Sam and Billie Faiers have been left ‘heartbroken and devastated’ after losing their grandfather Mick, just six weeks after the death of their nanny Wendy.
It’s understood The Mummy Diaries stars’ grandfather passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer.
A source close to the family told MailOnline: ‘The girls have been grieving the loss of their nan and now that their grandad has passed away in such short space of time, the girls are absolutely heartbroken and devastated.’
It comes just six weeks after the reality TV siblings lost their nanny Wendy, 77, who passed away on January 27 after a short battle with pneumonia.
So sad: Sam and Billie Faiers have been left ‘heartbroken and devastated’ after losing their grandad Mick, six weeks after the death of nanny Wendy (pictured with their grandparents)
Sam, 30, previously shared a snap with both of her grandparents ahead of a series of The Mummy Diaries returning.
Mick could be seen beaming as he was surrounded by the sisters and their mum Suzie as well as his late wife Wendy.
Mother-of-two Sam penned: ‘#MummyDiaires season finale TONIGHT! Big thank you to everyone who tuned in this series! We a had ball! Bring on series 7 @itvbe 9pm x (ps love u nanny & grandad) x.’ (sic)
After Wendy’s death in January, Sam paid a heartwarming tribute, sharing collage of snaps to Instagram as well as a sweet message which read: ‘I will love you forever’.
Family: It’s understood that the sisters’ grandfather sadly passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer (pictured alongside their mum Suzie and both late grandparents)
‘Love u nanny & grandad’: Sam previously shared a lovely family picture with her grandparents
Her tribute came hours after older sister Billie, 31, also honoured their beloved nanny, with a moving message and a throwback Karaoke video of Wendy singing.
Former TOWIE star Sam captioned her post: ‘Nanny Wendy, a week today the lord called you home to heaven.
‘I will love you forever nan, you was such a huge inspiration to Billie and I. From day one we was your ‘Miss Worlds’ you spoke positivity over us our whole life. You loved us unconditionally. You truly was the best nan ever.’
So missed: Both sisters paid heartwarming tribute to their nanny Wendy after her death at the age of 77 in January (pictured with Wendy and their mum Suzie)
She continued: ‘I can hear your voice everyday, ‘hello my darling, how are you’. You would call us almost everyday for a chat, you would come to all the parties and events with us, I have thousands of special memories with you, nan you are a legend.’
Going on to detail the impact Wendy had on her, Sam concluded: ‘I’m so blessed that I had you in my life, you was infectious, everyone loved you.
‘I will continue to make you proud nannny. Until we meet again.. for a ‘coffee and doughnut’ or a ‘ ‘Pína colada’.’ [sic]
Sam’s message came shortly after sister Billie shared her own touching tribute to her grandmother, sharing a clip of Wendy singing karaoke to her Instagram alongside a sweet message saying how much she missed her relative.
Looking back: Sam shared a collage of throwback snaps to Instagram in honour of her nanny well as a sweet message which read: ‘I will love you forever’ following her sad passing
Lovely words: Captioning her post, which she also shared on her stories, Sam penned: ‘Nanny Wendy, a week today the lord called you home to heaven’
The reality star uploaded a heartwarming video of Nanny Wendy singing karaoke just two days before Billie’s Maldives wedding to Greg Shepherd in 2019.
In the clip, a confident Wendy took centre stage as she belted out her ‘favourite song’, Crazy by Patsy Cline, to rapturous applause from the crowd.
Writing alongside the video, Billie paid a touching tribute to ‘My beautiful nanny Wendy’.
She penned: ‘I struggle to understand why you have been taken from us so soon.
Memories: While Billie remembered the happy times with Wendy, sharing a sweet clip of her belting out her ‘favourite song’, Crazy by Patsy Cline, to rapturous applause from the crowd
‘All I can hold onto in my heart are the many amazing memories with you nanny and this one has to be one of my favourites that I will cherish forever ❤️ Here you are in the Maldives just 2 days before my wedding, singing your favourite song, only you could capture a crowd like this my precious nanny wendy ❤️’
The former TOWIE star went on to say how much she cherished many years with her beloved nan, adding: ‘I am so grateful I had you in my life for 31 years, you have been the most encouraging, loving, funniest, one of a kind, special nanny that we could ever wish for…
‘Your ‘Miss worlds’ you would always call Samantha and I, I know how proud of us you are, you told us every day. I miss you terribly and I’m heartbroken. I will love you forever and ever ❤️.’
Billie also did not feature in that week’s Dancing On Ice show following the tragic loss. The star later withdrew from the series after suffering a concussion.
Statement: Dancing On Ice confirmed Billie would not feature in Sunday’s show following the tragic loss of her nanny. The star later withdrew from the series