Help with Cremation/Services Costs

Early in the morning on Wednesday, June 15 we got a phone call that no child wants to get - my wife Shaina's father Michael had passed suddenly. 

Just 3.5 short months ago, Michael's father (Shaina's paternal grandfather) had passed after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Much of the family's money had gone towards the care and treatment for PopPop, and then towards his funeral services.

In addition, Michael's mother, Nana Carolyn, is currently helping to support 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild who all live with her, all on just half the income from PopPop's passing. 

With funds being so tight, money is needed to go towards the cremation of my father-in-law, as well as the memorial service. This will alleviate some of the financial burden, and allow his family members to keep memorabilia to remember Michael by rather than selling his items to cover costs.

Every dollar you can spare will help tremendously. We're asking for contributions to this fund in lieu of flowers.
  • James and Bethiny 
    • $100 
    • 66 mos
  • Roger Allen 
    • $100 
    • 67 mos
  • Leslie Kendrick  
    • $250 
    • 67 mos
  • Carolyn Whyley 
    • $25 
    • 67 mos
  • Grace Starmer 
    • $50 
    • 67 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Erin Sabina 
Organizer
Greenbriar Heights, VA
Shaina Eve 
Beneficiary
  • #1 fundraising platform

    More people start fundraisers on GoFundMe than on any other platform. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case something isn’t right, we will work with you to determine if misuse occurred. Learn more

  • Expert advice

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more