Catastrophe star Rob Delaney's son dies of cancer at age 2

Danny Woods
February 11, 2018

"My two and a half year year old son Henry has passed away", he began. Henry died in January. After surgery to remove the tumour and treatment early past year, the cancer returned in the fall, and Henry died in January.

The Delaney family was devastated, to say the least, which was heartfelt and obvious in the actor's penned announcement.

According to Delaney, the tumor and surgeries had left Henry with "significant physical disabilities", but he had learned how to communicate through sign language.

In the face of such incomparable personal loss and heartbreak, the British-based American actor said he is determined to hold himself together for the sake of Henry's two brothers, aged six and five.

"I am astonished by the love-in-action displayed by Henry's mom and his brothers", Delaney added.

The comedian, who stars in and co-writes the British series Catastrophe, said the strength of his wife and sons has prevented him from going "mad with grief" and that he doesn't want to miss out on "their handsome lives". "His drive to live and to love and to connect was profound".

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"I am urgently tragic right now, however I can state with expert that there is great in this world".

The Amazon star also asked his fans to donate to Rainbow Trust and Noah's Ark, two organizations that are focused on providing support for families with sick children.

He at that point expressed, "The NHS attendants and specialists and the home carers and philanthropy laborers who helped our family survive Henry's disease will be my legends until the point that the day I dead".

'I don't want to miss out on their handsome lives. "I'm greedy for more experiences with them", he wrote.

He explained: "Our family would be in much worse shape right now if it weren't for them". Much obliged to you, wonderful Henry, for investing as much energy with us as you did. "We miss you so much".

Delaney likewise shared where individuals can give to help different families with kids who are extremely wiped out.

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