Enterprise proprietor presents Sean Sluganski’s household with mannequin vehicles that honor fallen officer – thqaftqlm

Enterprise proprietor presents Sean Sluganski’s household with mannequin vehicles that honor fallen officer

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (KDKA) — Greater than two months after a capturing killed a McKeesport police officer and harm one other, the group continues to rally behind the household. 

An area enterprise proprietor introduced the fallen officer’s household with mannequin vehicles on Wednesday, everlasting memorials for them to show in his reminiscence.  A present for Terri Sluganski to honor her son, fallen McKeesport Officer Sean Sluganski.

“Thanks, it is lovely, I actually admire this,” Terri stated. “Sorry that you simply needed to make one for him, however I am comfortable that you simply did.”

One other for Chelsea Cancilla and her daughter, Haven, honoring their fiancé and father.

“He would have thought this was fairly cool,” Cancilla stated.

The vehicles memorialize Sean and the automobile he as soon as drove for the division. Sluganski died within the line of obligation in early February. And shortly after it occurred, George Nuttall began planning Sean’s automotive, one thing he is been doing for family members of fallen officers for greater than two years at his store, Nuttall Public Security Gear.

“Give them like a memorial that lasts a lifetime,” Nuttall stated.

He stated it took him three to 4 hours to decal two of Sean’s vehicles, which he additionally introduced to the police chief and Officer Charles Thomas, who was harm within the capturing that killed Sean.

“I am simply giving again, doing my half to assist the group and the households of the officers, give them one thing to hopefully ease the ache a bit bit,” Nuttall stated. 

That ache continues to be very actual for Cancilla.

“He died a hero, and he was a hero to all of us and to so many individuals,” Cancilla stated.

She desires folks to understand how a lot her fiancé cared about making a distinction in the neighborhood.

“I do know lots of people when somebody passes away, I’ve stated this quite a bit, that folks wish to put them up on a pedestal and say that they have been this wonderful particular person, however Sean actually was,” Cancilla stated.

She’ll be sure that their daughter is aware of all of this.

“I am certain she’ll be aggravated at how a lot we speak about him because the years go on,” Cancilla stated.

That’s how their household will get by, sharing tales and remembering the nice instances because the group continues to assist them.

“It simply helps you see a bit bit of fine in a horrible time,” Cancilla stated.

The shop continues to be promoting t-shirts and decals to learn the Sluganski household. To date, they’ve raised greater than $7,000 simply by $10 decal gross sales.

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