VIA: Diem Brown was always a bubbly child, the "life of the party" and, of course, a competitor on MTV's The Challenge — and all of these life moments were collected and included in a touching memorial video played for her loved ones at her funeral on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
Also featured in the montage are her most challenging moments, with family by her hospital bedside as she battled cancer. The reality star was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2006 and 2012, and ultimately lost her life to the disease on Friday, Nov. 14, after the cancer had spread to her colon and stomach lining.
The MTV star's funeral was held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in New York City on Nov. 18. Many of her costars, including her longtime love Chris "CT" Tamburello, Evan Starkman, Kenny Santucci, Mark Long, Johanna Botta, Ace Amerson, Paula Meronek, KellyAnne Judd, Ruthie Alcaide, Aneesa Ferreira, Laurel Stuckey, Cara Maria Sorbello, and Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio, were in attendance. She was then buried next to her mother, Jillian.
You have always been My Angel. And now you have your wings. We've been thru so much over the years. Thru the ups and downs we somehow managed to keep our promise. We never gave up on each other. Our plan to be together forever hasn't changed... it's just going to take a little longer now. And I'm going to hold onto this ring for you till we are together again. So don't worry mama, I'm not afraid. I know you will always be with me to give me your strength. You are The Love of My Life. My reason to be a better man. I Love You Always and Forever