Sisters die days apart as devastated family plan joint funeral

Two sisters have died days apart with their devastated family planning to bury the girls together. Mum-of-two Shaunie, 26, died suddenly on February 12, with heartbroken sister Shavanna, 21, sharing her grief at the loss of her “twin” online a week later. But now relatives have revealed Shavanna died on Friday.

Friends of the sisters described what happened as “the worst news any family can receive”.

Donations have been pouring in to help pay for the funeral arrangements.

Mary McGovern, who is organising the fundraiser, wrote on crowdfunding site GoFundMe: “The family have made the decision to have both girls funeral together which during the worst time of their life’s will also be finically difficult.

“Rest easy girls we hope you have the best beds in heaven forever #26 #21.”

Days after Shaunie’s death, Shavanna told friends on Facebook she was struggling with grief, the Daily Record reports.

She wrote: “I’m going through the worst thing i could i miss my twin so much.”

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