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Deceased Due To Drugs or Alcohol
"Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved
ones shine down to let us know they are happy." ~ Old Eskimo Legend


~Kent Peck ~ 
From A Friend
Murdered over $56
in owed drug money
8/1/72 - 1/7/90


Lisa ~ Addict
Died Of Drug Overdose
2/6/00

 


Steven ~ Addict
Died of Overdose
October 12, 1999

 


Keith ~ Addict
Died of Overdose
July 9, 1997 - Age 18


Gregory ~ Alcoholic
Died 5/9/98 Due to Alcohol & Pain Pills


Joey Boldreghini
19 Years old
Murdered over LSD 8/1/93


John Digges III
Died of Overdose - Feb, 1999
God rest his tortured soul.
May he find now what he never could find on earth.

Jason Anthony Barganier
My only son who died
3/1/98 from LSD
at the age of 23.

Kevin ~ Heroin Addict & Alcoholic
October 27, 1980 ~ April 29, 1998


My son, Dougie died in 1992.
Contracted AIDS from
drug use.


Lisa Suzanne Flores
Died from Overdose ~ 8/27/98

 


Lisa ...
who died in my house,
 but not in my heart.


My Loving Son, Drew.
Gone But Never Forgotten
On His 31st Birthday
1/20/70 - 4/19/97

My daughter, Rebecca who died on June23-2000
Her husband did not respond to getting her help due to an over dose of prescricption meds.  He is now under investigation.


~ Mandy ~ 
My cousin ... lost but not forgotten.

 


~ Kathleen Bridgette Dawson ~ 
1953 - 1979
... as the result of drug addiction.


Jimmy Harris-Addict
Shot and killed in 1996 because of drugs

~ Janice~ 
My beloved sister who lost her fight with heroin addiction 9/8/01. She is loved and missed by so many, including her 4 children, grandchild, sisters and brothers and mother. Too young and too special to die! Please pray for my son and my sister's children.

~ My late sister-in-law Katy ~
 
She was warm and sweet and giving, one of the most loving people you could ever know. She became addicted to prescription medications after an accident caused her extensive knee injuries and back injuries. She was clean for some time before she married my brother, then also clean and sober. Katy and my brother separated. Katy died of an overdose shortly thereafter. She was sitting on the toilet with her face on the floor, and my brother found her there the next day. Not a pretty sight.  Now, my brother is back into his active addiction and is running from the law. Please pray for Katy that she is in a happier place now. Please pray for Dennis that he will find peace. And especially, please pray for my mom who is most greatly affected by all of this.  Thanx, Linda

~ Kathy M. McDonald ~ 
1968 - 2001


~  ROBERT LABANCE JR  ~
He committed suicide on August 16th, 1999 with pills.  He was a heroin addict and couldn't take it any longer.  He was in every rehab around.  He was 44 years old and left 4 children behind.


~ Jeffrey Allen Conway ~
My darling baby brother 
born on July 13, 1973 and taken into heaven in the early morning of September 29th, 2001.

~ David Jenkins ~
My deceased ex-husband, father of my children and addict.  Rest in peace, Dave, forgiveness is hard as we all suffered so much and will continue to, but love and forgiveness is all, love you Dave xxxxxx



~ Michael David Huser  ~
5-16-81 to 9-19-2001
~ Trent B. Old ~
Our friend who we will miss forever.



~ Ryan Jennings ~
20 years old. He died on 1/23/2000 due to a self inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He was addicted to drugs and according to the doctor if he had not of died from the gunshot, he would have died of a heroin overdose instead that day. Rest in peace Ryan! Uncle David and Aunt Shana 

~ John Atkinson ~ 
My son, addict and alcoholic,
who died March 30, 2002. http://bonnieatkinson.tripod.com/mysonjohn

~ Karen Lynn Berry~
 Lost to drugs at age 17.

