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Pierce Brosnan devastated after daughter Charlotte, 42, loses battle with ovarian cancer
Daily Mail UK ^ | PUBLISHED: 18:10 EST, 1 July 2013 | UPDATED: 20:38 EST, 1 July 2013

Posted on 07/01/2013 6:55:06 PM PDT by Perdogg

Actor Pierce Brosnan is devastated after his daughter Charlotte died, aged just 42. The mother-of-two died after a three year battle with ovarian cancer - the same disease which killed her mother Cassandra 22 years ago - at her London home on Friday. Pierce, who has been filming a spy thriller, November Man, in Eastern Europe, last night said: ‘On June 28 my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her husband Alex, children Isabella and Lucas and brothers Christopher and Sean.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: bondjamesbond; cancer; charlottebrosnan; ovariancancer; piercebrosnan; richesandsorrows

1 posted on 07/01/2013 6:55:06 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; GSP.FAN; Young Werther; Guenevere; SJSAMPLE; Larry Lucido; fieldmarshaldj; ...

ping


2 posted on 07/01/2013 6:56:27 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

Prayers up.


3 posted on 07/01/2013 6:57:33 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: Perdogg

My condolences. As I understand it, he’s a Catholic, so I hope his church is with him at this time.


4 posted on 07/01/2013 6:57:41 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Perdogg

Wow may she RIP. Too first lose his first wife to cancer and now his only daughter. May God comfort the family during this difficult time.


5 posted on 07/01/2013 6:57:53 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Perdogg

A father always wants to protect a daughter from the bad stuff in the world, sometimes he can’t.


6 posted on 07/01/2013 7:00:35 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: Perdogg

I know several people who survived all their children. Just about the saddest thing one can have happen, at least in the ordinary things of life.

My oldest brother died of a heart attack in his early 60s and it devastated Mother to the point that we almost lost her too.


7 posted on 07/01/2013 7:03:17 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Perdogg

That is very sad, may she, and her mom, rest in peace and may her children and family find comfort.


8 posted on 07/01/2013 7:04:41 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Perdogg

Prayers for this nice family.

BTW, any freeper females out there who lost a mother or sister to this disease, particularly if they were not elderly when they passed, need to get tested for the gene connected with ovarian cancer. It’s a tough disease to diagnose early enough to treat effectively, and almost impossible to cure when the patient has symptoms.


9 posted on 07/01/2013 7:05:41 PM PDT by Catmom
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To: count-your-change

Dad’s and daughters. It doesn’t get any better than that.

Sorry for Mr Brosnan’s loss.


10 posted on 07/01/2013 7:09:21 PM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: Perdogg
My sister died at the age of 49....

My mother was alive then..and is still alive now.

We aren't supposed to out live our kids....

I have two....and pray for their safety often...

11 posted on 07/01/2013 7:09:36 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Sic semper evello mortem Tyrannis)
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To: Perdogg

Man that really sucks..


12 posted on 07/01/2013 7:19:19 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: Perdogg

What makes it worse is that he lost his first wife - his step-daughter’s mother - to cancer when she was 43 or so. That was about 22 years ago.


13 posted on 07/01/2013 7:26:49 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Perdogg

A lot of tragedy in that family. Charlotte’s father died when she was young and then her mother married Pierce Brosnan (who adopted her) and then her mother died. I am so glad that he adopted her so she had someone as a parent figure until her tragic death. He knows how hard it has been for her.


14 posted on 07/01/2013 7:27:43 PM PDT by microgood
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To: Perdogg

Pray for his and her family’s comfort.


15 posted on 07/01/2013 7:27:53 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: Perdogg; All

I know a woman who lost both of her daughters; one to a sudden heart attack and another to a brutal murder. I don’t know how that woman survived it.
AND, to top that off, her husband (not the girl’s father) was recently arrested for child porn!


16 posted on 07/01/2013 7:31:10 PM PDT by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: Perdogg

That’s a hard loss.

May she rest in Peace.


17 posted on 07/01/2013 7:32:46 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Perdogg

I’m very sorry for his loss. Not my favorite James Bond, but he is a very good Bond, indeed.


18 posted on 07/01/2013 7:35:22 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Perdogg

Very sad. May she RIP along with her mother. Prayers for the family.


19 posted on 07/01/2013 7:37:00 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Perdogg

That is very sad. God Bless.


20 posted on 07/01/2013 7:37:35 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Catmom

Ditto.

