DEATH

My Aunt Died Aged Eighty-Seven

Reflections on a life well lived

Marla Bishop
The Bad Influence
Published in
4 min readMar 13, 2024

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My auntie Denise, as I always called her, passed peacefully on Sunday 25th February 2024 after a short illness. She was born in 1936 so would’ve turned 88 this coming May.

Auntie Denise was my mother’s middle sister – one of four siblings all born in May in the 1930s. Their father – Papa Joe – was…

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Marla Bishop
The Bad Influence

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: https://linktr.ee/Marla