Woman Who Was Engaged to Man for 11 Years Dies of Cancer 3 Days After Getting Married

Woman Who Was Engaged to Man for 11 Years Dies of Cancer 3 Days After Getting Married

  • The bride, Jen celebrated five years of being cancer-free after following breast cancer treatment successfully
  • Jen and hubby Ben got engaged in 2010 and had been postponing their wedding ever since
  • The cancer came back but the couple wedded in November 2021, only for the bride to die about three days later

It was a bittersweet moment for a couple after finally exchanging marital vows despite the challenges they faced initially.

The bride was ailing from breast cancer.
The bride died three days after her wedding. Photo: Galleria.
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11 years of waiting

Legit.ng has learnt the couple, Ben and Jen Cooper who postponed their wedding for eleven years finally tied the knot.

However, it was not all celebrations after the nuptials as the bride died of cancer.

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According to Dailymail UK, Ben and his wife first got engaged in 2010 but kept pushing forward their wedding day because of family losses, work and parenting their three children.

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They finally managed to walk down the aisle in November at the Severn Hospice in Telford, Shropshire, barely days before Jen's demise.

Jen succumbed to breast cancer.
The couple finally exchanged marital vows in November 2021. Photo: Dailymail.
Source: Facebook

Wedding at last

Jen, a maths teacher celebrated five years of being cancer-free after following breast cancer treatment successfully.

However, Jen was diagnosed with cancer again months later after she discovered a new lump under her armpit, just before the first COVID-19 lockdown.

It was then Jen started a new battle with the disease and was lucky enough to hold her wedding.

The mother of five, however, died peacefully on November 20, just three days after her wedding.

Jen died with her husband Ben, 34, by her side after wishing each other one last good night.

Jen's death broke the hearts of many people on social media who sent out love to the hubby, Ben and his entire family.

Lady survived cancer

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a beautiful lady with the Instagram handle @elsie_igb took to the social media platform to celebrate beating cancer.

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According to her, it all started with a swollen lymph node in her neck and persistent physical fatigue quickly followed.

In her words:

"After numerous visits to multiple doctors, I was left without a real explanation or solution. Instead, I was reassured that I was “young and healthy” and encouraged to get more sleep and take more vitamins."

Source: Legit.ng

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