Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Marine Cpl. Kelly M. Cannan

21, of Lowville, New York.
Cannan was killed as the result of the detonation of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom their unit was attached to a 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Died on April 20, 2005.

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"To the family of:Kelly M.Cannan
I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015.
Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga""

"CD Sweeney of tug hill ask your brother who he sold blower truck to in syracuse last week for the bike he has..he had the truck in a storage unit till then..ask dan nibblet??????"
dick of watertown ny usa

"I think they should let you rest in peace i know you wouldnt want all this all the time.. But certain people will never let you rest they get off on the sympathy.. i remember what you told me.....And you were rite..."
sicitall of lowville ny usa

"country boys is all well ever be I love you bro and as soon as i get that blow truck back Ill hall some * for you cause you were and will be the last person on the back of it"
CD Sweeney of tug hill

"gone but not forgotten"
CD Sweeney of tug hill

"i was just looking and saw alyssa message when we had thanksgiving together and how that was a good time and then the next year you were not there and we were all just wishing you were there again because you always made the best out of the worst situations. smoke um if you got em"

"I was just watching Nancy Grace She did a tribute segment on Cpl Kelly Cannan. It brought tears to my eyes. I am so very sorry for the loss of this wonderful young man. I am grateful for his ultimate sacrifice. I am deeply sorry. Thank you to ALL military personnel.God Bless You."
Jennifer of Lincoln, Nebraska

"Always thinking about you bro.... Your are not forgotten!!!!!! Semper fi"
Joel of Las vegas

"Matt again i am sitting here with u on my mind life is getting better now and i know that u have helped it along. You have always been there to help me through the hardest times of my life so why would u stop now right. I miss and love u so much. Keep smiling down on us and showing us ur love i love u matt"
Erica of Lowville ny

"merry christmas matt, we love and miss you."
jenny

"Happy Halloween Matt, your nephew is going to be t-rex. Love and miss you always."
jenny

"Happy Birthday Matthew!! I miss you alot and love u..My birthday is on saturday and im going to be 20 i just cant believe that ur gone still and i wish u where here.. there are so many people that wish u where here..thank you for everything u did for us..Im proud and honored to say i knew u !!...."
Katlyn of Lowville,ny

"Happy Birthday Matt. We love and miss you each and every day. Your nephew's birthday is on friday, he will be 3. He does alot of things that remind me of how you used to be. love ya always and forever."
jenny

"Happy Birthday Matt!! I cant believe how time has flew. I miss you so much sometimes it hurts. Looking at Little Matthew is almost like looking at you. He is the sweetest boy ever. I love him just as much as I love you. We're going to your grave today to send off balloons. I love you so much!!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"we gave out your scholarship yesterday
at school. we love and miss you."
jenny

"Love and miss you matt,matthew saw your picture on facebook and said look, uncle mattie. he was all excited. but hes never going to meet you. i wanted to cry. i really miss you matt."
jenny

"Its memorial day, so of course Im thinking about you, more than usual. I miss you so much. It hurts that you arent here with me, to make me laugh like you use too. But i know time will heal my heart, but it never quite goes away. I love you so much, keep watchin out for us down here. You're in my heart always and forever!!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"Matt- I'll throw one back for you tonight. You, John and Jenny are still and will always be in my prayers. Semper Fi Pal."
1stSgt Jason Parker of Marine Detachment Aberdeen, MD

"Hey Matt,
Its been awhile sense i have been on here but i have not forgot about u ..i could never forget about u..I miss u so much and would give the world just to see u again..Ians getting so big i wish u could see him..he is got thomas attitude so bad..lol..

But i love u and miss u w/ all my heart"
Katlyn Hollie Rogers of Lowville Ny

"May God Bless you & your Family Marine Cannon. Keep Guarding the gates of Heaven. I will see you there soon, Marine. Semper Fi"
CPL Andrew. J Chiantella. Vietnam Veteran. Siege of Khe Sanh '66-68 of New Orleans, LA

"I love and miss you so much Matt! I think about you all the time. There are times when I am walking places and I think I see you, but then I have to remind myself. You are always in my heart and in my thoughts. I wish you were here."
April McBain of Sackets Harbor, NY

"Semper Fi, Cannan!"
Marine Corps League of Salem, Oregon / USA

"I metyou on FACEBOOK after you went to HEAVEN...I thank you!!! U.S.M.C. FOREVER!!!"
Mike Radman of Miami,Fl/U.S.A,

