Richmond Chapter

Christian Fincher

Submitted by: Wanda Fincher
Born: 1991
Died: 2020
My Tribute: Christian was loving and kind especially to animals. He was very talented. He could play any musical instrument and composed music. We miss him so much.

Amanda Rose DeSanto

Submitted by: Monica DeSanto
Born: 1993
Died: 2020
My Tribute: My daughter was my own special Brown Eyed Girl. She was my best friend. She was the light in everyone’s life…except her own.
She tried her hardest to overcome the depression, anxiety and low self- confidence that plague 75% of the young adults of today.
She thought she was doing heroin but it was pure fentanyl. The dealer who sold it to her is thankfully, currently in jail.
Manda left her 2-year-old son in the care of his father. It breaks my heart he’ll never remember her. It breaks my heart she never got to hear him say “mommy”. It breaks my heart.
I hope the angels know what a treasure they’ve received.

Brandon “B” Rowe

Submitted by: Mom
Born: 1989
Died: 2020
My Tribute: Brandon had a heart of gold! A smile that truly could light up a room! And the best sense of humor! I love you buddy and I will never forget you!

Chance Stephenson

Submitted by: Dawn Stephenson
Born: 2000
Died: 2020
My Tribute: Chance lived life in all CAPS. From Lego to origami to piano to Magic the Gathering, he did it all with great passion and commitment. He graduated in the top 1% of his high school class. He was a junior at the University of Michigan where he majored in math and psychology. He would solve math equations in his spare time and compose music based on rolling a die. He was brilliant. He was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 2019. Chance died of a toxic combination of Fentanyl and Acetylfentanyl.
I miss his smile and his wit every day. He was destined for great things.

Michael Alan Sharp, Jr.

Submitted by: Maryanne Sharp
Born: 1993
Died: 2020
My Tribute: August 19, 1993 – May 16, 2020
Michael Alan Sharp, Jr. Forever in our hearts, now at peace in God’s loving care. For whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16.

William Bruck

Submitted by: Jordan
Born: 1990
Died: 2020
My Tribute: This is my boyfriend, Bill. He’s the most amazing man I’ve ever known and I’m so lucky that he loved me. Bill was an avid horror fan, Halloween was his favorite holiday and he loved all things Michael Myers. We were able to travel to Salem, MA one year and he was so happy. Bill was thoughtful, compassionate, caring, helpful and loving- just to name a few. He could tell you anything you wanted to know about any dinosaur and loved all reptiles, especially snakes. He was instantly liked by everyone who met him. He’ll forever be my once in a lifetime love and I miss him every day.

Kyle Rigney

Submitted by: Christie Rigney
Born: 1990
Died: 2020
My Tribute: Kyle Louis Rigney lost his battle to addiction on 12-13-20. He leaves behind two children. He fought a long hard battle. His struggles are over! Rest In Peace my son. I love and miss you.

Mason Marangakis

Submitted by: Jeri Lynn Ferguson
Born: 1995
Died: 2020
My Tribute: Mason had a beautiful but troubled soul. He was kind, compassionate, loving and yet he battled a darkness within himself that he simply couldn’t harness and contain. He masked his pain and troubled mind. He had a disease. He had an addiction. But neither of those things defined him. He was my son. I loved him then. I’ll love him always. And miss him with every breath I take.

Carol Clarke

Submitted by: Jennifer Faria
Born: 1975
Died: 2020
My Tribute: My mother lost her battle of over 20 years just this past week. There are no words to describe the things I have felt since hearing of her passing. Regardless of the state of her addiction, she was always a loving, kind human. She was a proud mother and grandmother. She had a beautiful smile, such a great laugh and a wonderful personality. We miss her so terribly.