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Heroin Memorial - 2015/03/24 - David Rosengrant - Age 35 yrs - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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2015/03/24 - David Rosengrant - Age 35 yrs - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Tara Rosengrant - Sibling

Name: David Rosengrant
State:  Pennsylvania, 18702

Date of Passing: 03/24/2015
Date of Birth: 9/3/1979
Age: 35 

Tell Us About Them:

David was smart handsome and had a smile that could make anyone happy! He loved Superman , Football and his neices and nephews!


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He faught a good fight but in the end he lost the war!


What Made Them Smile?

Talia Tj Ella and Sam and his dog Rocky


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Everything!!!


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

Im proud of you and love you bro !!!

DavidRosengrant2

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/10/24 - Chloe Shellady - Age 17 yrs - Chicago, Illinois

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2014/10/24 - Chloe Shellady - Age 17 yrs - Chicago, Illinois

Submitted by: Lizy Shellady - Parent

Name: Chloe Shellady
State:  Illinois, 60611

Date of Passing: October 24, 2014
Date of Birth: August 6, 1997
Age: 17 

Tell Us About Them:

How do you sum up a life? Chloë brought laughter to the world and made sure we didn't take ourselves too seriously. She had an open minded perspective, wonderful creativity and fierce independence. She was a beautiful, sensitive soul, trying to find her way in the world.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Chloë's struggle probably began in the 8th grade and continued until her passing her senior year of high school. In the beginning she was just smoking marijuana, and when they say that it is a gateway drug...it most certainly was in her case. Chloë was in and out of various rehabs, hospitals and wilderness programs. Her family did everything to help her fight her overwhelming personal struggle against drugs. There was part of her that really wanted sobriety. But at the same time, she believed she could handle the drugs. Yet she was no match for the horrendous power of heroin. From the time she started smoking heroin (she didn't inject) until her death, was a mere 15 months.


What Made Them Smile?

Chloë loved music and had a beautiful singing voice, loved to write raps. She was happy behind a camera or writing stories and poems. Her dog, Bo, would always bring a smile to her face. She loved the beach and hanging out with her friends. She was an avid theatre buff and snow skier. Having been born overseas, she definitely had the travel bug. Chloë manage to fit a lot into a short life:)


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss Chloë making me laugh, or saying, "oh, Mom" when I would get too serious. I miss being able to hear her beautiful voice at concerts. I miss giving her a hug and telling her she's beautiful.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I am sorry that this life was so difficult for you and that the horrible drugs took my precious girl too early. I am sorry you had to die alone, but I know you are safe and so much better now. And I will tell you all about it when I see you again.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/05/08 - Erin Leventhal - Age 19 yrs - Malden, Massachusetts

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2015/05/08 - Erin Leventhal - Age 19 yrs - Malden, Massachusetts

Submitted by: Deanne Leventhal - Sibling

Name: Erin Leventhal
State:  Massachusetts, 02148

Date of Passing: 5/8/15
Date of Birth: 2/27/96
Age: 19 

Tell Us About Them:

My sister was a beautiful person, inside and out. She was always so full of energy, fun, and laughter. Her greatest joy was being an aunt to her two nieces. She was one of the most caring, compassionate people I’ve ever met. Many of her friends said that she would give the shirt off her back to anyone. She was a vegetarian and the ultimate animal lover.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Erin’s struggle with addiction began when she was just 15 years old. She ran away from a DCF program and started dating her friend’s brother who was in his mid-twenties. He was addicted to heroin and she was in love with him. I believe he intentionally got her addicted so she would supply him with money for heroin. When we finally found her, we called the police and they were both arrested. She remained in a program for 3 years, until she was 18. 

The day after her 18th birthday, she went back with him and immediately started doing heroin again. He had her open multiple bank accounts for check fraud scams and she was in thousands of dollars of debt within a few months. When all of her accounts were closed, they could no longer afford motels, so they resorted to the streets of Boston. He was constantly in and out of jail, and she was constantly in and out of detoxes. She went to jail for several months after getting caught shoplifting numerous times. They unexpectedly let her out on probation, despite my family begging them not to. The day she got out, she went to our sister’s house and they waited for me to pick them up for an NA meeting and before I got there, she overdosed and passed away. 

