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Pitcher Park

Tony Hawk and Birdhouse Team Honor Lives of Woman's Drowned Sons at Pitcher Memorial Skatepark

Leigh Roche | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Leigh Roche

Six years ago, Mary Shea Pitcher lost two of her four sons in a drowning accident in Allegheny National Forest. This terrible personal tragedy was the inspiration for what is now Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

The Travoltas and the Intrigue of Death

Mary Pitcher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Pitcher

At a time when a parent's privacy should have been respected, the media jumped on the Travolta tragedy, putting a shadow on Jett's life with his family. Our tragedy was no different.

Pitcher Park: In Honor Of My Two Sons

Mary Pitcher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Pitcher

On one of the most beautiful days of this past summer, July 15, 2008, I received the phone call that every Mother prays she never gets. I was told t...