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RHOM rally around Marysol Patton at her mother ‘Mama Elsa’s’ funeral in South Florida

Real Housewives of Miami rally around Marysol Patton at her mother ‘Mama Elsa’s’ funeral in South Florida

She was known for her sharp wit and spitfire attitude.

And the Real Housewives of Miami supported their friend Marysol Patton as she laid to rest her dynamic mother Elsa on Friday afternoon in South Florida.

Marysol, 52, looked chic in a knee-length black dress as she joined friends and family to celebrate the life of ‘Mama Elsa’, who died at the age of 84 on Mother’s Day weekend following a lengthy illness.

Tough: The Real Housewives of Miami supported their friend Marysol Patton as she laid to rest her dynamic mother Elsa on Friday afternoon in South Florida

Marysol reportedly gave a touching eulogy, and felt ‘relief that she is now resting after a long illness,’ according to Page Six.

Her co-stars Alexia Echavarria, Lisa Hochestein and Adriana de Moura were on hand at the Graceland Memorial Park in Coral Gables.

Elsa was laid to rest in a white casket with white roses and an insider said the ceremony ‘was very sweet.’  

Nice: Marysol, 52, looked chic in a knee-length black dress as she joined friends and family to celebrate the life of 'Mama Elsa', who died at the age of 84 on Mother's Day weekend following a lengthy illness

Nice: Marysol, 52, looked chic in a knee-length black dress as she joined friends and family to celebrate the life of ‘Mama Elsa’, who died at the age of 84 on Mother’s Day weekend following a lengthy illness

Heartfelt: Marysol reportedly gave a touching eulogy, and felt 'relief that she is now resting after a long illness,' according to Page Six

Heartfelt: Marysol reportedly gave a touching eulogy, and felt ‘relief that she is now resting after a long illness,’ according to Page Six 

Mourning: Her co-stars Alexia Echavarria, Lisa Hochestein and Adriana de Moura were on hand at the Graceland Memorial Park in Coral Gables

Mourning: Her co-stars Alexia Echavarria, Lisa Hochestein and Adriana de Moura were on hand at the Graceland Memorial Park in Coral Gables

Friends: Lisa and Adriana walked side-by-side at the funeral service

Friends: Lisa and Adriana walked side-by-side at the funeral service

Notable guests at the event also included Gloria Estefan’s publicist David Naranjo and Estefan Enterprises’ Frank Amadeo.

‘Many guests made comments about Elsa’s driving,’ a source said while reminiscing how Mama Elsa ‘barreled around town in a huge Rolls Royce cursing out other drivers in French, and once ran down the awning of a cafe while parking her car, and was oblivious to it.’ 

‘Our beloved Elsa Patton passed away over Mother’s Day weekend after a long illness, Marysol said in a statement to NBC Miami last week. ‘She was surrounded by her family and close friends.’

Blessed: Notable guests at the event also included Gloria Estefan's publicist David Naranjo and Estefan Enterprises' Frank Amadeo

Blessed: Notable guests at the event also included Gloria Estefan’s publicist David Naranjo and Estefan Enterprises’ Frank Amadeo

Support: Alexia wore a black dress with heels and brought her boyfriend to the services

Support: Alexia wore a black dress with heels and brought her boyfriend to the services

Sorrow: Echevarria made sure to be on hand for support

Sorrow: Echevarria made sure to be on hand for support

Resting: Elsa was laid to rest in a white casket with white roses and an insider said the ceremony 'was very sweet'

Resting: Elsa was laid to rest in a white casket with white roses and an insider said the ceremony ‘was very sweet’

‘The family is so very grateful to the many fans and friends who have continued to ask for her and offer their prayers and best wishes.’

‘Throughout the history of the Real Housewives, we have met many friends and relatives of the wives, but rarely has someone’s spirit, humor, and wisdom made such an indelible impression as Elsa’s did,’ Andy Cohen said before a video tribute on his Watch What Happens Live.  

Elsa’s husband Donald, who she was married to for 50 years, died in February 2018, and she’s survived by Marysol and son Thomas Anthony Jones, daughter-in-law Svetlana, and grandson Hunter. 

Family: Elsa's husband Donald, who she was married to for 50 years, died in February 2018, and she's survived by Marysol and son Thomas Anthony Jones, daughter-in-law Svetlana, and grandson Hunter; seen in 2012

Family: Elsa’s husband Donald, who she was married to for 50 years, died in February 2018, and she’s survived by Marysol and son Thomas Anthony Jones, daughter-in-law Svetlana, and grandson Hunter; seen in 2012

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