I truly believe she didn’t want to be an addict. I know fear played a major part in why she didn’t seek recovery. I begged her to go to Florida for treatment, but she was too scared to leave everything she every knew behind. I know she was definitely hopeless- she was thousands of dollars in debt, had numerous court cases, and didn’t even have a GED- she had a long way to go to achieve success. I think the biggest obstacle that stood in her way of recovery was her endless supply of heroin money. She was homeless, but she didn’t mind because she was always high. At first she had a check scam, and then she had a shoplifting scam. She never had to be without heroin to really, really want recovery.


What Made Them Smile?

She was always smiling and laughing.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss everything about her, especially her hilarious jokes.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I will always love you, no matter what.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/06/23 - Lonny Stewart - Age 30 yrs - Taylor, Michigan

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2015/06/23 - Lonny Stewart - Age 30 yrs - Taylor, Michigan

Submitted by: Laura Leidholdt - Parent

Name: Lonny Stewart
State:  Michigan, 48180

Date of Passing: June 23, 2015
Date of Birth: April 6, 1985
Age: 30 

Tell Us About Them:

Lonny was a wonderful son and person. He was my baby my last one. I have one older son. Lonny had a hard time with the divorce from his father but his father was a pediphille I had to leave him and take my boys far away from their dad. At that time I took them to a child psychiatrist who specializes in thiscandcshe felt their dad did not touch them it was just little girls. So we moved to Michigan. In time and with therapy he started to understand. Lonny was a straight a student he was on deans list through the school and college every semester. In 2006 he had gastric by pass surgery and in time became addicted to pain killers. So a long 5 years of him using and then losing everything. His car job his girlfriend. Jail time for stealing from us and becoming homeless


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Then he was in and out of rehabs for 7 years and met a girl there got her pregnant and moved back home so I could make sure the baby's mom was not using and eating right. Cierra was born in March 2012. The mother come to find out through VPS had lost two other children because she was bi pilor with homicidal tendencies. Eventually she messed up and CPS gave her to with guardianship she tried to kill herself was kicked out of my house and only seen her twice we are adopting her now. Lonny stayed did good for awhile then I had to kick him out he was using I think crack and heroin biome less again the he went to rehab again and this last time in February of 2014 he got strait. Went into a half way house got a good job. I had the last year of his life sober and lots of good memories. He relapsed in April of 2015 and passed in June from an overdose. He was on his way to be a sports Journalist had 2 semesters left for his bachelors degree


What Made Them Smile?

Playing with his daughter, playing the guitar, sports and football. Loved video games. He was brilliant in every subject always beat everyone in trivia. Good food and he lived to cook.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss everything about him He was a warm loving son when he wasn't using.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

Please don't give up honey. Fight fight fight again I will be behind you always but I told him that all the time I new something was wrong because he wouldn't talk to me or his brother four days before he overdosed I left angry messages but I also left living ones

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/08/07 - Nicholas Camponizzi - Age 23 yrs - Glassport, Pennsylvania

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2015/08/07 - Nicholas Camponizzi - Age 23 yrs - Glassport, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Erin Crosby - Parent

Name: Nicholas Camponizzi 
State:  Pennsylvania, 15045

Date of Passing: 8/7/2015
Date of Birth: 3/30/1992
Age: 23 

Tell Us About Them:

Nick was a sweet, gentle soul with a smile for everyone.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Nick had his shoulder reconstructed at 18. He never stopped using pain meds after that. He found heroin a little more than a year before it took him from us.


What Made Them Smile?

Nick had an easy, goofy laugh and he found humor in most things. His dog and brothers made him smile the most.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Nick had a way of making you feel like everything was OK. I miss his peaceful spirit.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

The world lost a beautiful soul in you. We miss you so much.

#AskMeAboutMyAngel #HeroinMemorial #GoneToSoon

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Heroin Memorial - 2009/02/15 - Brett Cowling - Age 24 yrs - Clairfontaine, France.

