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Raised by 141 people in 49 months
My name is Debby and I have known Vicki for over 40 years. And I have known Frank for 35. Vicki and Frank have been married for 35 years and anyone that knows them, they are eachothers better halves, soul mates, her Mr. Happy and the love of her life! They have 3 beautiful children. Their oldest son just got married and their daughter is getting married in August 2015. Our goal is for Frank to walk his pride and joy down the isle. 
Frank is a heavy equipment operator for N.J. water  and Vicki is a nurse. I have so much respect for the job Vicki does. She takes care of infants/children that have serious medical problems. She works the night shift and monitors these children so their parents can get much needed rest. She is an angel and a Godsend for these families.  Vicki is all about the children!
However this time she needs your help and prayers for her husband. 
On January 27th after snowplowing neighbors driveways, Frank was working in the garage on his mom's car. Something on his clothes ignited on a propane heater and Frank was severly burned. Thank God, Vicki happened to be home that night. Frank is in ICU at St. Barnabas Burn Hospital. The toxins have infected his lungs, and he is now on a vetilator, unable to breathe on his own due to pneumonia. The biggest fear is infection. They did his first skin graft and were hoping it would have gone better. 
We have a prayer circle on FB under Franks Helping Hands. 
Frank and Vicki have a very long and scary road ahead of them. He is not out of the woods yet, fever set in last night. Possibilities he will never walk again, or breathe on his own, and of course he will never be able to return to his field of work. 
Frank and Vicki are always helping others and never ask for anything in return. This time they need your help. Frank will be in the hospital for months and months with lot's of surgical proceedures ahead of him. The bills will be astronomical! 
So I wanted to reach out to everyone on their behalf. Please help me to raise money so Vicki can have the time off she needs to be with her Mr. Happy. They will be going through so much, and I would like bills to be the least of their worries. 
If you are unable to make a donation, prayers are much needed, and greatly appreciated. 
Love, Faith, and Friendship will help us all through this horrific ordeal.
Thank you
Debby Brown
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On Saturday August 15 Frank was able to walk his daughter, Samantha down the aisle on her wedding day. The celebration was held at Valenzano Vineyard in Shamong, NJ.

Without all of your thoughts and prayers this day would have never been possible. We are thrilled that Frank has come so far in his recovery, and thank everybody for their support!
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Frank has been going to physical therapy three times a week and has been making tremendous strides in his recovery. Thank you to everyone for the prayers and support.
Helping future son-in-law open pool
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Frank has been making some progress thanks to the thoughts and support of all of you. Vicki and he are traveling to St. Barnabus several times a week for physical therapy and treatments. Look how well he is doing.
working with his therapist, Roy
1.7 mph with 5 pound weights on ankles
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We are celebrating the steady recovery being made by Frank after his horrific accident on January 27th. Adjusting to home life will take a bit but we all know how supportive Vicki can be.
Frank’s recovery has now moved to the rehab stage with trips to St. Barnabas, working towards the goal of walking Sam down the aisle this August!
Nothing Short of a Miracle
On Our Way Home!
If you are unable to attend but still want to contribute,you can view the online catalog through the link below:: http://lpearce.mypremierdesigns.com/ access code: help
You can place an order by contacting Laurie Pearce @ 201-923-8384
Donations can also be made through
http://gofundme.com/FrankGrzelak
Please join us for a Premier Designs Jewelry FUNDRAISER
Proceeds from the sales will be donated directly to Frank & Vicki
Hosted By: Sue Grimm
When: Friday, April 10 @ 6:30-9:30 (Open House) Where: 8 Apache Drive, Manalapan, NJ
RSVP: sgrimm58@gmail.com
*not necessary to rsvp but helpful for planning:)
~ Feel Free to Bring Friends and Family ~
** Spend $100.00 and be entered into a drawing to win a necklace
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Vicki Kuberiet Grzelak
44 months ago
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I'm at work right now and took the time again to read ALL the messages of love and support and of course financial support. How truly blessed we are to have such wonderful family and friends. We are doing well. As you all know or daughter is getting married on Aug 15th and her DADDY will be walking her down the isle. He wears his compression garments about 20 hrs a day working his way up to 23 hrs. I am soooo proud of Frank and how far he has come. We are done with P.T. our next dr. App is Sept 1st. I continue to do his wound care and scar massages 2 to 3 times a day. Thanks again. We love you

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Gina Perrette Rosenblatt
49 months ago

Sending prayers to the family in their time of great need. May God lend his healing hands on Frank and return him to good health as quickly as possible ♥️

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Created February 10, 2015
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47 months ago
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Kristen Whelan
47 months ago

Friend of Cristin Grimm

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Lisa and Steve Blitzer
47 months ago

Wishing you a full and speedy recovery!

TF
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The Devine Family
47 months ago

Thinking of you & sending you heart felt wishes for a speedy recovery.

JS
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Jeanne Schaefer
48 months ago

You are both in my thoughts and prayers. Your NJ American Water friends are here to support you during your recovery.

CN
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Chris Niebling
48 months ago

Get Well Soon The Niebling Family

VM
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Valerie Maglione
48 months ago

Our prayers and best wishes for your continued recovery! The Maglione Family

Vicki Kuberiet Grzelak
44 months ago
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I'm at work right now and took the time again to read ALL the messages of love and support and of course financial support. How truly blessed we are to have such wonderful family and friends. We are doing well. As you all know or daughter is getting married on Aug 15th and her DADDY will be walking her down the isle. He wears his compression garments about 20 hrs a day working his way up to 23 hrs. I am soooo proud of Frank and how far he has come. We are done with P.T. our next dr. App is Sept 1st. I continue to do his wound care and scar massages 2 to 3 times a day. Thanks again. We love you

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Gina Perrette Rosenblatt
49 months ago

Sending prayers to the family in their time of great need. May God lend his healing hands on Frank and return him to good health as quickly as possible ♥️

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