Ronn needs your help

Ron is recovering from quintuple bypass surgery and toe surgery. Ron needs to recover from the bypass surgery and toe surgery before he can address his pending relapse of Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He is going to be out of work for quite some time. 

Ron is an extremely hardworking family man and is the primary income provider for his family. He and his wife have also been taking care of Ron’s dad who they the moved into their home to take care of him after being diagnosed with dementia in 2005. After 22 years of medical issues, overwhelming medical bills have taken a financial toll on his family’s finances and Ron can not stay above water anymore with his latest health issues taking its toll on him and his family.  Ron, being the prideful and private guy that he is, never asks for help.... we convinced him to let us start the go fund page on his behalf to help his family. You can see below the tremendous health battles he has been through for over 20 years....amazingly battling through it all. He is an amazing man who has spent his life always helping others. He truly is a special guy, a real class act.  We are friends of his for 47 years of his 52 years and we are hoping to get him some donations to relieve some of the burden and stress he will endure in this lengthy recovery and relapse cancer battle.  

Ron’s health history :

1997 - Diagnosed with stage 1 non Hodgkins lymphoma. Receives radiation which burns his thyroid & begins a the long list of medication & treatments.

1999 The first of many surgeries - removal of lymph nodes and biopsy. 

2001 More surgery and biopsy reveals diabetes.

2003 thru 05 - Multiple biopsies and surgeries.

2009- Chemotherapy treatments.

2010- Cardiology testing revealed his carotid artery was 100% blocked.

2014 - In July had carotid artery surgery to clear blockage. 

2014 - Surgery and biopsy 

2017 May, five strokes in the brain and one in the internal carotid artery. 

2018 - several lymph nodes were irregular they watch for shrinkage. Dec scan was done and found 2 lymph enlarged and needed another biopsy. 

2019 Jan/Feb - Through routine cardiovascular pre-op testing they found irregular stress test. They did more invasive testing and they found that Ron had additional blockages resulting in multiple heart attacks. After 7 days in hospital Ron was sent home to recover and developed a diabetic infection in his big toe and the toe had to be partially removed.
  • Kevin Kelsey
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • Joseph and Donna DiMartino
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Jodi Giambrone
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • John Lopienski
    • $400 
    • 47 mos
  • Alexander Szobonya
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

John Maliadis
East Islip, NY
Ronald Meston

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