Son loses each dad and mom who had been of their 60s to Covid inside six hours of one another after household all caught virus at Christmas
- Daryl Gilley, from Sittingbourne, caught coronavirus round Christmas final yr
- His dad and mom Chris and Stella Gilley turned unwell as Daryl began to get better
- Chris died on January 14 and Stella adopted simply six hours afterward January 15
A person whose dad and mom died of coronavirus inside six hours of one another has revealed he takes consolation in understanding ‘they’re nonetheless collectively’.
Daryl Gilley, from Sittingbourne in Kent, caught coronavirus round Christmas and didn’t realise his dad and mom had been ailing too till his father was introduced into hospital.
Chris and Stella Gilley, who lived in Queensborough on the Isle of Sheppey had been of their 60s after they had been taken to Medway hospital in Gillingham, reported Kent Online.
Chris and Stella Gilley (pictured collectively), who lived in Queensborough on the Isle of Sheppey had been of their 60s after they had been taken to Medway hospital in Gillingham and later died
Chris died on January 14 and his childhood sweetheart Stella adopted simply six hours afterward January 15.
Stella was identified with A number of Sclerosis in 1998 and Chris juggled three jobs to help the household earlier than turning into her everlasting carer in 2002.
The household all caught Covid-19 round Christmas and, whereas Daryl was recovering, his dad and mom saved quiet that they had been additionally ailing till his dad was taken to hospital.
He was there for 3 days earlier than discharging himself to take care of Stella.
Ambulances lined up exterior the Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham, Kent
However they each turned extra ailing and had been taken to Medway hospital the place they each died.
Now Daryl is participating in a Run with Mum fundraising problem, to finish 140,000 steps in March.
He can be working in reminiscence of his mom to boost cash for the Kent MS Remedy Centre in Canterbury, which supported Stella and offered respite for Chris.
Daryl mentioned: ‘We’re supporting the Run with Mum occasion in my mum’s reminiscence as she actually loved the amenities on the Kent MS Remedy Centre.
‘You may all the time inform when she was going as she was noticeably happier within the lead as much as it.. The centre additionally proved to be a fantastic social outlet for them each.’