Adelaide family share heartbreaking message after great grandmother was ... trends now
The family of a great-grandmother who was allegedly murdered by her husband have shared their heartbreak.
Maria Dimasi, 85, was found dead inside her Findon home on Saturday night with her blood soaked husband Frank, 91, still sitting in the kitchen.
He was charged with her murder while recovering in hospital from injuries believed to be self-inflicted.
The great-grandmother's family issued a statement on Monday night saying she was a 'loving mother' to her four children, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The heartbroken family of, Maria Dimasi (pictured), have broken their silence after she was found dead in her home in Findon, Adelaide, on Saturday night
'Maria had a caring nature and shared love and happiness to those around her,' the statement said.
'She was the centre of our family, bringing us together to care for and support each other.
'Family was everything to Maria, and she was everything to her family.'
The family said the past few days have been 'difficult' as they 'process the grief of losing our beautiful mother and Nonna.'
'We ask that we have privacy while we process our grief and remember the wonderful woman that she was.
They said the outpouring of community support showed she had 'warmed the hearts of many' and they were grateful for all the support as they 'come to terms with our loss'.
'We will always remember Maria for her warmth, caring nature, compassion and her beautiful smile,' the statement said.
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