Tragedy as ‘funny and bubbly’ girl, 18, beats cancer but dies of infection a week later
THE loved ones of a teenager who beat cancer only to die of an infection a week later have paid tribute to the “funny and bubbly” girl they knew.
Avid rugby player Molly Hinchcliffe was just 18 when she died surrounded by her loving family this week, while a close friend said she had a “heart of gold”.
Molly, from Batley, Yorkshire, has been described as a “beautiful angel” by her friend Courtney Thompson.
Posting a GoFundMe appeal page for her friend’s funeral, Courtney wrote, devastated, “We are all absolutely heartbroken and so hurt. She is such a beautiful angel. May she rest in paradise.”
Speak with live in yorkshireShe added: “Molly was the kind of person who had a heart of gold but told you to shut up when you complained about yourself.
“When I first met Molly we were little and from the moment I met her she acted on her own and I knew I would get along with her and be her friend/sister for life, she was so bubbly , loud and such a fun girl.
“Molly didn’t have a filter at all, but that’s what we loved about her – we all needed a Molly in our lives.”
She went on to say that Molly was “always super positive” and was “adored” by her older brother and two little sisters.
The tragic teen is also mourned by her boyfriend who “made her feel special,” with Courtney saying they were “destined to be together.”
The grieving pal added: “We’re all so distraught and can’t come to terms with what happened. I honestly feel like I’ve lost my little sister and it breaks me.
“Molly was the most loving person I know and no one will ever replace my Mol. It hurts so much to say she’s gone but will never be forgotten.
“We love you to the stars and back, Mol, forever.”
Molly had beaten cancer after undergoing chemotherapy, but contracted an infection that eventually took her life.
Other friends have increased social media add their voices to the tributes.
One wrote that Molly was “the most caring and beautiful soul”.
Another said: “Dewsbury Moor [Molly’s rugby team] lost one of the most beloved, sweetest and caring girls that graced this earth.”
Over £3,700 has already been raised through the GoFundMe campaign.
https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/health/10477728/fun-bubbly-girl-beats-cancer-dies-infection/ Tragedy as ‘funny and bubbly’ girl, 18, beats cancer but dies of infection a week later