Jedward's mother Susanna Condron tragically passes away after long battle with cancer
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Jedward's mother Susanna Condron tragically passes away after long battle with cancer

JEDWARD have paid tribute to their mother Susanna Condron after she tragically passed away following a prolonged battle with cancer.

John and Edward Grimes took to Twitter to share the heartbreaking news that their beloved mum had died after "living with cancer for many years" on Friday.

The 27-year-old pop twins posted two pictures of them cuddling up to Susanna, writing: "Rest in peace Mammy. You live on through us.

"We will miss you and your smile. You shaped the character of who we are.

"Mammy lived with cancer for many years but was always full of life! You live on in our Memories and will always be alive in our Hearts."

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Susanna worked as a secondary school teacher in Dublin for 26 years before working full-time as her sons' manager following their rise to stardom on The X Factor in 2009.

Fans and friends of Jedward shared their condolences, with many remembering Susanna for her instrumental role in their success.

One person wrote: "Oh sweethearts, I’m so so sorry! All my love to you!"

Another fan replied: "I’m absolutely devastated. Susanna has always been as much a part of the Jedward experience for me as you are. I can’t even imagine how you’re feeling right now, I’m shaken".

A third added: "She was always so proud of you and will forever be proud of you and everything you achieved! And now she’ll live forever through your legacy and all of us".

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Susanna is survived by her three sons John, Edward and Kevin, and her husband John Grimes Snr – who she lived with in Lucan, Dublin until her death.