Meet the families of Treasured Time!

  • Meet the O'Leary Family

Meet the O’Leary Family

Jeremiah O’Leary known as “Jay” age 42, his wife and their three children live in Manchester, Connecticut. 

In late February after having worked almost 200 hours, Jay started to feel run down, it got so bad […]

  • Meet the Ksepko Family

Meet the Ksepko Family

Gregory Ksepko, age 43 of Stamford, CT began experiencing pain in his left side in 2014. Gregory walked to the hospital where they performed a CT scan. Upon reviewing the results doctors encouraged he be […]

  • Meet the Celone Family

Meet the Celone Family

Mark Celone, age 51 of Derby, CT was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in March 2016. Prior to this diagnosis Mark had not been feeling very sick but did have a huge lump in […]

  • Meet Marryann

Meet the Petrones

In January of 2016, MaryAnn was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer at the age of 36. At the time of diagnosis, the doctors said she had, had cancer for many years. Due to her age […]

  • Meet the Fraser Family

Meet the Fraser Family

Deanne Fraser, age 44, of Stratford, CT was diagnosed with Malignant Neoplasm of the Transverse Colon stage IIIB in June 2015. Deanne had been receiving physical therapy after having undergone major back surgery in October […]

  • The Cryoskie Family

Meet the Cryoskie Family

Christine Cryoskie, age 51 of Stratford, woke up one day in November 2008 doing what most of us do without a second thought, making our beds. She felt something snap in her lower back. Christine […]

  • Meet The Mather Family

Meet the Mather Family

Treasured Time would like to welcome Nicole Mather and family as our latest “gift of moments” recipient!

Nicole Mather, 43 of Derby, CT became sick at age 15. After a couple years of not knowing what […]

  • Meet the Fedrick Family

Meet The Fedrick Family

Norman Fedrick, 53 of Stamford, CT was hospitalized with a rectal bleed from a burst blood vessel in September of 2014. He was sent for a colonoscopy in October 2014, the doctors found a tumor. […]

  • Meet The Castelianis

Meet The Casteliani Family

Maria Casteliani, 45 of Bridgeport originally of Colombia, was diagnosed with stage III, ER –Positive breast cancer in 2011. ER Positive breast cancer is a hormone driven breast cancer. She was the first female in […]

  • Speller Family

Meet The Speller Family

Cheryl Speller, is a 44 year old single mother of six children, who has worked at Yale New Haven Hospital as an Information Associate in the Pediatric Emergency Department for 20 years. In January 2012, […]

  • The Chevarella Family

Meet the Chevarella Family

Meet the Chevarella Family
Jodi Chevarella is 44 and lives in Derby, CT. She and her loving husband Dave have four children; Anna, 16, David, 14, Isabelle, 12 and Genna, 10. Jodi was diagnosed in 2010 […]

  • Meet the D'Oliveria Family Treasured Time

Meet the D’Oliveria Family

Alfredo D’Oliveria, 57 originally from Rio De Janiero, Brazil. Alfredo is a self made man. Over the last twenty years running his shoe shinning business, Alfredo has encountered countless people to whom he has provided […]

  • Meet the Dwyer Treasured Time

Meet the Dwyer Family

Josh Dwyer was 36 years old and was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. He was cared for by his loving wife Jodi and had two daughters 3 and 10. For the past two years […]

  • Meet the Mantone Family Treasured Time

Meet the Mantone Family

Augie and Joan Mantone both had stage IV inoperable cancers. Augie’s wish was to see Derek Jeter play one last time and thanks to some generous donations Treasured Time was able to implement this wish. […]

  • Meet the Provenzano Family Treasured Time

Meet the Provenzano Family

Lindsay Provenzano is a 33 year old mom of two children; Kayleigh 3 and Joey 6. Lindsay was diagnosed in 2013 with Hodgkins Lymphoma. It has been a very hard for her.  In between all her chemo […]

  • the figueroa family treasured time

Meet the Figueroa Family

Bill Figueroa is a 51year old man who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2013. In 2014 Bill had his first craniotomy. Due to this procedure Bill suffered two strokes. The tumor in Bill’s […]

  • Meet the DeRoche Family Treasured Time

Meet the DeRoche Family

Dan Deroche, divorced father of five and one stepson was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August of 2014, after months of rigorous testing and a misdiagnosis of Osteoporosis. Multiple myeloma is a rare form of […]

  • hutchinson family treasured time

Meet the Hutchinson Family

Anna Hutchinson who calls herself the spokesperson for stage IV cancer is the mother of three children son (9) and daughter (11) and eldest daughter passed away from a one in a million brain tumor […]

  • Ouellette Family Treasured Time

Meet the Ouelette Family

Debra Ouellette from Watertown, CT, is the mother of our newest family and has a family of six children. She is currently fighting stage 4 liver cancer, which has forced her out of work and […]

  • The Plonas Treasured Time

Meet the Plona Family

Mark Plona and his wife had the perfect story, they met and fell in love. Got married, bought their first home and got pregnant with their first child. As mark described it everything was going […]

  • The Quirk Family Treasured Time

Meet The Quirk Family

Christopher Quirk was diagnosed in November of 2013, after a routine physical found that his liver was fattier than it should be. Doctors required him to get some additional tests. After a few more tests Chris […]

  • Aresta family

Meet the Aresta Family

Stacey and Mark Aresta of Naugatuck are the perfect fairytale story. They met at just 18 years old, fell in love, and have been married for the last 20 years! They have three beautiful children, […]

  • Meet the Bruno Family Treasured Time

Meet the Bruno Family

Heather Bruno was our first Treasured Time recipient. She was a single mother in her 40’s who had breast cancer.  She lived in Oxford, CT with her 3 children, Jessica, Lauren, and Tony. Heather was […]