Unfortunately, The Wanted singer died at the age of 33 last month after battling stage 4 glioblastoma, an extreme form of the brain cancer.
The star’s funeral took place yesterday when band members Nathan Sykes, Max George, Siva Kaneshwaran and Jay McGuinness were spotted carrying his coffin in a church in the southeast. London.
Tom leaves his wife Kelsey, 32, and their two young children, Aurelia and Bodhi.
The widow paid tribute to Tom on Instagramwriting: “I am Kelsey Parker, Tom Parker’s very proud wife, probably best known for being one-fifth member of the British boy band The Wanted, but for those who knew him, he was my husband, dad, son, brother and friends. “
More than 3,800 people donated fundraisingwith a total of £ 61,152 at the time of writing.
Kelsey wrote on the page that “access [will] in the end [be] go to strange things on behalf of Tom to help others in need. ”
She added: “We just couldn’t survive the last two years without the help and support we received, and if we can offer it to others, it will be the best way to honor Tom and make our two children, Aurelia and Bodhi, proud.”
In memory of Tom Kelsey donned his silver wedding ring as well as a personalized gold hair clip on which his name was inscribed with silver gems at his funeral on Wednesday (April 20).
After the service, she burst into tears when she laid a white rose on Tom’s coffin and said goodbye.
During the service, a pre-recorded message honored Tom Kelsey.
She said that “if love could save you, you would live forever,” and thanked him for being her “second soul.”
Kelsey said: “I met him at a nightclub, a 19-year-old teenager. I saw him and said, “God, I love him.”
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“It was love at first sight. From that moment on, I told everyone, “I’m going to marry him.”
“He just joined a band called The Wanted. He had other ideas. He said, “I’ll be famous, I won’t have time for a girlfriend.”
“Life with you has never been boring. Our relationship was fiery and fast because we loved each other very much. ”