To the best community in Massachusetts,

Lionel Berthiaume & Debbie DePasquale (Berthiaume) would like to thank our community of friends and family for all of their love and support over the past 3 weeks.

As many of you know, our daughter Nikki was in a horrific boating accident in Boston on May 30th. Along with many injuries all over her body, she suffered the loss of her right arm. The past few weeks have been challenging, but Nikki has been amazingly strong and kept a positive attitude. All your love and support has fueled Nikki to get well, and we are happy to say that she has moved from Mass General Hospital to a rehab facility where she must relearn many basic things as well as get her body strong.

We have always been proud to say that we live in Auburn, Massachusetts, and we feel truly blessed that we are a part of such a wonderful community. Thank you again to all our friends and family.