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WISEASS [Update by The Sarge: John passed away 12-6-12)

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Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Many of us know Wiseass, a longtime PL member who has quite bravely been struggling with a grave illness for some time.  I know you all have been praying for him and his family.  I would like to offer this opportunity for us to pray for him together and if there is something special you would love to share about Wiseass, I know his family will be glad to see it.


To John Groh.  We love you. 



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 Thanks Marly.    John and his family have been in my thoughts and prayers for awhile now.  


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 Prayers, prayers, and more prayers. You have a whole lot of people thinking about you and your family. You will forever be in the hearts of the PL members that you touched in some way.

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I forget how Wiseass and I made cyber-friends.  Pretty soon we got into a long conversation about his family dumplings.  A Czech heritage! The Groh's kids had made off with the leftovers on Thanksgiving, I think, last year.  So John set out to make a big batch just for himself and his wonderful wife. 


I sent Wiseass dumpling recipes with pix.  We were weighing the relative merits.  I could tell he had a certain standard in mind. Turns out Wiseass knew what he was doing in the kitchen all along.  John said he was going to use the dumpling recipe handed down from his family!


Wiseass remembers his boyhood.  A wonderful way of life!


"My grand mother and father were both Czech.  She made her dumplings with just raw potatoe grated fine as applesauce. and flour.  They are heavy and sink to the bottom of the pot.  My grandfather and uncles used to call them sinkers.  When they floated they were done.


I can't recall if she added an egg or not.  I will have to try that to see if there is any differance.


I used to watch my grandmother and mother make those things when I was a baby. We only  had them on the Holidays so they were always a treat.  Served with onions and gravy.  The onions simmered in butter until clear.   MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM !


When I was growing up we had my grand folks across the street with the garden and the fresh meat.  And living behind me was an old man with a bunch of bee hives in his back yard.  He sold the honey from his house.   It was great.  But my sister and I were always getting stung growing up.  Those damn bees loved the little white flowers that grew in our lawn and my mother had a lot of flower gardens for them to play in."


 





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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 John needs all the prayers..so come on..let's help a fellow Brother !!

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Constantly in my Prayers, John!!!


Marly, give us an update on how he is doing whenever you can. Thanks!!


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My buddy John has always been in my prayers when he was well and ill.Made friends with him when I came on this site the first time back in Jan. of "09"One of my first friends.Felt close to him cause ,as I told him my nickname during my twenty seven year career, was also Wiseass.Used to live back there,in his lovely Maryland area. Unfortunately,have never had the honor of knowing him personally ,but feel a close kinship.I have his email address and have,on occasion,contacted him.----In summation, a top of the line cop and a top of the line man

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I will, 36TR.


And here is a quote Wiseass sent to his friends along with a lot of great nature photography.  It's so...WISEASS!


 


"Be who you are and say what you feel...

Because those that matter...

don't mind...

And those that mind....

don't matter."




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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Prayers enroute.

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 Best wishes and mulitple prayers for John. Chin up, my good man !!      

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

John, your 'other' family is here. We are always here.


We miss you and hope you are getting well.


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

prayers are with him


 

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

I didn't know he was ill. He maintains a good attitude even while sparring with me in news and he always seems genuinely happy to "see" me. Best wishes for John.




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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 Thoughts and prayers going out to John and his family...


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 John, Wishing you and your family hope and strength in the days to come.

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 John and his family have been in my prayers ever since this whole thing started and will continue to be even after he's back with us.  I have been trying to find out if he's still in the hospital but haven't been able to make contact.  John was one of the first people to friend me here when I started back in 09 and we continued to talk daily.  Since we both started around the same time frame, it was easy for us to relate to each other's war stories of the way things used to be.  If there was ever a man that I know I could have counted on as a partner, it was John and I told him that on many occasions.  I am hoping to make my way through Maryland one of these days soon and I hope to be able to see my partner John.  Wiseass indeed.  We all love you John and want you back with us quickly.


Marly if you hear anything please let us know?

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

John I will put you in my prayers. Get better real soon and get your wiseASS back here.


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

My prayers to John and his famiy.   Speedy recovery, WISEASS! 


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 I have been adding John to my prayers for months now and will continue to keep him and his family there. C'mon John, fight the good fight - we stand with you!


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

John, miss you on here.  I know you have been having a difficult time.  My prayers continue to be with you and your family.  As BigNTS says, "Fight the good fight".  You are strong... don't forget it!


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

I miss you my friend ! Keep on fighting and come back to us soon ! Prayers going up for his recovery !


 


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 I have never meet John..I come from a small Island called Malta, in Europe and John lives in the Grand USA !! Ever since we became friends, we came to know and undferstand each other. We talked about our familys, work and many other subjects!! We became close, and used to correspond on a regular basis . He got me stated on my Challenge Coin collection, and he was always willing to send me new items for my police collection !!


We made a promose that one day we will meet and have a few drinks, so John you have a promise to take care of, so hang in there and be strong !!


We all love you !!


Your Brother in Malta


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Prayers to John and his family and friends for victory during this battle. Always in my thoughts bother!

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 I haven't had the pleasure of getting to know John, but a brother is need always deserves the support and prayers of his family. Keeping John in my thoughts and prayers.

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

 Prayers sent. 


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

John is a great friend. We got your back bro. Prayers sent!


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

I started a new forum to apprise members regarding Wiseass/John.

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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Prayers Sent!


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Rated +1 | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

Continued prayers for John and his family.

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