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“Dear Nick: Just stopping by today to say "good morning". Dante, Katerina and I talk about you often, and just wanted to tell you that you are often...Read More »
1 of 76 | Posted by: Sonia Mey (Verme) - Herndon, VA

“I have so much to remembember about Nick...He was the best!:) Theres nothing about him you dont miss...he was perfect:) I remember how we literally...Read More »
2 of 76 | Posted by: Kaila Abramowitz - Peachtree, GA

“Dear Nick: Today you would have been 16 yearls old. Happy Birthday Nick! Lots of love for you, your mom and dad, and your family. Katerina, Dante...Read More »
3 of 76 | Posted by: Verme Family - Herndon, VA, VA

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Stuban,I am so very sorry about the loss of your son, Nick. I lost my son Daniel to suicide at age 25 in 2007. He had been through...Read More »
4 of 76 | Posted by: Peggy DiVincenzo, LPC - Fairfax, VA

“While researching articles for my Principal papers I came across Nick's story and was drawn to learn more about it. Please accept my prayers as you...Read More »
5 of 76 | Posted by: Robin McMullen - Loretto, PA

“I'm praying for Nick and your family, and I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 76 | Posted by: Julia Sullivan - Herndon, VA

“I am so sorry to hear of your tragic loss. I found out about it when googling Sandra because of her book. I am also an RN with ALS and her story...Read More »
7 of 76 | Posted by: Claudia

“Even though I did not personally know Nick, I am friends with Athena Kennedy (one of his best friends). I know how much they cared about each other...Read More »
8 of 76 | Posted by: Farah De Ponte - fairfax, VA

“Steve and Sandy,My wife and I are praying daily for you. I'm sorry I never had the opportunity to know Nick, but I do remember the many times you...Read More »
9 of 76 | Posted by: Roy Grady - Afton, VA

10 of 76 | Posted by: BEVERLY (MICHAEL)REINER - PA

“Steve, I havent seen you in many years, probably since we were all in high school!!! Your sister found me on facebook. Words cannot express the...Read More »
11 of 76 | Posted by: Nina Cybriwsky Iovino - CT

“Steve & Sandy - Nick was an exceptional child. He will be missed and mourned by many. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 76 | Posted by: Karen Pollard - Annandale, VA

“Wishing my best to Steven and Sandra. May God be with you in this time of great sorrow. My thoughts prayers will be with you for some time to come. ”
13 of 76 | Posted by: Peter Muckerman - Alexandria, VA

“In Sympathy and caring - just to let you know you're in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. ”
14 of 76 | Posted by: Mary Hartman - Steelton, PA

“So sorry to hear about your loss May you find some comfort in the love and concern that surround you from so many who deeply care Dave Scheidler ...Read More »
15 of 76 | Posted by: David Scheidler - Millersburg, PA

“You are loved and prayed for. ”
16 of 76 | Posted by: Anon - Friend

“Sandy, I am so very sorry to hear of your son's death. My heart aches for you and your husband. Please know that you are in my prayers. Deb Wolfe...Read More »
17 of 76 | Posted by: Deb Wolfe Doll - Downingtown, PA

“Dear Steve and Sandy, There are no words to adequately express what you are feeling and my desire to somehow make everything alright. We haven't...Read More »
18 of 76 | Posted by: Paul Hibbard - Watertown, CT

“Hello, I've been thinking about Nick every day and night since Thursday. I didn't know him at all, I had only seen him in the halls my senior year...Read More »
19 of 76 | Posted by: Augie Bransford - Fairfax, VA

“Steve and Sandy, My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this most difficult time. I am truly sorry for your loss. ”
20 of 76 | Posted by: Chuck Hess - Chantilly, VA

“Nick was one in a million. He was so smart, hilarious, incredibly kind, talented. I never won a game of chess against him. In fact, I'm fairly sure I...Read More »
21 of 76 | Posted by: Carolyn Fiore - West Point, NY

“I am so very sorry for your tragic loss of Nick. I remember him when he was just a little guy when we were stationed in HI. Please know that you...Read More »
22 of 76 | Posted by: Laura J. Risoli, COL(Ret), ANC - MD

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and everyone who was touch by his life. please know that God is always there to comfort you and may he bring...Read More »
23 of 76 | Posted by: carrie schelgel - Elizabethville, PA

“Nick will always be a part of the Woodson family. We are all heartbroken. ”
24 of 76 | Posted by: Sandy and Rich - Annandale, VA

“I miss you man. Been crying every night when I think of you... ”
25 of 76 | Posted by: Mark

“I am sorry for the family loss. RIP ”
26 of 76 | Posted by: Anon

“Steve & Sandra our love and prayers are with you always. May Gods peace and love bring you much need comfort. ”
27 of 76 | Posted by: Ray, Joyce,Robin, Romaine, Randy, Susan, Sandra, & Sally Matter - PA

“We share your angst with this loss. We have been there and understand a bit of the pain. Unfortunately, it is part of our lives. ”
28 of 76 | Posted by: James and Connie Hastings - HI

