Ana Grace Marquez-Greene

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“Dear ana mom your ana was a loveing pretty girl if you get this call me at 41044936438 call me god bless ana ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: kadija

“Dear ana mom I am so sad about what happend to your lovely girl ana god bless your girl I know she will be safe in heaven and if her birthday is...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Kadija

“Happy Birthday, little one. May God, in His infinite wisdom, bless you with music and laughter all throughout eternity. May your family understand...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Wendy Antonelli

“In Memory of Ana Marquez-Greene On December 14, 2012, if you listened closely you could hear Ana’s sweet voice singAs she made her...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna S. Branson

“I still read about the horrific shooting all the time and read about the children and staff who were killed. I just wanted to say that the whole...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Madison T - Keller, TX - None

“To the family of little Ana Grace my heart breaks for you and for all the families who lost their precious babies at Sandy Hook. May God bless you...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: pamela hyman - farmington, CT

“Dear Marquez family, I wish I had a magic wand to make this nightmare go away for you and the other families. I am sorry deeply sorry for what...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Diane Price - Lakewood, CA

“I don' really know what to say....I just hope this family can take comfort in knowing that Ana is with Jesus, and I pray Jesus gives them peace in...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Kacie Wrather - Dallas, TX

“Rest in peace Baby Girl xoxoxox ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Kimberly Snowden - Indianapolis, IN

“Nelba, Jimmy and Isaiah, My prayers and those of my son, Michael, have been with you since Ana Grace's senseless death. We know in our heart of...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Joanne T. White

“r.i.p. little angle may u fly free ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: stopping by to say my thoughts and prayers are with u guys - NY

“Dear Nelba , Jimmy and Isaiah-I knew you in Hartford, Nelba, - I was Tito's (Carlos Toro) foster mom - You were such a beautiful talented young lady ...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: ann baker and mike joyce

“Jimmy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss and can't imagine your grief. You were a former math student of mine in grade 7 and I can still...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Janice Tirinzonie

“I'm sorry about the loss of your precious Ana. A comforing scripture is Psalm 34:18: "Jehovah is near to those that are broken at heart; &...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Thomas Sturm

“We will understand it better by and by....May God's peace carry you through this time.. ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Teacher from Cambridge, MA

“I am so incredibly sad to see the passing of your child. It makes me cry to see that your child does not have the chance to become a beautiful young...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Karl - new hudson, MI - stranger

“Dear Greene family, We met briefly last year at the Christmas Concert at Linden Christian School where our grandson Jaden Waddell attends. We are...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Ron & Fran Ginter

“Deepest condolences to you and your family my prayers are with you in this difficult time. Praying for strength to move on ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Rita Rossier

“Remembering you and the entire community in my prayers. Praying your strength. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: llynette

“To the Famly and Friends of Ana, My family and I extend to you our sympathies on the death of precious Ana. Our endless prayes are for you. Don,...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: CAROL

“Dance Sweet girl Fly and dance ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Janice Faulk - Montgomery, TX

“My heart goes out to you and your family on the loss of your beautiful daughter Ana. God has received another angel in heaven. Those who believe...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Val Williams

“I am so very sorry at the loss of your beautiful, musical, dancing girl. Losing her and all the children and teachers in such a terrible way has...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Sonski

“My family and I would like to offer our deepest condolences. As the father of a young girl, a fellow Hartt Alum, and pupil of Mr. McLean, this...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Buchea

“RIP to the beautiful angel . ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: leebrown

“Nelba and James, My heart aches at hearing of the tragic and senseless loss of beautiful Ana. I have no words, I am so sorry for your loss. You all...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Katurah A Bryant

“As a CCD teacher, I am sorry to learn about Ana's passing. I asked my class for a minute of silence in Ana's honor. ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Ted Brooks

“What a beautiful celebration ! Ana Grace is now one of our little angels that will be watching all of us. Nelvita , Jimmy and family may God...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Sevillano family

“My DEEPEST condolences in the lost of your precious baby, from a teacher who is a native of Detroit, and resides in Los Angeles. Please take comfort...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim H.

