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This memorial website was created in the memory of our sweet boy, Luca Elio Troncoso. Luca was born to this earth on October 8, 2006 he earned his angel wings shortly thereafter on October 16, 2006.
When Luca was at the gestational age of 20 weeks, we met someone that would forever change our lives. Her name is Dr. Bettina Cuneo, she had to deliver the unfortunate news that Luca had a tumor growing in his small heart. We were given the option of terminating our pregnancy,it was at this moment that little Luca showed his strength and determination and began kicking like mad. I knew my son was trying to communicate with me, it gave me the strength and determination to see him through. I knew if Luca's life were to end it would be of God's will and not our own. 
My pregnancy while highly monitored continued uneventfully until my bag of waters broke surprisingly in the early hours of Sunday October 8th. It was on this magical day at 10:40pm that our beautiful son Luca made his entrance into the world. He weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18 inches long, and like his sister did not cry but already began to just take the world in. After a brief stay in the Special Care Nursery (42 hours), he was released to be with me in my room. I will always treasure the thought of those two days and how he and I were cuddled up with one another. On October 12th we were released from the hospital;and began the process of settling into being a family of four.
In the early hours of October 16th we were up feeding and tending to him when he let out a cry that seemed to signal distress. His Daddy had just fed him his first complete bottle of expressed milk and I took him in my arms, he let out another cry but calmed as I soothed him. I noticed that his breath seemed a little labored, he took a deep breath followed by a much deeper breath with a noticeable release of air; it was at this moment that he passed into heaven. I am so thankful that he was able to go peacefully in my arms, surrounded with love by his Daddy and me. 

Please also visit Luca's additional memorial website-

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Tributes and Condolences
In memory   / Laurie
Dear Shannon, You have been in my thoughts so much lately and most of all today!! I know I tell you this but Luca is on my mind everyday.  He will always mean so much to me.  I hope today is being kind to you.  You are in my thoughts t...  Continue >>
My precious son-   / Your Mommy (Mother)
Luca, It's the eve of your birthday, almost two years ago your beautiful face came and graced my life. With time I've tried to reconcile the how's and why's, most days I live with peace. Not because I wouldn't give anything to have you with me, but ...  Continue >>
Hi my sweet boy-   / Your Mommy (Mother)
My precious Luca, It has been a very long time since I sat and wrote you a letter, there isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of you and most of all miss you. My mind has wandered lately, at times I have let it get away from me. I told myself...  Continue >>
Thinking of you   / Laurie (mommy's friend )
Hello sweet Luca! I came to visit your site today and I still brings me to tears.  I had such a tough day and when I visit you it reminds me to take each day as a blessing and enjoy every minute of it.  You are always on my mind sweet boy, ...  Continue >>
I feel so deeply sorry   / Kathrin
Dear Family of Luca! I feel so deeply sorry for your loss! I know how much it hurts to lose your child. I lust my son 2 years ago and it's still really hard to cope with it. Your website for Luca is so beautiful. I'm sure he's up there in heave...  Continue >>
Sweet boy  / Ali Masson (MISS Auntie )    Read >>
My precious boy  / Your Mommy (Mother)    Read >>
Happy Birthday  / Laurie (Friend of mommy's )    Read >>
Thinking of you  / Angie Means (Friend & Angel Mom )    Read >>
I love you-  / Your Mommy (Mommy)    Read >>
Your angel  / Terri Jones     Read >>
mother's day from heaven  / Kristopher Verge's Mommy     Read >>
My sweet precious boy-  / Your Mommy (Mommy)    Read >>
the images of angels  / Kristopher Verge's Mommy     Read >>
Missing you like crazy cakes~  / Your Mommy (Mommy)    Read >>
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His legacy
Luca's Legacy  

Luca Elio Troncoso Memorial Fund
C/O The Heart Institute For Children
Hope Children's Hospital 
4440 W. 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Attn: Robert Weslowski

Funds given will help specifically in neonatal research,
 advancing the studies of  infant cardiac rhabdomyoma's 
so that hopefully another family will not suffer our same fate. 

Luca ultimately passed due the genetical birth defect 
Tuberous Sclerosis, please read more on the informational

Luca's Photo Album
Mommy before Luca's arrival
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