Sister's funeral and burial

Hello my name is Ed Hall from North Arlington NJ. I am writting in behalf for my recently deceased sister Dawn Alcobie is 51.  whom I am trying to raise money to provide her a well deserved proper funeral and need help. Between cematary, wake funeral and repass i figure 15-20k, I never burried anyone before so i dont have exact number.  After speaking with the funeral home today, we are looking at a cost of $10,500 - $12,000 for a proper burial for Dawn.  She is at the Funeral polar as we speak which i mention below for vaildation to confirm my story. 

My sister and my story
Dawn had a very hard life more than most will ever encounter in a lifetime,  first by loosing her home after just a few years of marrage with 2 children due to a fire Her husband didnt tell her they had no fire insurance so they were homeless.  Her husband wind up being deported after doing so many eleagle things behind her back which took her by surprise , after spending all her life savings monies to try working the leagle system with court costs and leagle fees she went through everything and sold off everything she could to fight the system. However after many years and no more monies to contine the fight from over seas they both gave up and walked away from each other. This was another trama to my sister. Several years later Dawn met a fellow and fell in deep love. She had her boyfriend move in with her however he was a major alcoholic  which caused the entire family problems.  She distanted herself from myself and my wife and we lost herfor a long time.  Dawns past started haunting her and she started becomming victum to the comfort having temperaly relief from the alcohol so she started drinking more and more and more. To top it off her boyfriend wind up dying do to alcoholizum in front of her which put my sister into a deeper trans to the beast of alcohol and wind up into a cyke ward. My wife and I visited her every day while she was in hospital. We spent years trying to help her do to our love for her and not give up hope.  Years later Dawn admitted herself on her own free will to get help and cleaned  up to a life of  sobriety.  She just recieved her 5 year pin of sobriety and was on great path to sucess improving her life. She did the unthinkable and proved from her heart if you wanna change you can and for that I am blessed that she showed me that its never to late to change and not to give up hope on your goals. We finally became real close and was enjoying our companies. Beings I worked my wife and her became close as in sisters ,  My wonderful wife Debbie took her to her Dr Appointments, counselr meetings and even AA during the cold mouths as well as I. Dawn has two boys David and Johnny who really only know there mother at this point as the father has been out of picture for more that 18 years. Dawn could not get around beings she was unable to drive .  Today I called her and my sister Dawn always picked up her phone when I'd call and I mean always no matter what. Today my phone call to her went to her voice mail. OK shes in shower I said to self or perhaps she took a walk. 2 Hours go by with no return call so I called back again  and again I got her voice mail. I was with my mother at this time two hours away from home and my sister Dawn. I got worried and called my wife asking her to drive by and check on my sister,  15 Minutes later my life changed foreve,  my wife calls me and says Ed get here as quick as you can PLEASE!!  im calling 911 now and cant talk. I knew in my gut this could be the end but kept hope and got there as fast as I could.  My sister was pronounced dead on site at such a young age. For all shes been through and as far as she has come plus with the economey the way it is my family is unable to provide her a burrial. The funeral polar told us they can creamate her which in my heart and knowing she survided a fire while sleeping , how can I expose her to that knightmare again she never wnated that. Shes getting state assistance no insurance which her and i spoke of several times for just in case. She said Ed Really i get food stamps and a appartment with 20.00 to spare each month. You going to pay that for me. Let me get on my feet and ill take care of it ok? Yes sis i know one step at a time right she says right. see to me it dont matter shes not alive its myself I got to live with. I want to provide her a cematary plot with a head stone and a wake with beautiful flowers which she always liked.  My sister Dawn earned this benefit but my family cant step up and take care of the finances. Honestly I live pay check to pay check as well as my broter and  sisters. All together were able to come up with about 900.00 honestly speaking. Look I dont need the monies sent to me send them to the funeral polar so they are in control. My word is good my story is real were meeting with the Funeral Polar tomorrow which is actually now today at 10:00 Steve is who were meeting with from there. The funeral polar is Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home Kearny NJ United States. Look at my FB page youll see posts of friends and family posts. Belive me I didnt want to come here i just have no choice but ask for help. Can someone anyone help us that can spare some donation monies.  My Sisters son who is listed next of kind asked Steve can they burry his mom with her maiden name Dawn Sherry Hall Instead of Alcobi. I fell apart crying cause with that name there was no trama in her life. I owe her a better funeral that what i can provde her.  My mother is with me she now we discuused options and she informed me she has 400.00 in her savings at 82 years old. I feel Im letting her down by not being better finacially set to take care of this for my sister leaving no options but creamation. I dont want to fail and i cant give up hope Dawn didnt so why should I. Im sorry bout any miss spelling iwords Its hard to type when tears are flowing nose is runny and I cant sleep. I want my sister back I love her so much my hearts ripped out. I need help!       ! S. O. S Somebody Please

Regards
Ed Hall Sr.

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Ed Hall 
Organizer
North Arlington, NJ
Debra Novajoski Hall 
Beneficiary
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