Jacqueline Jossa pays tribute as grandad dies and vows to ‘sing my heart out’

Jacqueline Jossa
Jacqueline Jossa paid tribute to her grandad (Picture: Instagram)

Jacqueline Jossa has revealed her grandfather has died, sharing a sweet tribute to him on social media.

The former EastEnders star posted a photo of herself smiling next to her grandad with one arm around his shoulders.

Jacqueline vowed to ‘sing’ for him as a tribute, referencing their shared love of performing, which the actress has expressed many times in the past.

She wrote in the picture caption: ‘Rest in peace grandad. Find yourself a stage in heaven and sing your heart out. I will find one and do the same. For you.’

The I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! winner’s friends and family left supportive messages in the comments.

Her husband Dan Osborne left praying and red love heart emoji and her fellow I’m A Celeb star Andy Whyment said: ‘Sorry for your loss Jaq.’

TV star Georgia Harrison wrote: ‘Rip xxx’ as former Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison posting a red love heart.

She also shared more pictures from her beloved grandfather’s life on her Instagram Stories as other members of her family shared their memories.

In one snap she and posed with her grandfather at what appeared to be a glam party, and in another she praised her family member for triumphing in a football match as ‘grandad took his last breath’.

Jacqueline Jossa
Jaq’s family member played for Northern Ireland, where her grandad hailed from (Picture: Instagram)

The TV star said: ‘What a hero. As my grandad took his last breath, my cousin played for Northern Ireland, grandad’s home, and won!

‘What a special moment @ciarasherwood we are all so proud of you. You inspire me and my children.’

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