"i love and miss you. we went by the airport on saturday, and I thought of you and all the times we picked you up there. especially for the last time I would give any thing to see you again ."
jenny

"Matt, today is a very hard day on everyone. I miss you so much. Your laugh, your embrace, everything about you. It hurts that you arent here anymore. But we celebrate your life every single day. I hope you are watchin over us today. I love you so much Matt!!!"
Kayla R. of Lowville, NY

"matt, its been 4 years and we miss you each and every day. matthew reminds me of you. he makes me fix your flag all the time, he gets upset if it isnt straight on the pole. i wonder if its you telling him to do this. i remember the day you bought the flag and made me hang it up. he also loves basketball. he made me move his little hoop next to yours. he trys to throw it in your hoop. i think of you all the time. no one will ever know how much i miss you."
jenny

"Happy Easter Matt! God how I wish you were here with me. Today hasnt been all that great, but I know you're up there watching over me. I miss you so much sometimes it hurts. I love you!!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"Happy easter matt, we love and miss you."
jenny

"Thought about you today and that platoon party on the beach, when i came to pick up John..that i ended up staying at and hanging out with all you guys...those were better days. You are missed."
Alyssa of Jacksonville , NC

"Happy Valentines day Matt. I love you and miss you."
jenny

"Semper Fi young brother. Hold the line until the rest of us get there."
Adam of Jacksonville, NC

"Well Matt for some reason I am sitting here watching My Girl and all I am thinking about is u. We were that close Matt. Everytime I watch this I think about u. She loses her best friend and I lost u. But i never will lose u in spirt. Lately things have gotten rough but I know u are there behind me helping me. Matt I love u so much.Its like ur sitting here watching this with me cause u have never really left me. I miss U my Best friend."
Erica of Lowville Ny

"I love you matt,always and forever."
jenny

"Happy New Years Matt! I hope it was great up there. I think about you all the time and sometimes I have to catch myself because I think that I see you walking by, but I know it isn't you. I really miss you, and I want you to know that you will always be in my heart and I will never forget you. Oh and make sure that my mom is safe up there. I Love you Matt!"
April of Sackets Harbor

"Happy Holidays Matt!! I will be thinkin of you when the ball drops tonight!! I love you always!!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

""Merry Christmas in heaven. I miss you so much, wish you were here. I love you mattie."
jenny

"I wish you were here with me right now. I could use your shoulder to lean on. Just keep watchin over me! I love you lots Matt!!"
Kayla of Lowville, NY

"its snowin matt we love you"
john of lowville ny

"Well i know that the holidays are hard on us without you here. The closer it gets to X-mas the more i miss you. It hurts that you arent here with us, but i know you are watching over us. Me and Jenny talk about you alot. She misses you so much. It hurts her that you arent here! Her and i have gotten very close and I am grateful for it, i just wish it wasnt under these circumstances. Little Matthew is just like you. I love him to pieces. Everytime he sees your picture he says "Uncle Matt"! I love you and miss you so much."
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

""Happy Thanksgiving," Matt. We all love and miss you."
jenny

""Matt, Yesterday I visited you and left you your wreath. This year, I bought you a tony stewart ornament. I wish you were here, Its not the same without you. I love and miss you Mattie."
jenny

"To my Best Friend, Matt. Well They say it gets easy as time goes by. Well whoever said that lied. Lately all I think about is u. I talk to u everyday.Like u are right next to me. people may think Im nuts but when u have ur best friend in ur heart u thats all u can do.Life seems to be getting harder Matt. My grandma is on her way to see u. Take care of her and make her laugh. I know u will. People think i should just move on but Matt I cant. I dont know how to.So i put on that smile and act like I am fine. I know u know nd have always known that I have loved u. oh I got a tattoo with ur name on it done.Matt I will Always keep U in my heart and mind. I am going to see today. Thats where i go to get away. I was there last night for awhile. Well I send u my love and my kisses . I love u Matt"
Erica Widrick of Lowville Ny

""Happy Halloween matt." This year Matthew is going trick or treating. He is going to be a lion. please watch over him. We love you."
jenny

"Matt, you have no idea how much i miss you right now. I know you are there watching me from above, but it would be nice to have you here beside me. I could use your shoulder to lean on right about now. I miss you more than ever, and i love you more and more every day. You are one of the reasons why i keep moving on in this hectic life of mine. I love u with all of my heart!!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

""Hey Mattie", I just wanted to tell you Tony Stewart won the talladaga race on sunday. I know you would have been happy. I love you matt."
jenny

"I miss you so much Matt! Jenn, my mom, Katlyn and I all were talkin about the goofy stuff you use to do yesterday! Jenn misses you more than ever, just like i do. Jenn was telling us how, little Matthew will look at the dog tag that Jenn got done of you, and he says Uncle Matt! I thought it was so cute. He has a love of basketball just like you. God how i miss you! But i know you are watchin over me, especially while im workin! I love you and miss you so much!

