Ruth Ann Pineda Memorial Fund

Our beloved mother Ruth Ann Pineda recently passed away from a fatal stroke after having a brain tumor removed.  She was only 62 years old at her time of passing.  This was very unexpected and devastating to not only us but to her animals.  She was a 25+ year foster home with the Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets (H.E.L.P.) organization and has had tens of thousands of animals through her home.  There were times where she had 40+ animals in her house at a time.  She was also disabled while doing this, suffering from carpal tunnel in both of her elbows and wrists.  She is the definition of a giving person, barely making it by on social security, still she always found ways to help others with whatever she could.  Even in her passing she gave, as an organ donor, she was able to give her heart, lungs, liver and kidneys.

With all of that said we (her son Jake and daughter Marian) are looking for assistance with funds to have a celebration of life memorial for her and any unexpected costs/bills incurred through her final days.
  • Carrie Maxam 
    • $20 
    • 41 mos
  • Michael Durante 
    • $150 
    • 41 mos
  • Sherry Kleinpaste 
    • $30 
    • 41 mos
  • Jay Johnson 
    • $10 
    • 41 mos
  • Jeffrey Spinney 
    • $5 
    • 41 mos
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Jake Pineda 
Batavia, IL
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