~ T.J. ~
My 23 yr old brother died 9/5/01. 19 days before his 24th birthday. He was 2 yrs older then me. I have no one to look out for me any more and sometimes just lose it cause NO ONE can understand where I'm coming from. TJ loved drugs, struggled for about 2 yrs with heroin, thats the devil.
~  Laura C. - Addict  ~
Died today, August 8, 2002
Please give her & her family peace & allow them to celebrate her life...and the wonderful person she was.

~ Karen Leigh Ann Carlton ~
September 13, 1983 - 
July 1, 2001

Killed by Man on Drugs


~ Anthony McManus ~ 
My Brother - may he rest in peace.
September 19, 1975 ~ May 18, 2002
Bi-polar disorder took his life before his death.  Died of a drug overdose.  Too young to die.  I love you so much and I miss you so much.
Until you cross me over

~ STEVEN BOUGH ~
My 19 year old son had been set free from drugs for almost 2 years and was in full time ministry for GOD. Sadly he went back 
"one last time". We'll never know if it was to reach out to his lost friends or for a final fling. Whatever it was, it killed him. He was murdered by three other addicts on a beautiful Sunday evening between church services.


~ Brian Quinn ~
Overdosed on heroin December 4, 2002.
Always in our hearts.


~ LeighAnn Carlton ~
I would like to light a candle for my best friend LeighAnn Carlton. She was kiled by a guy who was taking drugs. He took her from me and now I am lonely, miserble, and having trouble enjoying life. When I look at my new daughter all hink about is her and what she would think about her. I love her so much! Peace Out Lee-Lee!


~
Scott D Harder ~
My father. Died on 3/26/02 at home from overdosing on heroin. You are thought of and missed everyday. I prayed that you would gain the strength and wisdom to get off the drugs but you did not and now you are gone forever. Please know that we do not blame you we only love and miss you so much.


~ Clint Wightman ~
My son Clint took his own life by hanging himself in a parish jail in Louisiana. He ended up in jail because of his addiction to crack cocaine. My son took his life 
March 21, 2002.


~ Jennifer  Monti ~
Jennifer was my only child and was shot through the heart by another addict who wanted her drugs.  My daughter fought drug addiction for many years but was unsuccessful at beating heroin. She told me " Mom, no kid should live like this" and she was right. I love her and miss her.
~ Michael Iaconelli ~
My son, who was an addict, 
but now is gone.

~ Franky ~
 Addict died 6-7-01


~ My Son "Dana"~ 
heroin addict 9/22/69-8/2/2003
"the Monster's gone~~He's on the run
and your Mommy's here"    Beautiful beautiful beautiful~~beautiful Boy  

  
William, addict, deceased.

~ Norman Izzo ~
 My son-in-law,,he got so tired he could not go on.  He died of a self-induced drug overdose, June 7th, 2002. So tragic, so heartbreaking. We suffer the loss of you daily.  Martha, Jennifer, Luke(his son)

~ TRAVIS ~
Overdosed on heroin September 6, 2002.  Hopefully Travis you have found everlasting peace.  You will never be forgotten.
~ KEVIN ~
HEROIN OVERDOSE 7/23/02
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

~ James M Zachas ~
Died from a overdose of crack cocaine.
April 21st, 2002  - 29yrs old.
Shine on Shine on my
dearest Son until we are together again. Loving you always. Mom.


~ TRENT W. ~
DIED 8-09-02 IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT.  HE WAS A DRUG USER 
FOR 2 1/2 YEARS


~  Robbie  ~
Taken from us at 17 years of age
September 19,1997

My Little brother-- 
In his memory...
Robert Joseph " Bobby" Bazell

~ Shawn Pippin ~
17 years old-oxycontin overdose

My sister Heather 
Died on April 5, 2003.
She was 28 years old when she died of a cocaine overdose. She is greatly missed
by all who knew her.


~  Lawrence T. Donia ~
 My father,who died on April 27, 2002!! 
He didn't die in his own hands!!  It was cardiac arrest that was influenced by an overdose of heroin!! 


