Christina Grimmie‘s mother Tina, known to her fans and Mama Grimmie, has died after a long battle with cancer.
The Grimmie family says that Tina passed after fighting cancer for several years. The family issued a statement, which says they will take comfort in the fact that Christina and Tina “are now united once again in the presence of our Lord and Savior.”
The family says that they are thankful and grateful to “our beloved #TeamGrimmie, Christina’s amazing base of fans, for their immense outpouring of love on social media that’s continually kept us encouraged.”
Christina was gunned down in 2016 while doing a meet and greet with her fans. The shooter was an obsessed fan who was tackled by her brother and eventually took his own life.
They ask that all donations be made to the Christina Grimmie Foundation in Tina’s honor.