The Only Way is Essex star Nanny Pat has passed away at the age of 80 after a short illness.
Grandmother to Jess and Mark Wright, Pat was a much-loved star of the ITVBe reality series and had recently celebrated her 80th birthday with a royal wedding-themed party in Surrey during an episode of the show.
“Sadly our amazing, courageous and beautiful Nanny Pat passed away this morning after a short illness, ” Mark Wright wrote in a statement. “We are overwhelmed by sadness, and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time.”
My heart is broken but so overwhelmed by your support. To know good ole Nanny was loved by so many is the best feeling in the world Thankyou
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