Hello everyone, it's with great sadness that I must inform you all that my grandmother, Mary McLawhorn, is dying of breast, lung, bone and brain cancer. It started in April of 2016 with breast cancer and because of other outstanding health issues she was not able to recieve chemo or surgery to remove the mass. The doctors gave her only two years to live. Its been a little over a year since and her health took a sharp decline very suddenly, the cancer spread. It spread from the breast to her bones, liver and her brain. Because of the spread to the brain she has completely shut down, the doctors say there's no recovery and we must make her comfortable.
Her dying wish to die at home and that's what we've been able to give her thanks to hospice. Unfortunately her biggest fear is to be left in the mourtary after death and that is going to seem like a reality unless we can get some help and that's where you guys can help out. She wants to be cremated and to be honest, we wont be able to afford it at all without help. Her life insurance doesn't pay out nearly what's needed to have her sent off and in order to avoid her fear we'd like to accept donations so she won't have to suffer that fear in death. Her health is declining daily and her nurses have cut her life expectancy to possibly days, or weeks. The change in her health was so sudden that no one was truly prepared for the extent of it all so even sending a tiny donation our way will help out a lot.
Mary has been a wonderful mother/grandmother throughout the years and the least we can do is have her cremated the way she wants and have her ashes spread at sea, back home. Thanks for reading and from the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate the support and well wishes. Thank you.
- Ann Silva
- Allen Jenner
- Nancy Bushway
- Susan Bruton
Organizer and beneficiary