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Dr. Nicole Martin’s Father Has Passed Away: "Still Doesn’t Seem Real"

Read the sweet tribute RHOM's Dr. Nicole Martin wrote for her late dad, Miguel.

By Allison Crist

Dr. Nicole Martin's father, Miguel, has passed away. The Real Housewives of Miami cast member took to Instagram on Sunday, Nov. 19 to share the heartbreaking news as well as a sweet tribute to her dad.

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To see what Nicole Martin shared and to take a look back at their relationship, keep reading.

Dr. Nicole Martin's Tribute to Her Father, Miguel, After His Death

"I haven’t been able to find the words and still can’t," the caption of Nicole's post began. "Everything happened so fast and it still doesn’t seem real. Part of me is still waiting for one of your crazy phone calls. So many things left unsaid and moments we didn’t share."

Paired with photos of her and her father, as well as her husband and their son Greyson, Nicole's post continued, "Trying not to dwell on the missed moments and focusing on the improvements we made. You had a zest for life and I know you’re having a party up in heaven. Rest in peace dad. Love you."

Dr. Nicole Martin with her father, Miguel, and her husband, Anthony Lopez together at a gathering.

How the RHOM Cast Is Rallying Around Dr. Nicole Martin After Her Father's Passing

After Nicole shared the tragic news about her dad, her RHOM castmates were quick to show their support in the comments of her post. Guerdy Abraira, for her part, wrote, "I love you so much my beautiful friend. This thanksgiving as you mourn, also be thankful for the good times. I’m so happy that your last moments with him were positive and loving. That’s all that matters, the good memories. He was the life of the party and always so positive and THAT is definitely a vibe to live by, counting each day as a blessing."

"I’m sorry for your loss . Sending you love and light," Alexia Nepola wrote, while Kiki Barth added, "I cannot imagine the pain and heartache you’re feeling my dear friend. I am praying for your peace and comfort. Praying for your family. I’m here for you."

Larsa Pippen, Julia LemigovaLisa Hochstein, and Adriana de Moura were also among those to sent Nicole their regards. 

What's more, Guerdy took to her Instagram Stories to share a sweet photo of Nicole and her dad.

Nicole Martin and her father Miguel while at a party, hugging and laughing.

Dr. Nicole Martin's Dad on The Real Housewives of Miami

Nicole has documented the ups and downs of her relationship with her father on RHOM over the years. During Season 5, she even made the bold decision to participate in a therapy session with him as cameras rolled. At the time, she shared that although they've had a complicated relationship, the birth of her son ultimately made her want to make amends with Miguel once and for all. 

After the father-daughter duo's session aired on RHOM, Nicole spoke to Andy Cohen about the process on Watch What Happens Live, revealing she and Miguel were "in a much better place."

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