Teresa Giudice Returns to Instagram with a Touching Tribute to Her Late Father

Teresa Giudice Returns to Instagram with a Touching Tribute to Her Late Father

The RHONJ cast member’s father passed away in early April.

Teresa Giudice Nono Father Tribute

Teresa Giudice is honoring her late father, Giacinto Gorga, two weeks after his death. The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member returned to Instagram with one of her first posts since revealing her dad passed away from health issues earlier this month.      

The mom of four posted a touching tribute to Giacinto, affectionately known as Nonno (or grandfather in Italian, on Instagram, sharing a picture of the two of them posing alongside her brother, Joe Gorga. “Home is where the heart is,” she captioned the sweet family photo.

Teresa first shared the tragic news of her father’s passing on April 3, sharing a slideshow featuring various photos of Giacinto and her family. "My father, my protector, my hero, God took you early this morning to be with mommy," she wrote at the time. "I saw you peacefully pass [and] I know you kept fighting for my daughters and I." 

View this post on Instagram

Home is where the heart is ❤️

A post shared by TERESA GIUDICE ® (@teresagiudice) on

Shortly after his death, Teresa shared several vintage photos of her dad, as well as a brief video of the moving memorial she and her family held in his memory.  “Today we set you free, fly high to Mommy,” she wrote of the ceremony.

 

Giacinto moved in with Teresa and her four daughters in 2017 after the death of his wife and Teresa's mother, Antonia Gorga. He faced several health battles over the years, including a hospitalization for pneumonia this winter.

Related Stories
Related Show

The Daily Dish is your source for all things Bravo, from behind-the-scenes scoop to breaking news, exclusive interviews, photos, original videos, and, oh, so much more. Subscribe to The Daily Dish podcast, join our Facebook group, and follow us on Instagram for the latest news hot off the presses. Sign up to become a Bravo Insider and be the first to get exclusive extras.

 

You May Also Like...
Recommended by Zergnet