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Vicki Gunvalson Says Goodbye to Her Mother

The 'RHOC' star's mom passed away from an undisclosed cause.

Sad news out of the OC!

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Vicki Gunvalson has shared some heartbreaking news: her mother has died. The Real Housewives of Orange County star took to Instagram to grieve about her beloved mom's passing, along with a sweet photo of the two (shown above).

"Tonight I received a phone call that is every person's worst nightmare," Vicki wrote on Thursday. "My amazing, beautiful and strong mother passed on and is now with the love of her life my father in heaven. I am who I am today, because of her. An amazing cook, organized, bold personality and had a sense of style and fashion that I adored. I miss you so much mommy! My life will never be the same without you to give me advice and your wisdom. You were so healthy and so vibrant and so beautiful. I still need you. I love you MOM."

Vicki, whose father is also deceased, did not reveal the cause of her mother's death, but in a follow-up post on Facebook shared that her mother died "unexpectedly" and "suddenly" at her home.

Tamra Judge was quick to reach out with support for her RHOC co-star. "We have gone through so much together and I love you like a sister," she wrote on Instagram. "I'm so sorry for your loss. for you and your family. [Your] mom is now with your dad dancing in heaven."

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