cremation for my father

i never thought i would have to do this so soon, but my dad only has  maybe a month left. were playing it day by day hes on 24 hr oxygen . hes been on hospice for about 3 months. his liver and kidneys are shutting down hes no longer eating hes able to drink a little water at a time but we have to give it to him in a sodium chloride syringe but he can only take one or two full of water then he starts coughing so we have to stop. my fiance and our children have been living with my parents for the past year to help  my mom out. my dads not been able to be left alone for over 6months. he told us he always wanted to be cremated so thats what were going to do and its cheaper. we did have money saved but over the summer it was so unbearable with the heat my dad spent the money to buy us a new furnace since we were using little heaters in each room last winter and fans all over durning the summer, and he wanted to know we had a brand new working air and heat for when he goes. any and all help will be appreciated. im going to talk to the funeral home and see if they can set up something for us, and see if theres a way i can get the money people send to here straight to the funeral home. my dads name is Rebel pinkston hes a member of the carbondale elks he has lived in carbondae most his life he was born in a little town up north. my mom is stressing so much about this and trying to figure out how to pay all the bills so im trying to help and do anything i can to help her out. again thank you for your time everyone

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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Marie Hollenbeck 
Organizer
Carbondale, IL
elizabeth pinkston 
Beneficiary
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