The Duggar Family is at a complete loss after learning the cause of Grandma Mary Duggar’s death.
Grandma Mary Duggar was the Duggar Family matriarch and one of the stars on the family’s reality show, Counting On. Known for her love and adoration towards her family, the star was confirmed dead on June 9th, 2019. She was 78 years old.
The Duggar Family had their fears of how their beloved grandmother died, but on June 12th, it was confirmed: Grandma Mary had died from accidental drowning in a swimming pool. The news was confirmed by the Washington County Coroner Roger W. Morris and shared with PEOPLE.
On Sunday, June 9th, the police department received a call regarding a possible drowning in a family pool. According to Radar Online, Grandma Mary had slipped and fallen in the pool where she then drowns.
It’s unclear as to if Grandma Mary was confirmed dead on upon the arrival of first responders, or if she died later after failed rescue attempts. Her family, did, however, issue their heartbreak via sentimental Instagram posts. Several of her grand-children shared heartfelt messages of their grandmother’s death and shared several pictures through their years together.
It’s heartbreaking to know that such a legacy could end in a moment. Please remember this moment with loved ones is so sacred, and we may not be able to get moments back with each other. Please keep the Duggar Family in your prayers as they learn to navigate this difficult time.