Jill Zarin is paying tribute to her late husband, Bobby Zarin, on the date of their wedding anniversary. The Real Housewives of New York City alum posted an emotional message on Instagram in memory of Bobby, who died in January 2018 after a long battle with cancer.
In the touching tribute, Jill shared a sweet photo of herself planting a kiss on Bobby’s cheek. Alongside the image, she wrote in part, “Today would have been our 19th Anniversary. Bobby Zarin, Mr. B, Bobby Baby....I think of you everyday. I feel you watching over me all the time and @jenniferrogersbelieve calls me with messages. Thank God because I needed you so many times when I didn’t know what to do and you told her and she told me.”
Jill also recalled the wisdom that Bobby passed on to her and her daughter, Ally Shapiro, writing, “You would be so proud of me and of Ally. All the little lessons you taught us, many by example were not wasted.”
She went on to conclude the moving post by writing, “Thank you for always watching over me.... I will always love you ... Xoxo Jill.”
Read her emotional tribute in full below:
The post drew an outpouring of comments from Jill’s fellow Bravolebs, including current RHONY cast member Dorinda Medley and RHOC alums Alexis Belino and Gretchen Rossi, who shared message of support and fond recollections of Bobby.
“Happy Anniversary! He was wonderful,” Dorinda wrote, while Alexis responded, “This is so precious. Love you girl. Sending prayers for your heart. Your Bobby will always shine over you.”
Jill, who sparked engagement rumors with boyfriend Gary Brody earlier this year, previously opened up about finding love again after Bobby’s passing. "[Bobby] told me what he wanted for me,” she told The Daily Dish last year. “It was very sad... But he wants me to move on, he wants me to be happy.”
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