Loss of a father and husband

Nearly 15 years ago Yelena and Vlad Ruppel fell in love and embarked on a journey to start a family.  Shortly thereafter they were blessed with a child.  Being very family oriented and caring, they welcomed God's generous blessings.  Four more beautiful babies were born.  Yelena has been a wonderful mom, a loving wife, and a great member of a healthcare team.  Vlad secured a job with the United States Postal Service and stayed there for many years.  He was a deeply spiritual man and a great father.  They've always been a picture perfect young family.  In the spring of 2017  What felt like a very bad back injury at first, turned into a diagnosis of acute leukemia several months later.  Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 to be exact.  He was immediately admitted into the hospital where his  5 week treatment was started.  
He had his first chemotherapy, but his exhausted body didn't respond well.  He had to get intubated and placed in the Intenisve Care Unit.  Shortly thereafter, he had a stroke: blood in the brain, a hematoma and his brain died.
The family is in great need of your support: spiritual, moral and financial.  
Lets help Yelena, Vlad and their 5 children get through these tough times and make their financial burden a little lighter.  
Thank you for your compassion and empathy.  

Please contact me (Mela) directly if you have any questions or other options for the delivery of funds


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Organizer and beneficiary

Mela De 
Elverta, CA
Yelena Ruppel 
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