Eddie Van Ex-Wife Valerie Bertinelli Pays Her Tribute!
Valerie Bertinelli Pays Tribute To The Rock Legend “Eddie Van”: The ex-wife of Eddie Van Halen, Valerie Bertinelli, paid a touching tribute to the late icon of rock.
His son Wolfgang, 29, announced the 65-year-old ‘s passing on Twitter. The online tributes started to flood in for the Van Halen rocker.
Valerie, who separated from Eddie in 2001 and divorced him six years later. She revealed that she and Wolfgang, 29, had been there in his final moments to hold the singer. She thanked him for giving their son- “the one true light in my life.”
“I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift, wrote Wolfgang,
From 1981 to 2001, Van Halen was married to the actress Bertinelli until they divorced. Five years later, the couple divorced in 2006.
Bertinelli issued a statement on social media following the news of the death of the guitar hero, discussing the passing of her former husband.
A Heart Warming Tribute
Valerie shared a heartful message for him stating
“You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang. Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.”
For his courageous battle against his illness, the “Hot in Cleaveland” alum then thanked her ex.
Although the two divorced, they remained friendly and allegedly attended the second weddings of one another. Now, Bertinelli is married to Tom Vitale, and Janie Liszewski is married to Van Halen.