Jane McDonald was inundated with support after revealing she set up a JustGiving page in memory of late partner Eddie Rothe.
Eddie died in late March after a brief battle with lung cancer.
His funeral took place yesterday (April 7th). Jane’s official Twitter account announced his death in a series of heartbreaking tweets.
What did Jane McDonald say about Eddie Rothe today?
Jane’s official Twitter account shared a JustGiving page that was set up in Eddie’s memory this afternoon (April 8th).
It featured a beautiful picture of her late fiancé, wearing a blue floral shirt and smiling from ear to ear.
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Jane’s tweet had no subtitles, but it was linked to the fundraising page where she asked fans to send donations that will be forwarded to the hospice looking after Eddie.
We are very keen to support Wakefield Hospice, which did an excellent job of supporting and caring for Ed and Jane.
The site is called: “Wakefield Hospice. In memory of Ed Rothe. “
Ed’s picture is headlined: “To celebrate the life of Walter Edgar Rothe.”
Then his date of birth – February 16, 1956 – and his date of death March 26, 2021 are listed.
– Jane McDonald (@TheJaneMcDonald) April 8, 2021
What does the site ask the fans to do?
It is asking fans who thought of sending flowers to donate to the hospice instead.
“After the sad death of Ed Rothe, we were inundated with very friendly offers to send flowers and also donate donations to charity in his memory.
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“We would very much like to support Wakefield Hospice, which did an excellent job supporting and mentoring Ed and Jane.
“Jane and her family would be very happy if you could donate instead of sending flowers.
“We set up this JustGiving page so you can donate to the hospice.”
Has a lot been said so far?
After Jane tweeted the link, fans dug deep.
One person donated £ 20 and said, “My thoughts are with Jane at this sad time.”
Another sent 30 pounds and said, “With love and deep compassion.”
Another fan donated £ 10 and said, “Condolences to all of Ed’s family and special love and thoughts to Jane – your Wakefield fans are with you.”
If you’d like to donate, you can visit the JustGiving page Here.
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