Samantha's Burial Fund

On Monday, December 4th, our beloved Samantha was taken to Fairfax Hospital, we later found that she had gone into cardiac arrest. On this day, she was defeated by a long struggle with opioid addiction, this last time it was laced with a lethal combination, fentanyl.  

Samantha fought long and hard and remained on life support eventually succumbing to her illness and went to be with Jesus on December 18, 2017.

Samantha was a beautiful person inside and out. Her huge blue eyes would light up a room and her warm smile could make you feel like you truly matter in this world.

Sam was a beautiful, humorous, intelligent, determined and charming person and will be deeply missed. Her selfless decision to donate her organs is a glimmer of insight as to how huge her heart was. She was the most adoring, loving, daughter, granddaughter, sissy, niece, and friend that anyone could have ever dreamed of. May her smile shine as bright in heaven as it did here on earth.

As you can imagine no parent ever thinks they will have to bury their daughter. Her mother, Shauna, is a loving, doting mother that would do anything in her power for her child and is having a difficult time being able to lay her baby to rest. We are asking that you find it in your heart to donate, so she is able to give her daughter a proper burial.

A memorial will be held after the holidays and further details will be released at a later time.

Any little bit helps. Please let us all come together to lay this little angel to rest.

Thank you all for your love, prayers, and support during this difficult time.
  • Bart Purdy 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • Nancy Cruz-Lara 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • William Chartier 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Sonia Breault  
    • $20 
    • 44 mos
  • Odalys Rivera 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jen Anderson 
Hayfield, VA
Shauna Connolly 
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