Gerald dies in the middle of a sexual encounter with his wife Jessie, and she has to deal with the consequences.
Ralph Roberts suffers from insomnia after his elderly wife passes away.
Mike Noonan's wife Johanna dies suddenly from a brain aneurysm.
Lisey's Story is about the title character coping with the loss of her husband, Scott Landon.
Jud Crandall's wife Norma is teetering on the edge of death for most of the book and ultimately succumbs.
Paul laments the sudden death of his wife Janice 40 years earlier.