Help with Funeral for Brian and Chuck

It is with a broken heart that I, Diane Sokolowski,  reach out to you to help my aunt with funeral expense for her son and husband.  On December 17th my cousin Brian Dolbear passed away from Covid.  It was a devastating day for all of us.  He was the nicest guy you would ever meet. He was like a brother to me growing up. He was the Godfather to my son.  He was funny, loved his family, was competitive when we played games. He loved racing and made model cars.  He used to take pictures of races at the Fulton Race track.   It is hard to believe I wont see his smiling face again.  Then tragedy struck our family again and on December 22nd and my uncle Chuck Boardway, Brian's step father,  passed away from a Covid.  Chuck was a very happy go luck guy.  He loved playing Bingo, doing model cars and fishing.  He and my aunt Judy would go for drives and loved being together.  This is a devastating time for my aunt and for Brian's brothers and sister.   We had a total of 5 members of our family come down with Covid-19 and it is heartbreaking that two members did not make it.  Paying for funeral expenses for one person is expensive enough but to have to bury two members of your family is a financial burden that they just can't bear.  If you could reach inside of your heart to help our family it would be a blessing.  I will be managing the money and we would need it for a Spring burial.  Anything that you could do would be greatly appreciated.


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Diane Sokolowski 
Liverpool, NY
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