Oh my gosh I don't know how to explain my feelings.
I've been following Nicholas' story almost since the beginning when I was invited to like the page. I was so hopeful that he would get better.
Now, I'm sitting here watching his memorial video and crying.
I didn't know you personally, Nicholas, but I knew from all the updates that you were strong. I was praying for you every single day in hopes that you would get better. Your family is so strong. My heart has been touched by your story, Nicholas, and I believe that you are the strongest child I have ever known.
Rest In Peace Nicholas Pedone. Everyone will miss you
Nancy said:June 6, 2013 7:43 pm PST
I just read about Nicholas' story in the paper and my heart broke for your family. Unfortunately, I do understand the pain you are going through. I was in your situation on March 16 of this past year as our 2 1/2 year old girl lost hear battle to medulloblastoma (rare brain tumor). She lost her battle in less than 6 months. The pain is still fresh and unbearable at times.
I poked my leg with a needle, sewing a doll for her sister just a few minutes ago and started to have an uncontorable emotion of sadness. Remembering all those times we had to inject her with nupegon and lovenox shots and how she use to cry ouchey mommy.
I write this because I want you to know you are not alone. Unfortunately, there are a handful of us out here. I don't know why our kids were chosen with this burden. I pray that their souls are at peace in God's loving presence.
I know your loss is so fresh and you are in such shock but if you feel like reaching out and want to talk, I am here for you.
Nicholas touched my heart from the moment I read about him. What an incredible boy you had raised. May his memories always warm your heart and God give you strength to get through this difficult time in your life.
RIP Nicholas Pedone. I will be praying for your family.
maureen sicurella said:May 28, 2013 7:44 am PST
I have heard about Nicholas from a friend that I work with. I pray with all my heart, that God's peace will rest upon you until we all meet again in the eternal life that God has planned for us.
Tina de Leon said:May 27, 2013 7:33 pm PST
I am so sad to hear that your little angel is no longer with us. I wish I had words to lighten your agony but sometimes words are not enough. . Please accept my deepest condolences on your great loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers and I pray that you will have the strength to conquer these coming days, months, years. Your little angel will be watching you every step you take ...Tina
marian crooker said:May 27, 2013 3:43 pm PST
sorry about your los t the liutle angles touck awayfrom you but he ist suffering any more
shari said:May 27, 2013 5:38 am PST
I was so saddened to hear of Nicolas' passing... may your hearts be warmed by the joy he brought to you during his short time here... heaven got a new angel...
Antonio Epifania said:May 27, 2013 2:42 am PST
I am so saddened to hear of Nicholas' passing. What a brave little boy he was.
R.I.P. little warrior :'(
Nina said:May 26, 2013 6:56 pm PST
Although I never met Mom, I've had the pleasure of having Nick as our landscaper in the past. I want to express my condolences. Memory Eternal to Little Nicholas!!! God help you! As we have always prayed for little Nicholas and you, we will pray now that God gives you strength to deal with this! You are in our hearts and we can't imagine what you're going through (although I just lost my Papa to cancer in January - I know it's not the same) but I can only imagine it is inexplicable heartache. I cry for you as I write this...
if there is anything we can do for you, Nick knows our number..
Terry Glassman said:May 26, 2013 6:26 pm PST
I am saddened beyond words to hear the news of Nicholas' passing. Here is a poem that I always find comforting in such difficult times:
The Unknown Shore by Bishop Brent
"A ship sails and I stand watching till she fades
on the horizon and someone at my side says
She is gone.
Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all.
She is just as large now as when I last saw her.
Her diminished size and total loss from my sight
is in me, not in her.
And just at that moment, when someone at my side
says she is gone, there are others
who are watching her coming over their horizon
and other voices take up a glad shout -
There she comes!
That is what dying is.
An horizon and just the limit of our sight.
Lift us up O Lord, that we may see further."
Judy O'Hagan said:May 26, 2013 4:18 pm PST
I'm soo sorry to hear about Nicholas. I'm sure he's very happy in Heavensitting on GOD'S lap right now. My condolences go out to the friends and family of little Nicholas during this very sad time. It's hard enough losing a loved one....................but a child is even harder.. May GOD grant the family some peace and comfort in the days to come. REST IN PEACE NICHOLAS AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU!!!!
Tatiana McGlynn said:May 26, 2013 7:55 am PST
Your beautiful smile brings great joy to my heart. Your courage and your faith is what God has given you to fight this strong storm. Many a kid comes through our ER as a patient but you are part of our family and will always be close to our hearts. Keep strong and keep smiling. Thank you for reminding me why I come to Winthrop each day and work in pediartrics. You are an angel and an example of a warrior prepared for battle and to fight the hardest fights. I am praying for you Nick. Keep up the fight, don't give up! Can't wait to see your precious face. We love you!
Scott Genova said:May 22, 2013 8:44 pm PST
Thinking about you all the time Nicholas----
Prayers of Healing.
Brianna G. said:May 22, 2013 6:05 pm PST
Hi Nicholas,Stay Strong buddy and keep that big smile of yours:D always in my prayers. God bless!
Kayla Layton said:May 22, 2013 7:33 am PST
My name is Kayla and I have been following your story for many months now and i live in Burlington, North Carolina. Sending positive energy your way and stay strong! YOU can over come this!! Keep that handsome smile on that face!
J.Orozco said:May 21, 2013 7:07 am PST
Get well soon son, we miss you out on the baseball field. Remember what I always say "Never Quit!".
Robert Rizzo said:May 20, 2013 4:01 pm PST
Hi Nicholas. I know you but you dont know me. I just want you to know you are my motivation. Your initials have been on my batting gloves ever since i heard about this terrible nightmare. I hope you get better. Im Joes Famileighttis friend and i care about you very much. I hope you get better. hang in there little warrior!
Scott Genova said:May 20, 2013 8:55 am PST
Please Lord Jesus, by your divine grace and intercession, heal young Nicholas.
Lorraine Grey said:May 20, 2013 7:28 am PST
To the family ~ I am sure that you have heard this before, but I was in a coma and I can tell you that Nicholas can hear you.....so talk to him, read to him, play music for him. God bless all of you at this very difficult time. I say the rosary everyday and I offer it up for Nicholas and his family. Stay strong.
Antonio Epifania said:May 19, 2013 11:14 pm PST
My name is Antonio and I'm from Sydney, Australia. I've been reading about your story and as my beautiful niece is also battling cancer at this time your story has given me great strength. You are a little trooper and I really wish you all the best. Stay strong, and God bless you.
dr greg gulbransen said:May 19, 2013 4:35 pm PST
Hi Nicholas. I love you very much my little hero buddy! I think about you every day and I can't wait until I see you again at the office.
Buddies for life- Dr Greg
Ava said:May 19, 2013 8:56 am PST
Nicholas i pray for you everyday youre a strong little boy and to see the things you go through break my heart but youre so inspiring and youre still living life to your fullest stay strong little man. youre teaching me life lessons at such a young age and im much older than you. you teach me to appreciate life and i hope and pray that you get healed. stay strong and keep being a warrior
Miriam said:May 18, 2013 4:43 pm PST
Hi sweetie your in our prayers. Love you xoxox.
aunt rita said:May 18, 2013 9:11 am PST
Lite a candle and praying for Nicholas, You are also in my prayers.
aunt rita said:May 13, 2013 4:25 am PST
Morning Nicholas, hope your feeling better today. Thinking of you and your always in our prayers. Stay strong little warrior. xoxoxo
Phil said:May 10, 2013 6:23 pm PST
Hi Nick!! Just checking in on you. See you soon buddy!
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