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Morrissey thanks fans for support after his mother’s death

Morrissey has shared a message with his devoted fans thanking them for their support following the death of his mother Elizabeth Ann Dwyer last week. The former Smiths singer had previously asked fans to pray for his mother saying “there is no tomorrow without her”.

Dwyer passed away last week and the outpouring of support from the former Smiths frontman’s fanbase has been overwhelming. On Morrissey Central, the singer shared some of that support.

Morrissey’s fandom have always been ardent supporters of the singer and they were there for him during his time of need. The singer shared photos of flowers left outside his mother’s home and also offered up a lengthy message of thanks to his fans.

“The flowers of solace, comfort and consolation that have arrived at Beechmount – my mother’s home for over 30 years, and now, her premature place of rest, are all so Hindu sundar; so beautiful; so expensive; so lavish; so glamorous; so much more than I ever expected that anyone anywhere would bestow on my mother,” wrote Morrissey.

“For my own life I don’t care anything,” he continued, “but how my worldwide friends have regarded my mother with such great respect and faithful love is a gift to me that no success, triumphs or riches could match.

“I send you what remains of my love, and I hope that we all survive so that one day, one way, the halls of music and free expression will never again hold the power to exercise their malicious deception that keeps us apart.”

Morrissey took to the site to share his thanks after he had previously used the platform to ask for prayers for his mother. He wrote: “With this broken voice I beseech you, my friends, to offer prayers of hope and prayers of intercession for the recovery of Elizabeth Anne Dwyer, who is my mother, who is in trouble, and who is the sole reason for all the good and motivational things in my life.

“She is me, and without her vahaan koee kal hal… there is no tomorrow. I ask no more of you… for there could be no more to ask.”

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