Rosie's Cancer Battle

In March of 2017, a scan revealed that my mother had a mass in her lung. The physicians at the Midland Hospital neglected to notify her, so months passed with a mass inside her chest. In late August, my mother slipped in the shower and hurt her shoulder, resulting in her receiving another scan showing a mass in her chest. After being sent for a biopsy, it was revealed on the 29th of September 2017, one of the most selfless people I know was told she had Small Cell Lung Cancer, an aggressive and rapidly moving cancer. On the 3rd of October 2017, my mother was notified the cancer had spread to her brain and would only have one year to live. 

Rosemary's entire life has been deeply devoted to ensuring that she would help people that were less fortunate regardless of the monetary situation our family was in; from taking in family members and friends that didn't have a place to go, to making sure any person that came to our home didn't leave hungry. A wife, mother of four, grandmother of 14, sister, cousin, aunt and a selfless person who has given everything to her family without asking for anything in return has one final wish. 

Any donations will go towards Rosemary's:
Funeral Costs

My mother passed away at 52 on August 17th, in the comfort of her family after a long battle against lung cancer.
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Marc Quinones 
Midland, MI
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