General Hospital actress Tonja Walker (who plays Olivia Jerome) is mourning the loss of her husband Edward Davidson. This sad news comes just days shy of the couple’s twenty-first wedding anniversary.
Edward lost his three year battle with pancreatic cancer this morning with his loving wife by his side. Edward Davidson is survived by his wife Tonja Walker and their five children, Isabella, Abrianna, Samantha, Alec, and Evan.
Tonja Walker Posts Tribute To Edward Davidson
Tonja Walker posted early this morning on Facebook to update family, friends, and General Hospital fans on the sad passing of her husband, Edward Davidson. In her moving post, she says, ” My husband was a force in Cleveland Business and Philanthropy for most of his life”.
Tonja Walker spoke about her husband, Edward Davidson, and his work as a successful entrepreneur. She added: “But the MOST important thing about Ed was his love for his family… and he professed the importance of the Jewish legacy to strive to Heal the World”.
General Hospital Star Shares News of Husband Passing
Tonja’s tribute details the couples extensive charity work. Indeed, Edward had close ties to family and friends in the Cleveland area. According to her post, “Edward and Tonja were very active in Project Love of Cleveland, Cleveland Centers for Families and Children, United Cerebral Palsy on New York, and many others”.
Tonja Walker also said: “Edward was instrumental in developing and Promoting Cleveland Sports Stars Hall of Fame and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.” Then she added, “Ed loved Cleveland, Cleveland Sports and all of his friends and family in Cleveland Ohio”. Theirs was a long marriage of deep love evidenced by how fondly she spoke of him as she chronicled his cancer battle.
Tonja Walker also shared the details for Edward’s funeral. According to Tonja, “Services will be held first in Fairfield Connecticut at Spear-Miller Funeral Home 39 South Benson Rd Tuesday, December 11th. Calling hours for Friends and Family are from 4 to 7 pm.”
GH Fans Learn of Second Tragic Death
Fans of General Hospital will no doubt send love and support because of her terrible loss. News of Tonja Walker losing her husband has yet to spread. But GH fans will certainly rally behind Tonja in this time of great personal loss.
It’s been a while since her General Hospital character has been seen. However, the Jerome family remains front and center on the ABC soap. Olivia Jerome’s niece is the latest victim of deranged serial killer Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom).
In this sad time, Soap Dirt sends thoughts and prayers to Tonja Walker and her family. This is the second piece of sad news for GH fans today. As we reported earlier, Donna Messina Armogida, GH’s beloved head makeup artist, passed away as Maurice Benard shared on Instagram.
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