Help me bring my Father Home

My father, Guillermo Mauro Sanchez Lihon died on 07/29/17  at age 63.

He was found by my mother sitting on his chair with no pulse, by the time the paramedics arrived he was gone. He died peaceful in his sleep.

He was diagnoze with ALS after collapsing last year. After leaving the hospital he knew that life wouldn't be the same. His muscle dying , body weaking, bound by a respiratory machine to even breath. Despite all he was glad to be home with family.

My father could be described as the stereotypical latino man. Loud, proud, but always put family as a priority. While we might have sometimes come to disagreement over trivial things. The bonds and love we had was unquestionable. He was loved, he was liked, he will be missed.

My father loved his home country Peru, he would always tell his tales of his childhood, his adventures and the people he meet, his dreams was to one day go back to his  hometown "Santiago De Chuco".

He had many wishes and dreams that he wanted to fufill, many that he couldn't do, many which our family couldn't fufill nor provide. But we can fufill this one.

He wanted to be bury in his hometown, overlooking the town he grew up with to watch and protect it. 

We are poor, we are not insured, we need all the help we can get. The money we're asking is to be able to send his body and precious items home. Pay for transportation from the US to Peru and then to his hometown, and have funeral arrangement attended by his friends and family.

His body will be accompanied by my mother, who he was married for over 30 years. She will be responsible and oversee his journey from the US to his final resting place.

This is sudden but we need the money now, every cent counts. 

Please, help me fulfill my father final wish.

Thank you

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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Santiago Sanchez
Paterson, NJ
Guillermo Sanchez

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