Jayleah's Funeral Expense Fund

Last Thursday my 9yr old niece Jayleah suffered a severe asthma attack. 911 was called and she was administered CPR but not being able to breathe led to cardiac arrest. The EMT's revived her but tragically the loss of oxygen to her brain caused severe damage. The swelling on the brain that came in the next 24-48 hours ultimately took her life. Friday September 1st, after 8 days of praying for a miracle her mom, dad and loved ones had to say goodbye. Jayleah has passed on into the after life. No parent should ever have to bury a child. This is every parent's worst nightmare. In the wake of such tragedy, there is a reality of what needs to happen next. The funeral must be planned. I'm setting up this fund for anyone who may want to help her parents Jessica Aho and Joseph Auguste with funeral expenses. Both of these parents work hard to make ends meet. No one has it in their finacial plans to bury a child. Jayleah's siblings Jeremiah, Juliana, her twin sister Jayleen and Sophia are going to miss this sweet girl more than anyone can imagine.  Please keep them all in your prayers as they face very difficult days ahead...


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DeAnne Matarese- Brandes 
Leominster, MA
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