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2009/02/15 - Brett Cowling - Age 24 yrs - Clairfontaine, France.

Submitted by: Debbie Fenton - Parent

Name: Brett Cowling 
State:  Please choose a state., 2197

Date of Passing: 15/2/2009
Date of Birth: 29/4/1984
Age: 24 

Tell Us About Them:

Brett was friendly,loving son who didn't have friends and always struggled to fit in.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Brett started smoking pot with friends and stealing, he went to jail and when he came out he discovered a group of people and heroin. He also had hep C.


What Made Them Smile?

When he was with family, he knew they loved him so he was free to be himself.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

everything his smile,his jokes. Him chasing his little sister who he adored.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

To let him know I love him forever.

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Heroin Memorial - 2016/02/15 - Daniel Kaeberlein ll - Age 44 yrs - Erie, Pennsylvania

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2016/02/15 - Daniel Kaeberlein ll - Age 44 yrs - Erie, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Renee Williams - Friend

Name: Daniel Kaeberlein ll
State:  Pennsylvania, 16509

Date of Passing: 02/15/2016
Date of Birth: June 28th 1971
Age: 44 

Tell Us About Them:

Daniel had away about him that was indescribable He look out for every one else but Himself


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

His addiction was just to much for Him to bear


What Made Them Smile?

The Great outdoors Nature , his love of animals & being together when We could


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

The twinkle in his eye when We talked about Our future together


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I love You No matter what I love You !!!

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Heroin Memorial - 2013/06/07 - Nick Moyer - Age 27 yrs - Haxtun, New Jersey

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2013/06/07 - Nick Moyer - Age 27 yrs - Haxtun, New Jersey

Submitted by: Ann Moyer - Parent

Name: Nick Moyer
State:  New Jersey, 80731

Date of Passing: 6/7/2013
Date of Birth: 6/10/1985
Age: 27 

Tell Us About Them:

Nick loved to laugh, help people struggleing, loved music, guitar, friend, family, his little boy, fishing and outdoors. He was compassionate and sensitive. He strived to make his family proud of him and to be a good father. He was so proud of his son..


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He struggled for many years. Many rehabs, many times over the years he had some solid recovery. He hated being an addict. In the end he had been doing well and became a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor working at a rehab and enjoying helping others. He was so focused on his career that he forgot about his recovery and used again one night. That night was his last night.


What Made Them Smile?

He loved family get togethers. Nicks smile lit up a room. He loved joking around. When he saw his son enjoying life, he'd have the biggest smile I've ever seen.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss my son's love, talks,but mostly his presence. I miss him putting his hand on my shoulder as if to say " I'm here mom, it's ok."


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I love you Nick, no matter what! Your the best son I could ever ask for. Thank you for being who you were.

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Heroin Memorial - 2008/09/18 - James Hetrick - Age 50 yrs - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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2008/09/18 - James Hetrick - Age 50 yrs - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Erin Curran - Other Family

Name: James Hetrick
State:  Pennsylvania, 19123

Date of Passing: September 18th 2008
Date of Birth: May 25th 1958
Age: 50 

Tell Us About Them:

My dad was the most wonderful caring man who knew endless amounts of useless information.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

His addiction issues started at a very young age due to an abusive childhood.


What Made Them Smile?

Children, Johnny cash, fishing, being with his children


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His funny jokes and warm smile having someone to talk to when I'm feeling down


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I always have and always will love you and I wish you were here to meet your amazing grandson 

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/07/04 - Kelly Coughlin - Age 24 yrs - New Haven, Connecticut

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2015/07/04 - Kelly Coughlin - Age 24 yrs - New Haven, Connecticut

Submitted by: John Coughlin - Sibling

Name: Kelly Coughlin
State:  Connecticut, 06512

Date of Passing: 07/04/2015
Date of Birth: 02/23/1991
Age: 24 

Tell Us About Them:

Kelly, my baby sister, my only younger sibling, was a beautiful person. She had eyes and a smile that could light up the darkest places. She had a love for animals and dogs. Not the cuddly cute ones, but he broken ones and the ones with a bad rap. Kelly struggled in a few different aspects of life but the one thing she never struggled with was the love for her family. It brought her more hurt to know what she was doing to us rather then herself. She passed away last summer from a heroin overdose. She was far away in California trying to find a way to be clean. She hung on long enough for my family to fly from CT to be with her before she passed. I love you Kelly and I'll carry you with me in my heart forever. 

