Laurie Hoshko

My name is Maribeth Coons, and I was recently asked by Laurie to help set up this page for her. Laurie is, without a doubt, a true Angel. Her kindness radiates from her, and she is one of the most positive and grateful people I have ever met. It's hard for anyone to see her going through such hard times. This is what she wanted me to share with all of you.

"This is without a doubt the hardest letter I have ever written, and with the holidays just around the corner it makes it that much harder...

I'm a person who is happiest when I can give to ithers, and often I put other people's needs above my own.

Due to chronic progressive problems with my arthritis, I gave up my job as a nursing assistant in late June. It was a job I loved and have done for over 30 years. Despite being in pain, I pushed myself and continued at my second job as a chamber maid at a bed and breakfast until early October.

I've finally found a primary care doctor who agreed I need to get a revision of my right hip as soon as possible since the original replacement is over 20 years old. I've completed my first week of physical therapy and have several more weeks to go. I also have an appt. with an orthopedic doctor in Avon on December 21.

I was hoping to be able to be on short term disability by now, but unfortunatly, as my primary care doctor warned me, it's a long, slow process. Now I find it impossible to make budget with normal household bills.

I feel that I'm at a crossroads in my life and I may have to sell my beloved little family home in the very near future. I remain hopeful though. If I can just get through the next couple of months my disability claim will go through, I can get my right hip redone and soon get back to work. I'm blessed to have unconditional love and support of some special friends and amazing cousins. You all know who you are. I love you to the moon and back.

Thank you all for listening to my story and God bless you all."

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Organizer and beneficiary

Maribeth Coons 
Organizer
Salisbury, CT
Laurie Hoshko 
Beneficiary
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