“We are saying goodbye to her today. Forever in our hearts,” Gorga tweeted on Feb. 19.
“She’s really close to her,” a source close to the family exclusively told RadarOnline.com. “It’s sad.”
As support from fans poured in, Gorga thanked everyone for their positive messages.
“Can’t thank you enough for all your thoughts and prayers,” she wrote.
“You are truly such compassionate beautiful people. Xo.”