Claire Buckley, age 5

Lost to gun violence on November 17, 2016 in Stafford, Virginia.

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  • Personality:
    7 💖 Beautiful
    3 Beloved by all who were blessed to know her
    8 Loved purple and pink
    5 Such a cute and sassy little girl
    5 Would play with her toy animals for hours on end
    5 Polite, would always say please and thank you
    7 Loved My Little Pony
    6 Wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up
    4 Sunshine, joy, happiness, loving, sweet, golden hearted, PERFECT!
    4 Loved animals so much
    3 Loved How To Train Your Dragon and Frozen
  • Occupation:
    3 Loved her family so much and loved her friends
    1 Heart of gold
    2 Total sweetness and exuded pure LOVE for everyone and all animals
    2 At barely age 5 could already play 6 songs on the piano
    1 Loved gymnastics and swimming
    4 Thanks for the new photo, I visit them almost daily.
    3 She wanted to be an animal doctor
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  • Schools attended:
    3 Kindergarten, Rockhill Elementary (2 1/2 short months)
    4 She loved Kindergarten and loved her teacher (Ms Chao)
    1 Rockhill Elem, 2 months of Kindergarten
  • Comments:
    5 Senseless, should have never happened
    3 Devastated and shattered hearts left behind
    9 Rest In Peace little angel
    2 What a Beautiful little girl 🐦
    1 Such a precious angel
    3 Rest in Peace little Angel 🎃
    2 R.I.P💐
    4 Rest in heaven beautiful angel. :)
    2 rip angel
    1 Rest Well little Child 🐈
    1 Beautiful soul
    14 I AM CLAIRE'S MATERNAL MIMI. I FREQUENT THIS SITE EVERYDAY. PLEASE DO NOT DELETE ANYTHING. TY.
    1 so so beautiful. Rip Sweetie🌸🏵️🌹🥀🌷
    1 so beautiful. RIP lil Angel🌼🥀🌹🌷
    2 I’m so sorry baby girl for you and your sister and mum...I hope you’re together🙏🏻 so 💔
    1 Last little girl on earth who should ever have been taken so cruelly like this!
    2 I wish you had more time here on earth. The amazing things you would have added.
    3 beautiful girl, terrible loss. I grieve for the family 😥
    4 Happy 10th birthday in Heaven from your forever loving and devoted Mimi, Papa, and Aunt Sarah
    3 2021 Merry Christmas in heaven our beloved Claire. Mimi, Papa, Aunt Sarah
    3 Happy 11th birthday to our darling Claire bear. Mimi, Papa, Aunt Sarah
    1 Mimi’s sweet, sweet little Nellie
    2 2022 You would be starting middle school. Our hearts remain broken without you.
    5 DO NOT DELETE ANY OF THESE COMMENTS. THIS IS HER MIMI AND I MAKE MOST OF THESE COMMENTS MYSELF.
    1 Loved being a Junior Ranger and collecting badges at historical parks
    2 Happy Heavenly 12th birthday our darling Claire bear. You are so loved, so missed.
    2 For anyone cruelly removing comments—it is in vain because they can always be restored so STOP
    2 Merry Christmas in Heaven our beloved granddaughter 2023 Mimi Papa

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