Heroin Memorial - 2015/08/23 - Russell Helmer - Age 36 yrs - Van Buren Charter, Michigan

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08/23/2015 - Russell Helmer - Age 36 yrs - Michigan

Submitted by: jessica franz - Friend

Name: Russell Helmer
State:  Michigan, 48111
Date of Passing: 08/23/2015
Date of Birth: 07/11/1979
Age: 36 

Tell Us About Them:

Russell was someone who had it all he was so so smart he could do and fix anything and had good looks too. There wasnt anything he couldnt do. Russell was just amazing in my eyes.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Russell struggled with addiction his last ten years of life he had many years off and on being sober and vice versa before he passed he hadnt used heroin in almost a year it was a constant battle for his sobriety but i fought it with him tried to help in every way i knew how


What Made Them Smile?

his children and fixing things


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

i miss him in my everyday life just everything about him he has left the biggest void in my life he had the best sense of humor he was so loving he was amazing with his children


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

russell glenn i will love you till the day i die you will always be my one and only

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/09/10 - April Chavez - Age 26 yrs - Columbus, Ohio

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9-10-15 - April Chavez - Age 26 yrs - Ohio

Submitted by: Thomas Montgomery - Sibling

Name: April Chavez
State:  Ohio, 43211
Date of Passing: 9-10-15
Date of Birth: 3-26-89
Age: 26 

Tell Us About Them:

Young mother of 3 field with love


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Fight along time in just got clean in had a relapse


What Made Them Smile?

Me in kids


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss her smile her lough in knowing how muched we loved each other


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

I love you

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/05/06 - David Feldt - Age 23 yrs - Westbury, New York

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5/6/15 - David Feldt - Age 23 yrs - New York

Submitted by: David Feldt - Parent

Name: David Feldt
State:  New York, 11590
Date of Passing: 5/6/15
Date of Birth: 4/23/92
Age: 23 

Tell Us About Them:

David is the youngest of three children.He was a character since early childhood.We always thought he would be the family comedian.He was an awesome son and friend.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

We didnt realize he was doing Heroin.


What Made Them Smile?

a joke no matter how bad.or just busting his chops.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

We miss everything about him.


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

We love you.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/12/12 - Travis Henderson - Age 31 yrs - Lebanon, Ohio

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12/12/2015 - Travis Henderson - Age 31 yrs - Ohio

Submitted by: Karen Smith - Friend

Name: Travis Henderson
State:  Ohio, 45036
Date of Passing: 12/12/2015
Date of Birth: 05/23/1984
Age: 31 

Tell Us About Them:

Travis was Loving, beautiful, giving, had a heart of gold and a smile that would stop traffic


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Travis struggled for years with heroin addiction especially after his dad died.


What Made Them Smile?

His 2 daughters


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His funny antics


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

I love you nephew

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/07/24 - Curtis Johnson - Age 46 yrs - Kelso, Washington

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07/24/2015 - Curtis Johnson - Age 46 yrs - Washington

Submitted by: Susan Johnson - Friend

Name: Curtis Johnson
State:  Washington, 98626
Date of Passing: 07/24/2015
Date of Birth: 06/20/1969
Age: 46 

Tell Us About Them:

Curtis loved to make people laugh even when he was down and out, he loved to fish!


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Curtis struggled with addiction for many years! He relapsed after being clean for 7 months!


What Made Them Smile?

Being with the ones he loved


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss everything about my husband


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

I love you and miss you I can't wait till we're together again

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/01/03 - Nicole Roach - Age 20 yrs - McKean, Pennsylvania

01/03/2014 - Nicole Roach - Age 20 yrs - Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Bridget Schlabach - Friend

Name: Nicole Roach
State:  Pennsylvania, 16426
Date of Passing: 01/03/2014
Date of Birth: 12/25/1993
Age: 20 

Tell Us About Them:

One of the best people I have ever been friends with.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

She fought this battle for awhile. She was clean and then she relapsed and didn't make it


What Made Them Smile?

Having good times with friends


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Our friendship


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

I would let her know how good of a friend to me she was.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/09/15 - Nathaniel Smith - Age 26 yrs - Buffalo, New York

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09/15/2015 - Nathaniel Smith - Age 26 yrs - New York

Submitted by: Deb Smith - Parent

Name: Nathaniel Smith
State:  New York, 14220
Date of Passing: 09/15/2015
Date of Birth: 04/24/1989
Age: 26 

Tell Us About Them:

Nathaniel was brilliant, creative and kindhearted.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He had kidney stones. In 2011-2012 he had kidney stones, his gall bladder removed, got hir by a car when he was on his bicycle and had his wisdom teeth removed. He became addicted to pain medication while following the prescription recommedations. He continued to get kidney stones. He was released from the hopspital one week before he died, with no medically-managed withdraw plan.


