Daughter of ‘Sopranos’ actor John Ventimiglia passes away at 25
Odele Ventimiglia, the daughter of ‘The Sopranos’ star, has passed away just two months after she gave birth to a daughter.
The daughter of ‘The Sopranos’ actor John Ventimiglia, who played Artie Bucco on the hit HBO series, has passed away at the age of 25 just months after giving birth to a baby girl.
Odele Ventimiglia passed away on January 12 and her cause of death has yet to be announced.
Her mother, Belinda Cape, shared the news on Facebook, adding that the family are “heartbroken” over the unexpected and tragic loss.
“Heartbroken to have to post our darling Odele’s funeral notice,” read the Facebook post.
“Her sister Lucinda and I have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and love we have received, and your remembrances of how cherished Odele was to so many. Odele was greatly loved and leaves a huge hole in our lives.”
Her sister, Lucinda Ventimiglia, also shared a touching tribute to her sibling on Instagram.
“Words will never be enough to express the grief we are all feeling,” wrote Lucinda. “I loved my little sister a lot and I will spend the rest of my life searching for her in everything.
“My family and I are so grateful for all the care and support we have been receiving during this impossible time. It has never been more clear how much she meant to so many people.”
According to her mother and sister’s Instagram accounts, Odele recently given birth to a baby girl, Shiloh, at Mount Sinai Maternity Ward in November 2022.
A funeral service was held at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday.
Sopranos costar donates to GoFundMe
Ventimiglia played Artie Bucco on the hit HBO series ‘The Sopranos’, featuring in 37 episodes from 1999 to 2007.
The family setup a GoFundMe page for Adele’s daughter, stating: “In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made for Shiloh’s future education costs.”
Costar Steven Van Zandt, who played Silvio Dante on ‘The Sopranos’, and his wife Maureen donated $500, adding: “Deepest Love and Condolences, Maureen and Steven Van Zandt.”
Odele is survived by her father John, mother Belinda, sister Lucinda and daughter Shiloh.
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