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Young Mother Dies In Childbirth; Family Seeks Help to Send Her Body Home

Collection boxes have been set up in area businesses to help send Raquel Reyes-Marin's body home to Mexico for burial.

The family of a 27-year-old Flanders mother who died in childbirth is desperately trying to raise enough money to send her body home to Mexico for burial.

Raquel Reyes-Marin died on April 7, 2012 while giving birth. She was born Dec. 19, 1984.

Collection boxes have been set up in businesses around Flanders and Southampton Town to help her family raise enough money to send Reyes-Marin’s body home to Mexico.

A religious service will be held on Friday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. at in Southampton.

Visitation was held Wednesday and Thursday at the O’Connell Funeral Home in Southampton.

To donate funds, call 631-287-9647.

Christalrenee April 19, 2012 at 03:20 AM
Yes this is sad hope they get her back to her home my condolences
Aliesa Jhon April 19, 2012 at 04:08 AM
That is sad, my heart gose to the poor family.god will show them a way.
Prince April 23, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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Wordtothewise April 23, 2012 at 03:29 PM
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Prince April 23, 2012 at 04:08 PM
Wordtothewise, I understand we all enjoy FREEDOM OF SPEECH, but we have no right to use hazing tactics.

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