The outpouring of concern from the Irish American community has provided some solace for the Gills during their darkest days.
“We just want to say thank you,” Karen Gill said.
“People have been so kind. We could feed the whole hospital with all of the donations of food we’ve gotten,” Damien added.
Kalie Gill’s friends remain stunned by the tragedy. A touching video tribute to Kalie on YouTube has attracted close to 2,000 views and dozens of loving comments.
Roseanne Piccirilli has taught nine years at St.Paul the Apostle and has not returned to work.
"She's not thinking about anything like that," said the Rev. James Healy, of St. Paul's. "I don't think at this point she knows what she's doing. She's just consumed with the loss of this girl.”
Watch a tribute for Kalie Gill posted to YouTube below: