Poor Tom Bergeron. The beloved ‘DWTS’ host’s mother, Catherine Bergeron, died on March 5. The sad death comes just four months after Tom’s dad, Raymond Bergeron, passed away.
This is just heartbreaking. Dancing With The Stars host Tom Bergeron, 60, has lost both of his parents in just four months. Tom announced on March 5 that his mother, Catherine “Kay” Bergeron, had died. Despite the heartbreak, Tom knows his mom and dad are now “together forever.”
Tom tweeted a photo of his mom and dad to announce his mom’s death. “Four months apart. Together forever. #RIPMom,” he captioned the photo. So sad. One day before his mom’s death, Tom tweeted, “4 months ago my Mom lost the love of her life. Now we’ve gathered at her bedside. They never did like being apart.”
This must be such a difficult time for Tom. It’s devastating to lose both of your parents in such a short amount of time. Tom’s dad, Raymond “Ray” Bergeron, passed away at the age of 81 in early Oct. 2015.
After his dad’s death, Tom dedicated an episode of Dancing With The Stars to him. “My dad loved this show,” he said. “Never missed an episode, and I’d like to think somewhere that he didn’t miss this one.”
Tom lost his mom just a few weeks before the season of Dancing With The Stars is set to begin. The full cast will be announced on March 8 on GMA. Jodie Sweetin, Nyle DiMarco, Kim Fields, Marla Maples, Geraldo Rivera, Ginger Zee, Mischa Barton and Von Miller are all set to join the show for season 22. The new season of Dancing With The Stars premieres March 21 on ABC.
Our thoughts are with Tom’s family and friends during this difficult time.