Jock Zonfrillo’s widow Lauren Fried has revealed a heartbreaking detail about what she wore to her husband’s funeral.
Fried took to Instagram to share how she honoured her husband’s MasterChef legacy by wearing a traditional Scottish piece from his final episode.
“What a gorgeous man, always happiest in his kilt. This is the fly plaid (tartan over his shoulder) that I chose to wear to Jock’s funeral, the last one he wore,” she captioned a photo of the MasterChef Australia judge wearing the piece.
Fans flooded the comments section of the post with their condolences, with Jock’s fellow MasterChef judge Andy Allen writing a sweet reply.
“Missing his smile and energy so much,” the chef said.
Andy Allen pays tribute to Jock Zonfrillo
Shortly after Lauren’s Instagram post, Andy took to his own Instagram to share a touching message in honour of Jock.
“I feel like there will continue to be these moments along the way where it feels so real and gets even harder to comprehend your loss,” he wrote.
“This week has been one of them. Like many things, you were a master at the mentor game and knowing that we won’t be standing side by side, doing our dance together anymore is really sinking in. Love you @zonfrillo”.
The Scottish chef was found dead on April 30 after his wife ordered a welfare check to his Sydney hotel room at 2am. His family confirmed the sad news in a statement at the time.
The cause of death hasn’t been revealed and he was laid to rest on May 12 at a private funeral in Sydney, which was attended by around 200 of his loved ones.
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