ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Lucas Pennell-Monaco. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Rose Delisle on July 4, 2021
Happy 22nd birthday my baby boy! I know you're up there, celebrating in Heaven with everyone up there! I know you became friends with everyone up there just like you made friends with everyone down here!!
I miss you so much my baby boy!!
I lobe you so much Lucas!!
Love always,
Mom
Posted by Gins Smith on May 3, 2021
Beautiful sweet amazing smart Lucas! Oh where to begin… You are the reason my son first really started to love school. An amazing friend, confidante . A little bit of a troublemaker, but doesn’t that make the best of friends? I still remember your poor mother the first night I met her, that Halloween when you and the boys were not as well behaved as you should’ve been, lol!! Hayden has shared with me some of the deep introspective conversations you had, he will never have a conversationalist partner like you again. You two will have those talks again someday, in time my dear. Good heavens you are dreadfully missed. I could list everybody in your family and everybody I have ever met, and I would be here all night. Your photograph is the only photograph in Rachel‘s room. Hayden wears the shirt he had made for you all the time. Such an impact for such a short time here…. Our hearts are filled with love for you. I’m thankful your mother and grandma are as amazing as amazing as they are and keep that memory bright and burning and strong, we will go to everything until the end of time that they ask us to join in on. We love you and your family very much. This is all for now my dear. Sometimes when I pray at night I shout out to you, I hope you hear it. Hugs and love from us all, Gina, Hayden & Rachel
Posted by Pam Romano on April 25, 2021
I remember spending time with you Lucas and the whole family in Santina's backyard, eating, laughing, and playing soccer. I remember your smile and your jokes and the pictures you would post on social media just enjoying and living your life. We didn't see eachother often, yet that doesn't mean I don't miss you. You are family, and you will always be loved. Always remember, never forget.
Posted by Hemalini Seeram on March 27, 2021
Sweet Lucas my fondest memory of you is running Salena around the house saying “kissy time” you were so full of joy and happiness. I considered you as part of my family and you have left a missing part in everyone you have met. It pains me to see how much your family misses you and I want you to know that I miss you too. Be free and keep an eye on your baby sister.♥️

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Posted by Rose Delisle on July 4, 2021
Happy 22nd birthday my baby boy! I know you're up there, celebrating in Heaven with everyone up there! I know you became friends with everyone up there just like you made friends with everyone down here!!
I miss you so much my baby boy!!
I lobe you so much Lucas!!
Love always,
Mom
Posted by Gins Smith on May 3, 2021
Beautiful sweet amazing smart Lucas! Oh where to begin… You are the reason my son first really started to love school. An amazing friend, confidante . A little bit of a troublemaker, but doesn’t that make the best of friends? I still remember your poor mother the first night I met her, that Halloween when you and the boys were not as well behaved as you should’ve been, lol!! Hayden has shared with me some of the deep introspective conversations you had, he will never have a conversationalist partner like you again. You two will have those talks again someday, in time my dear. Good heavens you are dreadfully missed. I could list everybody in your family and everybody I have ever met, and I would be here all night. Your photograph is the only photograph in Rachel‘s room. Hayden wears the shirt he had made for you all the time. Such an impact for such a short time here…. Our hearts are filled with love for you. I’m thankful your mother and grandma are as amazing as amazing as they are and keep that memory bright and burning and strong, we will go to everything until the end of time that they ask us to join in on. We love you and your family very much. This is all for now my dear. Sometimes when I pray at night I shout out to you, I hope you hear it. Hugs and love from us all, Gina, Hayden & Rachel
Posted by Pam Romano on April 25, 2021
I remember spending time with you Lucas and the whole family in Santina's backyard, eating, laughing, and playing soccer. I remember your smile and your jokes and the pictures you would post on social media just enjoying and living your life. We didn't see eachother often, yet that doesn't mean I don't miss you. You are family, and you will always be loved. Always remember, never forget.
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Lucas` Eulogy

