Fans keep in mind John Pappas fondly from Steph’s cooking movies
Steph Pappas, a YouTuber and influencer, has shared the tragic info with followers that her father, John, and canine, Cookie, every handed away in a car crash on Sunday, September eleventh.
Her mother was moreover inside the car on the time of the accident, nonetheless managed to make it out alive. Steph posted a YouTube video discussing her father and the tragic accident, explaining that her coronary coronary heart is “shattered.”
Tributes for John have been pouring in on Twitter as followers mourn the daddy, and net character in his private correct, as he remained a key part of Steph’s movies and YouTube channel.
Steph Pappas shares tragic info on-line
Steph Pappas shared the tragic info of her father’s dying on Instagram on Tuesday 13 September. The influencer posted a sequence of photos of her with John over time, along with snaps from when she was a baby as a lot as this yr.
Steph known as her father her “best friend” and launched that he had handed away on September 11.
“My heart is shattered. I miss you so much. I wish you could come back,” she wrote, “I’d do anything in the world for you to still be here.”
John was in a “terrible car accident” and obtained hit head on by what they “suspect” was a drunk driver, Steph knowledgeable followers on Instagram. Her canine, Cookie, moreover died.
Her mother was moreover inside the car and Steph outlined that it’s “an absolute miracle that she made it out of that car alive.”
Steph moreover uploaded a 14 and a-half-minute-long YouTube video, talking further about her father and the evening he died. She knowledgeable followers that the accident occurred whereas her dad and mother have been on their strategy dwelling from her house in spite of everything of them had dinner collectively.
“They left and two minutes later I get a call from my mom and it was terrible. It was really terrible. They were only like a minute away from my house,” she talked about inside the emotional video.
Tributes for John pour in
After Steph launched the heartbreaking info on Instagram, tributes for John began to pour in on Twitter. Fans shared their condolences collectively together with his family, and wrote about their experiences watching John on-line.
One fan wrote: “Steph is one of my favorite youtubers to watch and her videos with her dad are truly some of the sweetest. My heart is absolutely broken for her family right now.”
Another tweeted: “Oh my gosh I can’t believe that #JohnPappas has passed away. My heart just sank. He was such a great father & person I could tell just from his videos. He was like the dad I always wanted. I’m so sorry Steph I can’t imagine how you’re feeling. Not fair at all.”
Many spoke about what John meant to them, and the enjoyment he launched them by that features in Steph’s movies.
One viewers said: “Nah man I just can’t stop thinking about John Pappas and his family. Whenever I was lonely at college his videos with Steph were always a huge comfort… my heart is still so broken for his family.”
Fundraiser organize for John’s partner
John’s son, Nick, organize a GoFundMe net web page to spice up money following his father’s dying. He outlined that his mother has been a keep at dwelling mom “the past twenty or so years” in order that they’re asking for funds to cowl funeral costs, lawyer prices and to help his mother “get her feet off the ground when the time comes.”
Nick wrote on the fundraising net web page: “We all are so grateful for each and every one of you who have already reached out. Thank you for your support and your comfort in this devastating time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to myself, my sister, or my mom. Thank you.”
At the time of writing, the online web page has already raised $69,802, which massively exceeds the distinctive $10,000 aim set merely in the end in the previous.