Ivana Trump was laid to rest in a golden casket on Wednesday at her funeral in Manhattan, which was attended by the entire Trump family, including Melania, who is rumored to have skipped the ceremony because of the feud continuity with her husband’s first wife.
Ivana, the ex-wife of Donald Trump, passed away at the age of 73 last Thursday, Shade room previous report. She was married to Donald Trump from 1977 to 1992 and she is the mother of Trump’s three oldest children, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr.
On Wednesday, she was remembered by her family as “a force of nature” and “the embodiment of the American dream” at the service, held in St. The historic Vincent Ferrer Roman in Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
“She has a brain; She has beauty,” her son, Eric Trump, said during a speech at St. Vincent Ferrer on Wednesday.
“She embodies the American dream… She is a force of nature,” he told mourners.
About 100 mourners were present to pay their respects to Ivana, who is presumed dead after a fall last week.
Donald Trump, wife Melania and sons Barron and Don Jr also paid tribute to the Czech New Yorker at the private life celebration. Daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, along with Tiffany Trump, also attended.
Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump, who spoke at Wednesday’s ceremony, described her mother as a pioneer for men and women, and humorously added that she once told her mother that “nothing is wrong, Mom.” can’t follow in his footsteps.”
“When I was growing up, my mother didn’t tell me that a woman could do whatever she wanted — she showed me,” says Ivanka. “She is a men’s and women’s evening coat.
My mom used to tell me that there’s nothing she can’t do in high heels. She taught us how to fish and then cooked what we caught.”
She added, “My mother opened up our minds.”
Former President Donald Trump was discovered amid a security crowd, as dozens of mourners can be seen on the sidewalk outside the historic church, which is decorated with red roses in honor of Ivana, according to New York Post.
The magazine reported that the funeral service was billed as “Celebrating Life,” with the invitation featuring a photo of Ivana, a one-time professional skier, on the slopes.
Friends told The Post she had been unsteady in recent weeks due to illness. Her death was ruled by the Medical Examiner’s office as an accident.
Trump’s current wife, Melania, 52, his third, also attended Wednesday’s funeral after much speculation she would not attend due to an ongoing rift between her and Ivana in the years before she died.
The two quietly feuded for years, with Ivana once claiming she was the “real first lady” of the United States, prompting Melania to furiously call Ivana an “attention-seeker”.
Following news of her death last week, Ivana Trump’s family released an official statement.
“Our mother was an incredible woman – a business prodigy, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, a caring mother and friend. Ivana Trump is a survivor. She fled communism and embraced this country. Teach your child about courage and toughness, compassion and determination. She will miss her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren.”
Responding to a call regarding cardiac arrest, Manhattan paramedics arrived on the scene and found Ivana Trump in her Upper East Side apartment just after 12:30 PM, according to a report from the City Fire Department. New York.
Ivana Trump was born and raised in former Czechoslovakia. Not long after her marriage, she got to work at Donald Trump’s business empire as a senior executive.
She was eventually appointed the CEO of Trump Castle in Atlantic City, as well as the interior designer for Trump Tower and the Grand Hyatt Hotel.