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Ron Tillett's Memorial Fund

$650 of $25k goal

Raised by 9 people in 1 month
Jeff Tillett
on behalf of Judith L Tillett
 PORTLAND, OR
Ron and Judy Tillett have always been the type of people that would give you the shirt off their back. They have opened up there home to many over the years. As one of their three natural children I learned to share. I had many brothers and sisters over the years. I really did not mind we had a big family and everyone was welcome. I am very lucky to have these people in my life and we are still close to many of them. My parents taught me many things about helping others. 


The last 10+ plus years were tough on my mom and dad. Starting with my dads ruptured aneurysm. My dad struggled to stay healthy having one incident after another. The family has felt very fortunate that dad was able to continue to be with us. The past several years my dad was 100% dependent on in home care services. Not only was it tough to see him like that, the financial burden was also a challenge for them. As a family we all helped where we could and we got by together. When dad passed away a few weeks ago I watched as my mother spent what was left of her savings and faced the realities of not having all of his retirement income any more. 


I am hoping to help my mom by relieving some of this financial burden and enabling her to enjoy her life again. My mom can now get out of the house and reengage with the world. Please help my mom to not worry about finances and enjoy some quality of life. I know this would be my fathers wishes. 


Peace and love to all of you who will miss my dad and know he loved you too.

The Tillett Family
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Posted by Jeff Tillett
15 days ago
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Hello friends and family. We appreciate the donations so far but we are a ways off in getting mom setup to remain independent. We are hoping she can stay in her own place for as long as she can but money is really tight for her. Especially after all the funeral expanses for dad. Their medial and care giving expenses the past ten years has depleted there savings. If you can please support mom. Peace, love and gratitude!
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$650 of $25k goal

Raised by 9 people in 1 month
Created January 20, 2017
Jeff Tillett  
on behalf of Judith L Tillett
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