“My heart aches for your loss. It's so unimaginable the pain you must be going through. But know that Ana is right now sitting on the lap of Jesus. ...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynn Webb - Junction City, KS

“...nice little girl, from everything i have seen and heard so promises a returned paradise right back here on earth, like what adam...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: nyc friends------usa

“Our deepest most heart felt sympathies. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Sandy, Donnie & Marissa DerbyshireCalgary, AB Canada ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandy Derbyshire

“To my college classmate, Nelba, your husband, Jimmy and your son and family friends! My heart is heavy, but I have resolve knowing that your faith...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Latosha Johnson

“My heart goes out to you during this very sad time. Your family's positive words give me strength during a time when the need it themselves. I pray...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Driscoll

“Our deepest most heartfelt sympathies and love you you. My son, Andy Smith knew Jimmy from the music world. Our hearts ache for you in this senseless...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Smith

“We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We send you thoughts of comfort. ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Allita Sanchez

“Ana you really are now one of Gods beautiful Angels flying high in Heavens glorious gardens, Forever will you shine in the hearts that love you...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Carole Mason (London UK)

“Please know the the nation mourns for you. Your loss was a loss to us all. My name is Diane Hach and I reside in Burlington WI. Our small town was...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: diane hach

“My deepest sympathy goes to the Greene family in the lost of a beautiful daughter that will be remember in our heart till eternaty. My prayers are...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Tania Fuentes

“You little honey,so young and beautiful,The world mourns with your family,have some peace for Ana. ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: sharon

41 of 100+ | Posted by: ANGIE AND CAROLYN JEAN

“Twas’ 11 Days before Christmas around 9:38 When 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven’s gate. Their...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Alma

“You have a beautiful little angel. I cant wait to meet her, her classmates and her heroic teachers in Heaven. I pray for you and all the families...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Chaconda George

“Rest in Peace Little Angel The Meyer Family ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Margaret Meyer

“My loving thoughts and prayers.In peace,Karen Burke, EdDWCSU Professor ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen Burke

“My deepest condolences to the family. What a beautiful angel God has recieved!! ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Patrice P.

“R.I.P beautiful baby girl ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: angela t

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! May you find peace and comfort in your Lord. ~Kristen Swedberg White ”
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristen S White

“Nelba, Jimmy, and Isaiah- you have been in my thoughts and prayers nonstop all week. I am in awe of your strength, commitment, and love for your...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Cid

“I did not know you Ana Grace, but my heart is sick by this senseless tragedy. My grandson is 6 and it is hard to fathom what happened. RIP little Ana...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Emma - Geneva, NY

51 of 100+ | Posted by: EZEQUIEL "MEMO" ALEJANDRO

“To the Greene Family, Words can not express the sorrow and pain we feel for the loss of your daughterAna. With our deepest sympathy, Jeri Brown...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeri Brown

“My heart is broken over your loss. I hope all the families get the support they need. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Danyale

“We are so sorry for your loss. May she forever rest in peace and may her family and friends, find comfort in their cherished memories of her! Our...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: The Virginio Family

“Our hearts are broken for Jimmy, Nelba, and Isaiah. As the new father of a young daughter, I can't even begin to imagine the pain and sorrow of your...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Grant Meachum and Renata Steve

56 of 100+ | Posted by: GLENDA ADAMS - PORT ARTHUR, TX

“Little Angel, Ana Grace, you will be missed from this world and you will be remembered with love. To the family, God is forever with you. May he...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Kimii Porter

“From a fellow bereaved parent, one ofmy favorite poems that was sent to me when my little boy died. May God wrap hisloving arms around you all and...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Jackie

“remember"Jesus said,all those in memorial tombs willhear his voice and come out.(john 5:28,29) ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: sammie clark - fairburn, GA

“Dear Jimmy, Tragedy is all around but when it strikes one of ours, it goes so much deeper. It was with great sadness that I learned of your, Nelba's...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: zan s.

