“It was COVID-19 that cut my cute dad’s life short,” Breslin wrote in a statement

The 24-year-old actress, who first revealed that her father Michael tested positive for the virus in February 10, shared the heartbreaking news on Friday that her father had died

“Hard to write. Harder than I thought I am shocked and devastated,” she wrote at the beginning of a long statement along with photos of her father from the past few years

“At 183:00 p.m. EST my sweet, perfect, amazing, heroic, wonderful Dada died after my family and I said goodbye. It was COVID-19 that made my cute dad’s life fall short, “she continued.” I guess more than You know the love and support my family and I have received “

As her post moved on, Breslin told who her father was and what he loved most

“My father was a fun, boisterous, stubborn, rebellious, intelligent, sweet, incredible person. He loved life. He loved his family,” she wrote, “He loved taking pictures and flying planes and having good dinners and Music from the 50s and 60s and good couches and Kenyan mountain coffee and funny YouTube videos and email threads and weird poems and politics He loved me and he loved my brothers and he loved my mom “

“And we loved him And we always will. I miss you papi I can’t wait to see you again I’ll never, never, never forget you To the moon and back Dada “she added” love, yours forever, Abs “

The actress’ brothers, Ryan and Spencer, who are also actors, shared their own honors for their father

“My father, Mike, died tonight after nearly battling Covid for the past three weeks and it is extraordinarily unfair,” wrote Ryan. “My father had many difficulties and obstacles in his life but he did has always set an unprecedented example of will, determination and determination. He overcame adversity and was an advocate of the people he loved “

Spencer added, “I love this man who helped me bring myself into this world, raised me, and loved my mother and two amazing siblings. Death is the only thing we all have in common, however never expect i love you papa forever and ever “

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When Breslin shared news of her father’s diagnosis earlier this month, he said her father had “been put on a ventilator” “

“I am very grateful to the nurses and doctors who are working hard to see him fight this virus,” she wrote, encouraging everyone, “please keep wearing your masks and follow the COVID protocol”

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Two days after the news of her father’s diagnosis, Breslin announced that her father was “unconscious” “

The actress previously noted on Twitter that COVID-19 was “unpredictable and relentless” and that her father “was cautious and has not left the house since the pandemic started, except for medical appointments”

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