Catherine V Hubbard

Newtown, CT, USA Student, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012, Newtown, CT, USA Not too long ago, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard designed business cards for herself, and her father ordered a box of them. The borders on the pink cards have what look like fabric samples: zebra print, leopard print and floral. In fancy and girlish […]

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Caroline Previdi

Newtown, CT, USA Student, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012, Newtown, CT, US Caroline Previdi, 6, “is probably the happiest addition to Heaven in a long time,” the pastor of her church told hundreds of people sitting and standing in a sea of pink — the little girl’s favorite color — on an occasion no one […]

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Benjamin Wheeler

Newtown, CT, USA Student, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012, Newtown, CT, USA One of the 26 innocent victims gunned down in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will get a street named after him in Sunnyside, Queens, next week. Benjamin Wheeler, who was 6, was born in Sunnyside, and his family maintained strong ties to […]

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Avielle Richman

Newtown, CT, USA Student, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012, Newtown, CT, USA Avielle Richman, known to her family as Avie, moved from San Diego to Connecticut with her family a couple of years ago and was still known by her parents as “their California girl.” Avie was one of the 20 children who lost their […]

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Anne M Murphy

Newtown, CT, USA Teacher, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012, Newtown, CT, USA For trying to shield her student as both died in the gunfire, Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Anne Marie Murphy earned perhaps the highest praise from New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Thursday. The Catholic leader, presiding over the 52-year-old Murphy’s funeral, compared […]

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Ana Marquez-Greene

Newtown, CT, USA Student, Sandy Hook Elementary School 12/14/2012,  Newtown, CT, USA Before last Dec. 14, Jimmy Greene had been a jazzman for most of his 38 years, well known among serious jazz fans. He had dozens of albums to his name. He played with such luminaries as Freddie Hubbard. He was a scholar, too, […]

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Vernie A Zurn

Callaway, Minnesota, USA U.S. Army Corporal, Co E., 2nd Bn, 65th Infantry Regt, 3rd Infantry Div 6/14/1953, South Korea A corporal in the United States Army, Vernie A. Zurn served his country by what can only be described as nobly.   He was a Minnesota native born almost a century ago on November 20, 1933.   He […]

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Travis M Humbyrd

Vancouver, Wash, USA U.S. Army SPC, Field Artillery  12/26/2009, Lakewood, Wash, USA SPC Travis Michael Humbyrd was a very courageous leader and hard worker throughout his life. He was 21 years old when he died. Born on February 12, 1988, Travis Humbyrd grew up in Vancouver, Washington. As many of his friends and family would […]

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Tomasz Kaczowka

Rochester, NY, USA Firefighter CIV – 911 Dispatcher Webster, NY 12/24/2012, Webster, NY, USA A firefighter, Tomasz Kaczowka was a smart, dedicated and courageous leader. He passed away when he was 19 years old. Tomasz Kaczowka was born on May 16, 1993 in Rochester, New York. Kaczowka graduated from Webster Thomas High School in 2011. […]

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Thomas S Hickman

Loogootee, IN, USA U.S. Army Corporal, D CO, 2ND BN, 1ST INFANTRY, 196 INF BDE 08/26/1970,  Quang Tin, South Vietnam Corporal Thomas Hickman was born on August 1, 1951. Corporal Hickman died in battle on August 26, 1970 in a helicopter crash while serving the US in South Vietnam. Corporal Hickman is missed by all in […]

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