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Jakey...In the Garden


marina - Malta
Sincere condolences for the irreparable loss of your beautiful Jacob. our thoughts and prayers are with you, i am sure that your angel is at peace now, and looking out for his family. May God be with you all.

Lisa M Kirby - Indpls, In, USA
I was just looking at Jacob's web site and at how beautiful he is. He and Allee left for Heaven the same day. I know how much you must miss him. We miss so many things about Allee. Mostly her laughter and smile. But she hadn't done that for a while. I miss her but she is at peace now. I know her and Jacob and all of the others are up there having a wonderful time while they wait for us. I feel like we were so blessed to be these angels parents while they were here on Earth for their short time. You can tell by looking at him in the pictures that he was very loved and happy. My prayers are with you. Take care.
Lisa M Kirby Allison (Allee) Kirby's mom Oct. 17, 1995- June 22, 2003

Christy Beyer - katy, tx, usa
Robert and Miqelle. I am so sorry to hear about Little Jacob. He such a handsome boy and will continue to be. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Our God is an awesome and he will take care of Jacob and your wonderful family. Your a trooper, provider, mother and father, and loving family. I know that this is such a hard situation to go through after hearing yesterday that my little boy has about 80% chance of having this disease. My condolences are with you and your family.  God Bless, Christy Beyer.

Tom Feeny - Dracut, MA, USA
Miqelle & Robert: Please accept my deepest condolences during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. Jacob's story really touched me as I know it did many others. Thank you for sharing his courage and his smile with us all.

Gary Mendese - Worcester, MA,USA
Bob and Miqelle, I know that we spoke briefly when Alyson and I came down to visit you this past weekend, but I wanted to let you know just how saddened I am by your loss, and how much I admire your valor and strength. I have only been a part of the family for a few short years, but I have been touched by Jacob and the rest of your family in ways I'll never forget. Even though he had a chronic illness, Jacob always smiled, laughed, and emanated such a penetrating warmth from his little body, that all those surrounding him couldn't help but feel and welcome its comforting effects. He truly was a fighter, and it is inconceivable to me even now, how such a young person can stare something of that nature sternly in the face, and remain as happy as he was to the end. When I think of how much the two of you did for Jacob, and how un-teetered you have remained over the years, I am completely awed. You two, along with Jacob, reaffirm my desire to become a pediatrician. I can only hope that I'll be able to bring even a fraction of the compassion I've learned from you into my life as a physician one day. So, I know that this is a difficult time for you, and you must be showered with condolences and well wishes, but I wanted to let you know that I'll always be here if you need anything. You're all in my prayers. Love, Your new cousin Gary

The Leclerc Family - Topsham, Maine, USA
Dear Family: I am so sorry for your loss. A very dear little boy in my life passed away on Thursday from Niemman-Pick by the name of Kyle. He lived to be 14 years old and was one of the most courageous children I have ever met. I hope you find comfort in knowing that your little angel is with God and can now enjoy eternity. God bless you. Donna Leclerc

Uncle Mark - Niantic, CT, USA
Our dear Jacob... Hold on little man, hold on Your short time here has gone. A lifetime of love you gave us all Hold on dear tight and march most tall. Beyond the clouds, beyond the stars The gifts you gave will heal my scars. I held you close on your first day The pain today, so far away. Colorado nights, they sang you to sleep Mom and dad, and a fireplace seat. News of worry, of disbelief Came through the line igniting our grief. Come see our home Come live your life With all who love you Strangers alike. You taught us well, there is no doubt How to be strong, how not to give out. Hold close your people, all have been taught Hold close the time, hold close our thoughts. As far away as you may be I know you're there and hearing me. Hold on like we, continue to teach Hold on JQ, our hearts you reach... All my love, Uncle Mark

Craig Lapin, MD - Hartford, CT 
Dear Robert and Miqelle, It was with great sadness that we heard about Jakey. I had tried very hard to get to the visiting hours last night as I knew I would be unable to get to the funeral today. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get out of the hospital early enough. All of us know how hard your worked to keep Jacob well, and how much you cared for him. We were all touched by his smile and personality. We know he is well now, more free, and will always be watching over us. Our greatest sympathies and wishes are with you. Fondly, Craig Lapin and the Pediatric Pulmonary Division Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Bob and Cheryl LaPlante - Lincoln, MA
To Miqelle, Bobby and family---Our hearts were saddened to read of Jacob's passing. Although we never had the pleasure of meeting Jacob, he was often in our thoughts. Please accept our deepest sympathy and know that you, your family, and Jacob are in our prayers. I'm very sorry that we were unable to attend the calling hours or memorial service. We wanted to be there. Love, Uncle Bob, Cheryl, and family

