The woman who couldn’t live with the election

May 17, 2016

A 68-year-old Virginia woman has left behind what could be one of the most eyebrow-raising obituaries ever written:

“Faced with the prospect of voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Mary Anne Noland of Richmond chose, instead, to pass into the eternal love of God on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the age of 68.”

The obituary notes that Noland was “a faithful child of God,” who “devoted her life to sharing the love she received from Christ” — with the apparent exception of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and the Democratic primary front-runner.

Unsurprisingly, social media was quick to jump on the cheeky obit after it was posted online by the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

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That seems extreme. I plan on simply gouging my eyes out so I don’t have to watch.

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