‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ star Lauri Peterson mourns son’s death

 ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ star Lauri Peterson mourns son’s death

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Lauri Peterson, a former star of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” recently shared a heartfelt tribute to her son, Joshua Waring, who tragically passed away on March 31. In an emotional and extensive message posted on social media, Peterson expressed her profound sorrow and grief over the loss of her beloved son, reaching out to her followers to share the heart-wrenching news of his departure.

As one of the original cast members of the iconic reality TV show RHOC, Lauri Peterson has been a familiar face to many, sharing parts of her personal life and family dynamics with viewers over the years. Her tribute to Joshua not only conveyed the depth of her loss but also painted a vivid picture of the person he was, beyond the headlines and the reality TV narrative, reported Entertainment Weekly.

“It is with a shattered heart that I write this post to let you know that my sweet Josh left this earth Easter Sunday,” the former Bravo star revealed, adding, “No one can ever prepare you for this feeling of such deep loss. Every fiber in my body hurts.”

In the Instagram caption, accompanied by a carousel, the Bravolibrity conveyed that her son had passed away due to Substance abuse disorder and expressed gratitude to all the people who helped her and her son along their difficult journey.

In her touching note, Peterson delved into the various aspects of Joshua’s life that made him unique. She reminisced about his hobbies and the characteristics that defined his personality, offering a glimpse into the life of the man who was not just her son but also a father to his daughter, Kennady. The portrayal of Joshua by his mother was one of warmth and love, highlighting his roles within the family and his interests that many might not have been aware of.

“Not everyone understands those suffering from substance abuse disorder, but I am forever grateful for your understanding and the impact you made on his life,” she added. She concluded the lengthy tribute with a row of red and white heart emojis, “Josh I love you so much, and I will miss you terribly! I will forever be your ‘Mama Bear & Mama Dukes.'”

Joshua’s passing marks a profound moment of sorrow for Lauri Peterson and her family, casting a shadow over the glamorous and often tumultuous world of reality television. The sharing of her grief through a public platform underscores the deep bond between Peterson and her son, and her message serves as a poignant reminder of the human stories and real-life struggles that often lie behind the public personas of reality TV stars.

As Peterson and her family navigate through this difficult time, her candid and heartfelt tribute to Joshua Waring stands as a testament to a mother’s love and the indelible mark a loved one leaves on the lives of those they leave behind.

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