Kate Spade's family are due to remember the late fashion designer's life with at her funeral to be held later today. Sadly, she is not the only Spade family member they will be mourning. Two weeks after her news she had passed away broke, her dad, Earl F. Brosnahan Jr., has died.
Brosnahan was 89-years-old, and his family confirmed to E! News in a statement that he died on Wednesday, the night before his daughter's funeral.
"We are deeply saddened to announce that Katy's father, Earl F. Brosnahan, Jr. (Frank), passed away last night at age 89," the statement read.
"He had been in failing health of late and was heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter. He was at home and surrounded by family at the time of his passing."
E! confirmed that the funeral is ongoing, to be held in the designer's hometown of Missouri, despite Brosnahan's death.
Yesterday, the Kate Spade New York brand announced that it will donate more than $1 million to mental health support groups and charities.
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