Jerry suffered a massive stroke on the morning of August 25, 2015 while parking his daughter Raquel's car outside the family home. Unfortunately he backed up into the garage and then drove forward zigzagging onto the street until finally crashing into a cement mailbox and neighborhood light pole.
Paramedics arrived and he was rushed to the hospital. Jerry has had 2 cardiac arrests,
suffered cuts, bumps, bruises, broken ribs and surgery to find out why there was fluids in the belly area. He has been on a ventilator, has had a trachea and a feeding tube put in. He has only responded to pain, but has not responded to his family, doctors, nurses or their commands.
Jerry had just celebrated his 75th birthday the week before this devastating accident. He moved to New York from Puerto Rico at the age of 11. He and Sandra have been married 40 yrs. and have 3 children Jason, Christopher and Raquel and 2 grandsons Benjamin and Jaxson. Everyone has been affected by this tragic accident. Christopher along with his wife Nadia live in New Jersey where he works and attends school, arrived the same day he was notified of his Dad's accident. As I mentioned Jerry was parking Raquel's car at the time of the accident, the car is now unfortunately totaled.
This is a very difficult time for the entire family as they watch their husband and father fight for his life.
Today the family was informed they need to transfer Jerry to another hospital where they are equipped and specialize in weaning patients off of breathing machines and they aren't sure if it will be in Orlando or further away. The future is very uncertain for Jerry, Sandra and their family.
So with all this said we are asking for your help and support today. Anything you can donate would be greatly appreciated and sharing this story helps just as much, please spread the word. Your donations will be used to help with Jerry's medical needs and to help Sandra with bills. Thank you for reading, please donate and spread the word.
Thank you very much and God bless you all for supporting Jerry, Sandra and their family.
Sandra's sister Carmen
To make matters worse, Jerry unfortunately had no Power of attorney. He has his Social Security check and pension in a separate bank acct and Sandra is not able to access the funds She has gone to the bank, there is nothing they can do. She will either have to hire an attorney or take it to court and that will take a while. Please donate, Thank you
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