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£1,080raised of £10,000 target by 39 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,080 to help our beloved father, husband and grandfather get home from France, he sadly passed away due to pneumonia.(scroll down)

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    Funded on Friday, 2nd December 2016

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    This fundraising page is for our father,husband and grandfather who sadly passed away on Sunday 23rd October.
    He is stuck in France and we need help to bring him home, any amount of money would be appreciated.
    Dad had two advanced stage 4 primary cancers, and one of his last wishes was to have a last family holiday on a cruise ship, so we scrimped and saved and made sure he was fit to travel with his consultant and nurses, but sadly on Thurs 20th October he fell ill and had to be taken to the local hospital the next day where he never woke up again.
    We have already had to find nearly £1,000 for bills such as the ambulance and 20% hospital fees or they would not release his body. but now we need to find another £2,000 for the cruise ships doctor and another £2,000 for the excess on the holiday insurance and that's if they will take on his policy, if not it could be as much as £50,000 for repatriation.
    then we have the horrible job of funeral arrangements when we get home from France.
    We are now trying to raise money in hopes that we can bring him home to have a funeral and where we can all say goodbye as a family. Any donation is massively appreciated - thank you and kind regards from the Hall and Roberts family x

    (we've added images of our cruise above)

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    • Sarah Hall

      Sarah Hall

      8 months ago

      Sarah Hall

      We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who helped us along the hurrendous journey we had to take. All the money raised helped towards getting our dad/husband & grandfather back home from France to his resting place where he was born and bred. But now we face another battle with the dreaded Cancer, our mum/nan & John's wife has now been diagnosed with stage 3 Vulva Cancer which has spread to her lymph nodes. We face a long battlee ahead and the money raisled has taken 1 weight off our sholder. So thank you all once again xx

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    • Sarah Hall

      Sarah Hall

      8 months ago

      Sarah Hall

      Would like to say thank you to everyone who has donated, it means the world that people can be so kind.... we need one more push as the insurance company is paying BUT not all of it and we are £2000 short to pay back the repatriation money that was lent to us.

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    • Sarah Hall

      Sarah Hall

      9 months ago

      Sarah Hall

      Just to let everyone know that this story was in the paper but they did not get everything correct which is so frustrating such as saying we were on a luxury cruise ship in the south of France, we was not we were on a last family holiday for one week in northern France, they also said my name is Susan which as you can see it's not, yes we did tell the insurance company about his terminal cancer and agreed on an excess of £2,000. And what they didn't say was that he was told by the dwp to go to work and stopped his money for 18 months....

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    • Sarah Hall

      Sarah Hall

      9 months ago

      Sarah Hall

      The insurance company is re- assessing the claim, they have said that they will pay part of his repatriation of £1,875 even though the cost of it is £3,875 so there is a difference of £2,000 plus the cruise ships doctor's bill of £2,000. Which has been paid for by an anonymous person as a loan that has to be paid back or dad would have been left in a morgue in France. ...

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 11, 2016

      £10.00

    • Peter Broughton Ltd

      Peter Broughton Ltd

      Nov 9, 2016

      £200.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 4, 2016

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 31, 2016

      June purchase friends

      £80.00

    • Gemma Holland

      Gemma Holland

      Oct 31, 2016

      Sending thoughts

      £10.00

    • a davies

      a davies

      Oct 29, 2016

      sorry its not more.

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 29, 2016

      June cannon..

      £60.00

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