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Prayers Up: Evelyn Lozada Shares Tragic Family News

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 15: Author Evelyn Lozada attends a Q&A and signing event for her new book "The Perfect Date" at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on June 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Prayers Up: Evelyn Lozada Shares Tragic Family News

The 'Basketball Wives' star suffered a terrible loss.

PUBLISHED ON : APRIL 15, 2020 / 05:10 PM

Written by BET Staff

Evelyn Lozada had tragic news to share on Wednesday (April 15). The Basketball Wives star revealed on Instagram that her stepfather recently passed away from coronavirus. To make matters worse, he died just a week before his birthday.

"On Monday 4/6/20 I lost my stepfather Larry to Covid-19," Lozada wrote. "Larry, as you sit in heaven enjoying the company of God, I say thank you for the great memories & thank you for being the greatest stepfather a girl can ask for! Happy birthday in paradise."

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Accompanying the message, Lozada posted a picture of herself with Larry, as well as an older pic of her stepfather holding her daughter Shaniece, now 25, when she was just a baby:

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