The Gorga family matriarch passed away in 2017 at the age of 66, and her family misses her terribly. Remembering Antonia on her October 20 birthday, Joe shared a candid family photo from the archives. The picture showed him and sister Teresa Giudice beaming as they flanked their mom, who smiled sweetly over a cake that read: Happy Birthday Nonna.
In his caption, Joe paid tribute to the memory of his mother, and to her delicious home cooking: "Happy Birthday to an amazing person," the Jersey dad wrote. "I miss you so much everyday. God I wish I had your sauce today. I love you."
Even though he was in Los Angeles with his wife Melissa Gorga on his mother's birthday, Joe made sure to have a pasta dinner. In photos from the couple's evening at Craig's, Melissa showed a table loaded with Italian entrees.
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