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NICHOLAS ROCKY ROSALES (NICK)
Born: Jan 28, 2001
Date of Passing: Apr 02, 2021Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
NICHOLAS ROCKY ROSALES
January 28, 2001 - April 2, 2021
Nick leaves behind his adoptive parents, Carinna and Marco Rosales, and his brothers, Luca and Jesse Rosales, as well as an extensive birth family.
Nick will be forever missed by his grandparents, Nicola D'Abramo and Terry-Lynne D'Abramo, Americo and Telma Rosales, as well as aunts, Nicole D'Abramo and Lizeth West (Matthew); uncles, Alex Rosales (Kenny Boyce), as well as many cousins and extended family.
Nick joined our family at the age of six, a vibrant, outgoing and inquisitive child. He adored dinosaurs, collecting rocks, playing soccer and loved to be outside and was always trying to save injured birds and animals. He also loved Spiderman and often thought he could climb walls and buildings! Nick attended Samuel Burland School and Glenlawn Collegiate and loved skateboarding and video games. He was deeply compassionate and sensitive; always concerned about others feelings, particularly his brothers, Jesse and Luca. He would fondly refer to Luca as his "best brother" and they spent countless hours playing, reading and naturally teaching one another about brotherly love.
Nicholas's teen years were difficult and he struggled with substance use. During this time, he sought out his birth family and this brought him much joy and happiness. Despite his challenges, he remained connected to us the best he could. Nicholas will be laid to rest and our family will have a private service at a later date to honour and remember him. Nick is at peace now, no longer suffering and is surrounded by angels in heaven.
If you so choose, you can donate to the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba or Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY) so that other young people in need of services and support have access to needed programs.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 10, 2021
Condolences & Memories (3 entries)
Nick was my best friend when I moved into the city from the country and he was always there for me and I was for him. We hadn’t talked in a few years due to my personal issues. I always was there for him helping him and supporting him as best I could he would always come play video games at my place and we would always have the best times my memories with him are endless. I send you my condolences please contact me. I would like to donate money for his funeral and attend it if that’s a possibility I loved nick so much I hope you are all doing well stay strong. - Posted by: Dominic O’Meara (Best friends ) on: Apr 17, 2021
Carinna and family, please accept our condolences on your loss. I have few memories of Nicholas but the one I do remember vividly is him playing hide and seek with Justin at our house in Westwood. He was so kind and nice to Justin, we could sense a good heart. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Laurel and family - Posted by: Laurel Daman (Friend) on: Apr 10, 2021
Our sincere condolences. This is heartbreaking. We have fond memories of Nick as he and our son Cameron grew up together and shared experiences at school, Sunday school, Tae Kwon Do classes and general friendship. While they had not been in touch for a while, Nick reached out to our son just a couple of weeks ago and they shared some kind words. He will be greatly missed. - Posted by: Clay Bittner (Friend’s parent) on: Apr 10, 2021
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