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Jasmine Stefanovic's family heartbreak

Jasmine Stefanovic's family heartbreak

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Jasmine Stefanovic Nèe Yarbrough’s grandmother, Isabel Hollingworth, has passed away at 95 years of age.

Announcing the sad news on her Instagram, the shoe designer posted a collage of photos of herself with her grandmother, alongside a very sweet poem entitled ‘Nana’s Love.’

“The days may dance too swiftly as your Quickstep becomes a Waltz, but your voice still sings with angels Sunday mornings, when it matters most,” the poem begins.

“Take your afternoon tea and chocolate and come with me down memory lane, hold my hand on Burleigh beach where my childhood days,” the poem continues.

“With the softest touch of Nana’s love guiding me as I’ve grown, you shone brighter than any star in a class, all of your own. I learnt the art of being a lady. The value of grace and being kind. You always matched your necklace and dress, these little things come to mind.”

“And fill my cup with admiration for those values instilled along the way, because I wouldn’t be the woman I am without Nana’s love, today.”

A few weeks ago, Jasmine was granted an exemption to fly to Queensland in order to spend time with her grandmother, who was ill, after completing hotel quarantine with her daughter, Harper.

Jasmine and her grandmother were close, and the 37-year-old frequently documented her time with her grandmother over the years.

Earlier this month, when they were reunited, she shared a photo of her grasping her hand, writing “Nana, with you now and forever.”

Prior to her most recent trip to Queensland, Jasmine saw her grandmother in Sydney in May.

“Nothing more special than having Nana here this weekend,” she wrote alongside a photo of her grandmother, her mother and herself.

Jasmine’s husband Karl Stefanovic previously told Today about Jasmine’s trip to see her grandmother.

“She’s had to go to Brisbane because of her very dear, dear Nan, who she’s incredibly close with, is really, really, really sick,” he said.

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