Earlier this week, Mob Wives star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola passed away after battling stage 4 cancer for several weeks.
As details of her final hours rolled in, we learned about Big Ang's final words and the outpouring of love and support that she enjoyed just before her death.
Now, Radar Online is reporting that while she may have gained fame as a tough-talking badass, Ang's final act was one of love and compassion.
In the final weeks of her life, Raiola became estranged from her husband, Neil Murphy.
She explained in an interview with Dr. Oz that Murphy failed to "step up" during her treatment, and while she knew that she might soon be facing the end, she decided she would rather do so alone.
According to Ang's sister Janine Detore, however, Murphy never left his wife's side during her painful last days, and before she slipped into a coma from which she would never emerge, Ang told Neil that she loved and forgave him.
“My sister would never ever keep a grudge or hard feelings for anybody,” Detore tells Radar. “She was just like that. You could do anything to her and she would be like, ‘Okay.'”
Displaying the loyalty and attitude that helped make her sister famous, Detore added:
“They didn’t have a fight. My sister was sick in the hospital. Do you really think Neil would fight with her? We would beat the s*** out of him. He would never do that anyway.”
Our thoughts go out to Big Ang's massive network of family, friends and supporters during this difficult time.