Funeral Expenses for Baby Oliver

I received this e-mail from my uncle on September 25th, 2013 regarding the status of my cousins arrival of her new baby - unfortunately the news was not good. Rather than a birth announcement it was a notice that baby boy Oliver had passed away. We still don't know how or why this happened.

All I know is that my cousin rather than bring home her new son, she is now having to plan a funeral. They are also having to figure out how to pay for this expense.

I would greatly appreciate anything any one can do to help with this financial burden in this very sad time.

e-mail received:
Bad news. Rachel went to the hospital midday yesterday and was set up for natural birth if before evening and and then it would be a caesarian at 7:00. The dilation started and was at 8 around 6:00 PM so the caesarian was put on hold. Then it stopped. I left the hospital at 11:00 and came on home. Around midnight the decision for caesarian was made so Lupita came home. We had a glass of milk and went to bed.

A little before 2:00 AM the phone rang and we knew it was to announce the new addition. It was Rigo calling but the news was not good. The baby was dead. It had a strong heartbeat when the caesarian process began. They had to disconnect the monitors. By the time they got the area prepped and got the scar tissue cleared, there was no heart beat. They worked for 18 minutes but to no avail.

We jumped into the car and back to the hospital we went. We just now got home and going to try and get some sleep. Lupita is not doing good. The boy (Oliver) was 9lb-11oz, and 24.5'inches long with a lot of curly hair. Fairly light complexion and a good looking baby.

My head is bobbing.

Any and all donations will go to help the funeral expenses and will be greatly appreciated no matter how small.

Jeanne and David Perry - Cousins
  • Frank Hernandez 
    • $50 
    • 93 mos
  • Daniel Van Etten 
    • $25 
    • 93 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 93 mos
  • Chad Sparling 
    • $30 
    • 93 mos
  • Andrea & Kevin 
    • $30 
    • 93 mos
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Jeanne Perry 
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