Gary - i know how that feels.

I was glad when my step-dad died, too.
don't feel bad about it - your feelings are justified!

There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, ’tis not to come. If it be not to come, it will be now. If it be not now, yet it will come—the readiness is all. - Hamlet, Act 5, sc 2