Ivana Trump's funeral, Donald Trump recollects her 'lovely life'
NEW YORK — Ivana Trump, the Eighties fashion icon and businesswoman who helped Donald Trump construct the empire that placed him on a avenue closer to the White House, lived a "lovely life," the previous president recalled as cherished ones paid very last respects to her Wednesday.
The ex-president joined all his kids, an array of different household and pals at a Manhattan church for Ivana Trump's funeral Mass.
"A very unhappy day, however on the identical time a party of a great and delightful life," he wrote on his social media platform, Truth Social, earlier than he, former first female Melania Trump and their son, Barron headed to St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church.
Ivana and Donald Trump's 3 kids — Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric — stood with their father and their households because the gold-toned casket changed into carried from St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan. Eric Trump in short placed an arm round his sister's shoulders as she held the hand of one in every of her small kids, who clutched a crimson flower.
Tiffany Trump, the daughter of the previous president and his 2nd wife, Marla Maples, additionally attended the carrier, as did own circle of relatives pals together with Jeanine Pirro, co-host of Fox News' "The Five," and Charles Kushner, a actual property developer and the daddy of Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner. Fashion clothier Dennis Basso, an established pal of Ivana Trump's, changed into additionally a number of the mourners.
The Mass changed into "an elegant, great send-off for Ivana Trump," longtime pal R. Couri Hay stated as he emerged.
Trump's own circle of relatives introduced Thursday that the 73-year-antique had died at her Manhattan home. Authorities stated the loss of life changed into an accident, with blunt effect accidents to her torso because the cause.
Ivana and Donald Trump met withinside the Nineteen Seventies and have been married from 1977 to 1992. In the Eighties, they have been a energy couple, and he or she have become widely recognized in her very own right, right away recognizable together along with her blond hair in an updo and her glamorous look.
Ivana Trump additionally took element in her husband's businesses, coping with one in every of his Atlantic City casinos and selecting out a number of the layout factors in New York City's Trump Tower.
Their very public divorce changed into ugly, however in latest years, they have been friendly. Ivana Trump changed into an enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential marketing campaign and stated they spoke on a everyday basis.
Former President Donald Trump paid respects to his first wife, Ivana Trump, becoming a member of their 3 kids Wednesday at a funeral Mass for the Eighties fashion icon and businesswoman who helped him construct an empire that released him to the presidency. "A very unhappy day, however on the identical time a party of a great and delightful life," the ex-president wrote on his social media platform, Truth Social, earlier than heading to the funeral Mass. "This will now no longer be easy!!!" introduced Trump, who attended the carrier together along with his cutting-edge wife, former first female Melania Trump. Donald and Ivana Trump's 3 kids — Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric — and their households observed Ivana's gold-coloured coffin into St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church on Manhattan's Upper East Side.