Madonna Refuses to Issue Statement on Grandmother's Death


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Ninety nine year old Elsie Mae Fortin, who raised Madonna when the pop star's mom died, passed away three months before 100th birthday.

Madonna is in mourning following the death of her beloved grandmother on Thursday, March 10. The pop legend's maternal grandmother Elsie Mae Fortin passed away at a care home in Bay City, Michigan - just three months shy of her 100th birthday.

Fortin helped raise the singer after Madonna's own mum lost her battle with breast cancer in 1963. The star, who will fly to Michigan on Friday for Fortin's funeral, has refrained from commenting on the tragedy.

A statement from Madonna's publicist Liz Rosenberg reads, "I'm sorry, but Madonna will not be issuing any statements or conversing with the media regarding her grandmother. It is a totally personal matter to her."

It is believed a funeral will be held for Elsie this Saturday at a nearby Catholic church in the Bay City area.

© AceShowbiz.com


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