Emily Mitchell fans learned of her death on December 23, which was announced on the GoFundMe crowdfunding page set up by a family friend to get help paying for her funeral. The 36-year-old “suddenly became unconscious while having breakfast,” said Allyson Speake, the organizer of GoFundMe. Pregnant with her fifth child, she was quickly taken to hospital. Despite the attempts of her husband Joseph Mitchell and emergency medical personnel, the young woman and her fetus, who was to be named Joey, died at Westerly Hospital in Rhode Island. The causes of his death have been revealed by E! Online this Thursday, January 14. “We learned from the state medical examiner’s office that the official cause of death was pulmonary embolism,” her husband told GoFundMe. He then clarified that “Although it is difficult to understand how this could have happened, we know that all first responders and medical staff did all they could to help”, before stating “We are certain that it was just his hour, the Lord called him home “.
The young woman was an influencer at the head of a page called The Hidden Way and an Instagram account with the same name and followed by more than 176,000 people. On it, she shared her daily life, her family life and also her love for religion and Jesus. She had quickly conquered many Americans and did not hesitate to publish photos of her family moments, her house, decoration or even her animals. In her obituary, she is described as a woman whose “smile is contagious”. Much appreciated by her relatives and fans, we can read: “Her exuberant personality shone outward in her interactions and relations with all those who knew her”. It is also explained that she was a “symbol of strength during the most difficult times for so many people” and that her “deep faith was the foundation of everything in her life”. She therefore left behind Joseph Mitchell but also Find, Isla, Edie and Lulu, her four children. Mom filled, she had recently announced her fifth pregnancy: “The number five is coming and we are ready! It will be thirteen weeks tomorrow”. She also did not hesitate to use her networks to convey important messages such as the cesarean, the fifth of her life. She specified that giving birth is not a competition and no matter how the mother-to-be chooses, each experience is unique in a post published on December 8.
Following the announcement of his death, Joseph Mitchell, his children and the young woman’s relatives received many messages of support on social networks, in addition to the money raised in the pot. An initiative that her husband wanted to send to GoFundMe. “The children and I are very grateful for the outpouring of love and support following the sudden passing of our beloved Emily and baby Joey,” he wrote first. He then goes on to say: “Words cannot describe how meaningful your words, gestures, expressions and encouragement have been to us.” There is no doubt that the young woman will never be forgotten by her fans.
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