Our Sunshine, Kay

Kay Bearty, my best friend and partner of nearly 40 years passed away on August 4, 2017.   I thought she had a $7000 life insurance policy only to find out that it doesn't mature until November, 2017.   Unfortunately, I am  not financially able to pay for her funeral expenses nor are her children.  They all have families of their own and have limited financial means.  

Kay has always been a hard worker never asking for help in raising three children As a single parent..  She never asked for charity or help. I have been with her and have been happy to help her and her family.  Her family became my family and I love them very much.  

Kay and I have had a good life over the years.  We may not have had a lot of money, but we were able to provide a good home for her children.  Over the past two years, Kay has been stricken with dementia as well as other ailments.  I have taken care of her in our home until it was no longer possible at which time she went to a nursing home.   It has been so sad to see her "lost in her mind",  but I have been thankful to have every minute with her.  But now, no more suffering.  She's in a better place. 

I am asking for $5000 which will cover her funeral expenses.  I, and her family, have chosen cremation as a means of keeping expenses down.   Even though legally I am not responsible for Kay, I would have it no other way.
she is my partner in life, and I will be her partner in death.  Eventually, we will be together again.  I will need funds as soon as possible to be able to pay the Funeral Home.  Any donation will be gratefully appreciated.  Thank you.


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Deanna Flagel 
Watervliet, MI
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