2014 Softball Challenge Recipient

November 1st, 2014 – D/S Christopher Mamone’s wife, Christine. D/S Mamone has been a deputy with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Christine has worked as a Registered Nurse in Palm Beach County for the past 19 years. They have three children; Trevor 15; Courtney 12; and Tyler 8. On February 11, 2014, Christine was diagnosed with cancer. Due to the location of the cancer and the rare presentation their doctors advised the best option for treatment would be at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. On March 9, 2014, Christopher and Christine had to leave their children and temporarily relocate to Houston for treatment. Christine underwent 6 rounds of chemotherapy and 7 weeks of daily radiation therapy and will continue to receive treatment and testing every three months for the next 5 years. Although they have insurance it is only temporarily covering the costs of treatment.