Skip to comments.Rest in Peace Dad, Richard G. Pulido 1928-2012
Posted on 03/17/2012 9:15:39 PM PDT by chicagolady
Today I said goodbye to my 83 year old father Richard G. Pulido. I brought him home 1 week ago as he decided to stop doing dialysis because there were so many other things going wrong with him. It was my first hospice expeience and for the most part it went ok.
My father, a man of Mexican decennt was the most " unlikely Conservaive" Teaching me and my sibling the golden rule first and foremost PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY!
My father handed down to me a great work ethic. He made himself successful with out a college degree. He had smarts and the desire to succeed.
My mother and fathers first launguage was SPANISH, but he never let us ( His children) learn spanish. He only wanted to speak English!
During my time as a woman of hispanic origin speaking out on illegal immigration, he aplauded me sood by my side and affirmed what I was saying was absolutely true.
I love my dad and I have been his caregiver since March 2009, It was when I was running for Congress and won the Republican nominaion, my father had a stroke. My God has taught me family first and do unto others as you want done unto you. SO I moved in with my dad and keep an eye on him. He has been gettting progressively more unable to care for himself.
I am blessed by God to have a strong sense of duty. I have taken care of my dad from then until now and I count it a privledge to be able to serve him unto his last breath here on earth and into Jesus arms!
Thank you Lord for the life of my father Richard G Pulido.
I 'll see you soon dad! I am sure the Lord said to my dad this morning as he took his last breath: Welcome Home Richard!
Prayers for you and your family.
May God Bless his soul.
A moving tribute we can all benefit from. He is awaiting the resurrection hope where illness and death will be no more. All the best to you and yours.
Richard G Pulido member of the grand old Party.
LOVER of animals big and small. Rescuer of animals both big and small.
A True Conservative and honorary Minuteman!!
Prayers for you and yours.
Thoughts to you& prayers for you Dad.
Thoughts to you& prayers for you Dad.
Thoughts to you& prayers for you Dad.
Sorry to hear about your loss CL
Richard G. Pulido has been promoted.
My condolences to you and your family on your loss. May he rest in peace.
Thank you for your ardent testimony about your father and you and your family’s love for him and what he stood for. God bless him, and you and your family. I pray the Lord Jesus Christ’s comfort for him and you all. My parents are with the Lord. I pray that, on that day when I will need to make the same decision about continued dialysis for my wife, that I will have your courage to make it. God bless.
Prayers for your family.
I am so sorry for your loss.
I had a funeral to go to today and it was real hard on me, and I was not even immediate family.
Sounds like you had a great father.
what a wonderful tribute to your dad. And he has left you a wonderful legacy. I’m sure it is a bittersweet time for you -you naturally miss him yet know he is in a better place with his Lord and will ait for you and other loved ones,
What a beautiful tribute you’ve written for him!! What a wonderful relationship you had.
It’s not easy losing our Daddys...but knowing that they’re in Heaven, REALLY eases one’s soul.
God bless you chicagolady...prayers for your family for the upcoming days..
Prayers from this house for our friend Richard G. Pulido and his family.
God bless you and your family for your loss. I hope that you and yours can make it through this tough time.
Prayers for you and your father now in heaven. That was a lovely remembrance you wrote. He was a lucky guy to have you for a daughter.
That is a lovely tribute to your father.
My prayers for you and your family. May the Lord be your strength, may He hold you close and comfort you in your grief, and may He remind you daily that there will be a reunion! Amen.
Prayers and thoughts with you.
My late wife was born in NY to Italian parents and they wouldn't teach her Italian. Her father got off the boat at Ellis Island shortly before WW_I and was soon in France as a US Soldier. He lived the rest of his life as a proud American and US Army Veteran.
In short, your dad was a father to be proud of.
May he rest in peace.
If that doesn’t put a lump in your throat, you aren’t human.
What a beautiful tribute to your dad. My prayers are with you and your family.
My most sincere thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
He was also lucky to have such a daughter.
Sounds like he died well Rosanna!
Praise be to our Lord and Savior!
He sounds like a wonderful person. The type that makes up the good side of the world. I’m sure the gates opened as wide as they could for him. Bless his soul.
God bless you and your dad, chicagolady.
Our prayers are with you and your family.
May God our Father bless him in Jesus name.
And may He bless you and yours.
It sounds like your father was a wonderful man, I feel sad for your great loss. Being an American is something that is in the heart and in the soul.
May God bless you and your family.
You had a great father.
Very sorry for your loss.
God Bless you, Lady! I know your pain...and I know this one thing about a father...God Almighty has provided us with a father to lead us...that earthly father is a spiritual connection in our lives to our Heavenly Father..In this world somehow it has been distorted, the role of fathers...Know this, God WILL restore all things.
Your father sounds like he was a great man. Please accept my consolations for your loss.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
Through the mercy of God, may his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace. Amen.
May the peace of God,
which is beyond all understanding,
keep your heart and mind
in the knowledge and love of God
and of his Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
God Bless your Father and he is fortunate to have a loving daughter and to have passed in peace in his own home. Those are all true blessings.
What a sweet loving send off to a great dad into the hands of Jesus. Prayers for peace and grace
What a wonderful daughter you must have been. Your father was as lucky to have you as you were to have him. God Bless.
My prayers and thoughts are with you - I lost my mother four months ago and I treasure my 93 year old dad.
We’ve been blessed with wonderful parents and will all be together again.
My deepest condolences to you over the loss of your precious Dad. Praying the pain of your loss is eased by the knowledge he is with the Lord.
May God’s Word comfort you and fill you with the courage you need to continue your work, as you remember and honor your father and his teachings.
From another 83-year-old Chicago lad on oxygen 24/7. Been on and off hospice this year, but watching the news makes me so mad that I don't want to go until I find out how everything is going to end. If they figured how to pipe talk radio over to the spirit world I'd probably have no objections about leaving before my time. I've also had a bunch of problems and wouldn't mind taking a break from the pain pills, etc.
Lived on the south side, west side and north side during the years I lived in Chicago. Spent most of my childhood there carrying ice to the tenements, loading pop bottles at Comiskey Park during games. My dad worked for Mack Truck down the street from the ball park. I imagine your Dad and I could have had some good talks.
Dear God, please bless and hold dear, your servant, proud patriot, loving husband and cherished father, Richard G Pulido!
God bless you, sweet chicagolady, and thank you for telling us about your remarkable, loving father. I’m so sorry for your sad loss but very happy you took time to tell us about him so we can grieve with you.
You have my prayers for his sweet soul and for your grieving family. God be with you all.
You are in our prayers
Bless you and yours, Roseanna! I wrote an obituary for my father a few years ago and posted it here on Free Republic, and the responses from the wonderful folks here kept me going, along with the support of our irreplaceable Prayer Warriors. May it be the same with you. All blessings!
Hey, Eastbound: So happy to have been here with you so long. Stick around! I hear the good guys win here one of these days. You have my prayers!
I wish peace to you, your father and your family. Thank you for sharing your story.
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