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Wife of The Wanted star Tom Parker held hand as he died from inoperable brain tumour

Kelsey Parker has revealed her tragic final moments with her husband Tom Parker, who died in March after suffering an inoperable brain tumour.

The Wanted star's wife said that she held her husband's hand as he died in a hospice near the couple's south London home on 30 March, aged just 33.

Speaking to the Sun on Sunday, Parker, 32, said: “We had music playing in the room all day for him, it was his life and it was his passion. Live Forever by Oasis was playing. He was sedated and I was holding his hand.”

Read more: The Wanted's Tom Parker dies aged 33 as devastated fans pay tribute

Wales Online reveals that the couple met as teenagers and later married before having two children, Aurelia and Bodhi. Parker revealed that shortly before his death, Tom had taken off his wedding ring and placed it on her finger.

She added: “He said, ‘I know you’re going to be OK’. He then took off his wedding ring and put it on my finger. I think he knew then it was the end but he still had the Tom fight in him. He didn’t want to go. You always want that miracle and I was wishing for that miracle. Of course you want that.”

Max George (left) and Jay McGuiness of The Wanted (centre) carry the coffin at the funeral of their bandmate Tom Parker at St Francis of Assisi church in Queensway, Petts Wood. (PA)

Tom’s funeral took place in Queensway, Petts Wood, in south-east London on April 20. The singer’s coffin was carried by his bandmates from The Wanted, as Champagne Supernova by Oasis played to fans gathered outside.

Jay McGuiness, Max George, Siva Kaneswaran and Nathan Sykes served as pallbearers in the procession into St Francis of Assisi church.

Parker said after her husband died she told him he was her “everything”. She said: “When he passed away I closed his eyes and I gave him a kiss and said I love you. I told him he was my everything."

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