Terence Joseph Warren

by Nancy
(Barberton, Oh)

My Marine-  Terence J Warren

My Marine- Terence J Warren

June 19, 2010 is the day that I will consider that part of the world ended.

At4:47 a.m. a knock at the door, I was thinking it was my beloved son Terence coming home, but it was a local police officer. My first reaction "What kind of trouble is he in", but no I was told to call the County Medical Examiners office because there was an accident involving my son.

I really can't remember what else happened, all I know is that my son was dead. How can a 27 year old ex Marine be dead? Someone who was in combat serving their country and now die at home.

My son was such a handsome man, also a ladies man for that matter. I love him so much. His little sister who is 19 yrs. old was the apple of his eye. He was so proud of her and she of him. He always considered her the "smart one".

We still can't believe that we will never get to hold him again, joke with him or even me having to yell at him for a knucklehead decision.

I had some questions that needed to be answered. I just had to know. I spent 1 1/2 hrs with the Chief Medical Examiner asking questions about my son's death. I found my answers.

Today is 13 days since his passing and I cannot figure out how to go on, but I must because of my daughter.

I will love you Terence until the day I die. It just was not supposed to happen this way.

I have you with me forever. God blessed me with you for 27 years and now he decided that he needs you with him.

All I ask is that God above help me go on living and giving me strength for me and my daughter.

I miss and love you.

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Sep 26, 2010
I am so sorry about Terence
by: Anonymous

Dear Nancy,

Your story is heartbreaking. I am so sorry for the loss of your precious son. What an honor to have him serve his country and return home safely only to lose his life. My heart weeps for you and your daughter. It has been 2+ very long months, I am sure. How are you doing? I too understand sudden loss. Our 30 yo son took his life 5 years ago. Often it still seems like yesterday. But God gives us comfort and it is His holding me up that gets me from today to tomorrow. He will hold you up too. We moms have much in common when we lose a child. I would love to continue chatting with you if you like. You can reach me at Impossiblejoy@yahoo.com. God bless, G

Sep 09, 2010
One Year to the Date
by: Charlotte Tyler

Dearest Nancy,

I'm so sorry for the loss of your handsome son. I know what pain you are going through. I lost my youngest daughter, Kristi Elena, on June 19, 2009. She was 26. She was a shining light. She trusted in Christ at an early age, and lived an exemplary life. It was very hard to understand why He would take someone who was so dedicated.

We will see our children again. We must try to be strong and show our loved ones left here how much we love and cherish them.

The tears will never go away. You will find that at times, even a year later, that you will cry in agony wishing for one more kiss, one more hug, one more "I love you." The every day pain does ease, though, and don't feel guilty about not crying daily.

God bless and keep you. Feel free to contact me @ Bayouhoneysuckle@aol.com or facebook.

Jul 16, 2010
feeling the Pain
by: Kay

Nancy I am so sorry for your loss, your handsome young son. I send all my love and healing to you. I lost my wonderful son Dean who was 23 in a car accident,on May 11 2010. I feel just like you I don't know how I will survive ....but I also have a daughter that's all that keeps me going. Sharing your pain.

Jul 01, 2010
I share your sorrow
by: sonia

Dear Nancy,
Read your unbelievable loss, Terence, your handsome son. No words can assuage that pain you have now, I know, because I've been there too. When we lose a much-loved one, we embrace the grief, we cherish the pain! That's the only way to go..so we can find surcease from the anguish and sorrow. Feel blessed that you've had him to love and to enjoy for twenty seven years, as a gift from God. Continue to turn to Him for strength and comfort. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. My deepest sympathy and condolences..Sonia

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