Cole Austin Stoddard, age 5, of Sandown, died on January 20, 2012, surrounded by his family at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, following a courageous battle with neuroblastoma.
Cole was a young boy with a special gift of bringing laughter, smiles, and joy to everyone he met. He loved to be outdoors playing with his twin brother Troy, his older sister Tara, and his many cousins. Cole was such a loving, caring boy who could always be counted on to brighten each moment with a silly joke or one of his magical smiles.
He is survived by his loving family including his parents, Anthony "Tony" and Michelle (Stasio) Stoddard , his sister Tara Marie Stoddard, and his twin brother Troy Anthony Stoddard, all of Sandown, maternal grandparents, Dennis and Mary Ann (Pazyra) Stasio of Atkinson, paternal grandparents David and Anna (Lanzillo) Stoddard of Woburn, MA, maternal great-grandfather, John M. Stasio of Revere, MA and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services were held at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home in Plaistow.