Jill Zarin's Husband Bobby Zarin Has Died at the Age of 71

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Very sad news to report today as Bobby Zarin, husband of former Real Housewives of NY star Jill Zarin, has passed away. He was 71 years old.

"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", the statement read.

'There are no words to describe how heartbroken we are. "Thank you, everyone, for all your love and support during this hard time", the family wrote in a statement on Jill's website.

This tragic news comes just over a week after Jill shared a photo of herself and Bobby together to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary.

'We have such a great love story, ' she added 'he is the love of my life and I will do everything in my power to heal and care for him'. "Happy 18th! Anniversary to the love of my life Bobby Zarin". He never loses anything, never forgets anything and when I think he is wrong. he is always right!' While clutching her dog, she walks solemnly out to the water and looks around.

Bobby ran Zarin Fabrics, which was originally founded by his father in New York City in 1936. We're gonna go back tonight.

Bravo shared the following statement with The Daily Dish: "Bravo sends our honest condolences to Jill, Ally and the rest of the Zarin family".