Jane McDonald, 58, has taken to Twitter to share a heartfelt tribute to her fiancé Eddie Rothe after saying the unhappy information that The Searchers drummer had died on the age of 67. The singer shared a fundraising page devoted to her late companion’s reminiscence, which urged followers to donate as an alternative of sending flowers in honour of Ed.
The Just Giving page, entitled In memory of Ed Rothe, inspired folks to assist Jane support Wakefield Hospice, which was credited for taking care of the couple in the previous couple of months of the musician’s life throughout his lung most cancers battle.
The page learn: “Further to the unhappy passing of Ed Rothe, now we have been inundated with very form gives to ship flowers and in addition give donations to charity in his reminiscence.
“We would very very similar to to support Wakefield Hospice who did a beautiful job in supporting and taking care of each Ed and Jane.
“Jane and household would very a lot admire should you may donate as an alternative of sending flowers.
“We have arrange this JustGiving page so you may make donations which is able to go to the hospice. If you favor you possibly can donate instantly to the Wakefield Hospice right here : https://www.wakefieldhospice.org/Support-Us/Fundraising/Donate.”
The page has thus far raised £811 by 52 supporters after Jane shared the hyperlink in view of her 167,000 followers this afternoon.
Fans took to the feedback part of Jane’s tweet to share their supportive messages with the star following her heartbreaking loss.
One particular person wrote: “Sending you all my love at this Sad time. R.I.P Ed May you be the largest and brightest star in the sky wanting down on all of your family members.”
Another added: “@TheJaneMcDonald so sorry on your loss. My coronary heart goes out to you. Such a phenomenal love story it was. It will take time however cherish each single reminiscence.”
A 3rd fan penned: “Sending a lot of love and hugs.”
A fourth wrote: “Wishing you nothing however completely satisfied recollections of the time you shared collectively. So sorry to hear this x.”
A fifth commented: “Sending you all of the love I’ve Jane. My coronary heart is shattered for you.”
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It comes after Jane’s official Twitter page confirmed the information of Ed’s dying yesterday.
An announcement posted on her account learn: “It is with immense disappointment that we share the information that Jane’s beloved life companion, Ed, handed away on Friday twenty sixth March.
“He had been battling lung most cancers for the previous couple of months.”
Jane’s assertion then took the chance to thank the NHS and the hospice which cared for Eddie earlier than sharing that his funeral happened yesterday.
“We would love to thank everybody for all their assist and support throughout this very troublesome time, particularly the NHS workers and the great staff at The Wakefield Hospice.
“The funeral happened earlier right this moment and we might please ask on your kindness in observing Jane’s privateness for her and Ed’s household at this unhappy time.”
Jane began relationship Eddie, who was a drummer in The Searchers, in 2008 – which occurred over 20 years after they have been first launched.
Jane first met Eddie in 1980 and so they struck up a romance earlier than deciding to cut up.
The couple then reunited in 2008 and went on to get engaged.