On September 18, Colleen, was diagnosed with cancer. The cancer is in her right breast and about 3 lymph nodes. It has not spread anywhere else, thankfully. She started chemotherapy on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The next year will be a journey – 4 months of chemotherapy, followed by a mastectomy, radiation and endotherapy.
She is a warrior and will get through this – and they will get through this as a family. But it helps to have some guardian angels to help carry the cross and burden.
This site has been set up by staff (and friends) at Loyola University Chicago to help support Patrick, Colleen, and the family through this difficult time.
While it will be left to Patrick to determine the use of the funds, we have set the goal to be able to take care of a year of house cleaning and a year of yard care/snow removal. Any additional funds will likely support medical bills.
Please feel free to share this campaign and to take a moment to pray for the family - that they may find strength and courage from within and love and support from all around.
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