Maggie Ruiz Funeral Expenses

$9,320 of $10k goal

Raised by 180 people in 4 months
Kelly Dillon Guerra
on behalf of Lucia Vargas
 AUSTIN, TX
Here in the Travis Heightscommunity, we are tightly knit and passionate about our families.  As we go into the holiday season, we are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of a parent in our community.  Maggie Ruiz was a loving, devoted wife and mother who worked extremely hard to make sure that her family was provided for and felt loved.  Her unexpected death leaves a deep hole in the hearts of all knew this kind soul.  She leaves behind three children and a husband, her extended family, her many friends and neighbors, and a large community who enjoyed the sunshine she brought to all things.

As the community grapples with the unexpected loss of Maggie, the biggest need to be met right now are funeral costs.  We are asking for any contributions to help assist the family with this expense.  Anything gathered above and beyond the initial goal will be used to help fund the family's needs as they navigate life without Maggie.  We thank you in advance for your donation, and ask you to pray and send love to Maggie's children and husband!
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Update 3
Posted by Kelly Guerra
3 months ago
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Hi all,

I wanted to take a moment and give a HUGE Appreciation Pump to everyone who donated. The outpouring of love and support is overwhelming, and is a huge part of why I love working in this community! You guys and gals are beyond amazing, and I know that Trey and the kids are feeling loved and supported in this difficult time.

Maggie's sister, Lucia Vargas, will be the recipient for the funds and will oversee that the funds are used to cover any remaining funeral costs and any costs associated with the family's moving expenses as they start over (they are currently staying with her).

I never imagined that we would get so close to hitting the goal, and on behalf of Trey, the kids, and all of Maggie's friends and relatives, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Thank you again and God bless!
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Update 2
Posted by Kelly Guerra
4 months ago
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Apologies all, I mistakenly put the location of the viewing and rosary tomorrow night at the church. It is actually being held at Angel Funeral Home on S. 1st Street. The funeral mass/service will take place at Dolores Catholic Church on Friday morning. Thank you for all your understanding and support!
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Update 1
Posted by Kelly Guerra
4 months ago
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Hello everyone,

First of all, THANK YOU! I am overwhelmed at the outpouring of support from everyone, and I know that the family is beyond grateful as well. We have information on services for those that would like to attend.

The viewing will be held on Thursday, December 22 at Dolores Catholic Church, 1111 Montopolis Drive, from 5-9 pm with the rosary at 7 pm.

Funeral Mass will be at Dolores Catholic Church on Friday, December 23 at 10 am, followed by graveside service at Upper Cedar Creek Cemetery off Hwy 21. A reception will be held at Monarch Ballroom, located at 6950 US 183, Austin, TX.

Thank you again for your love, prayers, and support. The family will continue to need it after the holidays as they pick up the pieces. We'll let you know how else folks can support as we learn more.

Sincerely,
Kelly
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Mandy Rivera
4 months ago
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I am so sorry for her loss and My condolences goes to her and her family too

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$9,320 of $10k goal

Raised by 180 people in 4 months
Created December 19, 2016
Kelly Dillon Guerra  
on behalf of Lucia Vargas
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Anonymous
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LG
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Lori Gates
3 months ago
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

EC
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Elizabeth Watson Cerda
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Stacey Buchanan
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KH
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Kimberly Horne
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Cari Marshall
3 months ago
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I'm so sorry to hear this tragic story. I so hope her children find the support they need.

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Ysabel Pena
3 months ago
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My prayers for such a special, loving Mom. ❤️ Isaiah, you & your little sister & brother have a sweet angel watching over you forever!

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Sal Paparone
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Mandy Rivera
4 months ago
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I am so sorry for her loss and My condolences goes to her and her family too

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