Cory Monteith’s Mom Wrote an Emotional Post About Naya Rivera’s Death; ‘He Cherished Your Friendship More Than You Will Ever Know’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Santana (Naya Rivera, L) and Finn (Cory Monteith, R) in the episode "A Very Glee Christmas" on

Naya Rivera’s impression that she made by enjoying Santana on Glee will all the time be felt. Her sudden dying is being mourned all through the world proper now, and a number of her former forged members from that present shared transferring tributes following her dying. And Cory Monteith’s mom just lately shared one as effectively, connecting Monteith and Rivera’s dying. She wrote about how a lot Rivera meant to her late son. 

Santana (Naya Rivera, L) and Finn (Cory Monteith, R) in the episode "A Very Glee Christmas" on 'Glee'
Santana (Naya Rivera, L) and Finn (Cory Monteith, R) within the episode “A Very Glee Christmas” on ‘Glee’ | FOX through Getty Images

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Naya Rivera’s physique was recovered on July 13 after drowning in Lake Piru

On July 13, Rivera’s physique was present in Lake Piru the place she had rented a pontoon boat together with her son that earlier Wednesday, July 8, in keeping with BuzzFeed News. After her son, Josey, was discovered 4 hours after her preliminary disappearance, officers and household had looked for her within the lake. 

BuzzFeed News additionally reported that officers mentioned there have been no indicators of foul play in her dying. The Daily Mail reported that an post-mortem later revealed on July 14 that Rivera’s official reason behind dying was drowning and no substances performed a job. 

Cory Monteith’s mom shared an Instagram post about how shut the 2 have been

With Rivera’s disappearance after which eventual affirmation that she handed, former associates, household, and castmates have posted loving tributes to Rivera. One of essentially the most touching was from Cory Monteith’s mom, Ann McGregor, on Instagram. She runs the @coryslaw account that’s devoted to the late Glee star’s reminiscence. Not solely was it a tribute to Rivera, but it surely additionally touched on the truth that Monteith died on July 13, 2012, and Rivera’s physique was discovered on July 13, 2020. 

“For the last 7 years the 13th of July has shattered our hearts beyond repair,” McGregor wrote. “There aren’t enough words to describe the pain we are feeling, we are truly heartbroken at the loss of @nayarivera.”

McGregor then wrote about how shut Monteith and Rivera have been and the way he “loved [her] so, so much” and “cherished” the friendship he had with Rivera.

“From the laughs you shared, to the strength you gave him when he needed it the most. Cory truly adored you,” she wrote. “He was in awe of your incredible talent, the way you gave everything you had to each performance… You once said Cory was like a member of your family; you will always be a part of ours. We’ll carry you in our hearts forever. We miss you. Friends reunited for eternity.”

She additionally talked about the long-lasting slap that Santana provides Finn in Season 3. McGregor wrote that her son liked to share the story of that day. Overall, the post was emotional and a touching tribute to Rivera’s reminiscence. 

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The connection between Rivera and Monteith’s deaths was identified by Kevin McHale

McGregor isn’t the one particular person to attach Rivera and Monteith on the anniversary of his dying. Glee co-star Kevin McHale, who performed Artie, additionally shared on Twitter how he believes Monteith helped Rivera after her passing. 

“I’m not religious by any means, but you’d be hard-pressed to convince me that Cory didn’t help find our girl today,” McHale shared alongside a quoted Tweet of Rivera and Monteith interacting with followers after a Glee live performance. “These 2, in many ways, were the male and female versions of one another. So nice, cared deeply, were stupidly talented, the most fun, and really really good people.”

Both cases are really unhappy losses, however taking a look at this religious bond they’d, and may need had up till Rivera’s dying, is a pleasant perspective. 

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