'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Teresa and Joe Giudice arrive at US District Court in Newark, NJ

UPDATE: Just a few days after her father-in-law Frank Giudice passed away, Teresa Giudice has finally broken her silence. On Friday, June 20th, Teresa posted a touching photo of her husband Joe and his dad taken on Father’s Day 2014, just a few days before Frank tragically passed away at the age of 63. We’re sending our thoughts to the entire Giudice family.

The Giudice’s are going through a rough time right now. They’re prepping for their hearing on July 8th, which will determine for how long they’re going to jail, and now, Joe is also dealing with the sudden death of his father, which happened tragically last night.

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Multiple outlets are reporting that Joe’s father, Frank, passed away yesterday in the Giudice’s New Jersey home. He and Joe were in the yard playing with the dogs and suddenly fell ill. He was only 63.

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This is even more sad because Joe’s dad had a big part in the upcoming season 6 premiere of RHONJ. We got a first look at the episode, and in it, the entire Giudice family—like, 100 of them—pile in Joe and Teresa’s living room for a family picture. Frank made it into the family photo, so at least Joe will have that keepsake to remember his dad by.

Are you upset by Frank’s passing? Are you rooting for Joe and Teresa’s lives to get better? Tweet us @OKMagazine.


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