Final preparations for Darren

Darren was the father of two beautiful girls, Ashley, age 30, and Kylee, age 9.  Darren also provided for and helped to raise two stepdaughters, Dawna, 37, and Sheena, 32. He was married from 1988 to 2001 to their mother Patti. He leaves behind his mother Pauline, Brother David, nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and many cousins. Before his injuries, Darren was a hard worker. He loved to listen to music, sing, and play drums. He enjoyed tinkering with machines. He was a gentle person who loved animals. Sadly, like so many, Darren gave into temptation and drank heavily. After multiple back surgeries, he began to abuse his prescription pain medication. This would lead him to addiction. Many had fallen out of touch with him as he spiraled further out of control. Eventually, he was unable to get out from underneath his addiction. Darren lost his battle on Sunday, Sept 9th, 2018.

Addiction doesn’t leave behind a death benefit or 401k for final arrangements. Unfortunately, this is left to the grieving living, those who are already paying an emotion price. Now his daughters are left with the cost of death. Ashley, being his oldest is left with the responsibility. Ashley and her husband have a modest lifestyle. She and her husband Josh have two young boys, 4 and 2. Ashley and Kylee need help with the cost of cremation and transporting Darren home. We are asking for donations in any denomination. Take the $5 or $20 you would have spent having drinks with Darren or Ashley and put it toward his final resting arrangements.

A celebration of life will be held for Darren on Sept 30th at the Elks Lodge in Epsom, NH from 4-8 PM. We welcome friends and family to share their favorite stories and connect with us as we say goodbye.  32974766_1536961160223596_r.jpeg

Donations

  • Robin Goss 
    • $25 
    • 21 mos
  • Crystalee Perry 
    • $25 
    • 21 mos
  • Lori Gaudette 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
  • Sheena Belanger 
    • $350 
    • 21 mos
  • Melanie Turner  
    • $75 
    • 21 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sheena Belanger 
Organizer
Hooksett, NH
Ashley Durham 
Beneficiary
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