Donald Trump, along with his current wife Melania, arrived at the funeral of his first wife, Ivana Trump, in New York.
The security of the Manhattan Church was harsh and was attended by Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump.
Ivana died Thursday in an accidental fall at her home, a block away from a Gothic church on the Upper East Side.
Donald Trump has a love-hate relationship with the funeral, but on Wednesday afternoon he starred in a New York City Mass for his first wife, Ivana Trump.
All heads turned around when the former president and former first lady Melania arrived with secret service aides celebrating Roman Catholic rituals. Cheerful 73-year-old social notableHer own celebrity, long after she married a man she called “Donald” from 1977 to 1992.
Donald and Melania Trump’s son, Baron, 16 years old, sat in the front row with his parents. Tiffany Trump, the daughter of Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples, attended, but Maples did not.
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The church was full of thousands of Ivana’s favorite red roses and was “soaked with tears” during the two-hour mass, spokeswoman R. Kurihei told insiders.
The casket of Ivana was covered with purple cloth, and a golden cross was placed under the towering stone ceiling of the majestic Roman Catholic church.
“Ivana would have wanted a big and fascinating celebration of her life,” said Hay, a 40-year-old friend. “Today she is in the place she belongs to. She is in the spotlight and heaven.”
Donald and Melania Trump entered the Gothic St. Vincent Ferrer Church in 1918 on the Tony Upper East Side of Manhattan using arched limestone and granite side doors.
Ivana and Donald Trump’s three childrenDonald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, with their own family, were already chasing the golden casket inside Private mass 1 block from the town home where an accidental fall occurred Taken the life of their mother On thursday.
The mourner was greeted in front of the church in a guestbook and a large photo of all the ex-models and skiers of the 80’s splendor, looking “glamorous in a blue gown,” Hay told insiders. I did.
He said that all three children, Donald and Ivana, praised their mother and explained some of their remarks.
Ivanka wept several times when she spoke to 400 mourners in the church. But many smiled when she warmly remembered that Ivanka’s mother blamed her for wearing a “not mini enough” miniskirt.
“Show it off while you have it” was the wisdom of Ivana’s motherhood.
The mourner also smiled when Ivanka remembered one of her mother’s favorite catchphrases and was always conveyed with her native Czech accent.
“Ivanka looked perfectly perfect-she was the daughter of her mother-wearing a fitted black dress and white pearls,” Hay said.
Donald Trump Jr. remembered his mother’s reaction when he was about four years old at a Gossman restaurant in Montauk, Hamptons.
“My mother took me to the bathroom and gave me the punishment of the old world,” he recalled laughing.
“And I left with a red ass. She said she would take me more if I cried. It probably won’t fly today, but it’s perfect for the rest of the dinner. Maybe it was a little boy, “Hey recalled Donald Trump Jr. lovingly saying during his compliment.
Eric Trump praised his mother’s brain and beauty, saying, “I was able to defeat the man down the hill and the woman on the runway.” New York Post reported.. She said it was the “embodiment of the American dream.”
She didn’t see death coming. “The night before she died, she told me she was going to live until she was 120,” Post reported that Eric told her mourner.
The Trump family attended a nearby private funeral at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel early Wednesday.
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It was safe for the masses as a whole — the streets where the former president and the first lady entered the church were closed except for the motorcade. About 100 members of the press gathered outside.
Also, outside, there were some fans in the neighborhood who started to respect me despite the heat of over 90 degrees Celsius.
“Ivana was very modest, because people always wanted something from her,” said one neighbor and acquaintance Marie Noel Levin.
“But she’s a European like me and we know how to get things closer,” said Levin, whose daughter attended ballet school with Ivanka.
“I respected her very much. It’s a way to admire the people who come from my home continent and live a wonderful life here.”
Donald Trump as President Held a white house funeral Six months before leaving the office for his brother, Robert.But he Generally avoided state funerals..
He missed the funeral of Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights leader in Atlanta, attended by Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton two years ago in the summer.
The former president was known, Appear in mourning ceremony —Unpublished — Perhaps driven by love for the audience at the Mar-a-Lago resort.
One resort member told Bloomberg that Trump not only crashed the memorial there, but also gave a speech and then hung out for a “praise.”
Trump is not the first former president or Washington A Lister to attend a funeral at the majestic Upper East Side Church that Andy Warhol once worshiped.
Ten years ago, Bill Clinton and then Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Attended the funeral Like Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, former presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro
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