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Tom Zanetti pens moving tribute to late girlfriend Lizzie as he marks anniversary of her death

Tom Zanetti has penned a moving tribute to his late girlfriend Lizzie on the 11th anniversary of her tragic death.

The DJ, 32, took to his Instagram Stories on Tuesday where he shared an emotional message to his former love, in which he heartbreakingly admitted: ‘The wishes or crying just won’t bring you home!’

Elizabeth Rose Pickavance passed away in 2010 aged just 20 in a car crash on the M62 near Gildersome when she was driving home from work in Manchester. 

Heartbreaking: Tom Zanetti, 32, penned a moving tribute to his late girlfriend Lizzie on the 11th anniversary of her tragic death, which he shared to his Instagram Stories on Tuesday

Celebs Go Dating star Tom wrote: ‘Today is the day that you went to heaven, it’s unfair you was taken so young. It hurts so bad and we all want you back, it’s worse knowing it can’t be undone.

‘The wishes or crying just won’t bring u home, we have to cope with you being apart.

‘But we’ll never forget you, your so very loved, and you will always live on in our hearts [sic].’ 

His heartfelt post comes just two weeks after Tom paid tribute to his late girlfriend Lizzie on what would have been her birthday.  

Tragic: Elizabeth Rose Pickavance passed away in 2010 aged just 20 in a car crash on the M62 near Gildersome when she was driving home from work in Manchester

Tragic: Elizabeth Rose Pickavance passed away in 2010 aged just 20 in a car crash on the M62 near Gildersome when she was driving home from work in Manchester

Emotional: Tom shared an emotional message to his former love, in which he heartbreakingly admitted: 'The wishes or crying just won't bring you home!'

Emotional: Tom shared an emotional message to his former love, in which he heartbreakingly admitted: ‘The wishes or crying just won’t bring you home!’

Taking to Instagram to mark the special day, he shared a lovely picture of his late partner as he gushed: ‘Memories can’t be taken’. 

Sharing a snap of his late love to Instagram Stories, Tom penned: ‘Happy birthday Elizabeth Rose Pickavance.

‘We all miss you, will always love you and forever wish. I could have seen how you grown into the perfect lady with each year older. Memories can’t be taken.’    

Tom has previously marked the anniversary of her death with tribute posts on social media and also spoke about his grief in 2018 following the death of Love Island star Sophie Gradon’s partner Aaron Armstrong. 

In his heartbreaking speech, Tom said: ‘So, Sophie Gradon, a few weeks ago was a reality TV star and she killed herself. I don’t know why because I didn’t know her…

'Memories can't be taken': Less than two weeks ago, Tom paid tribute to his late girlfriend Lizzie on what would have been her birthday

‘Memories can’t be taken’: Less than two weeks ago, Tom paid tribute to his late girlfriend Lizzie on what would have been her birthday

Always remembered: Elizabeth Rose Pickavance passed away in 2010 aged just 20 in a car crash on the M62 near Gildersome when she was driving home from work in Manchester

Always remembered: Elizabeth Rose Pickavance passed away in 2010 aged just 20 in a car crash on the M62 near Gildersome when she was driving home from work in Manchester

‘Just found out her boyfriend’s [death]… he was gutted about what happened. I’ve just been reading Aaron’s Instagram, the posts about what he was writing before he took his own life and it reminded me so much of how I felt about what happened when my girlfriend died…

‘A lot of the things he was saying were so similar to what I was saying. I feel like it’s so sad… as well and I wanted to put a message out…

‘If you’re going through something like that when you lose someone you love, who you spend all your time with, there’s nothing worse…  

‘So helpless, so confusing, so impossible and I wanna let people know you can get through it and it feels impossible and things do. It gets easier and if you ask someone who’s going through depression… 

‘You need to ask for help and speak to someone you love and get everything off your chest or speak to a professional who you don’t know from Adam and just get everything you need off your chest and just iron out the creases in your mind… 

‘Taking your own life is not the answer there’s helplines you can call for free counselling on the NHS. Taking your own life is not the answer because you’re gonna leave other people with your loss… 

‘I know that doesn’t matter at the time. It’s really hit home and broken my heart to see what that boy was going through… 

‘Let me send this message to you tonight please speak out and don’t be shy, please speak out and talk to somebody a lot. People love you.’ 

Candid: The DJ also spoke out about his girlfriend's tragic death after learning of Love Island star Sophie Gradon's boyfriend's passing in 2018 (pictured with Lizzie in a throwback snap)

Candid: The DJ also spoke out about his girlfriend’s tragic death after learning of Love Island star Sophie Gradon’s boyfriend’s passing in 2018 (pictured with Lizzie in a throwback snap)

Lizzie died at the wheel of her car on the M62 near Gildersome, when she was returning from work in Manchester and appeared to fall asleep at the wheel before hitting a tree. Doctors were unable to save her after she was taken to hospital. 

Tom, who lived with Lizzie in Belle Isle, also lost his grandfather on the same stretch of motorway in May 2009.

Through the years, Tom has shared touching images of Lizzie with heartbreaking captions as he paid tribute to her.

In 2016 he penned: ‘I don’t want to go into detail on how or give a big emotional speech because everyone who knew her and who knows me and my family knows how bad we miss her and she is very loved everyday…

Throwback: Tom has often marked the anniversary of Lizzie's death with tribute posts and also spoke about his grief in 2018 following the death of Sophie Gradon's partner Aaron Armstrong

Throwback: Tom has often marked the anniversary of Lizzie’s death with tribute posts and also spoke about his grief in 2018 following the death of Sophie Gradon’s partner Aaron Armstrong

‘So many things always pop up to show me her beautiful spirit is still around. Losing someone you love is the worst most helpless feeling you can ever experience, but take it from me after losing many people I care about – in time it does get easier to cope with and u will learn to deal with and accept it… 

‘You will be able to smile thinking of the amazing memories they gave you and the times you spent together. You will think of the lessons they taught u and the affect they had on you as a person rather than dwelling on the pain that they are gone… 

‘It’s not easy and the pain won’t ever leave but anyone u lose who loved you would want you smiling I think. So smile if you can. God bless you Lizzie, you will always be in our hearts and on our minds xxxx Thankyou for everything. (sic)’

For confidential support call the Samaritans on 116123 or visit a local Samaritans branch, or see samaritans.org for details. 

Busy man: As well as DJ-ing, Tom has recently appeared on Made In Chelsea however his relationship with Sophie Hermann is over (pictured on the show together)

Busy man: As well as DJ-ing, Tom has recently appeared on Made In Chelsea however his relationship with Sophie Hermann is over (pictured on the show together)

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