Couple who have been engaged for 10 years eventually marry the hospital bed after being diagnosed with the cancer spouse
Emotional moment couple engaged for 10 years, finally tied the knot on the hospital bed after the man, 68, was told he has terminal lung cancer
- Malcolm Eyles, 68, and Maureen Blackwell, 67, were married in his hospital bed
- Mr. Eyles went to the hospital with chest pain and discovered that he has terminal cancer
- The couple was engaged for ten years and decided to tie the knot after the news
- Two nurses were witnesses, and other hospital staff watched and threw confetti
The room had no dry eyes when a dying man married his long-term fiancé in the hospital.
Malcolm Eyles, 68, and Maureen Blackwell, 67, were finally able to tie the knot after a 10-year engagement in an emotional bed ceremony.
The couple, from Malvern, married in Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester after being diagnosed with terminal cancer within a few days of being hospitalized with chest pain in Malcolm.
Malcolm Eyles, 68, and Maureen Blackwell, 67, married after a 10-year engagement to his bedside at Worcestershire Royal Hospital
The couple decided to get married after Malcolm received the devastating news that he had terminal lung cancer last week
Malcolm was hospitalized with chest pain last week, but after scans, he received the damning news that he had terminal lung cancer.
After receiving the shocking bomb, the couple decided to get married and the hospital staff helped them organize a bedside ceremony in the short term.
The couple held each other as the clerk led the ceremony in his room, decorated by the staff with a banner saying “Just Married” and hearts and flowers hung on the door frame.
Two nurses in the room witnessed the ceremony, and other hospital staff gathered to watch the wedding and tossed confetti on the newlyweds
Maureen stroked her husband’s face and started crying as she put the wedding ring on his finger.
Two cardiology nurses witnessed the ceremony before them and other staff gathered around Malcolm’s bed to be part of the emotional ceremony.
After the clerk announced they were husband and wife, Maureen leaned over and kissed her new husband, while staff threw confetti over it.
A spokesman for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust said, “Congratulations to the couple for finally tying the knot after ten years of engagement.”