In Memory of Marlene Sosa

$10,000 of $10k goal

Raised by 85 people in 39 months
A couple of days ago, we lost our beloved Marlene. While her sudden loss is a shock to us all, we must move past what has happened. We are now asking all of her family and friends to help us honor her.

Marlene leaves behind two beautiful children. Her children were her pride and joy, never missing a moment to boast about their accomplishments. Her son Jr., age 9, the math wiz, who brought home straight A's every school year. And her daughter Sophie, age 5, whose beauty and strong-will reflected that of her Mother. Marlene went above and beyond when it came to her children. Planning out her children's birthdays was just one of the examples of her dedication to Jr. and Sophie. Their birthdays were always memorable, hand-made decorations everywhere you looked, counters and tables covered to the edges with food, and Marlene running around frantically trying to accommodate every guest in attendance. Marlene was also committed to her children's schooling. She was very involved in the PTA, from fundraising to going into the classrooms to host arts and crafts activities. When it came to children, she was a force to be reckoned with.

Marlene had the ability to make anyone smile. She always took it upon herself to help those in need, be it family, friends, or a common stranger. While always offering helping hand, Marlene also provided guidance to those who needed it the most. And if she was still with us, she would be going out of her way to fundraise for those who lost their loved ones.

Every penny raised is going towards Marlene's funeral preparations. And that which is left over will go to the welfare of her children. We lost Marlene unexpectedly, and the costs of her funeral arrangements are overwhelming. While we still want give Marlene the final goodbye that she deserves, we also want to make sure that Jr. and Sophie have some financial stability in their lives as well. Marlene was willing to give her children the world, and now it is up to us to ensure that Jr. and Sophie are still cared for.
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Update 3
Posted by Jazmin Sosa
39 months ago
Thank you so much everyone. I'm so touched by how close we are to our goal. Thank you for providing my family with emotional and financial support.
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Update 2
Posted by Jazmin Sosa
39 months ago
We are in awe to the amount of money you all have helped us raise for Marlene's fundraiser. My Auntie May would be so touched by how many of you are there for her even after her passing.

She didn't have much to her name, but what little she had, she never hesitated to share with those who needed it the most.

I am trying my best to do right by my Auntie, because I know she would have done EVERYTHING she could have for me.

Every dollar counts, so please click on this link and donate $1.
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Update 1
Posted by Jazmin Sosa
39 months ago
Hi everyone, some of you may already notice that today is my birthday. If you honestly just want to help me or brighten up my day, I humbly ask you to please, just donate a dollar to my Auntie Marlene's fund.

Like I've said before, some of the money will be used for her funeral, but the rest WILL BE PUT INTO A TRUST for my little cousins Jr. and Sophie.

Thank you so much to those who have donated.
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La Ojos Mieles R
39 months ago

rips marlene sosa i will always keep you inside my heart you were a great mommy and you had a beautiful smile on you. you were a great friend you were nice to your kids god blesses your 2 kids and your family. you are in good hands of god rips love your friend jessica avitia

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Chayo Garcia Franco
39 months ago

Que la Paz de Dios este contigo prima estare Orando por tus hijos y fam. Chayo

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$10,000 of $10k goal

Raised by 85 people in 39 months
Created August 30, 2013
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Anonymous
39 months ago
JW
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Jessica Wyant
39 months ago
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angela oates
39 months ago
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Kevin A
39 months ago
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Christina Kenney
39 months ago

I wish my family could do more, as your friendship is priceless. Thank you for being a friend to me and my family and showing me that angels truly walk among us before they go home. You really are a beautiful person and will live forever with the kindness you gave to everyone you met!!

JC
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Janette Covarrubias
39 months ago
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Anita Lansang
39 months ago

Our hearts go out to Marlene's children and the whole family. God bless you all

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Anonymous
39 months ago
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39 months ago
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39 months ago
La Ojos Mieles R
39 months ago

rips marlene sosa i will always keep you inside my heart you were a great mommy and you had a beautiful smile on you. you were a great friend you were nice to your kids god blesses your 2 kids and your family. you are in good hands of god rips love your friend jessica avitia

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Chayo Garcia Franco
39 months ago

Que la Paz de Dios este contigo prima estare Orando por tus hijos y fam. Chayo

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