Alexander and Jeanette Toczko, an elderly couple in California that had been married for 75 years, recently passed away in each others’ arms within less than a day of each other, professing their love for each other until the very end. Their last loving embrace was documented by their bereaved daughter Aimee Toczko-Cushman.


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Alexander (95) and Jeanette (95) ‘dated’ since they were 8 and married in 1940. Several weeks ago, Alexander suffered a broken hip and became bedridden. Jeanette also fell ill, so a local hospice provided them with care beds where they could lie in each others’ arms.

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After 75 years of marriage, this couple died in each others’ arms

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“Wait for me, I’ll be there soon” – Jeanette told Alexander when he passed away

Image credits: Aimee Toczko-Cushman

Alexander (95) and Jeanette (96) Toczko were married in 1940 and dated since they were 8

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“Their hearts beat as one from as long as I can remember,” said their daughter, Aimee

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Jeanette’s health took a turn for the worse after Alexander was bedridden with a broken hip

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They left behind 5 children, 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren

Image credits: Aimee Toczko-Cushman

“The hospice nurse said it was the most incredible thing to see the two of them taking those last breaths together”

Image credits: Aimee Toczko-Cushman

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