~ Maryellen ~
Mom if your my true angel may you see this lighted candle.  It will stay lit until you and I are together again. I miss you so.
your daughter
2-10-1956-12-18-2001


~  Heather Joy ~
 Died April 5,2003  If tears could build a staircase, and memories a lane, I'd march right up to Heaven and take you home again.  I miss you my darling... Momma

I would like to light a candle for my dear father Robert LaBance Jr. Today is a hard day for me ... for some unknown reason i can not get my dad off of my mind and i just can't stop crying. God Bless everyone

My Jerryboo (my late father).  He passed on March 10, 2002 at
7:50 P. M.  I was holding his hand.  My heart is still shattered
and perhaps will always be that way.

~ Khalid Wafi ~
The love of my life, my soulmate, best friend and the father of my seven year old son. Khalid Wafi was all of those things to me. He died of a heroin overdose on May 20th of 2003. When I lost him, I lost half of me also. My life will never be the same without him in it. I love him more than life itself.


~  Jesse L. Colombe ~
 My son, who died of a drug overdose on December 1, 2002


~ ELLIOT JOSEPH MATOS JR~
12-27-81  09-08-01 R.I.P.
Died from a OxyContin Overdose.
Elliot;I have loved you every moment since you have been born.  If my tears could bring you back baby you would be here. You fought your addiction so hard,and Mommy knows that. I will continute the fight that took your life.  
I Love you forever and ever.
PEACE OUT,ONE LOVE,173

~ Rachel Rose Burkheimer ~
murdered over drugs.

~ W.J. ~
 My son who died of an overdose on 2-24-03. He is finally at peace.


Joey,
I will love and miss you forever.  
My little 16 year old brother was taken away from us because of drugs and alcohol.  I don't understand why.  
      In Loving Memory of Joey
8~18~87   10~9~03

Love Always, 
Your Big Sis 
Jackie

My aunt who was addicted to 
heroine and alcohol.  In her 17th rehab she shot herself.  
May her legacy live on.

~ Hope Dawn Hart ~
Sept 1964 - Nov 2003. 
My Best Friend of 32 years.  I will love and miss you always.


Please light a candle for my sister in law Laura Costanza. She was a suffering addict and died in Aug. 2002 and left behind 2 Beautiful little girls.

~ Ryan Evans ~
Killed in a drug deal.  Never used drugs in his life.  We will miss him forever.

Nic, my precious son who died 14 DEc 2003. He would have tuned 22 on the 21 January. He was a heroin addict, but held down a job and died with no criminal record. I used to call him my angel child - he treated me and all he came in contact with with respect. I know he is at peace but my heart is broken.


My Dearest beloved brother who passed on to be with the Lord on May 17,2001 due to the mixture of bad drugs.   My big brother was the light of my life I looked up to him for everything.  My life has been so empty without him.  Till theres a heart in me youll always be remembered and loved. Till we meet again my angel.

~ Rachel Rose Burkheimer ~ 
What a senseless loss. January 16 you would have been 20 years old. Your beautiful face will remain 18 years old forever. You were killed because of drugs. We were never really friends but I think about how scared you must have been your last hours. You won't ever be forgotten.


~ Tommy-Addict ~
He passed away on Dec. 4 due to an overdose. I never new how sick he really was, he hid it well.

~ Curtie ~ 
I miss you so much ~ I know you are happy now ~ Prescriptions drugs killed him ~ He was a great guy!