Love always,
Kayla"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"missing you and thinking of you today...God Bless"
Alyssa of JVille, NC

"Hello Matt !! I miss hanging out with you and doing stupid stuff! like pulling eachother behind the 3 wheeler when it was -30 F and our lips were so cold we could barely talk !! we just kept talking to eathother and laughing!!
I miss all your goofy faces!! no matter what u could always get a laugh out of anyone! a very unique gift you had! often think of you when i see pics, and clothes jenny gave me you had. you left a huge impact on all the lifes you touched...a very unforgetable face and personality! Glad i listened to uncle steve we were camping up the road from my place and let you WHIPP THE POLARIS SCRAMBLER ..YOU REALLY LOVED IT AND MADE U SMILE..GLAD I MADE YOU SMILE FOR ONCE LIKE U ALWAYS MADE ME SMILE. well buddy...I MISS YOU VERY MUCH and hope God makes more goofy loving people like you to cheer us up when we are down. LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND FOEVER ! Your Friend JAKE SWEENEY"
JACOB SWEENEY of GLENFIELD, NY

"Hey matt, im sorry i didnt leave u a message on ur birthday ..but happy late birthday ..i cant believe u would have been 25 ..i can still remember the day u turned 18, well today is my birthday im 19 and i wish u where here, but i know u saw the baloons we sent off for u and the stuff jenny left for u on ur birthday and i know ur always watchin over me , Ur my hero and that could never change !! I love u with all my heart ! Til the day i die Matt u will always be in my heart and I love u bro

Thanks for everything u have done ..miss u like crazy ....And everyday i look at little matthew i see u in his eyes ...hes going to grow up and be a wonderful young man!!


Love always and forever"
Katlyn Hollie Rogers of Lowville Ny 13367

"Happy Birthday!! We sure do miss you! Your nephew has his birthday in a couple of days. Hope you are watchin over us. Love you!!"
Kayla of Lowville, NY

""Happy Birthday", Matt. We all love and miss you."
jenny, john and matthew

"just thought i'd drop u a note. think of you all the time. wish you could meet your nephew. watch over him for us.i love you"
john sweeney of lowville ny

"" i love you, matt"."
jenny

"Lately things havent gone so well. Yesterday was the worst, it just seemed like one thing after another was happening and it wasnt good. Thomas is back to his old self. I tried helpin him and it didnt work out like i planned. I hope you will watch over him too. I just kept thinking of you, and hoping things would get better for me. I miss you more than ever. I wish you were here to comfort me and tell me things will be alright! But i know you're up there watchin me. I love you very much Matt!"
Kayla R. of Lowville, NY

"i just wanted to tell you that i miss you today. matthew has been talking alot more and today he has been saying basketball non stop. i know you would be proud. we love you mattie."
jenny

"hey matt just wanted to let you know that i miss you and have been thinking about you. love mom [amy]"
amy rogers of lowville, ny

"Matthew, well i thought i would leave u a message today ..i been thinkin about u alot when i have been makin some life choices ..Little matthew is getting so big and he is so smart.. he kinda looks like you and i hope he does all those wonderful things that you did. But he has some awesome parents so i think he is going to be just fine ..i wish u where here to see him and ian grow up ..cant wait til ian gets old and i can tell him so much about you and show him pictures of you... i love u and miss u like crazy, wish u where here but im glad ur okay and safe !!...


LOVE YOU BROTHER!!!!!!!!!!"
Katlyn Hollie Rogers of Lowville, NY, 13367

"Matthew, well i thought i would leave u a message today ..i been thinkin about u alot when i have been makin some life choices ..Little matthew is getting so big and he is so smart.. he kinda looks like you and i hope he does all those wonderful things that you did. But he has some awesome parents so i think he is going to be just fine ..i wish u where here to see him and ian grow up ..cant wait til ian gets hold and i can tell him so much about you and show him pictures of you... i love u and miss u like crazy, wish u where here but im glad ur okay and safe !!...


