With a heavy and aching heart, we are sorry to announce that Tina Grimmie, the mother of the late star and singer Christina Grimmie has lost her battle with cancer and have passed away.
“We are saddened to announce the loss of our beloved Tina, also affectionately known as ‘Mama Grimmie’ to the millions of fans of Christina Grimmie around the world, She will be missed immensely.” The Grimmie family said in a statement on Sunday
The news was announced on the official Instagram account of the late singer, and since then, tributes and prayers have been filling social media.
The mother suffered from cancer for many years, but that was not the only battle she was fighting. After her daughter, Christina, who was a YouTube sensation and star of “The Voice” was killed in 2016 while greeting fans after a concert in Orlando, she was 22 years old. Ever since Tina‘s life has been enveloped in agony and sadness having to live with the loss of her beloved daughter.
“We rejoice at the thought that Tina and Christina are united once again in the presence of our Lord and Savior,” The Grimmie family added to their statement.
Our prayers and condolences go to the entire Grimmie Family.