My Husband and a wonderful Father 
~ Clifford Russell Thomason ~
 2-2-60...went to heaven 11-26-02!  
Rusty though you chose a road that the children and I will never understand, but please know that We loved you then and we love you now!  I never understood your addiction and got angry because you chose that over your family.  But I never stopped loving you.  We truely feel the constant pain of not having you in our life!  Your safe and out of pain now Baby...keep looking over us as we will continue to keep you in our hearts
Richard and Olivia miss you so much....
always loving you
Doreen
   your son Richard and daughter Olivia


Please light a candle for my little brother Brandon Christian
who died 1/30/04 due to a drug overdose, He was only nineteen.
I love him and miss him so much, and now his birthday is comimg up and I want him to know I will always remember him and hold him dear
to  my heart. your sister......christina


My lovely departed wife Linda a who left this world to another 28 december 2003 she will always be a big part of my life and fill a place in my heart i love you. your husband Barry JOSHUA ALLEN MAYES
6/30/79 - 5/1/1999
My wonderful son fought his addiction for almost 2 years, but was taken from us one month before his 20th birthday from a heroin/crack overdose.  Although life has gone on, a part of me died that day.

Erin who died june 23rd 1997 from a heroin overdose


My beautiful cousin Wesley who died from a herion overdose may 10th 2003....He was such a special person and he is sadly missed every day....I love you Wes


SELAH HOPE
Daughter of Ernie Ellis who passed away March 11, 2004 of an oxycontin overdose.

~~Titia~~   
I can't believe you are gone, every day is a different emotion...lots of frustration.  You have proved yourself to be the strongest person I know.  I love you and wish it weren't true.  You will never suffer again , you can rest your beautiful soul in eternal peace...I'll see you on the other side.


Stephen...bled to death from alcohol and prescription drug addiction on October 3,2003.  He was only 53, my husband for 18 years, the father of my two children, and my best friend.  Steve was a Vietnam Vet living with many demons.  A wonderfully intelligent, funny and kind man, gripped by the dark slave of addiction.   Nothing that I or anyone else did to help him, it was not enough.  I pray Steve is at peace.

My precious son, Nic, and brother to Margot and Marius. Nic had been clean for year, was holding down two jobs and was planning to resume his studies in 2004. He died of a heroin overdose on 14 December 2004, all alone, in his flat. Always in our hearts, precious Nic. YOu tried so hard and were so brave.

Rachel Burkheimer
a senseless act of violence, and.... stupidity took away a beautiful person.
I'm sorry that things happened the way that they did, I wish I could have maybe helped. I think about you everyday, just know that you are not, and will never be forgotton


My mom who was an alcoholic and died from it. i sat and watched you after all the hell you put us through but i still loved you and always will. Roger Michael Emery, Addict
Died March 20, 2004 at the age of 36.

Dustin who died from an overdose on 5/15/2004.  I promise to watch over your Mom, who misses you and loves you.  May the Light of our Lord Jesus Christ shine over your being forever.


TONY  MY 28 YEAR OLD SON WHO DIED ON THE 31.03.04.  DEAREST TONY  IN YOUR LAST DAYS YOU WERE SURROUNDED BY EVIL AND DARKNESS. BUT I HAD SEEN INTO YOUR HEART,  IT WAS STILL PURE AND UNTOUCHED.  I KNOW GOD SAW THIS TO. LOVE MUMMY
___TONY WORDS.  IF IM ON HERION SO ARE ALL MY FAMILY.  SO HE ENDED IT FOR ALL OF US.   WE MISS YOU BITTERLY



Christopher Kyle Medvedeff
1968-2003

Died from drug overdose while I was 4 months pregnant with our twins sons (whom I named after him - Christopher & Kyle)

He left behind three beautiful daughters and two sons which he never got to see. We love & miss him so much!