LOVE YOU BROTHER!!!!!!!!!!"
Katlyn Hollie Rogers of Lowville, NY, 13367

"They put a sign for you and another soldier out by the bridge in Watson yesterday. Even though i wasnt there for the ceremony, i was there in spirit, like you are for me. I miss you so much and i wish you were here to talk to me and tell me everything will be alright. Being here isnt the same without you. You are always on my mind and in my heart. I love you so much Matt!"
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"May 24, 2008
To the family of Cpl. Kelly M. Cannan:
Kelly gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Hey Matt...just wanted you (and John and Jenny) to know that you all are still in my prayers...Semper Fi Buddy"
GySgt Jason Parker of 2nd Bn 5th Marines

"hey matt,
just thinking of you and how much your sacrifice means to me and to our country....words could not express....Semper Fi"

"Hey there...well im officially 21 today. Its suppose to be a big deal and all but it just seems like another day to me. I miss you alot and i wish you were here to celebrate this special day w/ me. I think about you all the time. I love you!!!"
Kayla of Lowville, NY

"Hey matt.. im new on here..but i wanted u to know i miss u and love u ..ur my hero..i wish i could tell u that ..i wish u could have seen me walk across stage when i graduated..thanks for everything that u have taught me ..u where a BIG part of my life and i know u will always be with be forever !!!


I love u and miss u !!

Katlyn Hollie Rogers (alittle sister 2 u )"
Katlyn Hollie Rogers of Lowville NY

"i miss you so much mattie. i wish i could talk to you and have one of your hugs. i know your with me. i love you."
jenny

"well matt it has been three years today, i still think of you every day.
i see some of you in matthew chase, like when he gets loud and i have to tell him to shut up , like i did you.
i miss seeing you, and wish you were still here, so i could do things a little different. you were a good boy,
and accomplished alot in your short 21 years of life. i will love, and miss you always."
john sweeney of lowville ny

"Hey Matt...man i do miss you. I think about you all the time, you are in my thoughts and dreams. My birthday is getting close and i remember what you told me the last time you called me on the phone. I wont ever forget that last conversation we had together. I will be thinking of you and only you on my birthday. We made a promise that day, and i will keep my end of the bargain. Wish you were here to see Little Matthew and Ian grow up. Little Matthew has your personality. Me and Jenn talk about you all the time. We miss you so much and we will keep your memory alive forever. I love you with all my heart. God bless you always!"
Kayla of Lowville, NY

"happy easter. i miss you mattie. i wish you were here. love you always."
jenny

"Matt, Well Its almost that time of year again. Matt i swear sometimes when i am alone i hear ur laugh or see ur face. Then i wake up and relize that is was all a dream. U would think it still wouldnt hurt but it does as bad as the day it happened. I swear this pain will never go away i think about u everyday and wish we could turn back time there was so much i wanted to tell u but i really think u knew it all anyways. U are waht made me who i am today Matt. U tough me not to be afraid of anything amd im not i just wish u were here so i could hug u and say Mat I love u so much more tahn u will ever know but now u know and i will keep u with me in all my years and after this life time i will see u again and that u will be waiting for me up in heaven with that smile whaen i go Matt I love u so much I wish u were here. U are my hero and belive me my kids will know why u are my hero and i will alays love u Matt"
Erica Widrick of Lowville ny

"happy valentines day matt. you have all our love."
jenny

"Hey Matt...It has been a long time since i've heard your voice. But Jenn has your phone and it has your voice on it, and well it was so nice to be able to hear you speak again. You have no idea how much i miss you and still love you. You were my first true love. I will never forget all the memories we had together. All the times you made me laugh, and when you protected me from Thomas. I wish you were still here with me today. Your memory still lives on in my heart and always will. I babysat your nephew last week and when i look at him, i see you. He is so like you its unreal. Jenn misses you alot, i can see that everytime we talk about you. I have to admit when i think about you i want to cry because its hard to believe you've been gone so long, but i try to be strong. Well just remember that i love you with all my heart and i will see you when its my turn. The family loves you and misses you. I will write again soon."
Kayla Rogers of Lowville, NY

"We are getting ready to leave CA to go to NC --we think of you often and miss you. Got a picture of your nephew at Christmas, he is a cute little boy! God Bless."
Alyssa of CA

