Bobby Zarin, Jill Zarin's Husband Dies of Cancer at 71

Updated On 14 Jan, 2018 Published On

After a long battle with cancer the owner of Zarin Fabrics, Bobby Zarin died at 71.  The "Real Housewives of New York City" star Jill Zarin's husband died on Saturday, January 13.

With the heaviest of hearts, we are devastated to share the news that our beloved Bobby Zarin passed away peacefully today surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer,

There are no words to describe how heartbroken we are. Thank you, everyone, for all your love and support during this difficult time.

the family said in a statement on Jill’s website. 

Bobby beat thyroid cancer back in 2009 but it returned in 2013 and spread to his lungs. Jill who revealed that cancer has spread to his brain  back in November 2016, was hopeful after Bobby left the hospital in August 2017 after undergoing chemotherapy,

It’s been the most emotional time in our lives and couldn’t have gotten to where we are without help from many,



Thank you @kathywakile and Richie for taking us out last night for Bobby's first real meal in 5 weeks. His recovery is nothing short of miraculous. Bobby's will to live and love, incredible Doctors, @melissamcmedium , YOUR PRAYERS around the World!!and @novartis #novartis Chemo pills I don't think Bobby would have ever left the hospital .Thank you to our family and friends who have shown up everyday to help, give a kiss, bring food or send pajamas. My heart is filled with such emotion everyday it's hard to express. From the initial shock to the new "normal" it's been the most emotional time in our lives and couldn't have gotten to where we are without help from many. I wake up everyday now so grateful to see Bobby getting stronger. I'll give another update soon but wanted to share that it is never too late and you have to Live to Live!!

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