Stephanie's cremation and bills

My mother went into the hospital Saturday July 29th with what appeared to be a bladder infection. after going in to drain the abscess  they found on her bladder that weekend they were ready to release her the following Tuesday the 1st of August. Unfortunately while changing her bandages they found out that although they fixed one problem there was an entirely different, bigger problem they needed to fix so they kept her in the hospital.  Then on Thursday the 3rd very early in the morning she had a stroke, which ultimately led to her body not being strong enough to fight off the spreading infection taking over her organs. Friday the 4th, six days after entering the hospital for what we thought was just a small bladder infection, they put my mother on life support. While on life support other organs started to fail requiring her to be put on more machines that basically were the only reason those organs were "working". At this point my father and I decided the best thing for my mother was to take her off of life support and end her suffering. Thursday August 10th at 5:50pm we took my mother off of life support.

So here's where I need your help. Recently I have gone down to working only one night a week. I have to come up with money as soon as possible to be able to fulfill my mother's wishes and have her cremated and brought home to her family . There are also a few doctor's bills  and bills for the last month of living here in our apartment we shared together that she was not able to take care of before her passing. I absolutely hate asking people for money and if it wasn't for the circumstances I wouldn't be. But I need to bring my mother home and to have a home to live in until I can find other arrangements as soon as possible. I thank you for your time and generosity, and I know my mother would thank you all.


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Matthew Redd MacLean 
Las Vegas, NV
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