After 75 Years Of Marriage, These Childhood Sweethearts Passed Away In Each Others' Arms Hours Apart

July 3, 2015

Jeanette and Alexander Toczko became boyfriend and girlfriend at 8 years old. After 75 years of marriage, the childhood sweethearts passed away hours apart holding each other close.

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Jeanette and Alexander married in 1940. June 29 marked their 75th wedding anniversary.

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"The hospice nurse said it was the most incredible thing to see the two of them taking those last breaths together," their daughter, Aimee told 10 News.

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"Their hearts beat as one from as long as I can remember," Aimee added.

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Credit: Aimee Toczko-Cushman

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

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