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Lewis, Jesse M.
Jesse McCord Lewis was an amazing child, full of light and love that was unmistakable in his presence. He brought joy to the world with his infectious and radiant smile. He was smart and compassionate beyond his years. Jesse died bravely trying to lead other children to safety. He ran into the hallway to help when he heard the shots. In our hearts we already knew because that was the way he lived his life - fearless, full of courage and strength.
We take comfort in knowing what a brave child he was. His actions were consistent with the way he lived his life; passionately embracing everything, a perfect combination of courage and faith, like a little soldier, his favorite toy. The love we shared was abundant and all encompassing. He slept in his mother's arms almost every night of his precious life, with her thanking God for him.
If you met Jesse once, he would leave an indelible mark on your heart. The picture that remains etched in our souls is one of him in his boots, no socks, ripped jeans and a t-shirt, an army helmet strapped to his head, a smudge of dirt on his cheek, tromping through the pasture on his way from one adventure to another.
Jesse is continuously loved by his dear, precious older brother JT who was and will always be his loyal protector - who looked after him with tender care and devotion.
It is and will remain forever unbelievable that Jesse is with Jesus now and blessing those in heaven. He is survived by his mother, Scarlett Lewis, his brother, JT Lewis, his father, Neil Heslin, his grandparents, Maureen Lewis, Bob Comfort, and David Lewis, his uncles, aunts and cousins, Trent, Sasha and Hayden Lewis, Jordan, Becky, Christian and Everett Lewis, Coulter, Kristy and Quinn Lewis and as many dear friends as the stars. God's Love is Triumphant.
Friends may call at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown Thursday morning from 9:00am to 12:00noon. All other services and interment in Zoar Cemetery, Sandy Hook are private.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Voice for Joanie Inc., 5 Glenwood Rd, New Milford, CT 06776 voiceforjoanie.org




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Published in Stamford Advocate & Danbury News Times & Darien News & Connecticut Post from Dec. 18 to Dec. 21, 2012.
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January 9, 2020
My children didn't go to Sandy Hook, I was 18 when this horrible day happened. Please know, that we hear you and we are here. We will never forget Jesse, not ever. Sending all my love.
Courtney Whitney
December 25, 2019
Happy heavenly holidays!!
Alex lai
December 8, 2019

This tragic event at Sandy Hook Elementary is still fresh in our minds.

And Jesse continues to be deeply missed.
Alex lai
August 2, 2018
July 16, 2018
June 30, 2018
jesse
June 28, 2018
thinking of you
April 16, 2018
March 13, 2018
February 8, 2018
God Bless Jesse and his loved ones.May The Good Lord bring peace and comfort to you all.
Linda Alcorn
February 7, 2018
December 25, 2017
Jesse:

You are a warrior. You are a member of a team.
You put the mission first. Your mission was to stay on patrol, to protect the other kids, and when given the chance, to get them out.
You never quit.
You are disciplined and physically and mentally tough.
You never quit. You never leave behind a fallen comrade.
You remain ready to engage and destroy the enemies of what's right, bravely facing the gunman and destroying his desire to have everyone in that classroom killed, including your teacher, including the teachers aide, including each one of your friends, and including you.
You are a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.
I'm sure the soldiers in Heaven have presented you medals for the strength, courage, bravery, and selflessness you showed in saving your buddies. Wear those with great honor and pride.

