Angel is 46 years old. She has her own
business as a Dental Lab Technician. That is someone that
makes dentures, partials, etc. as a subcontractor for
Angel and her husband, Randy have one
daughter, Michelle, age 24.
Angel is one of those people that
“lights up a room” when she enters. She doesn’t know a
stranger and is a friend to everyone. That is proven by a
large group of friends and family that have come forward to
put on a benefit in August to help pay medical bills.
Since January 7, 2008, Angel
has undergone 3 major surgeries and 4, three week cycles of
chemotherapy in this short time. She was diagnosed with
stage 4 stomach/gastric cancer.
Angel became suddenly ill on January 7,
2008 and went to the local emergency. They found masses in
her lower abdomen and she was sent to a surgeon. She had
emergency surgery on January 10th and they
removed to large masses from her ovaries that were cancerous
but determined that is was not ovarian cancer but stomach
cancer that had spread. She was stage 4.
She had a 2nd surgery in
February that was planned to remove her stomach but other
cancer was found in the organ lining and the decision was
made to stop at that point and move to chemotherapy.
She then had 4, three week cycles of
In late June she had a 3rd
surgery and her stomach was removed which she is now
NOTE- Angel and Randy learned of
ShareaCard thru Barb,
mom. ShareaCard Featured Sheila in October 2004. Barb met
Angel and Randy each selling handmade items in their local
park. Barb thought Angel was the "sweetest thing" and
thought she would love being Featured on ShareaCard :)