Joseph Hayes Cina
AJ was a very special young man with the gift of making
everyone in his presence feel loved. In the words of his best friend Derek, “he was perfect!” He was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, teammate and friend. He was a kind and gentle soul. Generous, pure in heart with a wicked sense of humor. He was loved by everyone who knew him.
AJ was a gifted athlete who enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and soccer. He was a true athletic all-star. He was a big fan of the Yankees, Giants and Knicks. He shared his passion for his teams with his family and friends. AJ was also a talented musician who played the saxophone and was a
self-taught pianist. AJ excelled in his school work and was a very bright and intelligent young man.
He will be dearly, dearly missed by all those who knew him.
Life as we knew it, will never be the same. Although we have lost a shining star he will continue to live on in our hearts.