What Made Them Smile?

Comedy shows brought out the heartiest laugh for Nathaniel. He smiled at people, food and the small things I would pick up for him. He smiled at me his entire life.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His unconditional love, his kind treatment of others and his beautiful brown eyes. His voice and calm demeanor. His hearty laugh.


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

I adore you. I loved you before you wrer born and I will love you with every breath in my body. I'm so sorry I couldn't save you. I'm sorry others didn't treat you better.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/09/01 - Christopher Bailey - Age 36 yrs - Baldwinsville, New York

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09/01/2015 - Christopher Bailey - Age 36 yrs - New York

Submitted by: Karen Bailey - Parent

Name: Christopher Bailey
State:  New York, 13027
Date of Passing: 09/01/2015
Date of Birth: 01/16/1979
Age: 36 

Tell Us About Them:

Chris was a happy go lucky person he loved life especially his wife Angela and two sons Davin 15 yrs and Landen 8 yrs He so loved his family and friends. He was a kind and gentle soul.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Chris struggled with addiction for a few yrs and then Heroin came along and totally changed his life he fought long and hard for awhile but he couldn't fight any longer and it took over his whole existence. He tried rehab a couple a couple times but it didn't work for him its hold on him was to strong.


What Made Them Smile?

His wife and children and of course I hope me.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His smile ,sense of humor and life


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

Im sorry baby I wish I could have seen your pain and struggling before this happened and I guess WHY!

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Heroin Memorial - 2012/08/10 - Artie Eriksen - Age 32 yrs - Lindenhurst, New York

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8-10-2012 - Artie Eriksen - Age 32 yrs - New York

Submitted by: Patricia Eriksen - Parent

Name: Artie Eriksen 
State:  New York, 11757
Date of Passing: 8-10-2012
Date of Birth: 12-14-1979
Age: 32 

Tell Us About Them:

Loving funny beautiful smile and a heart so big!!


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Pain meds..then starting to sniff them and some of his so called friends introduced him to the needle and it was rehab after rehab until he couldn't beat the devil. :(


What Made Them Smile?

Boating his nieces nephews his sisters and his ma!


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss his smile I miss our phone calls everyday and our lunch and dinner dates. I miss everything about him.


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

I am sorry. I know you know that I love you with all my heart. I would give anything to hug you

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/07/03 - Brianna Franklin - Age 21 yrs - Nanjemoy, Maryland

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7/3/15 - Brianna Franklin - Age 21 yrs - Maryland

Submitted by: Shannon Stebbins - Parent

Name: Brianna Franklin
State:  Maryland, 20662
Date of Passing: 7/3/15
Date of Birth: 3/18/94
Age: 21 

Tell Us About Them:

Brianna could light up a room whwn she walked in. Her personality was so contagious. She could make the most bitter of people smile. She got along with young and old, male and female. She was a beautiful person inside and out.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Brianna's addiction issues started as a young teen. Alcohol, pills, weed...but as these things quit numbing the pain of a childhood memory she started using harder drugs. Meth, coke, etc. But her bodies true love became heroin which ultimately claimed her entirely.


What Made Them Smile?

Her boyfriend, dancing, listening to dubstep, playing Zelda and my best friends baby Jeremy.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

She was my best friend. I struggle everyday without her.


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

I'm sorry. Please forgive me. I hope that you have found the peace that you searched for so long and that you are no longer in pain. I love you to the moon and back and always will. I can't wait to see you again.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/06/19 - Gregory Doucette - Age 25 yrs - Manchester, Connecticut

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06/19/2015 - Gregory Doucette - Age 25 yrs - Connecticut

Submitted by: cynthia Doucette - Parent

Name: Gregory Doucette
State:  Connecticut, 06040
Date of Passing: 06/19/2015
Date of Birth: 10/28/1988
Age: 25 

Tell Us About Them:

Gregory was very artistic,creative kind soul cared about everyone. His friends called him sweetness.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He went into recovery 2013 was clean for 10 months but then got involved with the girlfriend that got him into it. He could not stay clean because she was not clean. He did not know how to let go and just worry about himself.


