My 56 year old, amazing, lovely, beautiful, sweet mom passed away unexpectedly on December 5th. She left behind a husband of nearly 40 years, a 15 year old daughter, and myself.
She had no insurance. My family doesn't really have ANY money. I, myself, just got married in October and am already in debt from that.
the cheapest funeral consists of burying my mom In a cardboard box. That wasn't going to happen. My father cut corners where he could while still trying to provide my mom with a beautiful service. We cut everything down to a 1 day affair, are renting fake flowers for the service, burying her in a different cemetery from the rest of her family, no obituary, and this thing is still nearly $8,000. We raised $3,000 from immediate friends of my mom but we are still short. If we can't pay for her funeral on Thursday, we will be forced to have her cremated which we do not want. Mom was addimite about not wanting that. My dad can't grieve for his wife because he's worried sick about money. I can't grieve for my mother because of the same worry. I know it's Christmas but please try to help. Spread the word. You may not have know my mom but I can guarantee you would have loved her if you met her! She was my dearest friend and my heart has never hurt so much before. Please, anything you can give.
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