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Hugh Sheridan’s father is dead at the age of 76

Hugh Sheridan’s father is dead at the age of 76

Australian singer Denis Sheridan dies aged 76: Beloved crooner and father of Logie-winning actor Hugh Sheridan passes away ‘surrounded by his lovely, loving household’

Hugh Sheridan’s father, veteran Adelaide swing singer Denis Sheridan, has died of most cancers at the age of 76.

He handed away on Monday, surrounded by his household.

Denis, who final carried out in public two months in the past, had been receiving palliative care at Mary Potter Hospice in North Adelaide.

Thoughts and prayers: Hugh Sheridan's father, veteran Adelaide swing singer Denis Sheridan has passed away at the age of 76

Ideas and prayers: Hugh Sheridan’s father, veteran Adelaide swing singer Denis Sheridan has handed away at the age of 76

His cousin Neville Quist, a notable South Australian dressmaker, introduced Denis’ demise on Tuesday.

‘My legendary cousin has exited the stage for the final time,’ he stated.

‘The King of Swing and former Lord Mayor of Unley who opened for Frank Sinatra at Sanctuary Cove has sadly handed away yesterday surrounded by his lovely loving household.’

Tragedy: Denis' terminal illness was the primary reason that his son proposed to his boyfriend Kurt Roberts 'so early' back in March. Sadly, Denis passed without getting to see son walk down the aisle

Tragedy: Denis’ terminal sickness was the main purpose that his son proposed to his boyfriend Kurt Roberts ‘so early’ again in March. Sadly, Denis handed with out attending to see son stroll down the aisle 

Denis’ closing efficiency was in March, at a tribute present held in his honour at the Swing a Ding Den at Adelaide’s Arkaba Resort.

His son Hugh, a Logie-winning actor recognized for his roles in Packed to the Rafters and Home Husbands, joined him on stage for his swansong.

‘Denis was the consummate entertainer who lit up each room along with his attraction and magnificence,’ Mr Quist famous in his tribute.

Denis’ terminal most cancers diagnoses was the principal purpose why Hugh proposed to his boyfriend Kurt Roberts in March.

The 35-year-old stated that when he discovered about his dad’s sickness, he advised Kurt: ‘If we’re going to get married then we should always in all probability do it sooner moderately than later.’

The couple had been planning to wed in Sydney on New 12 months’s Eve.

Hugh proposed to Kurt throughout the first evening of his dance efficiency at the Adelaide Fringe Competition on March 5. 

Doing it for dad: The 35-year-old said that when he found out about his dad's illness, 'I said to Kurt; "If we are going to get married then we should probably do it sooner rather than later."'

Doing it for dad: The 35-year-old stated that when he discovered about his dad’s sickness, ‘I stated to Kurt; “If we’re going to get married then we should always in all probability do it sooner moderately than later.”‘ 

Denis’ music profession spanned greater than 50 years. He began performing in his early twenties and based the Adelaide Large Band in 1971.

He was the mayor of Unley, an inner-southern suburb of Adelaide, for three years.

Ever the consummate performer, Denis is stated to have often sung for fellow residents at Mary Potter.

The plan: The pair were planning to tie the knot on New Year's Eve in Sydney

The plan: The pair had been planning to tie the knot on New 12 months’s Eve in Sydney 

Hugh proposed to Kurt throughout the first evening of his dance efficiency at the Adelaide Fringe Competition in March.

‘I went out and acquired a hoop and flew Kurt’s household to be seated in the viewers on the evening. He had no thought. It was a very superb second,’ he gushed.

After proposing, the loved-up pair shared a public embrace and a cheeky kiss earlier than a besotted Hugh ran again on stage and stated: ‘I simply received engaged!’

Hugh and Kurt met at a Darlinghurst mansion social gathering in November, telling The Each day Telegraph the attraction was ‘fast’. 

Kurt lately moved into Hugh’s Bondi house. 

Shacked up: Kurt, who is the general manager of digital lending at Commonwealth Bank, packed up his stuff and moved into the Hugh's Bondi apartment

Shacked up: Kurt, who is the normal supervisor of digital lending at Commonwealth Financial institution, packed up his stuff and moved into the Hugh’s Bondi house

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