What Made Them Smile?

His love for fishing and snowboarding and his nephew


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Everything especially his laught


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

I love you with all my heart and soul

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/02/07 - Jacob Sibley - Age 25 yrs - Wisner, Louisiana

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Feb.7, 2015 - Jacob Sibley - Age 25 yrs - Louisiana

Submitted by: Caryn Stanley - Parent

Name: Jacob Sibley 
State:  Louisiana, 71378
Date of Passing: Feb.7, 2015
Date of Birth: Sept.18, 1989
Age: 25 

Tell Us About Them:

Jacob was a good hearted, fun loving, son,brother and father. He lite up a room when he entered. He loved spending time with his family.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Jacob started misusing pain pills and Xanax when he was around 16 years old. I'm not really sure when he switched to herion. He ended up in jail on traffic related charges. He was released and 6 days later, died of an overdose. That is when I found out he was snorting herion.


What Made Them Smile?

Jacob's son made him smile the biggest.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss him making the trip to come visit me. I miss his phone calls, just to say I love you mom. I miss his hugs and our talks.


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

I'm sorry, I'm so sorry I wasn't there to save you. I love you and miss you dearly.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/04/23 - Donald Jackson - Age 27 yrs - Louisville, Kentucky

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04/23/2015 - Donald Jackson - Age 27 yrs - Kentucky

Submitted by: Jessica Biszmaier - Friend

Name: Donald Jackson
State:  Kentucky, 40212
Date of Passing: 04/23/2015
Date of Birth: 10/2/1987
Age: 27 

Tell Us About Them:

He was my bestfriend, the father of my 4 year old daughter!! He had to most prettiest eyes I have ever seen and a smile that could light up the world


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

It started with alcohol


What Made Them Smile?

His daughter


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

There's nothing that I don't miss most!!! I miss everything
I miss his smile 
I miss his laugh
I miss our talks 
I miss arguing with him 


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

I love you! And that I'm sorry

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/08/25 - Kim Ferline - Age 45 yrs - Leetonia, Ohio

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08/25/2015 - Kim Ferline - Age 45 yrs - Ohio

Submitted by: Bette Jones - Friend

Name: Kim Ferline
State:  Ohio, 44431
Date of Passing: 08/25/2015
Date of Birth: 02/09/70
Age: 45 

Tell Us About Them:

A loving heart


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Tried so hard to overcome addictions


What Made Them Smile?

Her 2 sons


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Not being able to help her


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

You are so loved

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/07/21 - Steve Bowen - Age 41 yrs - Round Lake, Illinois

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07/21/2015 - Steve Bowen - Age 41 yrs - Illinois

Submitted by: Melissa Bowen - Friend

Name: Steve Bowen 
State:  Illinois, 60073
Date of Passing: 07/21/2015
Date of Birth: 03/15/1974
Age: 41 

Tell Us About Them:

My husband was had a larger than life personality. Always the jokester.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He had struggled for a long time. He was in a half way house and was clean for two months before his overdose.


What Made Them Smile?

His children and being around loved ones.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss his laugh, smile and the way his eyes lite up. I also miss his huge arms wrapped around me.


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

Please know how much the kids and I love you with every bit of us. I only wanted the best for you. See you when I get there!

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/08/17 - Donald Eaise - Age 24 yrs - Audubon, New Jersey

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08/17/2014 - Donald Eaise - Age 24 yrs - New Jersey

Submitted by: Lynn Marie Munoz - Sibling

Name: Donald Eaise
State:  New Jersey, 08106
Date of Passing: 08/17/2014
Date of Birth: 08/11/1990
Age: 24 

Tell Us About Them:

He was the most loving and caring person you could ever meet. He loved his friends and family, stronger than anyone else. He LOVED sports, growing up he played football, baseball and basketball. He was hardheaded but an amazing brother and son. He made the best out of the littlest things.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

His struggle with addicition started with prescription medicine, he went through an injury while playing football and went through a breakup with someone he loved dearly. He started taking them to Im guessing release his pain, he then turned to heroin. He wanted help so bad but he was scared, he wasnt sure how to do it or where to start


What Made Them Smile?

Family, but mainly our mother.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss his laugh. His laugh could fill up an entire room with happiness. I miss him telling me what I needed to hear instead of what I wanted to. I honestly miss everything about my big brother.


