Funeral and financial obligations

My name is Diane Esposito and I am the owner, along with my husband Vinny, of Split Second Sound.
Margaret has been with Split Second Sound for several years as a dancer and party motivator. Her parents wanted a better life for Margaret as she had dreams of continuing her dance/ballet and her wanting to become a scientist.
Her parents are from Ukraine, her dad being the only one able to work, as her mom did not speak english.
She worked for SSS, went to school to be a scientist and taught dance to children, did science outreach to children and communities. Her dad recently became sick and Margaret had to work hard with the limited amount of hours she had in a day, to be the sole provider to her mom and dad. Her father fell very ill with brain cancer in May 2017. This story now becomes quite concerning.  He went into the doctor with slurred speach, headache and confusion and they diagnosed him with 'depression' and sent him away! He quickly became worse, in a wheelchair and unfortunately, just passed away. This fight he had was not a very long one. They have had no time to prepare themselves, no financial way to give him a funeral. She will have to carry the bills alone and for a 23 year old, that is a lot!  The worst part of this tragic story is that there was no help from social security and no help from disability!  Now Margaret is left to do this on her own. Carry rent, auto, health, food, all for her and her mom Maryna Kocherga.  He was just 54 years old!

There are some GoFundMe pages that are absolutely not necessary but this one is.  Please help support someone who is truly in dire need.

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Margaret, from the bottom of our hearts, Vinny and I and the Split Second Sound family are very sorry for your loss.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Diane Santoro Esposito 
Charlotte, NC
Maryna Kocherga 
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