"merry christmas matt. we love you and miss you."
jenny

"Not a day goes by that I dont think of u Matt. U always knew what to say to make me laugh. These days arent that happy only with my memories of u now do i smile. I hope u know how much i loved u. U were my best friend.U also had my heart in ur hands at all times. Matt I love and miss u so much and i know that u are up in heaven smiling down on all of us. In my dreams u are still next to me and those blue eyes that made everything better still make me smile. I love u matt"
Erica of Lowville ny

"happy thanksgiving matt. we miss you. if you were still here we wouldn't have had any leftovers. we decorated a wreath for you i, hope you like it. tony schumacher won the top fuel championship race. john force didn't do so good, sorry. we love you mattie."
jenny, john and matthew

"Happy Birthday Brother, You're still in my prayers...Semper Fi."
GySgt Parker of 2nd Bn 5th Mar

"matt,
hey bud. we had alot of good times together...too many to count. i want u to kno i love and miss u so much! you were such a wonderful person! we have so many inside jokes and crazy stories...it was so nice being with u x-mas eve. ment alot and i cherish that day!
God only takes the best....<3"
Shannon of Beaver falls,ny

"i miss you so much today. matthew chase left a pumpkin for you when we went to visit your grave. sometimes I see you in him. I know you would have made a great uncle. Ill always keep your memory alive . I LOVE YOU."
JENNY

"happy 24th birthday matt. we love and miss you very much. you are always with us."
jenny of lowville, NY

"hey Matt I know you're in heaven and God's taking care of you. I'm honored to have served with you. I've missed the jokes and fun things we used to do to MORGAN. I miss you man and I'll see you when it's my turn."
CPL. Coloma, Lou N of Chicago, IL USA

"its 2 years today that you have been gone. we miss you so much matt. we love you."
jennifer of sweeney

"You have alway's been a hero. You will always be in my thoughts and prayers. You were a great person and you will be missed ."
KYLEEN of MORGANHILL, CA

"we miss you so much matt we think of you all the time. please watch over us. we love you.
john jenny and matthew chase sweeney"
jennifer sweeney of lowville

"we miss you so much matt we think of you all the time. please watch over us. we love you.
john jenny and matthew chase sweeney"
jennifer sweeney of lowville

"I will never forget the times we had sitting on post in Iraq passing time by singing stupid songs and "what if-ing" scenarios till there was no tomorrow. Your memory will never die and you will always been in our hearts. Semper Fi Marine
Hatchet"
Sgt. Debiak of 1st Bn 5th Mar A co 1st Plt

"Matt--
Though we did not know each other, we served together with the "Fightin' 5th"...you with 1/5 and me with HQ Co during Operation Iraqi Freedom. I visited you a few weeks ago at Beaches Bridge and spoke to you for a few minutes. I wish we could have met....I will NEVER forget you or what you did for our nation and our Corps.....Take care brother...Semper Fi...Parker out...."
GySgt Parker of Syracuse NY

"not a day goes by that we dont think of you.we miss you so very much. christmas was very hard without you. your cable is still hooked to the t.v. we left it there like you wanted. we love you. may god take care of you."
john&jennifer sweeney of lowville,ny

"Cpl. Cannan was an outstanding Marine that could always be counted on. I have yet to serve with anyone finer. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about the times we all shared in the sand box. 1st Plt, 2nd SQD, 2nd Fire team- Cpl Fazica, Lcpl Cannan, Lcpl Brown. We miss ya and we all love ya bro.
Semper Fi"
Sgt Jim Fazica of Oceanside, Ca

"Kelly you died doing the most unselfish act protecting all of us. Words can't express our love and gratitude! You will be loved and missed by all! Rest in peace!"
Kathleen Collins of Lowville NY

"Its almost Thanksgiving, and this time last year you were eating plates full of food and falling asleep after dinner as everyone was talking. We will leave a place for you at our table this year and every year. I had a dream a couple of weeks ago about you coming home. You did not say anything but we just hugged and I told you how we were all so worried about you and how great it was to have you home.It was so great to see you-even if it was a dream. Always in our thoughts and prayers. You're truly missed and we are so proud to have known you."
Alyssa of California