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

Id tell him I love you. Id let him know I was always proud of him for taking over not only a big brother role but a father role as well. That despite the disease he was fighting I loved him unconditionally and always will. He was and still is my other half.

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/01/29 - Nicholas McKittrick - Age 32 yrs - Columbus, Ohio

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01/29/14 - Nicholas McKittrick - Age 32 yrs - Ohio

Submitted by: Kathie Mckittrick - Parent

Name: Nicholas McKittrick
State:  Ohio, 43213
Date of Passing: 01/29/14
Date of Birth: 11/08/81
Age: 32 

Tell Us About Them:

Nicholas is the eldest of 5. Two brothers and two sisters. He has a beautiful daughter named Tregan who adores her dad. Nick had the kindest heart and the most infectious laugh.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Nicks struggle started with prescription pain pills which lead to heroin. He wanted so badly to get and stay clean and had about 3 months clean when he relapsed. We will never know what triggered his relapse because his first use was fatal.


What Made Them Smile?

Definetly his daughter brought him the most happiness.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

Absolutely everything.


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

To tell Nick I am so sorry I wasn't able to fix what went so horribly wrong.

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/03/14 - Nick Able - Age 33 yrs - Kettering, Ohio

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03/14/2014 - Nick Able - Age 33 yrs - Ohio

Submitted by: Khristi Stump - Parent

Name: Nick Able
State:  Ohio, 45429
Date of Passing: 03/14/2014
Date of Birth: 11/16/1980
Age: 33 

Tell Us About Them:

Nick had a heart of gold. He was forgiving, helpful and honest. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a strong will.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He struggled with his addiction for over 8 years. He tried everything he could to rid himself of his demon, rehab, programs, methadone, cold turkey and jail.


What Made Them Smile?

His two children. They were always first in his heart. That was the one thing heroin didn't control.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

His voice, laugh, smile, strength and kindness. I miss his beautiful face!


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

I'm sorry I couldn't take away the pain. I'm sorry that I couldn't understand better. And though we had our troubles, you always held my heart.

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Heroin Memorial - 2014/06/16 - Melissa Lorentz - Age 33 yrs - Menifee, California

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06/16/2014 - Melissa Lorentz - Age 33 yrs - California

Submitted by: Donna Tate - Parent

Name: Melissa Lorentz
State:  California, 92585
Date of Passing: 06/16/2014
Date of Birth: 07/18/80
Age: 33 

Tell Us About Them:

Miss was a very caring loving person. Always very thoughtful never forgot a birthday or an event and always sent a card. Melissa was very crafty she was a bow maker.She made very elaborate hair bows.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

Her addiction started with prescription drugs. It was a battle that changed who she was.


What Made Them Smile?

Her daughter Allie was her world. She loved the holidays. And participating in Allies activities.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss everything about her. Her presence, her laugh, her just always being here.


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

First I'd say I love you. Then I'm sorry if I've ever hurt you. I hope you know how much I love you.

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Heroin Memorial - 2015/02/23 - Norman Willis - Age 25 yrs - Hanover, Pennsylvania

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02/23/2015 - Norman Willis - Age 25 yrs - Pennsylvania

Submitted by: Serena Serio - Friend

Name: Norman Willis
State:  Pennsylvania, 17331
Date of Passing: 02/23/2015
Date of Birth: 03/19/1989
Age: 25 

Tell Us About Them:

James was a true southern gentleman. He was the sweetest, and he worked so hard. No matter what was going on, he was always able to make me laugh. He was smart and ambitious.


Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:

He struggled with addiction for most of his life, starting at the age of 13. He was addicted to anything you could imagine. Pills and heroin were his main drug but he would do anything he could get his hands on. He did not have much clean time.


What Made Them Smile?

The though of his daughter in Tennessee and the thought of having a second chance at being a daddy with our little girl. His smile was infectious.


What Do You Miss the Most About Them?

I miss everything about him. I miss his smile, his laugh, the way he used to call me baby girl, when he would call me as soon as I got off of work and talked to me the whole hour it took me to get home, when he would call me when the weather was bad and talk to me the entire time I was driving to make sure I was ok, the way he touched my stomach when I became pregnant with his child. I miss him so very, very much.


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

I love you. I may not have always showed it, but I do. I always will. I know you would be an amazing daddy to our little girl and I am so proud to be your fiance. Thank you for the best year of my life.

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