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Matt McGorry Loses Father To Pancreatic Cancer, Posts Tribute On Instagram

Matt McGorry took to Instagram to honor his late father. The star from Orange Is The New Black took posted on Instagram on Tuesday talking about losing his father to pancreatic cancer. He shared the sad news to over 1.7 million followers on Instagram.

Matt Gorry’s Instagram Post

The 35-year-old actor wrote “Less than two months ago, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer (one of the most deadly) and was told he had months to live,” The actor shared a series of pictures and videos of him and his father and added “My beautiful father transitioned the morning of 4/1/22 at 75 years old. 💔Less than two months ago, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer (one of the most deadly) and was told he had months to live.”

He added that “I don’t know what the rest of this journey will bring for you and for us or for how long it will last. I know, as you do, that there will likely be challenging moments ahead- that there will be pain and sorrow. But I am here for you with my love and support until you become a Beloved Ancestor.”

The actor was grateful that he got a chance to spend quality time with his father before he passed away. He went on to mention that although he hoped the pain wasn’t there, their love for one another was felt during their quite mornings together, He explained how his father would always be remembered as an example of love, compassion, and generosity.

Concluding the heartfelt note, McGorry wrote “I am eternally grateful that I had a chance to say goodbye. That he wasn’t in pain in the last few weeks, that he looked back on his life with deep gratitude & made peace with death. That I got to write him a letter 6 weeks before he passed, the ending of which is what follows,”

Fans and friends alike offered their condolences in the comment section of the post. The post got close to 4,000 comments offering support. One user commented “I’m so sorry for your loss Matt. You know he’s one proud father. ❤️”, other wrote, “May his memory be always a blessing. May grace visit you and everyone who loved him. 🙏🏾♥️”.

More About Matt McGorry

Matt McGorry’s birth name is Matthew David McGorry. He is an American writer, activist, and actor. He is most popularly known for playing the role of Jon Bennet on the famous Netflix comedy-drama series called Orange Is The New Black. Many may also recognize him from How To Get Away With Murder on ABC where he played the role of Asher Milestone.

Matt has also appeared on other popular shows such as Elementary, Gossip Girl, Lip Sync Battle, Public Morals, and much more. He is also known for being a feminist and identifies as a police and prison abolitionist.

Matt is a pretty laid-back guy who does not share much about his personal life on social media. However, anyone who has experienced a loss like Matt will know that sharing the pain with others helps one heal. Losing a loved one to cancer can be quite painful. We hope that Matt and his loved ones are able to mourn the loss in peace and that the fans respect their privacy during this time.

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