Patricia Healy, who had been married to singer Engelbert Humberdink for 56 years and had a strong acting career in the UK, has passed away. She was 85 years old and died Thursday from complications related to Covid-19.
Humberdink, 84, announced in a social media post shared on Friday that his family is “grieving about the loss of my beloved wife,” who has passed away “surrounded by our children, Louise, Jason, and Brad, with Scott on FaceTime.”
Humberdink wrote: “Her earthly bonds no longer burden her because she freely runs the glorious gardens of Heaven, and has reunited her with many loved ones.” “We prayed as a family, blessed her with water from a Lord and went out … and entered the bosom of Jesus with the help of the generous heart filled with prayer from all over the world.”
Humberdink said Hailey has been suffering from Alzheimer’s for over a decade. On January 26th it was revealed that he, Hailey, their son Jason and two of their caregivers She tested positive for the new Corona virus.
“Caregivers have long since helped make her transition easier for all of us,” wrote Humberdink, adding that “his wife’s battle with Alzheimer’s was courageous from the start. She never resisted because we tried to spare no effort.”
He concluded: “We love you above words forever and ever. It is slipping now in minutes a whole day without you. Good night, my child.”
Healy worked steadily in the 1960s and 1970s. Featured in UK films The white bus (1964), Wuthering Heights (1968) She was on the R3 TV show from 1963 to 1964. Her last appearance was in the TV mini-series in 1994. Middle Marsh.