A sad loss. daisy josephs revealed that her ex-husband, Jan Josephs, recently died aged 74.
“Today would have been Jan’s 75th birthday,” said the Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 55, wrote via Instagram on Monday, September 5. “He passed away unexpectedly last week and a part of us died with him. We are heartbroken.”
The Bravo personality and her ex divorced in 2013, but the former couple stayed together despite their split.
“The night before he left us we shared a beautiful conversation about how blessed we are, our children all successful and happy and that we could only brag about each other,” the reality star continued. “We talked every day, he was my family. Jan was an amazing father, grandfather, friend, partner to his amazing girlfriend, he loved everyone unconditionally, he loved Motown, working out and Italian food, but most of all he loved his family.”
the Caviar dreams, tuna budget The author accompanied her post with a snapshot of Jan in her younger years, noting that she selected it for two reasons: “I chose this photo not only because it was one of her favorites, but because it had a youthful spirit and will forever be.” .”
After Margaret announced the sad news, tributes poured in from her co-stars. “Happy heavenly birthday Jan ❤️,” Dolores Catania commented via Instagram. “I hear the old men play from here.” Jackie Goldschneider added: “Happy birthday Jan. I know he was loved so much.”
Housewives from other franchises also sent the “Caviar Dreams” podcast host their best wishes via Instagram, leaving sweet messages in the comments section of her post. “What a beautiful photo,” she wrote. medley potpourri. “My heart is sad for you and your family. We love you.” Braunwyn Windham Burke He chimed in to add: “I send you all my love and light.”
According to a Jan memorial website, the New Jersey native died on August 26 and his funeral was held on Wednesday, August 31, in his home state.
Margaret and Jan were married in 1994 when she was 24 years old. At the time, Jan had full custody of her three children from her first marriage. The duo later welcomed a son in 1996, but he and his stepbrothers have famously never appeared on RHONJ.
The designer of the Macbeth Collection went ahead with Benign Josephwhom he married in 2013. Margaret and Jan ended their marriage due to her affair with the contractor, but the former couple eventually put the drama behind them.
“[We’re] amazing friends and amazing co-parents,” said Margaret Wendy Williams last year.