And people were contemptuous of Angelina Jolie who has the BRCAGene
She did the right thing.

My sister and I have both had OBCA, no genemdetected but it is there for sure. And survival has improved!

Five years out in August for me and mine was grim. Stats are better and cures are happening.


21 posted on 07/01/2013 7:43:36 PM PDT by cajungirl
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To: windsorknot

He would have been a perfectly good Bond if he had not come along at the time when they were getting just a bit cartoonish.

He probably needed to be just a bit more muscular since he had to follow Connery who was a real man’s man.


22 posted on 07/01/2013 7:44:02 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Perdogg

The former governor of Maine, Kenneth Curtis lost both of his daughters to cystic fibrosis. I believe both he and his wife Polly are still living and in their late 70’s early 80’s.
The daughters died in their 30’s I believe.


23 posted on 07/01/2013 8:05:36 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: Perdogg

Just terrible. No man should lose a child and no woman should suffer ovarian cancer.


24 posted on 07/01/2013 8:24:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Perdogg

Condolences and prayers to the family. May she rest in peace.


25 posted on 07/01/2013 8:28:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Catmom

Thank you for the heads up. I wonder, does a Grandmother factor in? In my years of doctor appt., this fact has come up and no one has made a move about it. Thanks.


26 posted on 07/01/2013 9:11:42 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: yarddog

Somebody once told me that true happiness is first Grandfather dies, then Father, then the Son. Lot of truth in that.


27 posted on 07/01/2013 9:21:56 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Perdogg
As a mother who has lost a child, I can say that it's something one never gets over.

I'm surprised, though, that as a mother she got ovarian cancer. It usually strikes women who have never had children.

28 posted on 07/01/2013 9:53:00 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Lizavetta

I don’t think that isma true statement.


29 posted on 07/01/2013 10:56:02 PM PDT by Hildy (Falling down is how you grow. Staying down is how you die.)
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To: Lizavetta

My dear friend in high school died in the early ‘70s at age 29 of ovarian cancer. She left a 3 year old and an 8 month old. Doctors thought it might have started during pregnancy.


30 posted on 07/01/2013 11:32:51 PM PDT by chronicles
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To: Perdogg; GSP.FAN; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA

The same thing that killed her mom. Damn. Poor Pierce.

Pierce’s granddaughter must be terrified.


31 posted on 07/02/2013 12:05:21 AM PDT by Impy (Bring back the spoils system.)
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To: Impy

This is Pierce’s stepdaughter. His late wife, Cassandra Harris, was older and had already had been twice married with 2 children by the time she married Brosnan (curiously, her ex-husband, the father of the 2, died back in the ‘80s). She appeared as a (Roger Moore) Bond girl in FYEO, getting mercilessly run down on the beach in the film. I would definitely be terrified if I were the granddaughter, with both grandmother and mother dying at 43 and 42.


32 posted on 07/02/2013 12:14:40 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Yeah the slutty Countess who pretended to not be an English girl.


33 posted on 07/02/2013 12:23:14 AM PDT by Impy (Bring back the spoils system.)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

Cancer risk is most significant when it has occurred among first degree relatives, that is, parents, siblings, or children.


34 posted on 07/02/2013 12:50:08 AM PDT by Catmom
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Found this at Wiki:

Family

She had three children; Christopher and Charlotte Harris by her marriage to Dermot Harris, and a son, Sean Brosnan (b. 1983), from her marriage to Brosnan. Christopher and Charlotte were adopted by Brosnan after the death of Dermot Harris in 1986.
Death

Harris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1987 and battled the illness for four years until she died from it on 28 December 1991, aged 43.[3] Her daughter, Charlotte, also died of ovarian cancer on 28 June 2013 at the age of 41.[4]


35 posted on 07/02/2013 1:26:41 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

I heard on the news today that her grandmother died of it as well — three generations.


36 posted on 07/02/2013 7:06:29 AM PDT by goldi
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To: Perdogg

Sad beyond words.
May Charlotte Rest In Peace.


37 posted on 07/02/2013 10:38:52 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Hildy; chronicles
From www.cancer.org:

Women who have been pregnant and carried it to term have a lower risk of ovarian cancer than women who have not. The risk goes down with each full-term pregnancy. Breastfeeding may lower the risk even further.

I'm just going on what I've read and what my gyno says. Not here to argue.

38 posted on 07/02/2013 10:48:15 AM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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