“Jimmy, Nelba, and Isaiah,I am so sorry that your sweet Ana has been taken from you. I wish I could answer "Why?" for you. There are no real words of...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Alice

“My heart and prayers go out to each and everyone of you. Anna Grace was a beautiful little girl, and now she is an angel watching over us all. Your...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Wilma Gentry - North Tazewell, VA

“i'm am so sorry and you all are soo very much in my prayers, may you keep the faith and know that our God is Awsome and he will never give you more...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Denaisha Bethea

“Dear Jimmy, We are saddened to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Frank & Millie Testa

“"She never walked anywhere. Her mode of transportation was dance." What a lovely way to capture the essence of your darling, Ana. My heart goes...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Carl Myhill

“I pray that God will give your family peace that surpasses all understanding. I pray that her will cradle each of you in his arms during your time...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Angeleque

“May you find peace in knowing that your angel is looking down upon you. Hold her memories close to your heart and always cherish the time you had...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Jewelli Byrne

“I live in Florida and I have a 7 year old son. We will never forget. We have made a ornament in Ana's name for our Christmas tree. She will always...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Elaine Campes

“o Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: R L Jackson

“I just can't image what this family is going prayers is going out to each and very person whom have lost their lives and to their...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Jaunessa Jones

“SHE was an little angle may she rest in peace ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Anna Lewis

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: the Molony Family, Fargo, ND

“Our family continues to grieve over the loss of Ana Grace. We will hold precious the memories of her early years as we continue to pray for you both...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Samantha Neary Gonzalez

“Jimmy, I am so saddened at the loss of your little angel Ana. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Arline Robbins ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Arline Robbins

“I am so saddened to hear of your loss. My God comfort you in this time of need. We are praying for your family and others from this tragic event. ...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Shannon--Mississippi

“I just wanted to share what my 7 yr. old daughter had said about this painful incident. She said, "My God will meet all my needs according to His...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Vivian

“Marquez-Green familyI'm so heartbroken to hear of your great loss. I hope your hearts can find some comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon do...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Moneak Edwards

“This little angel will be forever young! May Ana Grace M?rquez-Greene light up the sky like the star she is. God bless you and your family now and...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Louisiana Loves You!

“I live in Florida grew up in Groton Ct, My heart breaks for has happen to your family, and the others. I pray everynight for your family I will never...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary - pensacola, FL - a stranger

“Only God knows why these things happen...Rest in PeaceVelazquez Family ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Ramon Velazquez

“Dear Jimmy, Nelba, and Isaiah,We are so heart-broken by your loss. Ana was a lovely child and we are so sorry we never got to meet her. She would...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Efrain Agosto

“"Through struggling to overcome the pain and sadness that accompanies death, we become more aware of the dignity of life and can come to share the...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Shaniqua Farrior

“There are no words that express the sorrow that virtual strangers feel for your family. Praying comfort and healing for your family and community...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Akers

“Dear Jimmy: My family and I send you and your family all of our love and support, sincerely felt though no words suffice to express them. Much love...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Andy Jaffe

“No words can accurately describe my feelings for you, Nelba, Jimmy and Isaiah, for the loss of the beautiful flower that grew in your garden for such...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Evonne MosesClouden

86 of 100+ | Posted by: jose luis sostre

“My Love and Prayers to the Marquez-Greene Family. There are no words that I can give you that can make your loss any easier. Only the love and faith...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Essie in Danbury Ct

“As I can't fathom the feelings of sadness and remorse I am awed at the faith and resolve that your family has shown during this tragedy. I am here...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Haneef

“America's hearts are heavy with sadness over the loss of your beautiful, sweet, innocent child and her friends. Gone too soon as a result of such a...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary Hopson

