You made me laugh, you made me cry,
The time I’ve known you soon passed by.
Along with Jude and Gilly too
You were the first chatsters I knew.
I loved your posts on Camp Cornwall
So wished that I could join you all -
But time in Chat was just the best
You always laughed, with jokes and jest …
Hazbo and Saides, the waiting’s done
You’ve managed to reel in your mum;
I’m suffering from the Moody Blues
Now we’re without our Kentish Sue.

Miss you, Sue


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« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2015, 12:37:04 pm »
What can I say that you folks haven't already said.  :cry:  I only met Sue briefly, but felt that I knew her through all her FBC postings down through the years. Her sense of humour shone through so strongly in her 'Cornish Blogs' from Perranporth - I used to so look forward to reading of each days happenings through her clever writing from 'Nylon Southfork'. Every posting that she ever made about any topic was always so kind and thoughtful, which speaks volumes to me. Sending so much sympathy to Sue's family and close friends, and particularly to Mike, who has lost Sue, Harry and Sadie in such a short space of time.  :cry:  Rest in Peace Sue. XX

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« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2015, 12:44:16 pm »
The day before yesterday fearing the worst, then yesterday hearing the news, and today reading these tributes has been almost unbearable ..testament to how much Sue meant to us all ..but knowing her as I did makes me realise we have to be brave , because she was so very brave , and funny, kind, generous, talented, selfless, and amazingly she was optimistic . Through all these years that the monstrous disease was with her I never , ever heard her complain ..and when pushed to ask how she was she would make humour of it …humour from the most awful thing imaginable and she could get me laughing.

Sue and I messaged every single day, only ever missing a few days over the last few years ..it was generally in the morning first thing but often in the wee small hours when neither of us could sleep …. my last from her was February the 21st and bless her heart she was still upbeat.

I have been humbled by this girl, going through what she did and still helping me when I was going through a tough time last year, though absolutely nowhere near as tough as she was coping with , she told me how much she valued me as friend ..By God it was me who was the lucky one.

Sue and I often spoke about how special this forum was , and hated that some people knocked it , so do I ..how ever would we have all met and shared laughs and happy times and yes tough ones too ..

I miss her desperately already , but cannot imagine what Mike , Hannah, Gareth and her Mum are feeling and I send heartfelt love to all of them, and Dear Hollie ,thank God for Hollie …and to Gilly , her Best Friend , you two were obviously meant to be x

We all love her , I will not put it in past tense , but I guess Sadie and Harry needed her more ..there will be 5 very happy tails at the bridge today , all her beloved four pawed 'kids'

Sue for the very last time I will sign off to you

Love N hugs xxxxx

Jill, Angel, Merry, Bailey, Indy, Tony, Mr Smee & Kevin


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« Reply #27 on: March 05, 2015, 12:54:13 pm »
I am so upset to hear about Sue.

My thoughts are with Mike and all the family, and I am also thinking of all Sues dear friends on the FBC.  I know how much Sue meant to you all,  and I enjoyed reading and seeing photos over the last few years of your times together which I am sure have created memoires that will always be dear to you and in your hearts forever.

Thank you Sue for being there for me.

God Bless.


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« Reply #28 on: March 05, 2015, 02:03:05 pm »
We are so shocked to hear this news.  We had no idea.....you would never get any sense of what she was going through from her friendly, and uplifting posts.

Sue made us feel so welcome on the site, and although we never met her in person, she was such a star, and great support when we were rehoming Fearghal.  

Fearghal will be so upset he'll never get the chance to meet his dogmother, and we are too.....The world has lost a lovely person....

Our thoughts are with Mike and the rest of the family.

     Sharon, Lynne, and most of all her special dogson, Fearghal xxx

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« Reply #29 on: March 05, 2015, 02:14:28 pm »
I had been wondering recently how Sue was doing.

I am deeply shocked and saddened to hear this news. So much so I don't really know what to say or how.

Sue was such a lovely woman and will be a big miss :(