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RHONJ's Teresa Giudice's Dad Giacinto Gorga Has Died at 76

RHONJ's Teresa Giudice's Dad Giacinto Gorga Has Died at 76

Giacinto Gorga, the father of Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Teresa Giudice and Joe Gorga, has died at 76.

Teresa announced the sad news on Friday (April 3), one day after taking to social media to ask fans to prayer for her father.

Giacinto has been hospitalized numerous times over the years and it’s not clear yet what led to his death.

“My father, my protector, my hero, God took you early this morning to be with mommy, I saw you peacefully pass & I know you kept fighting for my daughters and I,” Teresa wrote on her Instagram account. “I have so many amazing thoughts of you, every day seeing you in the kitchen at my home, teaching my girls to cook, my partner in crime on shopping trips, your love of the shore & my travel buddy. You always wanted everyone to have a good time, eat great food, have a stiff drink and enjoy life. You are the absolute strongest man I know & I know you missed mommy so much but you stayed for us.”

“Thank you for being the best husband, father & Nonno. Your devotion to mommy was one for the record books, you were the true example and a gentleman and devoted husband. You visited mommy every single day & would go twice for the days you missed while traveling or if you were to sick to go, my silver lining is knowing you’ll be together now. 💕Thank you for showing us all what true love is. Love you Papa Rest In Peace,” Teresa added.

Click inside to see what more family members wrote…

See more tributes from family members below.

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