weddingsEd and Floreen Hale were married in 1953, and more than 60 years later, they both lay dying-in separate New York hospitals. Determined to be with the wife he'd pampered for decades, Ed convinced the hospitals to pull some strings, and he ended up in a bed right next to hers, so close they could hold hands. Floreen died on February 7, followed less than 36 hours later by Ed.
"I think it was so beautiful the way it happened," says a niece. "It is a true love story." One of the Hales' three children, their only daughter, tells WGRZ that though the experience has been terrible for those who loved Ed and Floreen, she is amazed by it: "[My mom] would tell me many, many, times for many, many years, 'I'm going with him,Read More »from Couple Married 60 Years Die 36 Hours Apart