Funeral Expenses for our Daddy/Update

$7,255 of $12k goal

Raised by 146 people in 30 months
Jeana L Fernandes   Toronto, CA



To cover the cost of funeral for Rogerio Marques De Souza, who is the father of my niece and nephew's, Lalena and Kyle and Joshua  Batchelor.
Rogerio was living in Canada for 25 yrs, but did not have a status, and became ill with cancer, and passed away Saturday morning, January 18th 2014, and because he was not legal in Canada, their is no funding available to cover the cost of his funeral.
My sister who has custody of the children, is on ODSP, and does not have the finances to pay for his funeral. The children have been through so much, in the last 3 yrs, losing their only Aunt, 2010, 10 months later their grandfather, and then a family friend, they knew as Uncle, and in August 2013, their grandmother ( Guardian/Caregiver) was on life support, ( Thank God, survived) and now their father has passed away. I have been told, that their is NO funding. Please help, it is already devastating enough for these children, and now they are worried about how to pay for their Daddy's Funeral

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Update 7
30 months ago
Their are no words to express my gratitude for all the people who have supported this campaign.
I am astonished at how many kind hearted and caring people their are, that offered to help, and did not know this family. From the bottom of my heart, and On behalf of my niece Lalena, and nephew's Joshua and Kyle, a very big Thank You! and may God Bless you!
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Update 6
30 months ago
Urgent! Please read this update!
Thank you! To all the kind hearted and compassionate people, who have generously given from their heart, not even knowing this family, it restores faith knowing their are so many caring people in this world.We have been advised that the Ryan Odette Funeral Home, on Dundas St in Toronto, has generously offered to pay for the funeral cost, so any funds raised will go to the children, and to assist with their education.
I would like to Thank each and every person, who has supported this cause, and want you to know, that your help is greatly appreciated by the family. It is amazing, and overwhelming to receive this type of support from strangers, when they have been through so much this week, trying to find the way to give their father a proper funeral. God Bless!

If anyone would like to attend the Funeral Home, it is Ryan and Odette at 1498 Dundas St W, Toronto, from 5-9 pm tonight, and service Saturday morning
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Update 5
30 months ago
Thank you! for your support, I am praying the support continues, for the sake of these children, to be able to lay their father to rest. Any donation is much appreciated.
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Update 4
30 months ago
Please help! any donation, is greatly appreciated!
We don't have a lot of time!
These children need your help to lay their father to rest, like he deserves, as a human being. God Bless!
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Dickie Deez
30 months ago

Roger was a good man his children don't deserve this if I had the money to pay for the funeral I would pay for the whole thing if anybody out there to help please do have a hard everybody has a family and father please help this family

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$7,255 of $12k goal

Raised by 146 people in 30 months
Created January 20, 2014
Jeana L Fernandes  
  Memorials   Toronto, CA
$50
Anonymous
30 months ago
$10
Anonymous
30 months ago
$5
Anonymous
30 months ago
MS
$25
M Sherman
30 months ago
$20
Anonymous
30 months ago
$100
Anonymous
30 months ago
NS
$30
Nick S
30 months ago

Sorry for your loss.

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MJ
$25
Myuren Jayamohan
30 months ago

May his soul rest in peace. Sai Ram

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ZS
$10
Zuleyma Serrano
30 months ago
AS
$50
Adirson Silva
30 months ago

Be strong!

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Dickie Deez
30 months ago

Roger was a good man his children don't deserve this if I had the money to pay for the funeral I would pay for the whole thing if anybody out there to help please do have a hard everybody has a family and father please help this family

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