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Tributes as young NI mum who learned of terminal cancer diagnosis on day of partner's death passes away

Melissa Livingstone died from rare cancer after virus stopped her treatment

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Meilssa Livingstone

Meilssa Livingstone

Meilssa Livingstone with Anna Bell, Eimear McLean, Nuala Whittaker and Clare Beggs

Meilssa Livingstone with Anna Bell, Eimear McLean, Nuala Whittaker and Clare Beggs

Meilssa Livingstone

Meilssa Livingstone

Meilssa Livingstone

The family and friends of a young Lisburn mother who died from cancer this week after Covid-19 stopped her treatment have paid tribute to her bravery.

Melissa Rose Livingstone (36) passed away at home in Dunmurry on Monday surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her two-year-old daughter Rose, siblings Samantha and Paul, and parents Deirdre and John.