CLARISSA RENEE KINGSLAND
I love and miss you so much, Baby Girl.
I am in awe when I recall how valiantly you battled to gain control over the Opioid Use Disorder and Dopamine Deficiency that slowly ravaged your life, your health, your dreams… and caused you to lose contact with family members and friends along the way. You never stopped loving any of us.
I had the opportunity to be by your side for this last decade, as you bravely “Fought the Good Fight.” I stroked your hair and cared for you when you endured agonizing, crippling withdrawal symptoms in hopes of freeing yourself from the grip of opioid addiction.
Each time you succeeded, your true self shone through – your genuine love for people, your incredible sense of humor, intelligence and generosity.
My Girl, our world truly lost some of its sparkle when you passed away…
Looking forward to being with you again,
JEAN CLAUDIAS VAN
Jean was 33 when he passed away from an accidental opioid overdose. Some told us how lucky we were to have had him in our lives for 33 years. While that is true, our hearts knew there is Never a ‘good’ time to bury a child. Not at 33 years, 33 days, or 33 minutes… […]
SHEAN JOHN PAUL
Because of You, Shean I truly understand the meaning of unconditional love. From the moment you entered this world, I felt a love I had never experienced with anyone else. I also felt a great responsibility, since you depended on me for taking care of and providing for you. Unconditional love is defined as “caring […]