August 18, 2012

Michael DeMarsico II

Pfc. Michael R. DeMarsico II, age 20, of North Adams, Massachusetts, died on August 16, 2012, in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device. 

Michael was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. 

He left for his first tour of duty in February of 2012 and was set to return in December of 2012. 

Michael is a 2010 graduate of Drury High School.
Jesus, pray for Michael

High school officials describe him as having a vision of serving his country. 

Family members stated that Michael liked baseball and football. They also stated that he loved his family and his country. He is their hero. 

Local officials stated that the citizens of North Adams are heartbroken and that Michael will be sorely missed.

Michael is survived by many loving friends and relatives, including his parents, Lisa and Michael DeMarsico; sisters Aubrey, Kailey, Leigha, and brother, Adam. 

Pray for the 20 year olds who die in combat. Yesterday, they were just boys. 

Let us pray that Michael DeMarsico II is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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