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By Runtagh
Updated Jan 17, 2018 @ 9:55 pm
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Paula Abdul‘s mother Lorraine Abdul has passed away.

Lorraine died on Sunday aged 85, Entertainment Tonight reports.

In addition to being a familiar face alongside her famous daughter — attending her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in 1991 — Lorraine was a talented concert pianist in her own right, growing up in the small town of Minnedosa, Manitoba in Canada.

While Abdul, 55, has yet to speak publicly on the loss, she did share a reflective message on Twitter Tuesday.

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“This moment from my visit to Israel is one I think of often,” she wrote. “Pausing to watch all the vibrant life going on. EVERY MOMENT of life should be savored & treasured, whether we’re alone or w/ people we love. When can you pause today to appreciate life? xoP #TuesdayThoughts.”

Entertainment Tonight was first to report news of Lorraine’s death.

  • Reporting by LIZ McNEIL