Cathy and Kevin Monsell

UPDATE 1/2/2019

I took this picture on one of my last couple of visits. He was sleeping a lot.

Unfortunately, not long after I took this photo I lost my Kevin to brain cancer in the early morning hours of 12/30/2018.

Kevin passed away in his sleep. His soul and spirit are now free, and he's no longer suffering.

Thank you for giving of your love, prayers, support and help! I don't know how to thank everyone here! I still thank you every day and am eternally grateful.

Love Always,

My Dearest Kevin is deteriorating very rapidly now
We are facing the grim prognosis that we weren’t sure was going to happen.
Thank you all so much for your generosity and support.
We truly need your love and prayers now...more than ever!

With love, hugs and many many thanks,
Cathy and Kevin


This is my Dear Husband, Kevin Monsell! My name is Cathy and we've been married for nearly 23 years. Kevin was in a very serious car accident on November 22, 2017...the night before Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, Kevin's car was totaled, but really didn't sustain any visible injuries. However, after the hospital gave Kevin a CAT scan to check for a concussion...they found a brain tumor! Kevin's brain tumor is large (the size of a plum) very deep in the right hemisphere of his brain in the thalmus....and it's inoperable. Kevin is unable to work, drive or do anything that he did that was considered "normal," since the accident. We really need help from Kevin's Dear Friends, his Theater Friends, Co-workers and his Facebook Family for things that our medical insurance does not provide....that he needs. We wish we could do everything all by ourselves, but it just isn't possible, because I have been disabled physically for 17 years and counting. and Kevin took care of all of my needs and everything else we needed. Kevin is unsteady on his feet, and he has serious vision impairment due to the brain tumor. He starts radiation and chemotherapy on January 11, 2018, but Kevin's Neo-Oncologist at Sloan-Kettering in Commack, NY told us that this tumor is "life-limiting!" Even with treatment! Dr. Andrew Lin, told us that he has 15 months to live! We definitely don't want to believe that, but we were told that it's probable. The doctor said that 50% of people who have this kind of tumor can do better with treatment and that 50% do worse even with treatment, but that this cancer cannot be destroyed or cured! As you might imagine, this has turned our world and lives upside down and shaken up like a half-broken snow globe! We hate to ask you for financial help, but under these circumstances, Kevin and I don't really have a choice. Anything that you can do will be a tremendous help! With hugs, love and many many thanks! Kevin & Cathy

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Cathy Monsell 
Moriches, NY
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