Rachel Rose Burkheimer

Rachel Rose was one of the most beautiful people externally as well as internally that I have ever had a chance to meet in my life. There will never be a day that goes by that I don't wake up and think of the greatest friend I have ever had. A friend that was taken away from me and so many other people for no reason. Rachel was a rare light that comes into peoples lives and makes a difference in everyone she knows. Her smile was enough to warm my heart. When asked what I would miss the most about her, I will never be able to answer that. I miss everything little thing about her. My heart has never been in so much pain. There are so many days that I don't know what to do with myself because I can't see her, hold her, talk to her, or just hear her soothing voice. I pray that Rachel knows what a truly wonderful person she was. No one can or ever will replace Rachel. I hope that everyone can one day know someone like Rachel. I would never have known such happiness if it had not !  been for Rachel being a part of my life. On a personal note to Rachel. I love you so much and I can't wait until the day that I can hold you in my arms once again. When I can look into your gorgeous eyes and hear what you have to say without either one of us saying a single word. I love you will all my heart and soul. RIP Rachel and just know that will will and could never forget the beautiful person that you are.

 


Dustin Stephen Talley
3-3-85 to 5-15-2004

George T. 
Rest in peace my friend.   You were so much loved by everyone.


Bill, my brother
Sept 18, 1956 to May 21, 2004
Successful business man, beautiful girlfriend and home.  Missed terribly by his parents and 4 sisters.  Died way too young. Accidental drug overdose.


Tim Smith, my friend and addict, who died from a herion overdose on June 30, 2004, just 44 years old.  Tim was a beautiful man and I miss him so, so, much.  His presence will remain forever in my heart.  - Melissa Thomson  

Joey Schuster who died on April 21st.  
May he be in the arms of
Jesus.  HE had so much hurt in his life.

KALEB DYLAN SHOEMAKER

MY BEST FRIEND, THE FATHER OF MY CHILD, WE WILL SEE YOU AGAIN MY FRIEND!  WE MISS YOU!!!


My daughter Danielle Quinn who died from a drug overdose, she was only 19.


Julie,
You are greatly missed each and every day. Thank you for teaching me so much about life, I only wish that I could experience it with you. You were only 17 and addiction took over. I just wish that last time I had to say goodbye wasn't when you were laying lifeless in the hospital bed. I hope you heard me. To all parents reading this, get invovled in your childs life before its to late.


Please light a candle for my son Brian Patrick O'Neil who died of an oxycotin/ morphine over dose 8/20/04....1 week before his 24th birthday. ......I will love him forever and miss his smile for always. "Patrick" is my first born and I have such a hole in my heart..... will it ever stop breaking?

Gavin -Addict
2nd November 1978 - 24th April 2004


Larry Donia
12-05-1969 to 04-27-2002
I just wanted to write to say how much I love and miss my brother who died from cardiac arrest induced by heroin.

Lawrence T. Donia
I will never forget..I LOVED YOU LIKE NO OTHER...TIL WE MEET AGAIN

Wendy
 I miss you so much i don't know what to do with out you. 
   love you aways & forevery  kelly



My son Matthew who died six days before his thirieth birthday, He would have been thirty four on October 27. For all the birthdays past and all the ones that should have been.........rest in peace

Mike, my brother.  He died of a drug overdose on February 12, 2003.  I miss him so much.

My brother Larry Donia
who died on April 27. 2002. My brother was a big hearted,Hard Working, fun loving guy who is so missed by all who knew him.  The night of his death he was with someone who was evil and claims they put heroin in a tissue and put it in his mouth while he was sleeping because he was snoreing and on her nerves, which in turn made him go into cardiac arrest and die of an overdose induced from drugs. I just want him to know that a day never goes by without me thinking of him. I love him and miss him dearly and so does my children alyssa who took her uncles death very hard and my youngest, his goddaughter skylar blaze
kisses to you in heaven big brother xoxoxoxoxo
keep watching over all of us! till we meet again
your lil sis terry

~Nicole Bard~
~September 11, 1997~
~Drinking and Driving~
~Always in my heart~


Patrice (patti) Lynn Olson overdosed on oxycotin 10/30/2002


Joshua James Duvall
Died from heroin.
2/9/2004
We miss him every second.