"Dear Kelly Cannan Family, My name is Marc, I am a Veteran and an Artist from Illinois. Thank you for your Kelly's Honorable Service and Ultimate Sacrifice. His Legacy will endure by God! I found your Son's Memorial page while doing some research for a very important project that I thought you might want to know about. I just returned from Camp Pendleton where I visited the Commanding Officer of your Son Noah's Unit 1/5. I am preparing to sculpt a large monument specifically for the 5th Regiment and the Fallen Heroes in Operation Iraqi Freedom for the Memorial Garden area on Camp San Mateo there. Please e-mail me at dullart7@cs.com if you would like to contribute any input or feedback. I would be honored by your participation on behalf of Kelly! Semper Fidelis and God Bless."
Marc Dull of Illinois

"Kelly.(Matt) You are missed very much there is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you.You were my bestfriend and you knew that I loved you.Matt I will always keep you in my heart and mind and soul. I miss your smile and those eyes. I miss the way you could make anything a good thing even how bad it was.Matt we all miss you and in my dream we will always be together.I love you and always will.I know that you are up in heaven having the time of your life. When the wind blows I know it is you. I love you matt."
Erica Widrick of Lowville Ny

"My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I recently lost my brother, USAF Maj Duane Dively. Our family shares your loss and we will always remember these heroes. My brother too was raised in northern NY (Canton) and served in the USMC prior to his Air Force service. Kelly M. Cannan will not be forgotten. God bless you."
David Dively of Pine Bush NY

"YOU ARE A HERO KELLY M CANNAN. YOU WILL BE MISSED."
KYLEEN HOWEY of SAN MARCOS,CA

"Corporal Cannan, goodbye soldier and thank you. You are my hero."
Bill of Houston, Texas

"To the family and friends of Corporal Kelly M. Cannan,

Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us. May you find comfort in love's everlasting connection.

In the Support section of this web site you will find links to many groups that support you at this crucial time. The Marine Comfort Quilt group would be honored to send a quilt to the next of kin. There are many, loving and caring Americans from all over the United States that will never forget the sacrifice that your loved one has made for our Freedom. Please use our link and register so we can send you our "Love Stitched Together."

Proud Marine Mom and Proud Member of Marine Comfort Quilts "
Sandra Moudy of Placentia, Ca USA

"To Kelly and his family. Kelly was a Hero and will always be honored. Our prayers are with you and please know that you are not alone. Kelly's sacrifice will never be forgotten.
God Bless Kelly and family"
Jennifer and SSGT Larry mays and family of Massillon, Ohio

"KELLY, YOU HAVE SERVED YOUR COUNTRY. TO PROTECT US AGINST TERRORISM. AN TO FREE THOSE AGINST EVIL. AN KELLY YOU WILL NOT HAVE GIVEN YOUR LIFE IN VAIN. AMERICAN'S SHOULD BE VERY THANKFUL TO YOU AND ALL THOSE BEFORE AND AFTER YOU. YOU HELPAKE AMERICA FREE! AN YOU ARE THAT AMERICAN HERO! SO THANKFUL YOU SERVED ALONG SIDE OUR SON. I REALIZE DIFFERENT BRACHES OS SERVICE. YET, BROTHERS ALL THE SAME. WE LOST OUR SON ELEVEN MONTHS AGO! MY PRAYS ARE WITH YOU MARTY AND YOUR FAMILY. YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE HEART OF SO MANY. I WISH I COULD COME TO HONOR YOU. BUT, I REALIZE THIS IS THE TIME FOR YOUR FAMILY. MY PRAYS ARE WITH YOU KELLY AND YOUR FAMILY ALWAYS. lwahl1@Sears.com"
LEONARD WAHL of VALLEY STREAM NY

"To the Family and friends of Kelly M. Cannan,
Your pain will wain as time goes on, but for now take heart that Kelly was a good Marine and will be missed by all those that he served with. Your loss is shared by all Marines in the 1/5 in Ramadi. My son was his roommate at Pendleton and he shares your grief. May God receive Kelly to his side and speed you on to better days. Bless you and your family."
Ken Mitchell of Gilbert , AZ

"We Will NEVER FORGET !"
Please KNOW so many people share your sadness, and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief. Your HERO, Kelly will be remembered by name. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you ALWAYS. Pat & Sandi Breckenridge from Montana "

"I'm sorry for the loss. You are a hero in everyone's eyes!"
Catherine of New York

"Thank you Kelly Cannan, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Cpl. Kelly Cannan:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Kelly for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Cpl. Kelly Cannan:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Kelly, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on