Weʼve raised £215 to help give Chloe Marshall the send off she deserves. Chloe was just 17 when she lost her 6 year battle with Leukemia
- Canterbury, United Kingdom
- Funded on Wednesday, 4th October 2017
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Chloey Marshall had fearlessly battled acute lymphoblastic leukaemia since the age of 11, but the disease took over her fragile body and she died, just a week after her 17th birthday.
Her mother Natalie, of Redwood Close, Canterbury, had been told by doctors just weeks before that Chloey did not have long left, but kept the devastating news to herself in the desperate hope her daughter would pull through.
“I was told on July 30 there was no more that could be done for her,” said Miss Marshall.
“They said if they did give her treatment it would make her very poorly and she would pass away in pain. I was the only one who knew.”
Just 18 months ago, Canterbury Academy pupil Chloey had been given the all-clear against the odds, only to relapse in March for a fourth time since being diagnosed in 2011.
Mum-of-three Miss Marshall says Chloey had recently managed to overcome an infection so she clung on to hope, but the cancer was too aggressive.
“She was tiny; her little body couldn’t fight it any more,” she said.
Chloey had been in the sixth form only two days when doctors confirmed in March she had relapsed.
Following spells at the QEQM Hospital, Margate, and St George’s in London, she was transferred to the Royal Marsden in Sutton.
It was there she spent her 17th birthday, a week before she died.
Miss Marshall, who never left her daughter’s side, says the birthday celebrations lasted a week, with visits from her brother Bradley, 20, sister Kelly, 29, and niece Paige.
Chloey received 54 cards and her hospital room was decorated with balloons and banners.
The day before she died, she had a surprise visit from her sister, niece and Canterbury Academy mentor Sally Childs, who took her on a shopping trip.
She would get very tired but she was Chloey,” said Miss Marshall.
She loved to wear something nice and do her beautiful make-up.
“She had a lovely day but was awake with tummy pains Friday night. They had gone by Saturday morning, but she was very tired.
“I lwas talking to her all morning as she slept. Her last words to me were 'mum, let me sleep'.
“At 2.30pm on 19th august she peacefully passed away in her sleep.”
In memory of Chloey we are hosting a charity event at The Loft Terrace in canterbury on the evening of the 9th septenber to help raise funds to give Chloey the send of she deserves!!
we understand thst not eveybody can make this but if you can make a very small donation, we along with Chloey's family would be hugely grateful!
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Dear Natalie and family am ever so sorry for your pain. Chloey was an amazing young lady and an inspirational to so many. Still can't believe this it's so hard and painful. R.I.P Angel
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Sep 6, 2017
With all our love Hannah, Steve, Jasper and Finn xx
Sep 6, 2017
For Chloey. The beautiful big girl in the leopard skin onesie. From one Marsden family to another all our love from our Evie , Martin ,Sarah and Meg
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