Judy and Joel Bedford - Fort Collins, CO
Dear Bob and Miquelle, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. While we did not get the chance to know Jacob, we do know that as his parents you did everything you could to make Jacob's all too short life as happy as possible. With our deepest sympathy, Joel and Judy Bedford

Palma Smiarowski - Danvers, MA
Bob,Miqelle and Kiernan, Uncle John, Adam and I are thinking of you and praying for you at this difficult time. We loved Jacob very much and will miss him. He will always stay in our hearts and prayers, as will all of you. We have wonderful memories of Jacob and the fun times he had with us at our house. I will always remember his beautiful smile and sparkling eyes especially when I sang the "Jakey Song" to him. We love you all so very much. If you need to talk or anything at all, please let us know. We are always here for you.Love always and forever Auntie Palma, Uncle John and Adam

Nancy C. Lee - Shelton, CT
I was so saddened to learn of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Please call if I can be of service.

Sandy Wiggen - Fort Collins, CO
Bob and Miquelle, I want to offer my condolences and want to offer my sincere sympathy in the loss of your beautiful son, Jacob. I will never forget Bob bringing him to work in his stroller giving me the opportunity to hold him and play with him. Feel assured he is in a better place now that has no limitations to whatever he wants to do. Peace be with you and your family, Sandy Wiggen

William Sullivan, MD - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
To all of Jacob's loving family, please let me express heartfelt sympathy on behalf of myself, my nurse Julie, and the entire Fort Collins Youth Clinic staff. We are all deeply touched by the loss of any child, no matter the age or cause. I remember Jacob well. I pray you will find the comfort and support of your community of friends and family will be strong, loving and resourceful as you move through such a difficult time. God Bless! William J. Sullivan, MD

Leon Joyce - Souderton, PA
Our deepest sympathies in your time of need. The DeMeis-Dullea Family is in our prayers. The Joyce Family

Susan Sellers - Groton, CT
Miqelle, Bob & Kiernan, Although I had a short time with Jacob, it didn't take long for him to touch my heart as well as all of you. I will always see those beautiful brown eyes and that wonderful smile in the face of the angel he was and will always be. That is the wonderful gift he gave to me. Please take comfort in knowing that he will suffer no more and what an impression and impact he made in my life. I will keep you all in my prayers. All my love, Sue

mr. and mrs. john lemay - pawcatuck, ct
we did not know Jacob Quinn but our thoughts and prayer are with you

Mark McConkey

My Condolences.

Natasha R. Coyne - Danvers, MA
Bob, Miqelle, and Kiernan : We are praying for you through this difficult time. Every time you feel sad just think of the memories you shared with Jacob as a family and hopefully this will give you the strength and courage to guide you through this heartache. I am sorry I will not be able to make the trip down but throughout the days I have been thinking of you all and praying. We may not be close in traveling distance but all of you (including Uncle Bob, Auntie Jeanne & Mark too)are close in my heart. I love you all and if you need anything please don’t hesitate to call, write or email. Hugs n kisses to everyone. Love your cousin Natasha & Kevin.

Jae Carlson - Norwich, CT
To the Family and friends of Jacob Quinn DeMeis-Dullea, I greave with thee. I know how hard it is to lose a child because I had help my sister when she lost her 7 year old son back in 2001. As I told her "Remember the smiles and happy times you had with him." I will pray for you and your family. Sincerly, Jae Carlson

Jeanne and Bob Dullea - Niantic, CT
To Miqelle & Bob - Although Kiernan is our " little North Star" who will help guide us all through the difficult times that lay ahead, Jacob - and the many warm & loving memories we have of him - will always be the "sunshine of our lives". With Our Love Always…Grandma & Grandpa

Richard and PJ - Quaker Hill, CT
Bob, Miqelle and Kiernan: Our sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you. Jacob and his sparkling eyes and beautiful smile will be remembered by all. He fought a brave battle and he truly is a "Hero." Regards, Richard and PJ

Walter Papalegis- Rockport, MA
Bobby, Miqelle & Kiernan, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Jacob will be missed. He was a beautiful boy and his spirit will continue to live on and inspire others. With love, Uncle Walter & Deb

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