In a heart-wrenching moment, the wrestling world came together to mourn the passing of Lynn Anoa’i, a cherished member of the legendary Anoa’i wrestling dynasty. Lance Anoa’i, a prominent MLW star and Lynn’s grandson, shared the somber news of her departure on the evening of October 1st. Lynn Anoa’i was not only the wife of former professional wrestler Afa Anoa’i Sr. but also the mother of the retired professional wrestler known by his ring name, Samu.
Lance Anoa’i paid tribute to his beloved grandmother with a poignant tweet: “RIP GRAM! We love you!” The outpouring of support and condolences from fans and fellow wrestlers flooded in, reflecting the deep impact of this loss on the wrestling community.
A Time of Dual Tragedy: Afa Anoa’i Jr.’s Health Crisis and Lynn Anoa’i’s Passing
The sorrowful news of Lynn Anoa’i’s passing comes in the wake of another family tragedy. Lance Anoa’i had recently shared the distressing news that his uncle, Afa Anoa’i Jr., had been rushed to the hospital on September 23rd due to a severe and unexpected cardiac complication. Anoa’i Jr.’s health struggles prompted the family to start a GoFundMe page to support his medical journey.
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The GoFundMe page revealed the extent of Afa Anoa’i Jr.’s medical procedures and tests, but despite these efforts, he sadly passed away. The dual tragedies have left the Anoa’i family grappling with profound grief and loss.
Wrestling World Unites in Condolences
The wrestling fraternity and fans worldwide joined hands to offer their condolences and support to the Anoa’i family during this agonizing period. Messages of love and strength poured in on social media platforms as the wrestling community rallied around the grieving family.
One fan expressed heartfelt wishes for the family, saying, “Grace, Peace, Love & Strength 🙏🏽❤️.” Others struggled to come to terms with the loss and offered words of sympathy and support.
“Sorry about your Loss Man. 🙏❤️” “So sorry for your loss. Prayers.” “Sorry for your loss sending prayers and condolences to your family.” “I am so sorry for your loss, sending love 🤍.”
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As the Anoa’i family navigates this challenging time, the wrestling world stands in solidarity, honoring the memory of Lynn Anoa’i and offering unwavering support to her grieving loved ones.