Christina Grimmie’s Mom Tina Grimmie Passes Away Following Battle With Cancer

Mamma Grimmie has tragically lost her long battle with

The family of Tina Grimmie announced the news on the late
Christina Grimmie’s Twitter account.

“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 statement reads.

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“Tina fought a courageous and brave battle
with cancer for many years, even until her final hours with family by her side.
While this is a bittersweet moment for us as a family, especially after losing
Christina two years ago, we rejoice at the thought that Tina and Christina are
united once again in the presence of our Lord and Savior,” the statement

“Tina Grimmie was a powerful and shining
example of motherhood, being an amazing wife while giving love and
encouragement to others. Her laugh, energy, passion and joyful spirit will
eternally be a part of all of us,” the statement continues.

Christina and Tina Grimmie

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“Tina was truly a one of a kind soul and
our hearts are heavy. We respectfully ask for some time to process her passing.
In lieu of flowers, we invite you to make donations to the Christina Grimmie
Foundation in Tina’s honor. God bless and thank you all,” the statement

Tina’s passing comes two years after her
daughter was tragically murdered by being shot while signing autographs at a
Florida concert venue, according to the Associated Press.

R.I.P. Tina Grimmie.

— Stephanie Swaim

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