When I kissed my father-in-law’s forehead goodbye recently, it had gone cold. We had come to say a rosary before his body was taken to be cremated. No one was in there anymore.
Congestive Heart Failure was suspected. Flu was written on the hospital death certificate. In 1980 after a heart attack, he had been given 1-3 more years to live, but his spirit had stayed in his body for another 35 years.