We will always salute you, Jesse Lewis, age 6, an American Hero.
December 14, 2017
jimmy
December 14, 2017
On this fifth anniversary, I am remembering Jesse, his mother Scarlett, his father Neil, and brother J.T. with love and sorrow.
I am a disaster/trauma specialist who was sent by the Red Cross. I was with you in the classroom with President Obama and I held your hand as you prepared to enter the church for the funeral. You are forever in my prayers.
Stan Dunk
December 5, 2017
November 8, 2017
October 12, 2017
August 30, 2017
Thinking of you today Jesse ...today is a new beginning that I hope gives me the ability to give back to others in your name. I love you little cowboy, and your mom & Jt
Scott Gove
August 20, 2017
July 1, 2017
Quang van Le
June 30, 2017
Happy Birthday, Jesse.
Always in our hearts, sweet boy.
Ves
June 30, 2017
happy birthday to a very brave boy ,love to you jesse
jimmy
June 20, 2017
CUTIE PIE....SO SWEET
Valenda Newell
June 11, 2017
Hello sweet Jessie, I think of you so often. Rest in peace sweet angel Jessi. You have made heaven a little bit more wonderful.
Pamela Rossi
May 1, 2017
Jesse may you remain in gods loving arms forever.
Brian
April 12, 2017
happy easter jesse,love you
jimmy
March 2, 2017
love jimmy
jimmy havens
December 16, 2016
merry xmass
james havens
November 9, 2016
love you jimmy
james havens
October 12, 2016
will be thinking of you jesse ,love jimmy
jimmy havens
September 12, 2016
love never ends !!!
you are always a part of my heart ...your energy and messages help me get through the day and it gives me the strength to work to help spread your message . i will always be there for your mom and brother ....i will help them anyway i can ...Jesse you are amazing and deeply missed love you always <3
scott gove
September 2, 2016
went and saw the wizard of oz on stage ,thinking of you ,you would have loved it ,love jimmy
jimmy havens
August 2, 2016
ice cream for you jesse ,from my heart to yours love always jimmy
jimmy havens
July 1, 2016
Quang Le
June 30, 2016
hey jesse happy birthday ,be thinking of you ,love jimmy
jimmy
May 25, 2016
hey jesse think of you all the time,love jimmy
jimmy
April 12, 2016
love jimmy
jimmy
April 12, 2016
love jimmy
james
March 26, 2016
Jesse, you were a hero. Other parents were able to hug their children that day because of your actions. Keep shining down on us little buddy!
Tobe Thomas
March 26, 2016
Happy Easter to Jesse in Heaven. Fly high little Angel. R.I.P. And God bless your family and friends.
Carole Ann Davis
March 25, 2016
Happy Easter Jesse we love you little solider <3
Scott Gove
March 24, 2016
Happy Easter!
Quang Le
March 23, 2016
happy easter
hey jesse happy easter,love you jimmy
February 10, 2016
Thinking of you today...could really use a dose of Jesse right now. .love never ends ♡♡♡
Scott Gove
February 9, 2016
happy valentines day to you jesse lewis, love jimmy
jimmy
January 14, 2016
always thinking of you jesse,love jimmy
jimmy
December 15, 2015
We love you jesse forever and always....oxoxo
Scott Gove
December 15, 2015
Scott Gove
December 14, 2015
R.I.P. Jesse and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
December 14, 2015
God bless Jesse and all children forever!
Quang Le
December 13, 2015
bella
November 19, 2015
love you jimmy
jimmy
October 14, 2015
candy for jesse
wishing you a happy halloween jesse, candy for you ,love jimmy
jimmy
October 3, 2015
Hello Jesse... Thinking of you today ..I felt your love and hugs the day we came to see you... You will forever be loved and missed ...Scotty and Sandy Gove
scott gove
September 9, 2015
hey jesse lewis, thinking of you ,love jimmy
jimmy
August 7, 2015
a candle for jesse
jimmy
July 29, 2015
I'm so sorry for the loss of your beautiful child. Keeping your family in prayer.
Natalie
July 22, 2015
thinking of you jesse ,love you jimmy
jimmy
June 30, 2015
Happy Birthday Jesse!
Brenna
June 26, 2015
hey jesse happy birthday on june 30, will be thinking of you, love you jimmy
jimmy
June 17, 2015
today has been hard but you sent me a reminder. thank you Jesse i will always love you buddy <3 <3
scott gove
June 16, 2015
jesse wishing your dad a happy fathers day ,love jimmy
jimmy
June 7, 2015
Quang Le
May 3, 2015
R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
May 2, 2015
sandy bruner
April 1, 2015
happy easter
jesse lewis happy easter ,be thinking of you ,love jimmy
jimmy
February 13, 2015
jesse we love you little buddy ...forever
scott govw
February 11, 2015
jesse lewis i wish you a happy valentines day , love jimmy
jimmy
January 17, 2015
Quang Le
January 16, 2015
thinking of you jesse on this winter day ,love you jimmy
jimmy
December 13, 2014
R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
December 11, 2014
hello jesse ...2 years have gone by ...but we love you even more..you have sent alot of messages and kept us on our best behavior ...love never ends and always wins <3 love you forever Scotty and Sandra Gove
scott gove
December 10, 2014
hey jesse, be thinking of you sunday,when i was a little boy ,i would loved to had you as a friend ,love jimmy
jimmy
November 19, 2014
jesse be thinking of you on thanksgiving ,love jimmy
jimmy
October 16, 2014
Rest in peace, sweet angel
The Moores
October 15, 2014
Halloween is coming up thinking of you always love you ..Jesse ??
Scott Gove
October 15, 2014
thinking of you jesse, love jimmy
jimmy
September 18, 2014
R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
September 17, 2014
thinking of you ,love jimmy
jimmy
August 17, 2014
R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
August 16, 2014
That smile , the eyes made this world brighter
Been awhile Jesse ....but your messages are still coming through ...I am so grateful for them....love you scotty
Scott Gove
August 15, 2014
hey jesse lets be goofy ,love and miss you ,jimmy
jimmy
July 24, 2014
R.I.P. Jesse, may you fly with the Angels. May God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
July 24, 2014
My grandson Joey and Me
Happy Belated Birthday, Jesse! And thank you for the beautiful rainbow on my birthday. We share a connection that not many can understand. I only pray that God grants me the privilege of meeting your Mom someday.
Karen Ann Cuocco
July 9, 2014
Today I woke up to extra sunshine I just guessed it was you Jesse smiling down on us and making the day a better one .
Scott Gove
July 2, 2014
happy birthday
i was hiking yellowstone on your birthday, i was thinking of you on june 30, happy birthday jesse, love you jimmy
jimmy
July 1, 2014
Happy Belated Birthday to you Jesse in Heaven. I hope you had a great birthday. R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
July 1, 2014
Happy Belated Birthday Jesse. To always choose love.
Yvonne Longo
July 1, 2014
Happy Belated Birthday Jesse. Always choose love.
June 30, 2014
Happy birthday Jesse!
Brenna
June 15, 2014
A gift of life so precious ...he'll always be our shining star
You always knew how special your dad was...you even sang to him Happy Birthday just to get him to laugh and smile....we love you so much !! And the world just doesn't seem the same without you ...we choose love ...forever and always Scotty <3
Scott Gove
June 11, 2014
Always thinking of you, my little hero. JT, Neil, Scarlett, I am so proud of you for finding your strength in your weakest hour. In loving peace - your friend.
Matthew Baughn
May 19, 2014
Thinking of you always Jesse ...a lot of us miss you so much ...keep those messages coming I'm listening <3
Scott Gove
May 18, 2014
R.I.P. Jesse, and may God bless your family.
Carole Ann Davis
May 13, 2014
Ben golden
Ben Golden
May 7, 2014
jesse play ground
hey jesse your play ground looks great,love you my friend jimmy
jimmy
April 30, 2014
S Moore
April 29, 2014
my prayers are with the family heavens angles are protecting him now
marcia clement
April 20, 2014
Happy Easter little Angel...what a day you must be having rejoicing with The Lord!!
Diane Vincent
April 20, 2014
quang le
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