Irene Audrey Thandekile Buthelezi, Princess Irene to South Africans, passed away and is mourned by many. Her granddaughter, Toya Nontokozo Buthelezi, better known as Toya Delazy, penned a touching message to her gogo.
On Monday, Princess Irene Buthelezi passed away in KwaPhindangene after suffering a long illness.
The beloved Princess Irene is mourned by her family, as reported on earlier by Briefly.co.za. Her family expressed their gratitude for the love and prayers pouring in from friends and South Africans wanting to pay their respects to a remarkable woman.
Toya Delazy, singer,dancer and granddaughter of Princess Irene, expressed her own sorrow in a deeply touching post on Instagram.
Latoya's words are clearly reflective of her pain and heartache. Here's part of her tribute:
"I still don't believe it yet. Your spirit is larger than life, I still feel it with me.
I couldn't write anything or say anything yesterday... I tried to pierce through my swollen chest dense with confusion... Now your beautiful spirit is soaring with the universe. You are a warrior and hero to me... I'm so conflicted and so far away. You raised me and taught me everything I know... would you want me to go on and push forward or let it go?"
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The award-nominated musician's fans and followers were truly touched by her raw words.
moonchildsanelly - I know how this is affecting u. I’m gonna be physically there with I ok my love
lisasteingold - Oh my angel. Wishing your heart healing and you and your family infinite blessings of strength and love.
dawnthandeka_king - My Deepest and most sincere condolences to you and your family.
ammarabrown - I’m so sorry love. Wish I could give you a hug But all is well in the universe. She has only transcended
_djbee - My condolences to the Buthelezi family, May she rest in eternal peace
amyrosslind - Sending you so much love and strength
sibabalwe_matiso - My condolences to the her both families. I. So sorry for your loss
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