The coronavirus has tragically claimed the live of many, and a man who died of the virus left a touching note for his wife on his phone.
32-year-old, Jon Coelho, had spent the past month at the hospital being treated for the coronavirus before he died of cardiac arrest brought on by the disease.
Following Jon’s death, Katie Coelho gathered her late husband’s belongings and opened his phone, wanting to save as many pictures of him and their two children as she could, then ultimately found the note he had left her and the kids.
Jon had written: “I love you guys with all my heart and you’ve given me the best life I could have ever asked for. I am so lucky it makes me so proud to be your husband and the father to Braedyn and Penny.”
“Katie you are the most beautiful caring nurturing person I’ve ever met. You are truly one of a kind…make sure you live life with happiness and that same passion that made me fall in love with you. Seeing you be the best mom to the kids is the greatest thing I’ve ever experienced.”
Katie was stunned to find the note, which she believes Jon must have written weeks earlier before he was first intubated, she told BuzzFeed News on the day of his death.
Jon and Katie met as college students at Western Connecticut State University. They started out as close friends, then became boyfriend and girlfriend, and finally, in 2013, became husband and wife. Together, they had two children: Braedyn, 2 and a half, and Penelope, 10 months.