-your boy.


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Heroin Memorial - 2015/08/13 - Rinaldo DePaola - Age 24 yrs - Sayre, Pennsylvania

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2015/08/13- Rinaldo DePaola - Age 24 yrs - Sayre, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Geri DePaola - Parent

Name: Rinaldo DePaola
State:  Pennsylvania, 18840

Date of Passing: 08/13/2015
Date of Birth: 10/23/1990
Age: 24 

Tell Us About Them:

Rinaldo, known as RayRay was charming, very intelligent, engagong, funny, he could talk to anyone in any situation. He was athletic, loved by many.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

RayRay started using opiates in high school. They were never prescribed, but given to him initially to help him play through the pain of a football injury. He smoked pot as well, and, if the truth he known, used whatever he could get his hands on. This evolved into the heroin addiction which eventually led him to jail. After 6 + months sober he relapsed and died from fentayl-laced heroin with his first use.


What Made Them Smile?

Everything. He loved life, dogs, babies, his family. He was a prankster.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His voice, his hugs. He wasn't a big guy, but he was strong and wrap his big strong arms around me. I loved working in the yard with him.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

Please be strong, we need you.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/11/15 - Rachel Anderson - Age 22 yrs - Dana Point, California

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2015/11/15 - Rachel Anderson - Age 22 yrs - Dana Point, California

Submitted by: Pam Anderson - Parent

Name: Rachel Anderson
State:  California, 92624

Date of Passing: 11/15/15
Date of Birth: 1/5/93
Age: 22 

Tell Us About Them:

My daughter is the most beautiful, caring, loving, funny, sweet, person I know


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

After she had her son I thought she was done with heroin, I am the only one that didn't know she had relapsed.


What Made Them Smile?

Her son, her job, me, her nephews and nieces


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

her beautiful smile with dimples and her laugh


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I'm sorry, I wish I had known you had relapsed, I LOVE YOU, but then she knew how much I loved her

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/10/03 - Megan Brewer - Age 30 yrs - Winchester, Kentucky

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2015/10/03 - Megan Brewer - Age 30 yrs - Winchester, Kentucky

Submitted by: Kara Turley - Sibling

Name: Megan Brewer
State:  Kentucky, 40391

Date of Passing: 10/03/2015
Date of Birth: 06-18-1985
Age: 30 

Tell Us About Them:

Megan's was caring and had the biggest heart ever. She was my baby sister and best friend.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

She was addicted to heroin for years but she wanted to be clean so bad.


What Made Them Smile?

Her BOYS.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Laughing together and her smile.


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I'm sorry I couldn't help you more, you was stronger than anyone I ever knew. Love you always.

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/02/15 - Melissa Keeling - Age 28 yrs - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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2014/02/15 - Melissa Keeling - Age 28 yrs - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Submitted by: Shirley Gard - Parent

Name: Melissa Keeling 
State:  Ohio, 44221

Date of Passing: 02/15/2014
Date of Birth: 09/08/1985
Age: 28 

Tell Us About Them:

She had a heart of gold, a laugh that caught my heart every time I heard it.. My baby girl


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

People places and things.. They followed her everywhere and she was so unhappy with herself and so weak when it came to making the right decision the wrong one ultimately took her life.


What Made Them Smile?

Her children, lots of things when she wasn't high.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Her kindness, her beautiful smile and laugh, so so much!!


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I'm sorry that life was so hard for you baby girl, I forgive you and I love and miss you with everything that I am...

