Louis Tomlinson’s mother, Johannah Deakin has passed away at the young age of 43. Her husband, Dan, said in a statement Dec. 9, that the beautiful mother of seven died on Dec. 7.
Our thoughts are with Louis Tomlinson, 24, after the tragic news of his mother’s death shook Hollywood, Dec. 9. Johannah Deakin was 43-years-old when she lost her battle with leukemia, a blood cancer, Dec. 7, her husband, Dan said in a statement to Capital FM. It is unknown at this time which type of Leukemia Johanna passed away from. This is heartbreaking.
Dan’s statement reads, “It is with immeasurable sadness that Johannah Deakin’s family said goodbye to Johannah in the early hours of Wednesday 7th December 2016. Earlier this year Johannah was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of leukemia that required immediate and continuous treatment. We respectfully request that the family are given time and space to grieve in private.”
Johannah Deakin had been hospitalized since May 2016 at University College London Hospital, Dan revealed in his official statement. Her family and friends did not publicize her illness or treatment. One Direction fans were completely shocked to hear about Johanna’s passing since her family had kept everything very private.
Louis was Johannah’s oldest child. She had six other children — Lottie, 18, Felicite 16, twins Daisy and Phoebe, 12, and twins Ernest and Doris, 2. Louis appeared to be very close with his mother, often posting photos of her on social media. Johanna would have turned 44-years-old in March 2017.