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Shad Gaspard's broken-hearted woman honors the WWE star in the beach memorial


Shad Gaspard's heartbroken wife paid tribute to the WWE star in a beach memorial days after he died and saved her 10-year-old son when they were both washed up in a current on Venice Beach at sea.

Shad's widow Siliana, who had been married to Shad since 2009, was seen joining friends, family, fans, and loved ones on the beach in LA, where the heroine lost his life earlier this week on images exclusive to DailyMail.com.

The 39-year-old Gaspard drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away at sea on a supposedly relaxed family day on the beach on Sunday.

His body was washed up on the bank three days later early Wednesday morning.

Shad's widow Siliana (pictured) was seen on LA beach on Friday night when the hero hero lost his life earlier this week. He met with friends, family, fans and relatives

Siliana hugs a mourner while a man with a box and a face mask stands next to her

Siliana hugs a mourner while a man with a box and a face mask stands next to her

Friends, family, fans, and loved ones gathered on the beach in LA, where the hero of the hero lost his life earlier this week. The pictures were taken exclusively by DailyMail.com

Friends, family, fans, and loved ones gathered on the beach in LA, where the hero of the hero lost his life earlier this week. The pictures were taken exclusively by DailyMail.com

Gaspard's father, Ben Gaspard, is also led to the vigil on Venice Beach by a mourning colleague

Gaspard's father, Ben Gaspard, is also led to the vigil on Venice Beach by a mourning colleague

The wrestler had rescued his son and threw Aryeh to the lifeguard to be rescued after the two got into trouble in the water, an eyewitness told DailyMail.com exclusively on Friday.

Shad & # 39; s wrecked family gathered for a memorial on the beach on Friday evening as the sun set over the sand.

The 35-year-old Siliana held back the tears when she was hugged by mourners who pay respect to her late husband.

The broken-hearted widow wore a leopard-print coat, black leggings, and black sneakers.

Her son Aryeh was not shown on the monument.

The 35-year-old Siliana held back the tears when she was hugged by mourners who pay respect to her late husband

The 35-year-old Siliana held back the tears when she was hugged by mourners who pay respect to her late husband

The broken-hearted widow wore a leopard-print coat, black leggings, and black sneakers. Her son Aryeh was not shown on the monument

The broken-hearted widow wore a leopard-print coat, black leggings, and black sneakers. Her son Aryeh was not shown on the monument

A wreath of flowers spells the name of the wrestler in the sand when the sun went down on Friday evening

A wreath of flowers spells the name of the wrestler in the sand when the sun went down on Friday evening

People gathered to commemorate the WWE star who tragically died this week on an allegedly relaxed family day on the beach

People gathered to commemorate the WWE star who tragically died this week on an allegedly relaxed family day on the beach

A man with a face mask stood at Siliana's side, carrying a box.

Shad & # 39; s upset father Ben was also on the beach, holding hands with a mourning colleague who led him to the vigil for his 39-year-old son.

Candles were lit and placed in the sand next to flower wreaths, in which his name and photos of the WWE star who celebrated his life were written.

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach from Venice Pier to halfway to the lifeguard post where his body was found

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach from Venice Pier to halfway to the lifeguard post where his body was found

Mourning consoling shows destroyed widow who tragically lost her husband on the beach on Sunday

Mourning consoling shows destroyed widow who tragically lost her husband on the beach on Sunday

One of the photos showed the father of the family with wife Siliana and son Aryeh, whom Shad saved in the tragic accident

One of the photos showed the father of the family with wife Siliana and son Aryeh, whom Shad saved in the tragic accident

The 39-year-old Gaspard drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away at sea on an allegedly relaxing family day on the beach on Sunday

The 39-year-old Gaspard drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away at sea on an allegedly relaxing family day on the beach on Sunday

Shad's family gathered for a memorial on the beach on Friday evening as the sun set over the sand

Shad's family gathered for a memorial on the beach on Friday evening as the sun set over the sand

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach from Venice Pier to halfway to the lifeguard post where his body was found.

One of the photos showed the family man with wife Siliana and son Aryeh on his shoulders as they all smiled happily at the camera.

Another photo shows the proud father kissing the now 10-year-old son Aryeh on the head as a baby.

When the sun went down on Venice Beach, the mourners remembered the WWE star who bravely risked his life to save his son

When the sun went down on Venice Beach, the mourners remembered the WWE star who bravely risked his life to save his son

A photo shows the proud father kissing the now 10-year-old son Aryeh on the head as a baby

A photo shows the proud father kissing the now 10-year-old son Aryeh on the head as a baby

Siliana is pictured at the monument. The couple's son, Aryeh, was not pictured at the Friday night vigil

Siliana is pictured at the monument. The couple's son, Aryeh, was not pictured at the Friday night vigil

Hope vanished when Shad's body was washed up on the shore early Wednesday morning

Hope vanished when Shad's body was washed up on the shore early Wednesday morning

Siliana holds back the tears as she leads the vigil to her late husband, who died during a trip to the beach

Siliana holds back the tears as she leads the vigil to her late husband, who died during a trip to the beach

Other photos showed him in his wrestling poses from his time at WWE and promo pictures from his new career as an actor.

Shad and Aryeh got into trouble in the sea last Sunday while visiting the beach with Siliana.

A lifeguard managed to get the boy to safety, but he couldn't save Shad.

Kenichi Haskett, head of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services, told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father had died to save his son.

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach from Venice Pier to halfway to the lifeguard post where his body was found

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach from Venice Pier to halfway to the lifeguard post where his body was found

Some photos showed the star in his wrestling poses from his time at WWE and promo pictures from his new career as an actor

Some photos showed the star in his wrestling poses from his time at WWE and promo pictures from his new career as an actor

Shad & # 39; s father Ben introduced himself to the vigil at the 39-year-old son, whose body was washed ashore on Wednesday

Shad & # 39; s father Ben introduced himself to the vigil at the 39-year-old son, whose body was washed ashore on Wednesday

Several lifeguards tried to find the pro wrestler on Sunday but were unable to save him and he drowned

Several lifeguards tried to find the pro wrestler on Sunday but were unable to save him and he drowned

The Gaspard family is pictured on Venice Beach. Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with WWE star JTG

The Gaspard family is pictured on Venice Beach. Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with WWE star JTG

Since leaving the wrestling world in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films, including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard

Since leaving the wrestling world in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films, including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard

His main concern was the safety of his son. He did everything he could to protect his boy, ”he said.

Aryeh was about 25 to 35 meters away when the lifeguard saved him, and Shad threw the boy to the lifeguard to save him.

When the lifeguard went back to save Shad, the current had pulled him another 50 to 65 meters, making him almost 100 meters off the coast.

"It all happened in no time," said Haskett.

Hope vanished when Shad's body was washed ashore on Wednesday.

Siliana is pictured at the memorial on Friday evening, the day after she dedicated a moving tribute to her husband on social media

Siliana is pictured at the memorial on Friday evening, the day after she dedicated a moving tribute to her husband on social media

The memorial was held on the same beach where the tragic accident occurred on Sunday when Shad and Aryeh were pulled to sea

The memorial was held on the same beach where the tragic accident occurred on Sunday when Shad and Aryeh were pulled to sea

Siliana (pictured at the vigil) was also on the beach at the time of the incident on Sunday

Siliana (pictured at the vigil) was also on the beach at the time of the incident on Sunday

The Los Angeles County Coroner Office said Gaspard was found on the surface at 2600 Ocean Walk – a mile north of where he was believed to have drowned on Sunday.

His body was identified and transported to the LA County Medical Examiner's Office, Kenichi Haskett, chief of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services said.

His widow paid tribute to her husband in a heartbreaking Instagram post on Thursday, describing Shad as a "real life superhero" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

"Aryeh, I, and the Gaspard and Chittick families would like to take this time to thank everyone for their prayers and support as we mourn the terrible loss of our beloved Shad," she wrote.

She continued: “Shad was our whole world and we were his. There are not enough words to describe what it means to all of us. He was our heart, our soul, our protector, our warrior.

Photos by Gaspard adorn the Venice Beach sand in memory of the WWE star and father of a man

Photos by Gaspard adorn the Venice Beach sand in memory of the WWE star and father of a man

People gathered to look at the 15 photos that commemorate the life of a father, actor and wrestler

People gathered to look at the 15 photos that commemorate the life of a father, actor and wrestler

Mourners hug and comfort themselves at the vigil on Friday. Kenichi Haskett, head of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services, told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father died to save his son

Mourners hug and comfort themselves at the vigil on Friday. Kenichi Haskett, Los Angeles County's Fire Department Department, Lifeguard Services, told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father had died to save his son

The Los Angeles County Coroner Office said Gaspard was found on the 2600 Ocean Walk on the surfline - a mile north of where he is said to have drowned on Sunday

The Los Angeles County Coroner Office said Gaspard was found on the surface at 2600 Ocean Walk – a mile north of where he was believed to have drowned on Sunday

& # 39; He was a bright force of nature that delighted many with his joyful and gracious nature.

"The outpouring of love from Shad & # 39; s friends, colleagues and fans meant more to us than you can imagine."

She also thanked the lifeguards, the coast guard, the divers, the fire department and the police who had searched for Shad for days before his body was washed up on the shore.

Siliana signed her heartbreaking post by speaking directly to her late friend.

"I love you more, my dear," she wrote.

The couple often shared lovely photos with social media and loved their only son, Aryeh, who was born in 2010.

At the last moment of WWE star Shad Gaspard, he threw his 10-year-old son Aryeh to a lifeguard to be rescued after the two were washed up in a current at sea in Venice Beach on Sunday, an eyewitness told DailyMail.com

At the last moment of WWE star Shad Gaspard, he threw his 10-year-old son Aryeh to a lifeguard to be rescued after the two were washed up in a current at sea in Venice Beach on Sunday, an eyewitness told DailyMail.com

The body of the 39-year-old was washed up on the shore early Wednesday morning - three days after the wrestler had a relaxing day at the beach with his wife Siliana and son. His 35-year-old widow went on Instagram on Thursday and described Shad as a "superhero in real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

The body of the 39-year-old was washed up on the shore early Wednesday morning – three days after the wrestler had a relaxing day at the beach with his wife Siliana and son. His 35-year-old widow went on Instagram on Thursday and described Shad as a "superhero in real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

An eyewitness said: “His main concern was the safety of his son. He did everything to protect his boy. & # 39; Aryeh was approximately 25 to 35 meters away when the lifeguard rescued him, Kenichi Haskett, division chief at the Los Angeles District Fire Department, told Lifeguard Services to DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview

An eyewitness said: “His main concern was the safety of his son. He did everything to protect his boy. & # 39; Aryeh was approximately 25 to 35 meters away when the lifeguard rescued him, Kenichi Haskett, division chief at the Los Angeles District Fire Department, told Lifeguard Services to DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview

Siliana was seen with other destroyed family members on Venice Beach on Wednesday hours after Shad's body was washed up on the shore.

On Tuesday, when Shad was still missing, Siliana made a statement on Instagram on Tuesday, thanking the authorities for her efforts and hoping her husband would return safely.

"We would like to thank the first responders who saved Aryeh and the lifeguards, the coast guard, the divers, the fire department and the police for their continued efforts to find our beloved Shad," the statement said.

& # 39; Shad is a fighter, a warrior and a magical soul. We hope and pray for his safe return. As a family, we thank you all for your concern and your good wishes. Please continue to send your determination and prayers to our beloved Shad. & # 39;

Siliana Gaspard, 35, went on Instagram on Thursday and described the late husband Shad as a "superhero in real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

Siliana Gaspard, 35, went on Instagram on Thursday and described the late husband Shad as a "superhero in real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

Shad Gaspard's wife, Siliana, was seen comforting Venice Beach from close friends after a tragic incident on Sunday. In a tribute contribution on Thursday, she described Shad as a "superhero from real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

Shad Gaspard's wife, Siliana, was seen comforting Venice Beach from close friends after a tragic incident on Sunday. In a tribute contribution on Thursday, she described Shad as a "superhero from real life" and "a bright force of nature that brought joy".

Wrestling stars like Dwayne & # 39; The Rock & # 39; Johnson, Titus O & # 39; Neill and Triple H have received awards.

“My prayers and my hope for Shad Gaspard's wife, son and family in this unthinkable time. Man, that's a tough one. A really difficult question. Great guy, ”The Rock tweeted.

DailyMail.com was there on Sunday, when several lifeguards were on site, along with divers, lifeboats, medics on standby, the back and forth coast guard, and helicopters soaring over the crowded beach for almost three hours.

When the lifeguard went back to save Shad, the current had pulled him another 50 to 65 meters, making him almost 100 meters off the coast. "It all happened in the shortest possible time," Haskett told DailyMail.com

When the lifeguard went back to save Shad, the current had pulled him another 50 to 65 meters, making him almost 100 meters off the coast. "It all happened in the shortest possible time," Haskett told DailyMail.com

Siliana stayed on the beach on Sunday evening and stared into the ocean while the coast guard did a search

Siliana stayed on the beach on Sunday evening and stared into the ocean while the coast guard did a search

"We released one of our lifeguards to double rescue a father and son," said Kenichi Haskett, lifeguard department of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, in an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com

"I saw the boy who was heartbroken and his mother who had her arms around him," said one viewer.

"The whole thing was just heartbreaking, absolutely heartbreaking to see this mother and child in complete despair."

Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with WWE star JTG.

Since leaving the wrestling world in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films, including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard.

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