Depeche Mode has announced the cause of death of founding member Andy Fletcher on behalf of the family. Therefore, the musician died from a rupture of the main artery. The funeral service took place last week.
Keyboardist and founding member of Depeche Mode Andy Fletcher died suddenly on May 26 at the age of 60. Have a good month after that, singers Dave Gahan (60) and Mastermind Martin Gore (60) announced the cause of death of their long-time musician colleague on the group’s website on Monday night.
“A few weeks ago we received the result of the medical check-up, Andy’s family asked us to share it with you. Andy had an aortic dissection at home on May 26th [Riss in der Hauptschlagader, Red.]”, said the statement on Instagram. “Although it was very, very early, he died naturally and without long suffering”, the musicians emphasize.
funeral service last week
Gore and Gahan also report on the funeral service that took place in London last week. “It was a beautiful ceremony and meeting with a few tears, but also wonderful memories of Andy, stories of our times together and some good laughs,” they wrote alongside a photo of Fletcher.
After all, the two Brits reveal as much about the location and size of the event: “Andy celebrated in a room that was full of many of his friends and family, our immediate DM family and so many people who know Andy and life ours. have touched for years.” It was a very special way to remember and say goodbye to Andy, Gahan and Gore continued.
They gave thanks for “all the love” Andy, his family and friends had shown him in recent weeks. “It really means a lot to all of us.”
They ended the post with personal words for the late Andy: “You will be missed but certainly not forgotten, with love, Martin & Dave.”