Talk about taking it to the grave.
A New Jersey woman felt strongly enough about her politics that she had family include in her obituary a dying wish regarding the upcoming 2016 presidential election: “In lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Hillary Clinton.”
Elaine Fydrych, 63, died last Thursday after battling lung cancer and her final wish was included in her obituary published in the South Jersey Times.
Her husband, Joseph, spoke with Fox News and said there was no animosity behind her request.
“She was very talented, and she did a lot of comedy, and always had a line, a wisecrack,” he said. “If you knew Elaine, you’d say yep that’s Elaine.”
Fydrych said his wife really turned on Clinton after following the Benghazi hearings on television.
“The more she found out about Hillary, the more she didn’t like her and thought it would be a complete catastrophe if the U.S. elected her president,” he said.
Interestingly, this is not the first time someone has used an obituary to caution against a vote for Clinton.
A grieving North Carolina family honored its late grandfather’s request in April by asking readers of his obituary not to vote for Clinton.
“Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy,” the obit, published in the Concord-Kannapolis Independent Tribune, said.
— David Whisenant WBTV (@DavidWhisenant) April 18, 2015
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