The Veronicas’ Lisa Origliasso shares a loving tribute to her mother

"I want nothing but peace and happiness for you."
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A month ago, Lisa and Jess Origliasso, who make up the musical duo The Veronicas, lost their mother, Colleen, to Lewy Body Dementia.

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Today, Lisa Origliasso (now Huffman), has shared a loving tribute to Colleen, featuring pictures alongside her sister and a bevy of flowers.

“I stood watching as the little ship sailed out to sea. The setting sun tinted her white sails with a golden light, & as she disappeared from sight, my voice whispered, “She is gone”,” read a poem shared by Lisa.

“But the sea was a narrow one. On the farther shore a little band of friends had gathered to watch and wait in happy expectation. Suddenly they caught sight of the tiny sail &, at the very moment when I whispered, “She is gone” a happy shout went up in joyous welcome – “Here she comes!” -Anonymous 💞,” it concluded.

Lisa shared this image of herself and Jess alongside a sweet poem for their mum. (Credit: Instagram)

The first image showed Lisa and Jess with their heads together, while other images shared showed flowers, likely from a memorial service, and a small video of a rainbow in the sunshine.

Colleen was diagnosed with her illness in 2018, and sadly passed away in September this year.

“Our angel mama and bestfriend Colleen Francis Origliasso ascended into the heavens this past Wednesday, on the beautiful afternoon of September 1st 2021. The first day of Spring, her favourite time of year,” the twin sisters shared in matching tributes via Instagram.

“She spent her final weeks at home with us in our loving arms and care,” they explained.

The girls lost their mother last month. (Credit: Instagram)

“There has been no greater honour or blessing than having her as our mummy,” they wrote.

“She was the greatest connector of all things, had the biggest heart for community & charity, a lifelong supporter of the arts, LGBT+ community, a passionate volunteer for animals and conservation, and she made everyone she met feel like family.”

The sisters also shared a number of donation links, in case fans felt so inclined to donate towards brain research in Colleen’s honour.

One of the many photos of Colleen shared by the girls. (Credit: Instagram)

Lisa also shared her love for Colleen in a post on Mother’s Day in May.

“Happy Mother’s Day to the most beautiful woman in the world, my heart sings when I look at you, my heart cries when I’m not with you,” she penned.

“You are the strongest woman I know.. thank you for being my bestfriend & soulmate.

“I hurt because you are simply the best mama there is & I want nothing but peace & happiness for you.. thank you for showing me what true love is. We are so blessed to be loved by you.”

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