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    Weʼve raised £760 to raise funds for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy in memory of Billy Mahoney

    Funded on Wednesday, 27th September 2017

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    Dad (Billy Mahoney) sadly passed away on Tuesday 22nd August from a complication of having Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a neurological condition caused by the premature loss of nerve cells in certain parts of the brain. A protein called tau builds up in certain areas of the brain and forms into clumps (neurofibrillary tangles), which are believed to damage the nerve cells.

    It is an awful disease which takes everything from a person. It takes away your mobility hindering you to a wheelchair and eventually becoming bed bound, you can no longer swallow so you loose the pleasure of eating and drinking, you loose your speech so you can no longer talk to your loved ones, your eyesight is affected so you can no longer look up or down and you loose your smile as your facial expressions freeze.

    Dad had great courage in donating his brain and spinal cord for medical research and we know he would be absolutely delighted if you can make a small donation to the PSP Association to help fund more research and hopefully the ultimate aim would be to find treatment and a cure.

    Thank you kindly.

    from Sheila, Clare and Kerry xx

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      22

      • Susan Mahoney

        Susan Mahoney

        Sep 8, 2017

        May Billy rest in peace all our love to you all Sue,Cheryl,Kim,Stephen and Leo Mahoney

        £30.00

      • Clare Barker

        Clare Barker

        Sep 7, 2017

        I love you Dad!xxx

        £50.00

      • Louise Hubbard

        Louise Hubbard

        Sep 6, 2017

        In memory of your Dad. All our love, Louise, Dave, Freddie and Lola. xx

        £20.00

      • Claire Hammond

        Claire Hammond

        Sep 6, 2017

        Sending you all our love. Keith, Claire, James and Becky xx

        £50.00

      • Pauline Power

        Pauline Power

        Sep 6, 2017

        Remembering a very special friend who fought so hard over the last few years rest in peace now Billy as a family we have many good memories.

        £50.00

      • Alison O'Donnell

        Alison O'Donnell

        Sep 6, 2017

        Thinking of you all at this sad time. Sending all our love xx

        £20.00

      • Sara Louise Mahoney

        Sara Louise Mahoney

        Sep 6, 2017

        ❤️ Thinking of you all. Rest in paradise Grandad. I might not of shared these last years with you but I will always remember the memories I had with you as a child.

        £30.00

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