Rosie Murray Heart Operation

On December 29th, 2017, my mom, famed Jamaican actress Rosie (Rosemary)Murray was at an intimate birthday celebration for a longstanding friend and suffered a major heart attack. 

Our life hasn't been the same as of that night, as we fought to keep her alive and are now doing every means possible to help her recovery to get back to a regular functioning life

After a great consultancy session with an awesome Cardiologist (Dr. Herlock getting another recommendation here), we have seen the small area in the heart that needs to be resuscitated in order for the heart to return to regular functionality.  To do with she needs an angioplasty done, which in Jamaica could cost about 1.4million dollars (JMD). 


My mom has been working for herself since unscrupulous actions had derailed her interest in working in direct media corporations for about 2 years. She's been growing a weekly business in baking and actually, writing and executing her first production "A Slice of Life" last year. It's a personal, comedic and therapeutic theatrical experience that has rave reviews from Jamaican media circles and was set to make her first international run as soon as March 2018. 


She also is apart of other theatrical productions making local and international run such as "Saving Grace", her Actor Boy nominated performance in "Tek Yuh Hand Offa Me" with a few more in the works.


She was just hitting her entrepreneurial stride and reaching full potential when this tragedy hit her at age 58.  Doctors say she could be up and running with the surgery, the area in the heart is still receiving blood so it's not too late but as time goes by her chances of fully restoring heart function is heightened. She's currently doing her best with maintenance through cardiotherapy exercise, complete diet change and taking her meds. But this procedure could make all these efforts completely restore her chances of fully returning to her life on the stage and entrepreneurship.

We'd love and appreciate your help.

(This is being organized by me and my father Peter Andrew Wayne Lopez to facilitate access to the necessary funds)

Donations

  • VIVIAN DOWDIE 
    • 200 $ 
    • 25 mos
  • Claudeea Clarke 
    • 10 $ 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 200 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 111 $ 
    • 27 mos
  • Kedeen Spence 
    • 20 $ 
    • 27 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Phillip Andrew Lopez 
Organizer
North York, ON
Peter Lopez 
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