Mark Wright shared a sweet tribute to nanny Pat[WENN.com]
The TOWIE legend died in 2015, following a short illness.
And, taking to Instagram, Michelle Keegan’s husband shared an adorable photo of the pair while taking a selfie, with his 1.4million followers.
“Happy birthday nanny,” he captioned the sweet throwback. “Have a shandy up there for us girl and I’ll cheers you from down here.
“Love you always and forever xxxx.”
Fans rushed to pay their respects to the late star, on what would have been her 82nd birthday.
“Aww wee Nanny Pat. Happy heavenly birthday,” one wrote.
Nanny Pat died in 2015 [Wenn]
“A beautiful picture for a beautiful lady! One that touched the hearts of many. You’re a lucky man to call her Nanny! Love to all x,” another replied.
“Oh nanny pat x rip I’m sure she is shining down on us all what a lovely lady,” a third posted.
While a fourth added: “What a beautiful lady @wrighty_ that’s a beautiful pure soul right there, she’s always with you my lovely she’s always by your side xxxxxxxxxxx.”
Jess Wright shared a sweet tribute to nanny Pat [Wenn]
Mark’s tribute follows sister Jess Wright’s message to their grandmother, earlier in the day.
Alongside an album of photos of the pair together on her own Instagram page, the brunette beauty said: “Happy birthday Nan, miss you every day, my best friend.
“Miss your wise words, hilarious nature & kind heart so much. My angel.”
The Wright family announced the death of Nanny Pat – real name Patricia Brooker – on December 16, 2015, explaining she passed away after a short illness.
“Sadly our amazing, courageous, and beautiful Nanny Pat passed away this morning after a short illness,” a spokesperson said.
“We are overwhelmed by sadness and the whole family ask for privacy at this horrible time.”