In Memory of Rebecca (Becky) Ruggiero Poore and Rebecca’s twin daughters, Megan Elizabeth and Laura Rose Poore all lost to Agent Orange.
Rebecca (Becky) Ruggiero Poore, was the daughter of Vietnam vet Joseph Michael Ruggiero, was born without a heart valve and had surgery when she was a few days old and several surgeries after that. The last one being when she was 15 years old.
Later Rebecca married Alan Poore.
On July 4, 2002 Rebecca gave birth to twin daughters, Megan Elizabeth and Laura Rose Poore.
Unfortunately the twins died the same day they were born.
The family believe their deaths were due to their grandfather’s exposure to Agent Orange.
Just eight months after her twins were born, on April 12, 2003, Rebecca passed away at the age of 32.
Because her father died of Agent Orange complication her loving Aunt Mary Ruggiero Pinto also believes Rebecca passed from Agent Orange complications.
Mary Ruggiero Pinto, Rebecca’s loving aunt.
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