"Victoria Almeida knew she wanted a dedicated spot for her grandson, Tristan, to pay his respects to his dad whenever he felt the need.
Ryan Trant, Tristan’s father, was 24 when he died in September 2017 after accidentally overdosing on fentanyl - an opioid known to be 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine, according to the United States Drug Enforcement Agency.
“Ryan was cremated, so I didn’t have a place,” Almeida said.
After months of fundraising and working with the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Holliston and Trant’s girlfriend, Mikaela DeMaria, Almeida was able to make that wish a reality."
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