Shirley Boone, married to the famous singer and actor Pat Boone, died on Friday at the age of 84.
The star of the 50s confirmed the death of his wife in People, saying that they had shared "a wonderful, blessed life together for 65 years" and knew that one day he would be reunited with his beloved.
"I parted with my sweet half for a while … but we do not die, we simply move to another place, and today was a moving day," he said at the outlet. .
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"He changed his address is everything and I moved to another villa that I expect to join her in one day, "he said. "I am very confident of this"
. Reports say he died in their California residence after suffering from vasculitis complications.
A Boone representative did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment
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"The thing that would satisfy her most was to be a good wife, mother and grandmother and create happy houses", Boone
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Her husband also credited "her desire to help people as an activist," telling people that "she had an honest, deep, sincere love for people."
"It was so easy to love because she loved so easily and so of course, "he said.