Dec. eight (UPI) — Donna Messina, who labored within the hair and make-up division of Normal Hospital since 1982, has died, her co-workers introduced on social media.
The reason for her dying this week was not revealed.
“To say her presence can be missed is an understatement. She was an extremely heat, witty and throughout nice gal. Our ideas exit to her family members,” showrunner Frank Valentini tweeted.
“Generally you meet somebody in life you simply join with after which sadly life simply takes that particular person away,” Maurice Benard wrote on Instagram. “And irrespective of how a lot your coronary heart breaks you wish to keep in mind the great instances.”
“Donna welcomed me and handled me like a protracted misplaced Italian member of the family from day 1. At all times supportive at all times smiling. Coronary heart. Damaged. Relaxation simple lovely Donna,” Dominic Zamprogna tweeted.
“She liked u Dom,” Benard tweeted in reply to Zamprogna, who performs his son Dante on the cleaning soap opera.
“God bless candy Donna Messina. An incredible buddy and mom hen of us all. We went to her with our emotions, we might converse freely & we knew we had been protected..and once we wanted it, she would give us a stern no bull speaking to, to set us straight. There was no higher buddy. Godspeed,” posted Genie Francis, who performs Laura.
“A make-up artist/therapist to many. Donna was probably the most compassionate particular person I’ve ever identified. My coronary heart goes out to her household at the moment,” stated Kimberly McCullough, who performs Robin.
Donna Messina (Division Head, #GH Make-up & Hair) joined the @GeneralHospital household on eight/26/1982. To say her presence can be missed is an understatement. She was an extremely heat, witty and throughout nice gal. Our ideas exit to her family members.
— Frank Valentini (@valentinifrank) December 7, 2018
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