Fri. Nov 18th, 2022

Singer Engelbert Humperdinck’s wife, Patricia, has died from Covid-19. She was 85.
The couple were married for 56 years and have four children together.
He made the announcement on Instagram on Saturday, writing: “Dear Friends, please forgive the silence, after the unbelievable response to our plea for prayers. Our family is heartbroken over the loss of my darling wife. Last night, she slipped softly away, as if by Gods clockwork. [sic]”
On 4 February the 84-year-old singer asked for prayers in a heartfelt video after he and his wife, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007,  contracted Covid-19. 
Thanking fans for their support, he said: “I thank those who reached out in what we now know were her final days, and sent energy, love and words of deep connection to a loving God. He will be the ultimate caregiver of peace and love.”