News

Grieving mum describes son as adorable, loving, little angel

KRISTY-Lee Facer says she will love her son Roanan Ace forever.

The three-year-old died tragically of heatstroke after crawling into a car on Tuesday afternoon in Tinana.

The grieving mother describes Roanan as her angel, her one and only.

Roanan's dad Danny Ace said he wished he had shared the same closeness with Roanan as Kristy-Lee did.

"The two had an inseparable bond," he said.

Kristy-Lee said her passion and love for Roanan was beyond anyone's expectation.

"He was the most adorable and loving little man," she said.

To his parents Roanan was their pride and joy.

"He brought so much happiness to so many people and touched so many hearts," Kristy-Lee said.

"He was my best friend ... he loved Gypsy-Rose his sister so very much."

Kristy-Lee said Roanan loved dinosaurs and horses with great passion.

She said Roanan would often pick her flowers, and present them to her calling them butterflies.

In Kristy-Lee's words, her son was her king.

She said she realised how rare it is for a person to meet their angel in their life time.

Roanan was hers.

Police investigations ruled his death an accident.

Kristy-Lee Facer with son Roanan James Joshua Philip Ace who died of heatstroke in Maryborough on November 19.
Kristy-Lee Facer with son Roanan James Joshua Philip Ace who died of heatstroke in Maryborough on November 19. Contributed

Topics:  car, child, death, editors picks, maryborough, tinana




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

'All I heard when my baby cried was ‘you’re a terrible mum'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images of Katie Dykes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

KATIE'S battle with PND is not unlike many mothers.

'I just thought all mums got no sleep'

MELTOPIA battled PND with all four of her children.

4 survival tips for mummas heading back to work

The few reminders every working mum needs to read.

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

'Anti-loitering' device used at shopping centre banned

TROUBLED: Businesses are speaking out about loiterers making Bell St an undesirable area.

A SHOPPING centre has been banned from using a device

OPINION: Which is more important, candidate or party?

Ballot Boxes ran hot on Saturday as people lined up to vote in the elections.
Photo: Scottie Simmonds / NewsMail

Is the party in power or your local representative more important?

Latest deals and offers

Joel Seeney defies the odds and collects second place in the Max's muscle up challenge

Beating the odds with a point to prove - Maryborough Fitness Health and Bodyworks'...

Dry July on the Fraser Coast

Dry July - Vera Van De Velde (clinical nurse - Alcohol & Other Drugs Support Service) asking drinkers to abstain for the month of July.Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Dry July is a chance to abstain from alcohol for the month of July to raise money...

Maryborough mural poject

Maryborough artist Craig Winter dedicates his Kent Street mural to the story of the Bauer Nurses. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Craig Winter is creating the latest Maryborough Mural Project artwork.

Burnett Heads housing development approved

COUNCIL APPROVED: A Burnett Heads housing development has been approved by Bundaberg Regional Council. Photo Contributed

Councillors approved the development seven votes to four

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward