Sonia Pizarro, who starred within the truTV sequence Operation Repos, is lifeless. She was 60 years previous. Pizarro’s ex-husband, Froylan Tercero, introduced his demise on Could 4. His niece, Lyndah Pizarro, mentioned TMZ she died Could 3 in her sleep in Arizona.
“I’m deeply unhappy to announce that Sonia has handed away,” Tercero wrote in English and Spanish on Instagram. “To many she was a badass – chick who kicked some critical stuff -. To me she was and all the time will likely be my ex-wife, the mom of my son and she’s going to all the time have a spot in my coronary heart and on my physique since I all the time have her identify tattooed on my abdomen, Sonia we love you and I’ll honor you with all the nice (recollections) you will have for me, thanks and I like you. step away from social media for some time, thanks guys in your understanding, i like you guys.”
Operation Repos featured Pizarro, Tercero, Lyndah, household good friend Matt Burch, and workers Carlos Lopez and Ronnie Lee on Pizarro’s crew. The present debuted on Telemundo as a Spanish language sequence, earlier than the English model debuted on truTV in 2008. The sequence adopted automobile restoration crews in California’s San Fernando Valley. Pizarro additionally acted within the movies Repo Chick (2009) and Comply with up (2018).
Pizarro died after going through critical medical points prior to now. In 2018, her household began a GoFundMe web page to assist pay her medical payments after she suffered a stroke. She misplaced her means to talk and her primary motor capabilities, in keeping with her household. The fundraiser solely raised $580 earlier than it closed. Lindah mentioned TMZ his aunt didn’t die of a stroke.
The final put up on Pizarro’s Instagram web page was in 2018. His household thanked followers for his or her assist. “Thanks (to) all of you in your continued assist for Sonia, on daily basis she is getting slightly higher however the battle is way from over,” the assertion learn. “Her bodily remedy will take a very long time to revive power to her legs and whole proper aspect. Her speech means is slowly coming again and she or he simply desires everybody to understand how a lot she appreciates your assist! Thanks for every part!”
Pizarro is survived by his three kids, Ruby, Robert and Froylan Jr.; and her grandchildren, Bryant, Brie and Danica. Her followers began leaving condolence messages on her Instagram web page. “RIP Sonia…we’ll miss you, thanks for the laughs on Operation Repo,” one fan wrote. “My condolences to the household.”