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Faith Gabrielle Poszywak, infant daughter of Stanley and Jill Harlan Poszywak of Charlotte, NC, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2005 at the Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte. She was born November 26, 2004 in Mecklenburg, NC and was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Anthony Poszywak. In addition to her parents, Faith’s survivors include her brother Jaiden at home; her maternal grandparents James L. and Sondra Harlan of Follansbee and paternal grandmother Genevieve Poszywak of Weirton. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Friday from 11AM until the 12PM funeral service at the Follansbee Church of Christ, Corner of Penn & Neville Streets, Follansbee, WV with Minister William Cooper presiding. Interment will be at St. Paul Cemetery in Weirton. Share tributes with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Dearest Stan and Jill, my heart aches for the pain you must feel. Jesus has a special fondness for little children and Faith now rests in his loving arms. One day we will all know the joy you felt with her, until then, know that your family stands with you for love and support in your time of grief. Love Leo

  2. Dear Brother Stan,Jill & Jaiden; How difficult the pain that never leaves us; the loss of wonderful,loving Father a year ago and now a sweet and innocent newborn. We pray that God watches over Faith Gabrielle and gives us all strength. Bless you Faith! We would’ve liked to have the chance to know you and to have had you feel our Love. Peace! Anthony & Karen

  3. Dear Jill, Stan and Jaiden, You are in our prayers as you go through this tragedy in your life. May God surround you with His love and compassion and carry you when you feel as if you cannot go on any longer. God gave you a beautiful gift for a short period. Cherish each moment that you had. We love you and share in your sadness. God will be there for you each and every day. Put your trust in Him.

  4. Dear Stan and Jill, So sorry to hear of your loss — sometimes God asks very hard things of us…You now have your very own “Little Angel” in heaven…and she will continue to be a part of your family. Thoughts and prayers are with you….Love, Cousin Connie (Riter)

  5. Dear Stanley, Jill and Jaiden, I wish to express my heartfelt prayerful support to you in this time of sorrow. You dear little one is certainly being cared for by the Lord from this time forward. And, one day you shall enjoy her radiant beauty again — and for all eternity. The gift of life is truly precious and your precious little time with your daughter shall never be forgotten by you or others. Certainly, there will be tears as you mourn this great loss. Yet, with every tear there shall be a memory, a connection to heaven and a sweet little prayer. God be with you all. Sincerely, your brother in Christ, Stas Tuchalski

  6. Dear Jill and Stan, Our hearts go out to you and your family. We are so saddened to learn that you had the joy of your precious baby girl Faith for such a short time. I know that you will carry the blessing of having had her to love in your hearts forever. I hope you and your family will find comfort, strength, and peace in your love of each other. You are in our hearts and prayers. Shannon and Todd

  7. Jill and Stan, We were so saddened to hear about your loss. We Arnolds miss you greatly and hope you can get by knowing that you have people that care about you all. There really are no words to express what you must be going through, nor any condolences to make it better. However, know that we love you and that our prayers are with you.

  8. Stan and Jill: We are very sorry for the loss of your baby girl. Our prayers are with you. Please call if you need anything. May the Lord be with you. Love, Michael Lee Ann & Britney Ann.

  9. Dear Stan and Jill, We are sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Dear Jill & Stan, It was with much saddness that I read of the death of your baby girl. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Donna McCune

  11. Stan and Jill, It was with great sadness that I read of the loss of your baby girl. I recognized the name from years ago when you came to our house for neighborhood gather, Lew confirmed it with me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. God bless Faith Gabrielle and you.

  12. Stan and Jill, I am so sorry to hear about your daughter. I know there’s nothing I can say that can relieve your pain, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  13. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. I send my deepest sympathy on the loss of your baby. Love, Cathy

  14. Jill and Stan, So sorry to read of the passing of your beautiful baby girl. Bob and I want you to know that we are praying for you during this time of sorrow.

  15. Uncle Stan and Aunt Jill, We are deeply saddened by the loss of your precious daughter, and our baby cousin, Faith Gabrielle. You are always in our thoughts and prayers. Faith will be in our hearts forever! We love you!

  16. Words cannot adequately express my feelings for you guys right now. Our prayers have been with you for a very long time and will continue to be. As Paul said in Corinthians, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Sometimes we can’t understand why things turn out the way they do, but we have to trust that it is part of God’s divine plan. My prayer is for you all to have the peace that only God can give, and to draw on His strength. Love always, Andrea

  17. Stan & Jill, How blessed you are to have had the joy of little Faith, even for such a short period of time- you truly experienced a miracle. I feel very privileged that I was able to share in your joy and meet my newest cousin right after her birthday. I know that there are not words that can be said that even begin to console you, but just remember that you have such wonderful, loving families that have had you and Faith in their prayers for quite some time and will continue to do so. Even in her short time here with you, I’m sure Faith knew how much she was, and still is, loved. My thoughts and prayers are always with you. Love you guys, Jess

  18. Dear Stan, Jil, and Jaiden, The McCarty Family (Drema, Sarah, and I) send our deepest sympathies for the loss of your daughter Faith. May God be by your sides through this difficult time, and we comfort you with our love and prayers.

  19. Dear Stan, Jill and Jaiden, We cannot imagine the pain that your family is going through right now. Please know that your family and friends will be with you as you go through this painful time in your life. We may not understand why things happen the way they do… We just need to trust in Gods plan for us. May Jesus comfort your pain. We will keep you in our prayers. Love, Bill and Julie

  20. Jill, Rachael and I want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family. It’s times like these that words are hard to find; however, we know that only God, in His time, can answer all the “whys” and only God, in His time, can heal your wound. We will continue to lift your family up in prayer. We love you, Marsha and Rachael Washington

  21. Jill-Stan and Jaiden and Family members – I wish there were words to express – Helen shared with us the beautiful picture of Faith Gabrielle – what a beautiful name. Our prayers and love go with you.

  22. Stan, Jill and Jaiden, We were so sad to learn that your Faith Gabrielle died. Know that we, and so many others, are praying for strength and comfort for you. Please take care of yourselves, With love, Natalie, Jim and Nathan Zellers.

  23. Stan, Very sorry to hear of your loss. Someone upstairs must have a better plan than you or I. Take care and God Bless. Jim

  24. Jill and Stan, There really aren’t enough words to really express your loss. My eyes are filling up with tears as I write this to you. I can’t even begin to imagine the pain you are going through. Brian, Allison and I have been so blessed to have you be part of our lives, as you were blessed to have Faith be part of yours if only for such a short time. If we could only make the hurt go away, we would. Our family is here to support you — always. Much love and many blessings, Catherine Brian and Allison

  25. All my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May the warmth of your family and friends give you comfort.

  26. Dear Jill, Stan, and Jaiden, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, your cousin, Betsy and family

  27. Stan, Jill, and Jaiden, So sorry for your loss. I’m sure no words can comfort you at this time. Just know that you are all loved and in our prayers.

  28. Stan, I felt a pain in my chest as I read about your terrible loss. I am so sorry… No words will help during this difficult time so know that I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  29. Stan and Jill: Words alone cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Please know that you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers daily.

  30. Stan and Jill, I was so very sorry to hear about Faith. My heart aches for you during this difficult time. We don’t always understand why God takes some so soon, but we do know he has a plan for all of us and she is now in his comforting arms. I know she realizes how very much she was loved and prayed for. I will keep you and your little Jaiden in my prayers. Love and God Bless, JoAnn

  31. Uhh Stan, I just found out of the heartbreaking news and wanted to let you know my prayers are with you and your wife. Your cousin,

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