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My Story

The memory lives on

Pineal blastoma  is a very rare pediatric tumor that is even more rare in adults. After a biopsy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NYC, he is now being treated at Strong Memorial in Rochester. He will be undergoing a very aggressive protocol that gives him the best chance of knocking this disease out. Please know how much your support means to us.


Gina and Larry


Gina Peca posted a new journal entry.

I know it's been a long time since I've written.  Yesterday was Catie's birthday - she should have turned 23.  It was a weird day - kind of rough - but I received a few ... Read more

Carol Fitzsimmons signed Larry's Guestbook.

Hi Gina. That was such a great blog post about Catie. I can't imagine how much you must miss her.  I think of her and Larry and all your family often.   Love Carol  Read more

Gina Peca posted a new journal entry, "Another Birthday".

December 6, 2013.  The day Larry should be turning 54.  Last year the board of the Catie Hoch Foundation decided to start a scholarship in his memory.  We asked ... Read more

Mary Beth Hofmeister signed Larry's Guestbook.

Hi gina- I was thinking about you and Larry today! I am just seeing the word of your event next week. Will consult the calendars - and hope to see you or otherwise connect ... Read more

Gina Peca posted a new journal entry, "Homecoming".

Hi Everyone,September has certainly been speeding along.  Our Homecoming Celebration is next Saturday - 9/21 at the Hyatt in Malta.  We still have some tickets left.  ... Read more

Gina Peca posted a new journal entry, "Remember September".

We found out last week that Governor Cuomo signed a proclamation declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  A group of us created the Capital Region ... Read more

Paul Strollo signed Larry's Guestbook.

Like the 'energizer bunny', you keep on going and going, Gina.  Maybe it is the 'energizer ladybug' now!  I am so happy for your dedication and drive to ... Read more

Gina Peca posted a new journal entry, "A different kind of Homecoming".

My latest blog:A different kind of Homecoming Larry and I, along with Catie, established the Catie HochFoundation in 2000.  Since its inceptionwe have raised well over ... Read more

Loretta Rietsema signed Larry's Guestbook.

Good luck on the homecoming event - what a great theme!  And good luck to Johnny at St. Joe's - how cool that the boys will be at the same school.Love,Laurie. Read more

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