She wasn't able to travel to Cleveland to get her fix, so her friend Sam Klein, also a Cleveland Heights native, sent a request to the restaurant to see if there was anything they could do.
"This was my first request like this. I wasn't even sure if we'd be able to do it," restaurant owner Tommy Fello told Fox 8 Cleveland.
Fello assured Klein he would find a way to make it happen. Using donated dry ice from Pierre's Ice Cream and paying $123 for overnight shipping, Fello put together a package for Pomeranz that was sure to keep the
Klein snapped a photo of Pomeranz holding the
Pomeranz passed away last Friday, but her story continues to live on.
“Seeing her in that picture was just something else, I'll tell ya. What a reward,” Fello told Fox 8 Cleveland. “I was so happy it worked. I wasn't sure how it was going to work, and Sam called me and said it worked. We called it the ‘Milkshake Mission’ or something like that, ‘Mission: Impossible.’”