“Our deepest condolences to the family. Though our words can do so little to comfort you at this difficult time, we hope our thoughts and prayers help...Read More »
29 of 76 | Posted by: The Ghali Family - VA

“Bob Bordner shared the tragic news of Nick's death. Anne and I are deeply saddened for your loss and will pray for your family. ”
30 of 76 | Posted by: Tom Scott - Carlisle, PA

“Sandy, I cannot begin to imagine how you are feeling because I have never walked in your shoes. My heart goes out to you and your family. I am sure...Read More »
31 of 76 | Posted by: Jody Herb - Denton, MD

“We are truly saddened by your tragic loss. We hold you both in our hearts and prayers. Sincerely, Polly and Charlie Ruppert ”
32 of 76 | Posted by: Polly and Charlie Ruppert - TX

“Sandy and Steve, Jim and I send you our pules (prayers) and aloha. Hohonu aloha menemene (with deepest sympathy), Pat and Jim Nishimoto ”
33 of 76 | Posted by: Pat Nishimoto - Honolulu, HI

“Dear mr and mrs Stuban, Im really sorry for youre loss, i really miss him and ill always remember him as my friend and brother ”
34 of 76 | Posted by: Derek Jablonski - Annandale, VA

“Dear Stuba Family I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy. It is comforting to know that it was never God's purpose for us to...Read More »
35 of 76 | Posted by: Crystal Norris - Bowie, MD

“Sandy & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I wanted to let you know that you & your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God...Read More »
36 of 76 | Posted by: Louise Baumgardner - Millersburg, PA

“We are so terribly sorry to hear of your tragic loss. We are all praying to God for your comfort and strength to see you all through this ordeal. May...Read More »
37 of 76 | Posted by: Faye & Robert Weaver - PA

“Dear Sandy and Steve: We are so sorry to hear about this tragic news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Nick will be missed by...Read More »
38 of 76 | Posted by: Evangelos and Donna Stoyas - VA

“Steve and Sandy, I cannot put into words how sorry I am for your loss. As a parent I cannot begin to imagine how difficult this must be. You, your...Read More »
39 of 76 | Posted by: Susan and Randy Fofi - Burke, VA

“Steve and Sandy,What a shocking and heartbreaking loss. We know Nick was your pride and joy and he will be deeply missed. Cidny and I have you in...Read More »
40 of 76 | Posted by: Mike and Cidny Fox - Oakton, VA

“May GOD continue to be with you and Sandy during this time. We want you to know that we were sadden to hear of your loss. Your family will be in our...Read More »
41 of 76 | Posted by: Bruce & Gloria Williams - VA

“You have our deepest sympathy, and our most heartfelt prayers. May the loving memories of Nick help sustain you during the days ahead. God created...Read More »
42 of 76 | Posted by: Colonel & Mrs. Joe Kinnan - MS

“ fragile, sudden, broken, the wake of such a loss, we are haunted by things we don't, and may never understand...Read More »
43 of 76 | Posted by: Linda and Chris Knoche - VA

“Dear Sandy and Steve: You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. You have our deepest sympathy. With love, Chuck and Sophie...Read More »
44 of 76 | Posted by: Sophie and Chuck Speelman - OH

“Sandy and Steve, I was so sad to hear of Nick's passing. He was a delightful young man and I always liked seeing him and talking with him. My heart...Read More »
45 of 76 | Posted by: Stacey Shaw Batista - PA

“Sandy & Steve, My heart aches and my eyes are filled with tears over your loss of Nick. My wife Jean and I are so sorry. ”
46 of 76 | Posted by: Peter Look - Kailua, HI

“Steve & Sandy - we are so saddened to hear this news about Nick. We cannot imagine your pain and suffering and will pray that Peace always be with...Read More »
47 of 76 | Posted by: Paul & Melissa Madsen - Denver, CO

“I send my condolences to the entire family. No one can express in words how terrible this tragedy is for family and friends of Nick. As a former...Read More »
48 of 76 | Posted by: David W. Neagley - Washington, DC

“Sandy & Steve, Our hearts are heavy to hear of the loss of your beautiful son, Nick. We are holding your family constantly in our prayers. We pray...Read More »
49 of 76 | Posted by: Lori & Tim Motter - PA

“Our sincere sympathy to the Stuban Family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
50 of 76 | Posted by: Carol & Dale Hassinger - PA

“I would like to express my condolences to each member of the Stuban family as you cope with the loss of your loved one. A wonderful hope is held out...Read More »
51 of 76 | Posted by: Rowland R. Gaunt - Falls Church, VA

“Sandra and Steve! There are no words that can help ease your pain and suffering. We want you to know that you are being prayed for and thought...Read More »
52 of 76 | Posted by: patricia - elizabethville, PA

“Sandy and Steve, our family offers our condolences and prayers for you at this time. I know how proud you were of Nick in our conversations and...Read More »
53 of 76 | Posted by: Pat & Stacy Briley - Stafford, VA

