The beloved Della Reese, the star of popular series “Touched by an Angel” and pop and jazz singer from the ‘50s and ‘60s has passed.
Read on to get all the details on Della Reese, who was only 86…
CelebNMusic247.com says goodbye to Della Reese who had battled diabetes for years. Her family says she passed away in her California home.
Della Reese‘ passing was announcd by her co-star on “Touched By an Angel.”
Actress Roma Downey, Mrs.Reese’s co-star on “Touched By an Angel,” said in a statement:
“Heaven has a brand new angel Della today…On behalf of her husband, Franklin Lett, and all her friends and family, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese has passed away peacefully at her California home surrounded by love. She was an incredible Wife, Mother, Grandmother, friend, and Pastor, as well as an award-winning actress and singer. Through her life and work she touched and inspired the lives of millions of people. She was a mother to me and I had the privilege of working with her side by side for so many years on Touched By An Angel. I know heaven has a brand new angel this day. Della Reese will be forever in our hearts. Rest In Peace, sweet angel. We love you.”
RIP Mrs. Reese and than you for being exactly as your series name, we were all “Touched By an Angel” throughout your career.
Reese’s legacy as an entertainer who focused her career on uplifting her audience, and that she did.
Thank you and farewell.