Sopranos star John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele dead at 25… three months after giving birth


Sopranos star John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele dead at 25: Family is ‘heartbroken’ by her passing just three months after she gave birth to a baby girl

  •  Odele Ventimiglia passed away on January 12th, though her cause of death has yet to be revealed
  • She is survived by her father John Ventimiglia  mother, Belinda Cape, sister, Lucinda Ventimiglia and her three-month-old daughter Shiloh
  • On Monday, the family requested donations to cover the costs of Odele’s infant daughter’s education through GoFundMe 

The daughter of Sopranos actor John Ventimiglia has died at the age of 25, his family have confirmed, just three months after she welcomed her baby girl, Shiloh. 

Odele Ventimiglia passed away on January 12th, though her cause of death is unknown. 

Her mother, Belinda Cape, confirmed the news in a Facebook post saying the family have been left ‘heartbroken’ by the tragic news.

Sopranos star John Ventimiglia's daughter Odele dead at 25: Family reveal they are 'heartbroken' as cause of death is yet unknown

Sopranos star John Ventimiglia’s daughter Odele dead at 25: Family reveal they are ‘heartbroken’ as cause of death is yet unknown

The post read: ‘Heartbroken to have to post our darling Odele’s funeral notice. Her sister Lucinda and I have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and love we have received, and your remembrances of how cherished Odele was to so many.’

She added: ‘Odele was greatly loved, and leaves a huge hole in our lives.’

Odele’s sister Lucinda also paid tribute in an emotional Instagram post, with a caption that read: ‘Words will never be enough to express the grief we are all feeling. I loved my little sister a lot and I will spend the rest of my life searching for her in everything.

‘My family and i are so grateful for all the care and support we have been receiving during this impossible time. it has never been more clear how much she meant to so many people.’

Tragic: John Ventimiglia portrayed Artie Bucco in the HBO television series The Sopranos (Pictured above in 2018)

Tragic: John Ventimiglia portrayed Artie Bucco in the HBO television series The Sopranos (Pictured above in 2018)

Tragic: Odele pictured (L) with her parents (middle) and sister Lucinda

Tragic: Odele pictured (L) with her parents (middle) and sister Lucinda

Sad: A GoFundMe has been set up for Odele's baby Shiloh after her passing

Sad: A GoFundMe has been set up for Odele’s baby Shiloh after her passing 

On Monday, the family requested donations to cover the costs of Odele’s infant daughter’s education through GoFundMe

Under the description, the family wrote: ‘With the loss of our darling Odele, we are fundraising to help Shiloh with future education costs.’

The fundraiser has surpassed $52,358 from more than 466 donors in just three days. 

Heart-wrenching: Odele's sister Lucinda also paid tribute in an emotional Instagram post, with a caption that read: 'Words will never be enough to express the grief we are all feeling. I loved my little sister a lot and I will spend the rest of my life searching for her in everything.

 Heart-wrenching: Odele’s sister Lucinda also paid tribute in an emotional Instagram post, with a caption that read: ‘Words will never be enough to express the grief we are all feeling. I loved my little sister a lot and I will spend the rest of my life searching for her in everything.

Doting mom: Odele pictured holding her baby girl as she slept peacefully in her arms

Doting mom: Odele pictured holding her baby girl as she slept peacefully in her arms

Her funeral service was held at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York. 

According to her mother and sister’s Instagram accounts, Odele had just given birth in early November, 2022, at Mount Sinai Maternity Ward.

Her father is best known for starring as Artie Bucco in the HBO television series The Sopranos from 1999 to 2007.

His character, who was childhood friends with mobster Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), ran the Vesuvio Restaurant. 

Gone too soon: Her funeral service was held at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York

Gone too soon: Her funeral service was held at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York

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