ONTARIO, Canada (EWTN News/CNA)—Joseph Maraachli, the terminally ill 20-month-old known affectionately as “Baby Joesph,” died peacefully at home with his family in Windsor, Ontario, on Sept. 28.
“It seemed like a relaxing breath, like he was okay. It didn’t seem like he struggled,” Joseph’s mother Sana Maraachli told Canada’s CBC News.
Baby Joseph, who suffered from a severe and fatal neurological disorder called Leigh syndrome, was considered to be in a vegetative state by Canadian doctors, who recommended that he have his feeding and breathing tubes removed.
A private funeral service was scheduled for Sept. 28. Baby Joseph was to be buried beside his sister Zina, who passed away from...READ MORE