“Deepest sympathy and prayers for strength and comfort. ”
54 of 76 | Posted by: Margaret Kimmel - Richmond, VA

“You have endured unimaginable challenges, but this....My heart aches for you all, although we've never met. May love and memories of love warm you...Read More »
55 of 76 | Posted by: Susan Ager - MI

“Our deepest condolences,Sal 116:15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. ”
56 of 76 | Posted by: Daniel and Maria Hernandez - MD

“Dear Sandy and Steve, My heart aches for you and your family with the loss of your beautiful son Nick. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers...Read More »
57 of 76 | Posted by: Roberta Noppe - Macomb, MI

“Our deepest sympathies. ”
58 of 76 | Posted by: Col Stephen and Annamaria Kennedy - VA

“Dear Steve and Sandy, Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, please know that our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow...Read More »
59 of 76 | Posted by: Jackie - VA

“Our family is so very sorry for your loss. Nick was on our son, Patrick's, BRYC football team in 2008. You are in our thougths and our prayers...Read More »
60 of 76 | Posted by: Cathy Fiddler-Beckett and family - VA

“We are so very, very sorry for your loss. We knew Nick through Troop 1533 and remember him running around the Woodson track for a fitness badge. He...Read More »
61 of 76 | Posted by: The Contreras Family - Fairfax, VA

“Seashells remind us by the beauty of the pearl they leave behind that every passing life leaves something wonderful behind. May Nick's smile and...Read More »
62 of 76 | Posted by: Laurie Davis - Olympia, WA

“From the large loving response from the student body at Woodson, we can see how cherished and loved Nick is. He will truly be missed. Healing...Read More »
63 of 76 | Posted by: The Kolls Family

“May God help you and all of your Family thru this challenging time. You all are in my Prayers. God will hold you thru this and will get you thru...Read More »
64 of 76 | Posted by: Dianne E. Schell - Lykens, PA

“Dear Mr. & Mrs. Stuban and family ~Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of sorrow... "For what is it to die but to stand naked in...Read More »
65 of 76 | Posted by: Ray, Andrea, & Alexander Tembreull - VA

“Through this most difficult time my prayers are with you. In these dark nights of your soul may God comfort your pain. ”
66 of 76 | Posted by: Lorton - Lorton, VA - Lorton

“Dear Sandy and Steve, I wish to express to you my profound sadness for your loss. While we grieve we believe in the promises of Jesus Christ and...Read More »
67 of 76 | Posted by: Pastor Gerry - Fairfax, VA

“We are so sorry. May God's grace sustain you as you walk this path of grief. We are praying for you. ”
68 of 76 | Posted by: Sharrie, Denny, Paul, Caleb, David Danielson - VA

“Sandy, you and your family are in our prayers. God Bles You and keep you strong! Love, the Bruners "Gene" and Mary Bruner ”
69 of 76 | Posted by: Thomas and Mary Bruner - PA

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Stuban,During this time of great sorrow, may it comfort you to know that others are deeply touched by your loss. I too know the...Read More »
70 of 76 | Posted by: Patricia Freeman

“My condolences to the family during this time. Sorry to hear about your loss. Revelation 21:3,4 holds out a comforting hope for all of us. ”
71 of 76 | Posted by: r gray - MD

“Our family's prayers are with the Stuban family. ”
72 of 76 | Posted by: RIck Veatch - Springfield, VA

“My daughter is a student at Fairfax High School and knew of Nick. We are so sorry for the loss and hold the family in our prayers. ”
73 of 76 | Posted by: Karry Rouse and Madeline Interdonato - VA

“I had only seen Nick in the halls at school, but he glowed with potential and seemed to be a lovely young man. I can only hope his pain is healed and...Read More »
74 of 76 | Posted by: Lia Raff - Classmate

“Nick was the type of person who always wore a smile, although it was goofy. The kind of person who goes out of their way to help you, even if you...Read More »
75 of 76 | Posted by: Preston Silver - Annandale, VA

“Nick was my best friend. And I loved and still do love him greatly. I miss him so much and I don't know what I am going to do without him, there are...Read More »
76 of 76 | Posted by: Athena Kennedy - friend

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Mr. Nicholas L. "Nick" Stuban, age 15, of Fairfax, VA, passed away on January 20, 2011. Beloved son of Steven M.F. and Sandra L. (nee Lesher)Stuban. Loving grandson of Robert M and Lois M. Lesher and Frank F. and Helene Stuban. Cherished nephew of Thomas and Susan Monks, Christos and Lydia Antoniou, Mario and Teresa Accardo and Tony and Sheila Shaw. Adored cousin of Lydia, Paul, Bridget, Patrick and Peter Monks, Christine and Suzanne Antoniou, Sara and Robert Rathgeber and Daniel and Bryan Paul. Nick was a student at Woodson High School. The family will receive friends on Monday, January 24, 2011 from 6 until 7 PM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 8922 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031. A Celebration of Nick's Life will follow. His interment will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Nick's memory to any organization dealing with Teen Depression and Suicide Prevention.