Rolon Funeral/Fire Recovery Fund

60 year old, Rita Sklar-Rolon born on February 25th, 1957 in Brooklyn, NY died today January 7th, 2018 due to smoke inhalation from an electrical fire in her two story home in the Oakland Gardens section of Queens, NY.

She was raised in Bayside, Queens and left behind her husband of 37 years David Rolon and only child, Cassandra Rolon.

The fire took place at about 11:30am and the house that had been in the family since 1967 is destroyed. Rita Sklar-Rolon was diagnosed with lung cancer on December 17th and was just advised 5 days ago the cancer was in remission.

Everything has been lost in the fire and this gofundme is to help raise money for the funeral expenses and to winterize the property to avoid water pipes bursting and further damage during these brutally cold and sub freezing temperatures in NYC this past week. Any and all donations are appreciated and 100% of the proceeds will be going to the Rolon family.

Clothes and food donations will also be accepted. Please email contact this page if you would like to donate.

You can read more on the Daily News website with the following link below.

Thank you and please keep the Rolon family in your thoughts and prayers.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/60-year-old-woman-killed-queens-house-fire-article-1.3742943


Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • 200 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Jenny Espinosa 
    • 200 $ 
    • 28 mos
  • Juan Papo Santiago  
    • 25 $ 
    • 28 mos
  • Krystal Suarez 
    • 50 $ 
    • 28 mos
  • Christian Merino 
    • 100 $ 
    • 28 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Joel Fana 
Organizer
Oakland Gardens, NY
Cassandra Ann 
Beneficiary
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more