Actor Abigail Breslin has shared news of her father’s death via Instagram, writing that he passed away after contracting Covid-19. She posted five images of her dad, Michael, along with a lengthy caption that she said was “hard to write”.
She wrote that she’s in “shock and devastation” after learning of his passing.
“At 6:32pm EST, my sweet, perfect, amazing, heroic, wonderful dada passed away after my family and I said goodbye,” Breslin wrote in the post published on Friday.
She added that her father was “a hilarious, boisterous, tenacious, rebellious, intelligent, sweet, incredible human being. He loved life. He loved his family. He loved the simple things.”
In another post published on 10 February, she shared the news that her father had tested positive for Covid-19 and had been put on a ventilator.
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Breslin told her Instagram followers that her father “loved a cup of coffee (black, heated up for 66 seconds). He LOVED a good Knish (but ONLY in the winter). He loved BBQ’ing (and while we loved brown mustard he only wanted French’s Yellow).
“He loved Breyer’s ice cream (strawberry, vanilla and chocolate NEO style). He loved doo-wop songs, specifically, “I Wonder Why” by Dion & The Belmonts and “Under The Boardwalk” by The Drifters”.