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After 75 Years Of Marriage, This Couple Died In Each Others’ Arms Hours Apart
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After 75 Years Of Marriage, This Couple Died In Each Others’ Arms Hours Apart

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.

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

A video report telling their story:

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HollyWoods
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7 years ago

...and people today think that if their marriage lasts 10 years that they've done a good job. We should all wish for a love like this.

KimberlyShaffer
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7 years ago

My husband and I had gotten wide-eyed stares when we had only reached our 5th anniversary!! And people would tell us what a "long time" that was! Seriously?? That's only just starting out! People need to enter into marriage realizing it's a covenant, and not bail out for selfish reasons at the very first sign of trouble.

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CatSunshine
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7 years ago

This is so beautiful! We need more stories like this <3

LiamRoberts
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7 years ago

You said it. I almost cried at this, it just proves that true love isn't just in films and fairy tales

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AnonimousCookie
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7 years ago

i thought it only exists in fairytales

ShirleyBowen
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7 years ago

Anonimous Cookie ... The story proves that kind of love & devotion does exist in real life

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HollyWoods
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7 years ago

...and people today think that if their marriage lasts 10 years that they've done a good job. We should all wish for a love like this.

KimberlyShaffer
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7 years ago

My husband and I had gotten wide-eyed stares when we had only reached our 5th anniversary!! And people would tell us what a "long time" that was! Seriously?? That's only just starting out! People need to enter into marriage realizing it's a covenant, and not bail out for selfish reasons at the very first sign of trouble.

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CatSunshine
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7 years ago

This is so beautiful! We need more stories like this <3

LiamRoberts
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7 years ago

You said it. I almost cried at this, it just proves that true love isn't just in films and fairy tales

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AnonimousCookie
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7 years ago

i thought it only exists in fairytales

ShirleyBowen
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7 years ago

Anonimous Cookie ... The story proves that kind of love & devotion does exist in real life

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