|Aric's Mom (#47840783)|
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I lost my sweet son Aric Fleury on January 31, 2012. It was and still is a total shock to me. He has a brother who is in the Army and was on his second tour of Afghanistan when this happened. I remember getting a call at 10:30 on a Tuesday morning and a man on the other end of the phone said simply, "I am sorry Mrs Fleury but your son passed away a few minutes ago" It took my mind a second but I just blurted out, Which one? I just knew it my son in Afghanistan but the man said "Aric" I just completely lost control at that point. Aric was the happiest person I have ever known in my entire life. I never saw him upset. He took life in stride and made the best out of it! He had a perpetual smile on his face from the day he was born. He grew up and lived in Colorado his whole life. He loved loved loved hockey and of course the Avs were his favourite team. We had a mutual love of hockey as I was a fan since I was a kid. Every chance he got he would take his family to the Pepsi Center to see them. The love of his life was his daughter, Juno. He loved that little girl more than life itself. He took her everywhere with him and was the best Daddy I know. He also founded a band called Step Zero when he was about 15 and at the time of his death they were working on his first album. He called me about 2 weeks before his death and told me some disturbing news that had him a little depressed. I told him things would work out and be ok. The next thing I know the MAN called and informed me of his death. He woke up one morning and he had not been feeling well for a week but that morning I guess he knew something was very wrong. He died on the way to the hospital of a myocarditis caused by a viral infection his body could not fight. |
Aric was way too young to die and loved life. I miss him more everyday. It does not get better for me. His brother is still in the Army and we both miss him tremendously and talk about him often.
I love you sweet son
He was one of those kinds of Dads that would do anything for his daughter. He had many "tea" parties with his love Juno He was her major caregiver and made sure she was always fed, played, and happy! I miss him as a confidante His Dad and I were divourced about 4 years before he died but he loved each of us in our own way. We shared a cruise that I won in a contest at work when he was 16. He and I had the best time of our lives! He was so at ease with all of my friends on a business trip and go along with each of them and made a lasting impression. I remember on August when he was 16 he had a job at a local grocery store and worked after school usually gathering carts in the parking lot and worked very hard. He had a friend whose parents were not as blessed as we were and I knew he had been saving his money he made all summer. When school started he asked if I would pay for his car insurance and I said "what about the money you made this summer from your job" That is when he told me that he had bought his friend, new clothes for the school year because his parents couldn't afford any for him. He also paid for his friend's driver's ed courses. He was so selfless and giving.
Aric loved life! It is so sad that he didn't get a chance to enjoy it. He was only 26 years old when he died. I miss you sweet son.
I would like to thank everyone who has visited my son Aric Fleury, my Dad, Robert W Tanguay, my grandparents, Philip E Tanguay, Wilma Locke Tanguay and WC Robinson in the past and would like to thank you all in advance for future tokens. Due to some personal reasons, I will not be able to thank you in a timely fashion. Just know that all of your visits, past and present, are deeply and gratefully appreciated.
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|Nina (In memory of my son Brent Allen Morgan)||Son's|
Thank you so much for stopping by my son's memorial. From one mother to another, I will keep your family in my prayers.
|Forever Pop||Sending holiday wishes|
Wanted to send along my wishes for you as I know it must be a tougher time when holidays are here. I hope the beautiful memories of your son brings an inner peace that comes from the love you have for one another. I'm sorry to read the you and not well and also pray for your strength and good health. My thanks too for taking time to visit my Pop and Uncle this year. Bless you
|Patty Valentino||RE: Thank you|
Dear Tanya - Thank you for your sweet note, and I am very sorry to hear of your health issues. I hope the new year will bring improved, and much better health for you. It is always my pleasure to pay homage to your son Aric. And I thank you for your visits to Sgt. Manno. I will be visiting my granddaughters, starting on 12/21, so I will be off-line for about 2 or 3 weeks. It is my sincere hope that you will have a blessed, and loving Christmas holiday, with your family and all those whom you love. God bless you and your family, today and always.
With ((hugs)) and love,
|Allison Ford||RE: Thank you|
Dear Tanya, It is always an honor to visit Aric. Most importantly now, are you ok? God bless you during this time of year, which is at best bitter sweet. Hugs, your friend, Allison
|Marilyn H.||RE: Aric|
It was my honor to visit your loved one, no need to thank me. Have a blessed holiday!
Hello To Allison's Friends. She's still having issues with her page. Adds are still freezing her page when she tries to Post Tokens! She's tries to visit as many as she can till it gets frozen again! If anyone is missed ,she will keep trying. :). She sends her Love to You and Your Loved Ones This Thanksgiving Season.
Just a quick note to tell you I'm off site right now. Please go to my contributors page for details. I am thinking if you and Aric and will be back ASAP :) Hugs Allison
I am so, so sorry you too know the loss of you son. Thank you for leaving the sweet pic of Thomas the Tank Engine on my son Daniel's page. When Daniel would get scared during his cancer treatment he would always say "I will be brave like Thomas, even though I not like this".
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|Glenda Barry||RE: Aric|
Yes, we certainly will be with them again, in God's time, not ours. I am looking forward to that, too. The pain in our hearts will just melt away. Take care, my friend.
|Patricia Brady McCain||OUR SONS|
Tanya, Today is the first time in a while that I have been on this site due to the illness of my oldest son Danny, but when I read your message about your son Aric losing his life to Myocarditis, the same disease that my son Mark had, I felt the need to let you know how terribly sorry I am about your loss. Myocarditis is a virus that attacks the heart muscle and if it is not diagnosed immediately can often be fatal within 24 to 48 hours. I was blessed that my son's was diagnosed immediately and his doctors were able to treat him successfully. Aric was such a dear and special young man and father. I know that all who knew loved him deeply.
Only a parent who had lost a child can know the unbearable pain that it brings. I just wanted to let you know tonight that my heart is with you.
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