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Wicklow widow appeals to public after losing her late husband's wedding ring in Dublin

“It’s something that I’ve carried with me ever since, I’ve never taken it off since the moment I put it on.”
Feb 11th 2016, 10:36 PM 30,285 12

A WICKLOW WOMAN has appealed to the public for help after she lost her late husband’s wedding band this week.

Suzanne Grellety wore the ring on a necklace since her husband died in a boating accident in Cannes in March 2014.

Oliver died while trying to save his friends who got into trouble in the water.

Grellety told The Ray D’Arcy Show that the accident was captured by video on his phone, which she got after he died.

“I had to fight with the police in Cannes to get anything at all back. The two possessions I got were his wedding ring and his mobile phone.

It’s something that I’ve carried with me ever since, I’ve never taken it off since the moment I put it on.

Grellety took off the wedding band when having a scan at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin on Monday night.

She put the necklace back on before leaving and only made one stop at the Tesco in the Merrion Centre on her way home.

The Wicklow woman described how she noticed the chain was hanging open when she arrived home and took off her coat.

Grellety said it “looks like silver, but is white gold, and worn from being clutched to death”.

She described the ring as her “most precious possession” when making the appeal.


Source: RTÉ Radio 1/SoundCloud

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