The family of Angel Chiwengo is still trying to come to grips with the scope of their loss.
Angel was catching a ride with a co-worker and on her way home when two suspects fleeing from police crashed into the car she was riding in at the intersection of York Road and Northern Parkway.
For her family, it’s not only been hard dealing with her death – it’s also been difficult to manage the expense related to honoring her life.
The family would like to have Angel’s funeral this week, but they’re not sure it’s possible.
“We don’t want to drag this out longer than we have to, but we didn’t finalize anything yet because of finances,” said Angel’s brother-in-law Nathan Franklin.
There was a hopeful sign Sunday, after the Bea Gaddy Foundation called to offer to pay for the casket.
It was a sign that was met with much gratitude from Angel’s sister Pascaline Chiwengo.
“Thank you so much,” Pascaline said. “I know God’s going to bless you.”
Bea Gaddy isn’t alone in attempts to help the family. Neighbors and local churches have been calling to help.
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