Maria Menounos‘ mom Litsa has died after battling stage four mind most cancers for greater than 4 years.
On Sunday, the TV persona shared the information of her mother’s loss of life on Instagram, together with a black-and-white picture of considered one of their last moments collectively. “RIP mom. 💔 God loved her so much he took her on greek easter,” Menounos wrote within the caption.
“Christ is risen mom,” she additionally wrote in Greek.
Menounos beforehand revealed on her present, Better Together, that she had introduced each her dad and mom again home to Connecticut after they’d spent greater than a yr and a half in Los Angeles.
Getting them home safely amid the coronavirus pandemic was a problem, she stated, however Menounos did so with the assistance of a pal’s non-public airplane.
“You made her dream come true,” Menounos instructed the pal, Ed Mylett, in the course of the episode. “She’s been so dying to come home. It’s been over a year and a half, and she flew home so comfortably.”
At the time, she added that Litsa had simply begun a spherical of chemotherapy as she continued to battle her most cancers, and had been having “a rough journey” over the previous few months.
“We got some not some not so great news on Monday, November 23, that my mom’s brain tumor was growing,” Menounos stated on an episode of Better Together. The subsequent day, she and her husband, Keven Undergaro, flew out to assist.
Cindy Ord/Getty Maria Menounos poses along with her dad and mom Costas Menounos and Litsa Menounos
“We land, and that’s when this all started. I’m just going to share that we’re in process right now, and we still need prayers. Long story short is that within a few hours, both of my parents were diagnosed with COVID,” she continued.
Last September, Menounos celebrated her mother with a heartfelt birthday put up, noting that on the time she was a four-year most cancers survivor.
“In my darkest moments fear never let me see this day possible,” she captioned the put up. “Faith however would whisper in my ear. I am moved and inspired by your fearlessness and calm throughout this journey.”
“Mom I love you more than words can express,” she added. “I will fight for you and with you everyday. I pray god gives us many more years so you can see your dream of grandchildren come true. Happy birthday, to many more.”