Maria Menounos' mother Litsa passes away from brain cancer following almost ...

Maria Menounos' mother Litsa passes away from advanced brain cancer... following almost five year battle

By Sam Joseph Semon For Dailymail.com

Published: 00:48 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 01:07 BST, 3 May 2021

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Maria Menounos announced that her mother, Litsa, passed away due to complications from brain cancer on Sunday.

The 42-year-old media correspondent made the news public through a post made to her Instagram account, where she was seen holding her mother while lying in her bed.

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The television personality also wrote a brief message in her post that partially read, 'RIP mom. god loved her so much he took her on greek easter.'

In rememberance: Maria Menounos' mother Litsa passed away on Sunday due to complications from brain cancer; the two are pictured together in 2018

In rememberance: Maria Menounos' mother Litsa passed away on Sunday due to complications from brain cancer; the two are pictured together in 2018

Menounos also made a point of adding 'Christ is risen mom' in her mother's native language.

The Extra host's mother battled her cancer for almost five years before she eventually succumbed to the disease. 

The television host also had a brain tumor removed in 2017, although the growth was deemed to be benign. 

In December of last year, Menounos revealed that her parents had both been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19.  

Letting everyone know: The former Access correspondent made the news public with a

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