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/04/12 - Amanda Hoffman - Age 28 yrs - Machesney Park, Illinois

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2015/04/12 - Amanda Hoffman - Age 28 yrs - Machesney Park, Illinois

Submitted by: carol Bunting - Parent

Name: Amanda Hoffman
State:  Illinois, 61115

Date of Passing: 04/12/2015
Date of Birth: 07-03-1986
Age: 28 

Tell Us About Them:

She was a daughter, a mother, a sister, a grandaughter. She was a beautiful spirited woman who lived and loved life to the fullest. She has 2 beautiful children she has left behind. Music & drawing was her passions, next to her children.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

She started drugs at 18. she went through it all, and then met her maker with the Heroin 5 years ago. It was a ongoing battle and she truly tried to beat the devil on several occassions. She was released from prison on April 10th, 2015 and came to my home with me and her daughter. 37 hours later at 8:45 in the am, her daughter and myself foud her dead in her room. It was the most horrific thing I have ever had to endure in my life, and for her 10 year old daughter to find her mommie dead is a pain I will never ever get over. She was in and out of the court system, was locked up for 7 months and lived 37 hours after her release.


What Made Them Smile?

Her children, & Music


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Everything


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I'm sorry your in so much pain, and we all love you and need you.

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/08/14 - Tyler Deater - Age 21 yrs - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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2014/08/14 - Tyler Deater - Age 21 yrs - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Tracy Deater - Parent

Name: Tyler Deater
State:  Pennsylvania, 18017

Date of Passing: 08/14/14
Date of Birth: 04/28/93
Age: 21 

Tell Us About Them:

Tyler was a young man just starting to live life, he would give you the shirt off his back if you had nothing. He had the heart of gold who started to hang out with the wrong crowd of people. Started using drugs which turned to heroin, he wanted to stop and he distanced himself from his "so called friends" he was able to stop using for One year before running into one of his old "friends" after a few weeks thought he was strong enough after being clean for a year that one time was not going to hurt anyone, well one time turned into using for a few weeks before going to rehab after realizing he couldn't stop on his own. Tyler went through 30 days and came out feeling good, started a new job this lasted 3 months the very first time he used again I found him dead a few hours later.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Tyler struggled for about a year on drugs when turning to herion getting into trouble with the law, stealing from family so he could score his next fix.


What Made Them Smile?

He had a very contagious laugh he was able to light up a room. He enjoyed his family especially his baby nephews, friends, skateboarding


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss his smile, laughter the helping hand


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I love him with all my heart, I miss him and I am sorry he was in so much pain that he turned to drugs, I wish he would have come to me one more time before using like he did when I put him in rehab the first time and that he is not a failure in my eyes.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/11/15 - Eric Russ - Age 27 yrs - Loveland, Ohio

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2015/11/15 - Eric Russ - Age 27 yrs - Loveland, Ohio

Submitted by: Amy Russ - Parent

Name: Eric Russ
State:  Ohio, 45140

Date of Passing: 11/15/2015
Date of Birth: 09/14/1988
Age: 27 

Tell Us About Them:

Eric had a heart of gold & a smile that could bright up a room. He never complained & would do anything for anybody.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Eric struggled with a Heroine addiction since he was 18. It was introduced to him as a "party" drug. Never realizing it would take his life. He would be clean for months at a time but the addiction always kept back into his life.


What Made Them Smile?

Winning at poker or Fantasy Football.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His beautiful smile & his voice saying "mom"


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I love you more than life itself!

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/01/05 - Joey Caponi - Age 36 yrs - Holland, Massachusetts

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2014/01/05 - Joey Caponi - Age 36 yrs - Holland, Massachusetts

Submitted by:  Friend

Name: Joey Caponi
State:  Please choose a state., 01521

Date of Passing: Jan 5 2014
Date of Birth: June 5 1979
Age: 36 

Tell Us About Them:

Joey had the best sense of humor, he could make anyone laugh.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Joe struggled with addiction for years. He could never maintain sobriety for a significant amount of time.


What Made Them Smile?

His kids


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His silliness


If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?

I had never dealt with addiction in my life. I had no idea how to handle loving someone with an addiction. I'm sorry if I hurt you in any way, which I know I did. If I could do things over with the knowledge that I have now I would. Your son is amazing and not a day goes by where we aren't sharing memories of you.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/09/03 - Brian Glynn - Age 33 yrs - Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/06/22 - Rebecca Pisall - Age 20 yrs - North Branch, New York

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