'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Mourns Loss, Shares Heartbreaking Family Tragedy

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March 20, 2018Mar 20, 2018

On Monday night, “Dancing With the Stars” favorite Cheryl Burke made a sad announcement on her social media pages. She revealed that her family had suffered a great loss and that her father had just passed away.

33-year-old Burke made the announcement on social media as several fans had been wondering why she had taken a break from it. She revealed that on March 9, her father passed away and that she needed some time to process.

She wrote a heartbreaking tribute to her father on Instagram, posting a picture of the two of them when she was a young girl.

She said, “Dad, if I had one more chance to have you here with me today, I would do things differently. Every day I would tell you how much I love you. I miss you so much already. Rest in peace Stephen Louis Burke April 13, 1950-March 9, 2018."

Only four days after her father’s death, Burke took to Twitter to tell her fans that she would be stepping away from social media for a while. She said that she was “dealing with some personal things.” Now, she has revealed what she has been going through.

She had said, “Thanks for understanding and remember to tell the people who are important to you just how much you love them each and every day. Xoxo Cheryl.”

Even before she revealed exactly what she was going through, fans began pouring in their support.

Please be praying for Cheryl and her family during this difficult time. At this point, no information has been revealed about the nature of her father’s death, but a loss no matter the circumstances is difficult to deal with. Share your prayers with us!

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