Broadway star Nick Cordero passed away exactly two months ago due to COVID-19 complications. His wife Amanda Kloots had organised an online memorial service on Sunday to honour her late husband.
The live stream was conducted for two hours, which included performances and tributes from his many co-stars from Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Rock of Ages and many more. During the memorial service, Amanda Kloots also gave an emotional speech.
Before organising the memorial service, the fitness instructor also shared a heartfelt note on Instagram for her followers. She posted a selfie and wrote, “You’ve been gone two months today. There isn’t a day I haven’t missed you, cried for you and wished I could go back in time.”
In her post, Amanda Kloots also asked her followers to join her in the public memorial for Cordero on Sunday, which will be streaming on Broadway on Demand starting at 7 p.m. EST.
During the memorial service, she said, “My husband, he was a dreamer, he was everybody’s friend, he was an incredible husband, an amazing father, brother, son, best friend. He just was the kind of guy that everybody liked to have around.”
“The last three months of Nick’s life, he truly showed me what a strong person he was. Fighting every single day for his life, for me and for Elvis,” she added.
Nick Cordero passed away on July 5 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after battling complications related to coronavirus for almost 90 days in the intensive care unit. Over the course of which his leg was amputated and was put into a medically induced coma. The Tony-nominated actor was 41 years and he survived by Kloots have a 1-year-old son called Elvis.