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Feb. 18 2016, Updated 7:59 p.m. ET

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Angela "Big Ang" Raiola sadly lost her battle to cancer early this morning. RadarOnline.com has learned how the Mob Wives star spent her final hours in the hospital.

A source told Radar that the whole scene surrounding Big Ang at the hospital last night was heartbreaking. "Everyone was crying," the source said. "She was in her death bed last night. I've never seen her like that."

For Raiola, the final moments weren't easy. "She was just unconscious drifting in and out," the source said. "She was laying there."

"She couldn't talk," the source said. "She was sleeping most of the time. She was in pain from everything she was going through."

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The 55-year-old Mob Wives star started to fade away. "She had problems breathing," the source said. "She was breathing from one lung."

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But Raiola had all of her loved ones by her side. "Everyone was there," the source said. "All her friends and family were there. Some of her family flew in from Florida."

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Even her estranged husband Neil Murphy went to say goodbye. "Neil was there," the source said. "He stayed the whole time and until the end."

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"Neil's daughter was there," the source said. "Ang's daughter and son were there too."

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Raiola's sister especially got close to her. "Everyone was crying," the source said. "Her sister was sleeping in the bed next to her."

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Her coworkers even stopped by. "Everyone from VH1 was there," the source said. "She worked with a lot of people."

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Raiola's Mob Wives costars put their differences aside to be with her. "Drita D'Avanzo went to the hospital to see Ang," the source said. "Karen Gravano got there towards the end."

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And those who couldn't make it, called to check in. "Alicia DiMichele Garofalo from Mob Wives got in touch, Renee Graziano called," the source said. "Everyone was calling. People were calling nonstop."

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To help Raiola rest, "they were playing her favorite music," the source said. "It was really upsetting. I've never seen her or her family like that. It hit her."

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"It was all very sad," the source noted about the overall feeling inside the hospital room. "Everyone is still trying to recover. She passed away at 3 AM, so everyone is still hurting and trying to get a little rest."

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As Radar previously reported, Big Ang had been battling stage four brain and lung cancer, and her body had recently stopped responding chemotherapy.

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But she will be well remembered as one of the most loved reality stars from the Mob Wives cast .

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