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Closed 20/10/2017

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£400raised of £3,000 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £400 to Carry out Sue Meadows Funeral & Final wishes

    Location
    Peterborough, United Kingdom
    Category
    In memory
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 20th October 2017

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    Story

    As many of you know Sue is in St Helena's Hospice and now nearing the end of her life & battle with cancer, in just 10 short months since diagnosis. She is not alone as Mikaela & Jade have been by her bedside for nearly a fortnight & she has had regular visitors too.

    M+J have been looking into funeral costs and Sues financial situation. As it stands there is not currently enough of a budget to cover the basic funeral costs let alone Sue's final wishes.

    We would like to ask if any of Sues friends & family could kindly donate to the fund to help cover the basic funeral costs and if possible we would love to fulfill her last wishes to the letter. Of course any donation Big or Small will all go towards helping us achieve this and will be greatly appreciated by the whole family.

    Sues Final Wishes

    It is my understanding (after chatting with Jade & Mikaela) that Sue would like her service and cremation performed at Peterborough Crem. She would then like the wake to be held at the British Legion in Melton Mowbray and, in her words, would like it to be - "A good spread where no one goes hungry". She would then like jewellery made out of her ashes for all of her children & the remaining ashes to be placed on her brother Nigel's grave in Melton .

    How the donations will be used

    Donations will go towards the basic costs of the funeral including transporting Sue's body from Colchester to Peterborough, service transport, flowers etc

    Over budget donations

    Any funds left over after Sues wishes have been taken care of will be donated to St Helena Hospice in Colchester. The hospice have been amazing looking after Sue (Mikaela & Jade too), it is a great place, Nurses, Volunteers and food included, that has definitely helped take a lot of stress away for the family.

    More info

    Sue had been saving for her funeral & also had a end of life policy in place which would have been payable after 3 years. Unfortunately, due to the short time the cancer has taken to wreak havoc on her body, Sue has less than half the funds available for a basic funeral.

    To those closer family members able to help but not comfortable using crowdfunding or wanting to help more than financially, please contact Jade or Mikaela directly.

    Thanks to all

    Jay - Son "Out" Law

    (started on request & with permission of Mikaela + Jade)

    Updates

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    • Mikaela Meadows5 months ago
      Mikaela Meadows

      Mikaela Meadows

      5 months ago

      Thank you all for your donations on this page and for those who have given in person/direct to Jade, we are overwhelmed by your generosity. It really means the world to be able to fulfill mums final wishes <3

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    • Mikaela Meadows5 months ago
      Mikaela Meadows

      Mikaela Meadows

      5 months ago

      💜 Thank you all so much for your donations and kind words, we really appreciate it 💜 Mums funeral has been booked today so please pass this on, please also feel free to attend, details for the service are as follows; Friday October 6th at Bretton Crematorium @1pm Please wear black/autumn colours as requested by mum Also mum requested no flowers. Should people wish to, then there will be envelopes after the service available for donations to St Helena Hospice IPU

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    5 months ago

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    Supporters

    24

    • geniene essex

      geniene essex

      Oct 5, 2017

      X

      £5.00

    • Katie Ramsahye

      Katie Ramsahye

      Oct 1, 2017

      ❤️

    • Lesley Burch

      Lesley Burch

      Sep 30, 2017

      Thinking of you Jade. X

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 30, 2017

      Love you forever and for always . X

    • Rachelle Sheppard

      Rachelle Sheppard

      Sep 30, 2017

      All my love and hugs xxxxx

      £30.00

    • Victoria Malings

      Victoria Malings

      Sep 26, 2017

      Thinking of you jade and all your family xx

      £10.00

    • Sam  Venters

      Sam Venters

      Sep 26, 2017

      Xxxx

      £10.00

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    Mikaela Meadows

    Mikaela Meadows

    Peterborough, United Kingdom

    We want to give mum a good send off like she deserves 💜💜💜

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