Young Hartlepool mum to bring up her five siblings after tragic death of their mother
A young mum has thanked the people of Hartlepool for their amazing support after the tragic death of her mother.
Shelley Ellis was just 39 when she died in hospital last Thursday surrounded by her family after a serious illness.
Her eldest daughter Shannon, 22, is now going to bring up her five siblings – as well as her own two children – after making a promise to her mum.
People touched by the tragedy have raised almost £3,000 to pay for Shelley’s funeral in just a few days.
Town charity Miles for Men started an online fund for donations on Saturday and put in the first £500.
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