The Real Housewives of New Jersey star, 47, uploaded a picture of where her mom, Antonia Gorga, is buried to her Instagram Stories. In the photo, Teresa must have placed beautiful white orchids on top of the tomb. The Bravo personality — who is the mom to four kids: Gia, 18, Gabriella, 15, Milania, 14, and Audrina, 10 — shared another picture of one of her daughters from the back leaning on the crypt.
Clearly, Teresa is missing her mother, who passed away on March 3, 2017, at 66 years old of pneumonia. In May, the brunette beauty got candid about her loss on Instagram. “Today I struggle as I don’t get to spend Mother’s Day with my wonderful mom,” she wrote at the time. “I miss her every single day and know she’s protecting me, my guardian angel. I wish I got just one more day. I’m so lucky to have learned from her and so grateful for my four gorgeous girls who I have the pleasure of hearing them call me ‘mommy.’ Happy Mother’s Day to all the terrific moms out there!”
Unfortunately, it’s been a rough year for Teresa as she waits to find out what will happen to her 47-year-old husband. The businessman served a 41-month sentence after he pleaded guilty to multiple charges of fraud including mail, wire and bankruptcy, and he was released from jail in March. Afterward, Joe was moved into Immigration and Customs Enforcement Custody on March 14. At his upcoming court date on Wednesday, September 11 — which he will call in via video link — he will find out if he will be granted release from ICE custody. If the judge rules in favor of the reality star, then Joe could return home while he waits for the verdict on his deportation case.
However, if Joe is deported to his native Italy, it seems like Teresa might not be sticking around. “I mean, unless my kids say, ‘Mommy, I want to move to Italy,” she told Andy Cohen during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live in March. “Gia’s going to college next year. I haven’t spoken to Milania or Audriana about it, we haven’t gotten there yet, and Gabriella already voiced her opinion to me. She was like, ‘That would be so hard for me, mommy.’ She doesn’t speak the language. She’s like, ‘That would kill me even more.’”
Teresa’s sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga, previously told In Touch that the family has been “waiting for the final answers right now.” She added, “There’s nothing anyone can do, and we’re just waiting for answers.”
We are thinking of Teresa and her family during this tough time.
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