Tommy~Addict
He was my best friend who died of a Herion overdose
You will never be forgotten.
I promise.


mom i miss u so much i wish u were here,lifes not the same,i cry everyday,i want to feel your arms around me,with you i always felt safe,the addiction took over,now youre gone,i would do anything to of took your place,i miss you so much i cant wait to be with you,all i have now is your picture,which i embrace,i love you mom,,i gotta go im gonna cry,,,,,,,
    my mom passed away december 2, 2004 from a crack overdose,



Buddy Green, died from overdose, August 9, 2004.  The music has ended, but the melody lingers on!
Visit his memorial website:
Memorial


Please light a candle for Wayne Costilla-
Whom was shot and killed in a drug deal over meth.
We miss you, Wayne!




We gave him a flashlight and a blanket as a gift one year. He needed to see the light and feel the warmth. We pray that he is now warm in a different and glowing light.
               
            Brandon Lee Hardesty ~ May 18,1977 - Feb.13 2005
            Accidental overdose of several drugs and alcohol

" He was a dying spirit set free, not a free spirit that died"

SON, YOU ARE ALWAYS IN MY HEART AND MIND. I LOVE YOU MORE THAN YOU COULD EVER IMAGINE. HOW AM I SUPPOSE TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU? I KNOW YOU HATED IT WHEN I CRIED BUT THE CRYING YOU CAUSED ME IS NOTHING COMPARED TO THE OCEAN OF TEARS YOU LEFT ME WITH. YOUR SISTERS AND BROTHERS, YOUR DAD AND GRANDMA MISS YOU SO MUCH. IF ONLY THERE WAS ONE MORE THING TO DO, ONE MORE THING TO SAY. YOU TOLD ME FOR YEARS YOU WOULD DIE BEFORE YOU SAW 30... AND YOU DID. 27 WAS WAY TOO YOUNG.. YOU WENT TO SLEEP WATCHING TV...DRESSED IN YOUR NEW CLOTHES... AND NEVER WOKE UP. REST IN PEACE MY BABY BOY...REST IN PEACE...MY LOVE FOREVER & ALWAYS..MOM



I almost feel horrid telling you this. In April 2 years ago my X boyfriend hung himself. I never loved any man as much as I loved Dan. I still can't believe he is gone. We broke up after a five year relationship in which we were together almost every day. We even worked together. Leaving him was the hardest thing I ever did in all my life and I only did it cause at that time I knew he had an alcohol problem. He had stopped shooting heroine, because one of his best friends ( Harry ) died of an OD just a mth before I met Dan. His addiction made me nuts. I was afraid if I didn't leave him I was the one who was going to kill themselves, I went to Al-anon and to counseling just to search my soul and find out what I wanted in life. Being married to an addict was not what I wanted in life, but I NEVER for one moment ever stopped loving him. I would call his family on occasion over the years and I was soooo happy when his little brother told me that he was doing good and had gone into a rehab. He was straight for over 2 years when he met a girl in work who was a junkie from what I understand. His parents had both died by that time and Dan got his inheritance which was $40 thousand dollars. He had a good job, an apartment and a car when he met the junkie girl. Together they blew all his money. He lost his job, apt, car and when the money was all gone the girlfriend took off. Dan hung himself from a tree near where he worked. When they did his autopsy they said he suffered for a long time. I didn't get a chance to go to his funeral because his family didn't know my married last name and no one could find me. I found out that he was dead last year and I feel so cheated that I didn't get to say goodbye. I feel so much guilt and I can't help but wonder if I had stayed in touch could I have made a difference. If I stayed with him maybe his life would have been different. He has an 18 year old daughter named Danielle that I have never gotten a chance to meet. He was such a loving talented man. I don't think I am ever going to believe that he is  really gone. His full name was Daniel J O'Brien. HIs being will forever live in my heart...please light a candle for him.



Bobby - Son/Brother/Uncle Died of an overdose Sept. 21/03 at age 39. He suffered so, but now has Peace. A part of our heart went with him. His family miss and love him. He had a heart of gold.
   

 

 

 

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