This was the eulogy that was read at Lucas` funeral by his mother, Rose:

On July 2nd, 1999, at 6:07 am, just 2 days after my own 20th birthday, I gave birth to the most beautiful baby boy. I named him Lucas. Seeing as I was so young when I had him, we grew up together. He taught me unconditional love, fairness and that everyone deserves a chance. He was the most gentle human being you will ever meet. No matter what we asked of him, he never complained. He may have huffed and puffed a bit but ultimately dropped everything to help us. Last year when my dad got really sick Lucas was always there to help him. He even carried him up the stairs when he couldn’t walk. He gave my mom the courage to make left turns…and if you know my mom you know that this is a big deal! He was always willing to drop everything and do anything for his little sister Khloe, because she meant everything to him and he was her world. The best big brother. As for me….he was my baby boy. My little man. My heart has been shattered and it will never be the same. I still keep hoping he is going to run down the stairs and say “Hey Mom!” like he always did. I still keep hoping that every time my phone goes off that it’s a text from Lucas. Lucas was a brilliant light making everyone’s lives brighter. Even though he was living in darkness and in pain he would always have that beautiful, radiant smile and those sparkling green eyes to look at you and let you know that everything was going to be ok. He was always the voice of reason, always standing up for what was right. If he knew something didn’t add up or if he wanted to say “I told you so” he would just look at you and say “Yeah, eh?” Lucas would make friends everywhere he went. Since he was very little, people just gravitated toward him. And from the amount of people here today, you can all see how special he was to everyone.
He was always giving the best advice. Always encouraging everyone to be better. He was such a smart boy…I think a little too smart. Many say Lucas was an old soul – wise beyond his years. A friend once asked him what he wanted to do with his life. Lucas answered “To impact the world.” I think he succeeded.
I would like to thank everyone who was there for him when he needed someone. I know he reached out to many of you and I know some of you did all you could to help him.
On Monday April 15, 2019 at 6:53 am, I was told there was nothing more doctors could do to bring back my son. I know some of you here today are battling and struggling just like Lucas did. I’m begging you…please get the help you need. The help you deserve. If you don’t know where to go, call me. I will help you the best I can. I tried with everything I have to help Lucas. If anything comes out of his death I hope it’s a wake up call. I can’t help my baby boy anymore, but that doesn’t mean I can’t try to help you. 
I’m not going to think of this as goodbye. I will never forget my sweet baby boy. I’d like to ask everyone who has a story, memory or photo of Lucas, please bombard me with them. By sharing those, his memory will be kept alive and his spirit will live on forever in our hearts.
To my baby boy…..my heart will forever be broken, but I hope, wherever you are, that you have found the peace and the happiness this world just couldn’t give you. I will miss you forever.
See you later baby boy….
Recent stories
Shared by Sam Seheult on June 7, 2021
Throughout high school, Lucas and I became friends through the arts program at our school. My favourite thing about Lucas was his good energy. Even if he was having an off day, he wasn’t pessimistic about it. He was light, and welcoming to everyone around him. We’ve shared a lot of laughs and stories, and I will always cherish those memories. 

I hope everything is good up there buddy, miss you lots

-Sam
Shared by Lois Wedel on April 25, 2021
When Lucas' mom, Rose, and my son, Derek, got married Lucas asked me if he could call me Nana. And I said yes of course you can.

Graduation Day

Shared by Cheyenne Gendron on April 24, 2021
After four years of knowing Lucas in high school, and sharing many laughs and funny stories, especially over our hatred of the chickens working hot foods, on graduation day I forgot my sash, and without even thinking about it, Lucas offered me his. Thankfully there were extras, and my brother hadn’t left the house yet, but Lucas’ selflessness and kindness will never be forgotten. He always had a smile on his face and was the first person to make anyone laugh or smile. Coming home from the youth homeless peaceful protest we shared so many good laughs and stories. We always shared so many laughs and he had the most kind soul who will forever be missed. Lucas, your positive impact in my life is so truly appreciated