Ellen Pompeo's Father Dies

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Ellen Pompeo's father, Joseph E. Pompeo, died Saturday in Massachusetts.

Joseph Pompeo's funeral will be held Friday, September 7 in Everett, Massachusetts.

The Grey's Anatomy star's father was a Korean Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Lubell Pompeo, whom he married after Ellen's mother, Kathleen O'Keefe Pompeo, died of an accidental painkiller overdose when she was four-years-old. He is also survived by 6 children -- Ellen, 42, and her siblings, Maureen, Joseph, Kathy, Suzanne, and Dean; and 7 grandchildren.

No cause of death has been given.

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