“Jersey Shore” star Deena Cortese remembered her father John Cortese, who died over five years ago during the youngest christening of her youngest son Cameron. AND! news reported that in a June 2016 Instagram post, the MTV personality revealed that she had “lost the first man.” [she] ever loved ”and described her father as her“ greatest supporter and best friend ”. She also pointed out that he remained strong while suffering from leukemia.
“My father was one of the toughest people I know and he had so much pride and fought to the end and I couldn’t be more proud of him,” read part of the post’s caption.
Lute! News, Deena uploaded and Instagram post on October 27, 2017, the day before she married her husband Christopher “Chris” Buckner. The first picture consisted of her father’s photo attached to charms and a metal clip. The following picture shows Deena’s wedding dress with red fabric lining.
“I cut a piece of his shirt and sewed it to my dress next to my heart [red heart emoji]”Deena explained in the caption of the post.
On October 13, 2021, Deena shared a few photos by their two sons Christopher John, known as CJ, and Cameron’s christening with fans. The first picture showed the picture of her father, adorned with amulets. The following picture shows CJ, who is now 2 years old, the photo of his grandfather during his baptism in 2019. In the third snapshot, her 5 month old son Cameron was sitting on a table. The baby wore a white shirt, matching pants, white vest, and matching bow tie. The chain on John Cortese’s photo was attached to the button on the vest. The last snapshot showed the photo and the charms that adorned Deena’s bridal bouquet.
“Myself, Christopher John and Cameron Theo all wore my dad on our big days .. and we’ll move on [red heart emoji] Chris gave me this beautiful present on our wedding day to put on my bouquet [red heart emoji] #wemissyougrandpa #mydadismyangel “, read the caption of the Instagram post.
Fans flooded the comment section to share that they appreciate how Deena chose to pay tribute to her father.
“This is so cute that he did it and created a TRADITION for your little family. Priceless !! [raised hands emoji] [red heart emoji]“Wrote a fan.
“Ur family is beautiful. What a great drive to keep all the good memories through, ”added a second social media user.
“It is a very touching and a beautiful gift that comes from the heart. It will be a nice tradition to keep going. [red heart emoji] [pink heart emoji] [folded hands emoji]”, Interfered another commenter.
On October 13th, Deena too shared a picture and a short video of Cameron’s baptism reception with her Instagram followers. In the video, CJ seemed to be enjoying himself on the dance floor. The picture showed the 2-year-old looking into the camera with a glow stick.
“I asked CJ what his favorite part of his brother’s baptism was and he said ‘dance with my cousins’. [red heart emoji] my heart has melted.
CONTINUE READING: Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi is selling beach house for a big profit