Coleen Rooney’s fourteen year old sister Rosie has passed away. She is enduring heartbreak as her sister had been an inspiration to us all. Rosie McLoughlin, had suffered Rhett Syndrome died at her home this morning in Liverpool surrounded by her family, the spokesman said.
In a statement which was issued on behalf of Rooney, Manchester United star Wayne, and the rest of Rosie’s family, said they had been left “heartbroken” by the young girls death. The statement read:
”Sadly our special angel Rosie, our much-loved daughter and sister, went to heaven at 2.50am this morning at home, where she was surrounded by her loving family.
“Rosie was just 14 years old, and fought a life-long battle with Rett syndrome. Throughout her life she brought so much love and happiness to all our family and everyone who knew and met her.
“She was such a strong little girl and an inspiration to us all. We shall cherish forever the memories we have shared and the love she showed us each and every day of her life.
”As a family we are heartbroken, but we are blessed to have had her in our lives.
“The family would like to thank everyone involved in Rosie’s life for their love and support and for their messages of heartfelt condolence today.
“We would also like to thank the many doctors, consultants, nurses, helpers and friends who all worked so hard and tirelessly to help make Rosie’s life better. In particular, we thank everyone at Alder Hey Hospital and Claire House Children’s Hospice.
“Finally we would ask that the media now respects the privacy of our whole family and does not intrude in any way at this sad and difficult time as we remember Rosie.
“There will be no further statements from the family at this time.”