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Angels for Austin

$22,300 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 298 people in 6 months
Created May 13, 2018
Many would describe Austin as an "old soul", with compassion for others beyond measure. His gentle, self-less spirit attracted people of all ages,occupations, and backgrounds. This trait is also what drove his passion for the occupation of Firefighter and EMT.  He was a member of the Shelton and Trumbull fire departments and a graduate of the 2014 Valley Fire Chiefs Regional Training School. He was looking forward to taking the next step to enhance his career. 

Austin was the son of Nancy Kellerman and Joe Buoni, brother to Arinn and Allison, cousin and nephew to countless, and cherished friend of many. On the morning of May 12th, he was involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident in Fairfield, CT that has left us all broken and at a loss for words. 

Austin was a giver, and will continue to give the gift of life to many with his decision years ago to become an organ donor. He always said, "If I'm not using it, why shouldn't someone else receive the gift of life." 

Unfortunately along with unexpected tragedy comes the burden of finances. As a family, we are asking those who kept Austin dear to their heart, to assist Nancy and Joe in contributing what they can. They have a long road of healing ahead of them, and any donations to lighten their load would be appreciated.

Services are being arranged and will be announced soon. 

Thank you again for your support,

The Buoni and Kellerman Families
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To all of our devoted supporters,

It has been a long, hard and emotional month since Austin was taken from us. Often, the outpouring of support from family, friends and even strangers, blinds us to the reality that hits once all the dust settles, and we are forced to move forward with our everyday lives. As a family however, we have not forgotten everyone who has made it possible for us to give Austin an unforgettable and uplifting service and grieve at our own pace. We are forever grateful for your generosity, and we thank you for showing us how huge of an impact Austin has made on so many in his short 22 years. We are confident that Austin is in a better place, where he can spread his wings even further, we miss him dearly.

The Kellerman and Buoni Families
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Thank you so much to everyone who has donated and helped to spread the word.

Please feel FREE to wear bright colors or your favorite graphic tee to the services, as this is what Austin would prefer!


(Target has tons!)
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Thank you for all of your support so far!

Austins services are as follows:
Wake is Thursday, May 17th at Spear-Miller funeral home in Fairfield, CT from 3-8 pm

Funeral service is at Covenant Church in Easton on Friday May 18th at 11:00 am

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$22,300 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 298 people in 6 months
Created May 13, 2018
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