Married Detroit couple died at COVID time intervals, leaving seven children

Troy and his wife Charlotte died earlier this week within hours of each other

A woman seems to have died of COVID-19, but her husband, who had been hospitalized for the virus, was distraught by the news and died of a heart attack hours later. A 44-year-old high school lover left seven children.

“They met and got married at the age of 14, got married at the age of 22, and had seven beautiful children,” he said. Tiki green, Sisters Troy Green, Fox 2 Detroit Report.

Troy and his wife Charlotte Both died within hours of each other earlier this week, after both were reportedly infected with COVID-19 in mid-August.

The couple was planning a family trip to Florida, but when Troy fell ill, he stayed behind. Charletta was hospitalized with COVID-19 two days after arriving in Sunshine. The next day, Troy was admitted to Sinai Grace Hospital with COVID. Both were ventilated and Charletta’s condition worsened.

“Her lungs were badly damaged … they couldn’t do anything more for her,” Green said. “After hearing that my wife was using a ventilator, and after hearing that she was 100% always on a ventilator, he basically couldn’t accept it. He was just beginning to feel chest pain and eventually died a few hours later. “

Troy and Charlotte Green

Troy and Charletta Green (Credit: GoFundMe)

Charlotte died on Labor Day at a Florida hospital. Troy died of a heart attack on Tuesday morning.

“We always knew they were coming home,” Green said. “So we can’t explain our feelings in words because neither of us come home.”

Green said Troy and Charlotte were not vaccinated.

“That is, I know it doesn’t prevent you from signing it in general, but I feel like you have at least a chance to fight,” she said. .. “So it’s like stressing the whole family. I can’t do this again, so (they) need to be vaccinated. COVID takes too many people I am. “

Family GoFundMe Raise funds to cover double funeral burial costs. A message on the campaign page states that the couple “died eight hours away because of COVID-19.” Their children range from 10 to 23 years old. “All donations go to them” and cover the cost of homecoming services for their parents.

In related news, the president Joe Biden Take new steps to vaccinate more Americans.

Biden announced a new COVID obligation during his presidential speech on Thursday, theGrio report.. President Biden has extended vaccine obligations to all federal workers and businesses that do business with the federal government.

This story contains an additional report from GRIO’s White House correspondent April Ryan.

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