- Donald Trump arrives at the funeral of his first wife, Ivana Trump, in New York with his current wife, Melania.
- The church in Manhattan was attended by Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump, and the security was harsh.
- 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 Mass for his first wife, Ivana Trump.
Former President and First Lady Melania Secretly Serve for Roman Catholic Rituals to Honor Her Own Celebrity, A Vibrant 73-year-old Social Celebrity Long After Marrying a Man in 1977 When arriving with his aides, all his heads turned. She called it “Donald”.
Donald and Melania Trump’s son Baron, 16, was sitting in the front row with his parents. Tiffany Trump, the daughter of Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples, was present, but Maples was not.
The church was filled with thousands of Ivana’s favorite red roses and was “soaked in tears” during the two-hour mass, spokeswoman R. Kurihei told insiders.
Ivana’s casket was wrapped in purple cloth and a golden cross was placed under the high stone ceiling of the majestic Roman Catholic Church.
“Ivana wants a big and fascinating celebration of her life,” said Hay, 40 friends. “Today he is where he belongs. In the spotlight and in the sky.”
Donald and Melania Trump entered the 1918 Gothic St. Vincent Ferrer Church on the luxurious Upper East Side of Manhattan using arched limestone and granite side doors.
Three children, Ivana and Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump, along with their family, are on private land one block away from the house he took in an accidental fall. His life was already chasing in his gold coffin. From his mother on Thursday.
The mourner was greeted outside the church with a guestbook and a large photo of a former model and skier of the glory of the 80’s. “It’s gorgeous in a blue dress,” Hay told the insider.
She said the three children, Donald and Ivana, praised her mother and explained some of her comments.
Ivanka wept many times when she spoke to 400 mourners in the church. But many smiled when she warmly remembered her mother, who scolded Ivanka for wearing a “not mini enough” miniskirt.
“Show it while you have it” was the wisdom of Ivana’s mother.
The mourner also smiled when Ivanka remembered one of her mother’s favorite phrases. This was always spoken with her native Czech accent.
“Ivanka looked perfect. She’s the daughter of her mother, wearing a tight black dress and white pearls,” Hay said.
Donald Trump Jr. recalled his mother’s reaction to throwing a tantrum at the age of four 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 with a laugh.
“And I left a red ass. He told me he would bring me back more if I cried. It probably won’t work today, but I was the perfect kid for the rest of the supper So it should probably work. “,” Hay recalled Donald Trump Jr. lovingly saying during his compliment.
Eric Trump praised his mother’s intelligence and beauty, “I was able to beat the man on the podium and the woman on the podium,” New York reported. She said it was an “embodiment of the American dream.”
She didn’t see death coming. “The day before he died, he told me he was going to live until he was 120,” the post reported. Eric spoke to the mourner.
The Trump family attended a nearby private funeral at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel early Wednesday.
Trump, who shyly mistaken the news of Ivana Trump’s death for a request for political contributions, did not comment.
The safety was high for the whole mass. The streets where the former president and the first lady entered the church were closed except for the procession. About 100 members of the press gathered outside.
Outside, despite the heat of over 90 degrees Celsius, some supporters in the neighborhood have come to pay homage.
“Ivana was so private, because people always wanted something from her,” said Marie Noel Levin, a French neighbor and acquaintance who refused to reveal her age. ..
“But she’s European like me and we know how to get things closer,” said Levin, whose daughter attended ballet school with Ivanka.
“I admire him very much, just as I admire those who come from my home continent and live a wonderful life here.”
As president, Donald Trump held a funeral at the White House for his brother, Robert, six months before leaving the office. However, he generally avoided state funerals.
He missed the funeral of Atlanta’s civil rights leader John Lewis, attended by Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton two years ago in the summer.
However, the former president was known to attend a memorial service in his resort, Mar-a-Lago, without notice, supported by public affection.
A station insider told Bloomberg that Trump not only held a memorial service there, but also gave a speech and then stayed for “praise.”
Trump is not the first former president or Washington Lister to attend a funeral at the prestigious 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 of former presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro, as well as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.