|ETERNAL FLAME IN MEMORY OF OUR LOVED ONES
In Loving Memory
Although space on this page is reserved for those lives lost to drugs or alcohol, I wanted to add A.C. here. A.C. died
from a motorcycle accident, not drugs. He did, however overcome an addiction a year before he died, and like Ricky (pictured
below), his birthday and John's heaven date are the same. Congratulations, A.C., on overcoming your addiction, and may your
Mom find some peace in knowing that you died doing something that you loved.
Al was on the motorcycle trip of his dreams.
was recreating the road trip from the movie
"Easy Rider" when, on June 20, 2002, he was involved in a serious motorcycle
accident.Sadly, Al passed away on June 25, 2002
Please click on A.C.'s picture above to visit his website. Be sure to sign the guestbook while you are there.
The following poem was submitted to me by Carol, mother of Ricky Waehler, Jr. You see, Ricky was worried about how the
world would view him, and my John often said the same thing. These were good kids with an illness, and they should not be
viewed any other way! John, like Ricky and countless others, wanted to be known for the good people that they were, not
for the addictions that took them away from us. This poem was put on Ricky's mass card, and I will now print it here,
in dedication to Ricky, John, and all the others that have lost their lives to this illness of drug addiction.
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
RICKY K. WAEHLER, JR.
MARCH 30, 1982-JUNE 04, 2002
I'd like the memory of me to be a happy one
I'd like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo whispering soflty down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and
I'd like the tears of those who grieve
to dry before the sun
of happy memories that I leave
my life is done
Carol, this one's for you. If Ricky could talk to you now, this is what he would say. "Somewhere" is heaven, and someday
you will meet him there. Please take comfort wherever and however you can. Know that Ricky is not suffering anymore, he is
at peace. God will grant you the serenity to accept what you cannot change. We will never get over the loss of our sons, but
we must accept it, for we have no choice. Here are the words to the song that brings you comfort. May God be with you, and
Ricky will live forever in your heart, until you find "Somewhere".
There's a place for us
Somewhere a place for us
Peace and quiet and open
Wait for us somewhere
There's a time for us
Some day a time for us
Time together with time to spare
to learn time to care
We'll find a new way of living
We'll find a way of forgiving
There's a place for us
A time and place for us
Hold my hand and we're halfway there
Hold my hand and I'll take
JONATHAN RAY ATKINSON
JANUARY 19, 1981
JASON CHRISTOPHER CARTER HEISLER
DECEMBER 29, 1954
AUGUST 16, 1999
JOHN V. KUHNEN
JANUARY 17, 1972
JUNE 14, 2000
MAY 16, 1981
|Click on the globe below to visit Michael's site.
|Thanks to Michael's Mom, Sherry, for this gift!
DANIEL R. WILLIAMS, JR.
|Johnny Paul King
|January 18, 1966-March 17, 2000
RICKY K. WAEHLER, JR.
MARCH 30, 1982
JUNE 04, 2002
To my uncle Clifford Jones a amazing and wonderful man loved his kids and family very much.we miss you very much cricket
YOU WENT MUCH TOO SOON TRAVIS, AND LEFT A HUGE HOLE IN THE HEART OF YOUR MOM AND DAD AND THOSE WHO LOVED YOU AND CARED
FOR YOU. WE CAN ONLY HOPE THAT YOU HAVE FOUND PEACE WHICH HAD ESCAPED YOU OF LATE. YOU WILL BE REMEMBERED FOREVER!
DIED BECEMBER 04, 2002
BRIAN, WE HAD OUR MOMENTS, BUT YOUR DEATH HAS HURT ME SO DEEPLY. I THINK OF YOUR LAST MINUTES ON EARTH AND HOPE THAT
YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR ETERNAL PEACE. THE LORD MUST HAVE WANTED YOU BAD. I THINK OF YOU OFTEN. YOU WILL BE FOREVER IN MY THOUGHTS.
HOPEFULLY NOW MORE OF OUR CHILDREN WILL NOT BE LOST TO THE EVIL OF HEROIN.
SEAN STEPHEN KUKOLECK
MAY 01, 1981
DECEMBER 19, 2001
|JASON LANCING KELLEY
|AUGUST 26, 1975-JUNE 06, 2003
|JAMES (JIM) LEE STALLINGS
|JANUARY 16, 1968-MARCH 19, 2003
|AUGUST 18, 1964-OCTOBER 06, 2002
|Jimmy- April 09, 1968~April 02, 2002
|Click on Jimmy's picture to visit his website
For My Son
Few words can describe the love I have for you,
Today and always my love will hold true.
Jimmy, I miss how we shared hopes and dreams,
I know you are still around me, or so it seems.
You made me laugh, you made me smile,
You brought love into this world, if only for awhile.
My son, I love you now and forever,
Death cannot erase what we shared. Now or ever.
Peace is now yours, my son.
God holds now, a precious one.
With all my love,
Jimmy did not die of a drug overdose, but he battled an addiction to drugs
for most of his life. He was murdered. Please visit his mother, Peggy's website in his memory, where you can view other original
poems by Peggy, dedicated to her son. Click on Jimmy's picture above to visit the site.
The following names were submitted by Erica, who is a recovering heroin addict. She would like to remember
her friends, who lost the battle.
Christopher James Hall
October 06, 1971
December 14, 2000
| Jason Anthony Barganier October 21, 1974~March 01, 1998
JULY 11, 1979
OVERDOSED ON OCTOBER 05,1997
CHERYL LIVES IN A NURSING HOME
IN NISKAYUNA, NY. SHE CAN'T WALK,
TALK, MOVE HER LEGS OR ARMS, AND
IS ON A FEEDING TUBE. ANOTHER ANGEL
LOST TO DRUGS, THOUGH SHE STILL
STACEY RENEE WANGER
OCTOBER 03, 1979
MARCH 30, 2002
JUNE 06, 1970
DEC. 06, 1992
|AMBER LEIGH THOMPSON
|MAY 16, 1981~DECEMBER 14, 2001