Eric and Ivanka Trump shared tributes to their mother Ivana Trump, who died Thursday at 73 years old.
Eric Trump posted various photos, on his Instagram, of him and his mother throughout the years, captioning, “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Ivana Trump. Our mother was an incredible woman — a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend.”
Continuing, he wrote:
“Ivana Trump was a survivor. She fled from communism and embraced this country. She taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination. She will be dearly missed by her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren.”
Ivanka Trump also posted a tribute of her own on her Instagram with various photos of her and her mother captioning, “Heartbroken by the passing of my mother. Mom was brilliant, charming, passionate and wickedly funny. She modeled strength, tenacity and determination in her every action. She lived life to the fullest — never forgoing an opportunity to laugh and dance.”
She concluded, “I will miss her forever and will keep her memory alive in our hearts always.”
On Thursday, Manhattan paramedics responded to a call about a cardiac arrest and found Ivana Trump’s body in her Upper East Side apartment. She was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the NYPD.
Ivana Trump’s ex-husband, Donald Trump, announced her death on his social media platform, Truth Social writing, “I am very saddened to inform all of those that loved her, of which there are many, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York City. She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life. Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her. Rest In Peace, Ivana!”
They were married for 15 years before their divorce in 1992, BBC reports.