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Our beloved friends George and Fernanda need our help.

On 9/7/19, after working a night shift, George had a massive heart attack. He was rushed to the closest hospital and upon arrival they realized they could not treat the severity of his condition so he was transpoted  UMPC downtown Pittsburg where they performed heart surgery.  Following surgery he was bleeding,  causing another surgery and discovery of a heart aneurysm. 

The next morning he had considerable swelling of his head leading to yet another surgery, a Craniectomy (removal of part of the skull to relieve pressure). This was due to  a massive stroke.  There is some loss of brain function, but we do not know the extent as he not fully responsive. There are many other medical complications that are on hold because of the trama to his body. He will need other surgeries due to these complications, including surgery to reattach the part of the skull that was removed. He remains in ICU on life support.

He has had his loving wife Fernanda by his side tirelessly taking care of him. As of this month they will have minimal  to no income and as you can imagine medical bills are astronomical with no apparent end in sight.  He will need some kind of long term care and/or rehab. None of the details are clear as he is still in ICU.

We ask first for the most important gift, prayer. And  then please consider giving a financial gift to this family if you feel so led; whether it be a one time gift or a monthly donation. 

We will keep you informed on this page as we can. Thank you so much.

 

Lydia Davis

2019-12-08 18:28:17

I am praying for you Fernanda and George, God's mercy is new every morning!

Anonymous

2019-12-03 17:02:54

God is with you always. When you can't stand....kneel

Anonymous

2019-10-25 15:41:03

Fernanda , praying for you to feel God’s presence in a tangible way, see His hand and for His peace to rule your heart.

Bujnicki Family

2019-10-14 17:18:35

George and Fernanda, we are praying for you and we know that God will give the strength you need at this moment. Love you guys!

Sheila Papillion Lipman

2019-10-14 01:22:26

Father God, We pray for a miracle here. We know you are sovereign over all things and we trust you. May your peace be with Fernanda as she cares for George. We hold you in our prayers In Jesus mighty name we pray

Anonymous

2019-10-11 09:53:40

Praying for God’s peace and comfort to continue to sustain and strengthen you.

Anonymous

2019-10-09 17:52:10

We are praying for the Lord to breath life By the Holy Spirit to George and heal him 100% and give you strength to this trial

Jamie Lombardo

2019-10-09 15:50:51

Praying for healing and strength in this battle.

Anonymous

2019-10-09 14:15:11

Hebrews 11:1-8

Sylvia Hresko

2019-10-09 10:33:08

Praying

Anonymous

2019-10-09 02:22:39

We are praying for Chuck and Fernanda, for Jesus power healing and financial provision and that their lights shine thru this horrifically difficult time. You have brothers and sisters that love you without really needing to know you. THanks to Jeff and Jena too.

Anonymous

2019-10-09 01:03:05

We are praying for you, and for George’s recovery! God Bless you!

Anonymous

2019-10-09 00:02:13

Praying for you both. You are loved by many.

Update #3
December 3, 2019, 9:54 am

Hello Friends and Family,

George is fully awake and the trake has been removed. They still have not been able to put the bone back in his skull because the swelling remains and it's too dangerous. His left side is paralized, along with seveal other complications.
He is still, as of today, in the hospital rehab facility and making some progress but not hitting the milestones required by insurance. This is a big problem as it seems, due to this, it is  likely that they will stop coverage of this facility and move him to a place that has  much less care, staff  with no rehab at all. Fernanda is by his side taking care of him and his needs 24/7. Income has stopped.  Please keep praying for our beautiful friends for strength and pray that  God performs another miracle as they/we trust Him. Thank you!

Update #2 - 11/10/19
November 10, 2019, 9:00 pm

To our Faithful Friends and Family,

We spoke to George today by phone and it was wonderful to hear his voice.  He was a little difficult to understand as he continues to have a trach tube installed.  We wanted to update you with his status.

George has been moved to a re-hab facility after being denied previously.  It was a complicated situation due to beaurocracy, insurance, and agreement of doctors on his eligiblity.  However, do to a miraculous turn of events, God touched one doctor's heart to approve him for rehab.  We are very hopeful for a continued recovery but at this time are not sure what that will look like.  The current situation indicates paralasis of his left side and additional surguries required.  This will be a very long road of therapy and recovery.

As of November 16, insurance that was covered through his work will be discontinued as his Job has been terminated.  As a result, he will need to change coverage to COBRA, a very expensve gap insurance, that will need to be paid 100% by George and Fernanda.  As previously shared, they have no source of income.

If you are so led, consider supporting them as you are able.  Thank you for your continued prayer and support of our friends.

Jeff and Jena Smith

Update #1
October 23, 2019, 8:52 am

To our Faithful Friends and Family,

We will have a detailed update soon, but I wanted to reach out and  thank each of you for being so generous and for your faithful prayers. 

George is having many complications and Fernanda has been by his side every waking moment. Please continue to be our prayer worriers and share this page with everyone you know as they are in need of prayer and financial support.

Thank you from our whole hearts

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I am praying for you Fernanda and George, God's mercy is new every morning!

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God is with you always. When you can't stand....kneel

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Father God, We pray for a miracle here. We know you are sovereign over all things and we trust you. May your peace be with Fernanda as she cares for George. We hold you in our prayers In Jesus mighty name we pray

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We are praying for the Lord to breath life By the Holy Spirit to George and heal him 100% and give you strength to this trial

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