‘My mom is so broken’: Fran Drescher says she's often in tears as she continues to mourn the death of her father at 94

‘My mom is so broken’: Fran Drescher says she's often in tears as she continues to mourn the death of her father at 94
Fran Drescher is mourning the loss of her father Morty at 94 (Getty Images, officialfrandrescher/ Instagram)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Fran Drescher, the 66-year-old 'The Nanny' star, is still mourning the death of her 94-year-old father, Morty.

She shared the news on Instagram, revealing that he died peacefully in his sleep on March 20, surrounded by his wife and daughters.

Fran Drescher opens up on mourning her father's death and moving forward

In a follow-up post, on Tuesday, April 2, Drescher shared a sweet throwback photo of her parents and reflected on her profound loss.

“My father is gone. My tears come often. My mom is so broken it’s heartbreaking when the love was so great to have to say goodbye at age 90 to the love of her life since age 16,” she said.


 
 
 
 
 
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Despite the "moment" being a "hard one", Drescher said, "Life has taught me we do climb out of the pit of despair and continue living, loving & laughing again but baring the new and recent scars of profound pain."

Fran Drescher said her father Morty was a great man who honored everyone equally 

In her earlier post, Drescher described, feeling "untenable how permanent the loss of this great man is," despite he being 94.5.

 Morty leaves behind his wife Sylvia to whom he was married for 71 wonderful years and his two adoring daughters, Nadine and Fran.

“His values were always in the right place. He honored and respected everyone equally. He understood the important things in this life, love of family, simple pleasures, and living in gratitude,” she added.


 
 
 
 
 
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Drescher wrote, “He understood the important things in this life, love of family, simple pleasures and living in gratitude. He passed these values onto his children and lived an exemplary life.”

Fran Drescher said her father was always life of the party

Morty, according to Drescher, was known for his humor and intelligence, always being "the life of the party."

Besides being funny and smart, Morty was fond of reciting his favorite poem 'Casey At The Bat.' He was also a wonderful actor who made several appearances on 'The Nanny' and 'The Rosie O’Donnell Show.'


 
 
 
 
 
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“I am so happy he got to see me not only achieve success as an actor but even more important as a labor leader because doing volunteer work on behalf of the greater good was the ethics by which he raised me,” Drescher said.

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