“We are sorry to hear of the loss of your daugher and our hearts go out to you at this time and the days ahead. We pray that God give you strength...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Denisa Calloway-Sheets

“Jimmy, Nelba, Isaiah and family:Our condolences on your loss. My God grant you peace and comfort during this time and always. The Beckford...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Kerry L. Beckford

“The world was a better place when Ana Grace was dancing amongst us. Ana's dancing spirit will be missed sorely by all .My deepest sympathy to you...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Jo Matos

“My prayers are with your entire family. I fell in love with your beautiful daughter from the moment I saw her picture this weekend after this awful...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: KRawls

“My prayers go out to your family. May God watch over your family during this Difficult time. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Anthanette Riley-Mapp

“May God Bless you and your family ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob Murray - Culpeper, VA

I made a memorial tree on my front porch for all of the children and teachers. “Twas' 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate. their smiles were contagious, their laughter...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Cynthia Bowman - New Orleans, LA

“I live in Prattville Alabama. I am a grandmothet of 10 girls. 3 of them are 6 years old and are in the first grade, I can't even imagine what you are...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Deborah Maddox

“My heart is filled with sadness for your loss. Please accept my kind gesture. May God comfort you and guide you during this time of need. GOD...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Teressa Turpin - Waco, KY

“Nelba, Jimmy, and Isaiah - We just want you to know that there are a million hugs out in the world embracing your family at this time. You have been...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Millette & Eric Miller - MD

“This is very heartbreaking and i am sending my sincere condolences to you the family of Anna, i know nothing we can say or do will bring your...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Shea

Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, 6, of Sandy Hook, beloved daughter of James S. Greene, Jr. and Nelba (Amaro-Márquez) Greene, passed away senselessly on Friday, (December 14, 2012) during the horrific massacre enacted upon Sandy Hook Elementary School. Ana was born in Hartford on April 4, 2006, and lived in Bloomfield before moving to Canada and recently settling with her family in the Sandy Hook section of Newtown.

Ana's love for singing was evident before she was even able to talk. In a musical family, her gift for melody, pitch, and rhythm stood out remarkably. She never walked anywhere! Her mode of transportation was dance. She danced from room to room and place to place. She danced to all the music she heard, whether in the air or in her head. Ana loved her God, loved to read The Bible, and loved to sing and dance as acts of worship. We ask that you pray for the legions of people who are left behind to cherish memories of her.

Ana is survived by her father, Jimmy Greene, a jazz saxophonist and an assistant professor of music at Western Connecticut State University; her mother, Nelba Marquez-Greene, program coordinator for the Family Therapy Institute at Klingberg Family Centers and Central Connecticut State University adjunct faculty; and her brother, Isaiah, a happy, intelligent and musical boy who loves hockey and very much misses his sister. Nelba Marquez-Greene said she hopes the tragedy of the school shooting will bring a greater awareness to mental health issues and to reduce the stigma attached to those with mental illness, perhaps preventing tragedies like the one that took Ana's life. Information on how those with mental illness can get help can be found at Cards for the Marquez-Greene family may be sent to WCSU, Department of Music, 181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810 or to Klingberg Family Centers at 370 Linwood St., New Britain, CT 06052.

A Homegoing Celebration will be held on Saturday, December 22, 12 Noon, at The First Cathedral, 1151 Blue Hills Ave., Bloomfield. The visitation will be from 10 a.m-12 Noon, prior to the service, at the church. Her burial will be private.

Donations in Ana's memory may be made to The Ana Grace Márquez-Greene Music Scholarship Fund, c/o Western Connecticut State University, Office of Institutional Advancement, 181 White St., Danbury, CT, 06810 or; or The Ana Grace Marquez-Greene Family Therapy Fund, care of the Outpatient Clinic/Family Therapy Institute, Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood St, New Britain, CT 06052 or or The Artist's Collective, 1200 Albany Avenue, Hartford, CT 06112. In addition, friends have set up a fund to support the Marquez-Greene family at

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