The Veronicas’ Lisa and Jessica Origliasso have shared their heartbreak as they introduced the death of their mother Colleen following her battle with a uncommon neurological situation.
The Aussie pop duo posted a gorgeous tribute on Instagram to their “angel mama and best friend”, who handed away on Wednesday.
“Our angel mama and best friend Colleen Francis Origliasso ascended into the heavens this past Wednesday, on the beautiful afternoon of September 1st 2021. The first day of Spring, her favourite time of year,” they wrote on Instagram.
“She spent her final weeks at home with us in our loving arms and care.
“There has been no greater honour or blessing than having her as our mummy.”
Colleen suffered from progressive supranuclear palsy, a uncommon neurological situation that affected her cognitive and motor operate.
She had additionally been battling Lewy physique dementia since 2018, which had been “misdiagnosed” earlier 4 years earlier than that.
The sisters mirrored on their mother’s accomplishments, celebrating her “biggest heart” and life-long assist for numerous causes.
“She was the greatest connector of all things, had the biggest heart for community & charity, a lifelong supporter of the arts, LGBT+ community, a passionate volunteer for animals and conservation, and she made everyone she met feel like family,” they stated.
“And she loved music more than anything else.
“Her strength and compassion was limitless. Her laugh was the most beautiful thing in the world.
“We feel it very fitting that her last message we want to share with you all, was the word Love.
“Please turn up some KD LANG and have a dance in her honour.”
They then listed a sequence of organisations her mother was enthusiastic about for followers who wished to donate.
Jamie Durie, Tina Arena, Samantha Jade, Thelma Plum, Conrad Sewell, Cub Sport and Martha Kalifatidis had been amongst the 1000’s of individuals displaying their assist for the twins.
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