Katie Holmes loses brother in-law

April 17th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

Katie Holmes loses brother in-law Tom Cruise’s wife actress Katie Holmes is facing a period of grieving in her personal life.

She’s mourning the loss of her brother-in-law.

Reportedly Joseph Jeffrey Fretti, the husband of Holmes’ eldest sister Tamera, was found dead on 12 April in his mother Shirley’s home in Sarasota, Florida. He was 48 and was the owner of a funeral home in Toledo, Ohio and had taken his two children to visit their grandmother.

Tamera couldn’t accompany him on the trip but has since flown to Florida to bring the kids back to the family home in Ohio.

According to Contactmusic.com, the cause of death is yet to be determined.

RadarOnline.com has reported that medical examiner Russell Vega says foul play or suicide is unlikely.

On April 20, the funeral is expected take place in Toledo’s Gesu Church.

After Jennifer Hudson, last October and John Travolta this January, Katie is the last Hollywood star to face personal grief. We’re hopeful she and her family overcomes the same with courage. -Sampurn Media
Katie Holmes loses brother in-law

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